Pharmaceutical Technology and Engineering

Course Information
TitleΦαρμακευτική Τεχνολογία και Μηχανική / Pharmaceutical Technology and Engineering
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600015528

Programme of Study: GSP CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING (2020- until now)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
HEALTH-FOODCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)217

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Basic terms and definitions Drug Discovery and Development process Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry New (innovative) drugs - Generic drugs Drug properties Intro to Pharmacokinetics Pharmacodynamics – Bioavailability-Bioequivalence Analysis of pharmaceuticals Quality control of Pharmaceuticals – Good manufacturing practices- Pharmaceutical Quality by Design (QbD) Scale up in the pharmaceutical industry: from lab to industrial production -Case studies Pharmaceutical process development The drug manufacturing process Tablet-Capsules-Ointments-Creams -Emulsions-Suspensions Drug Delivery Stability – Shelf life of pharmaceuticals Pollution from pharmaceutical industries - Waste management
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
The whole lecture is available through e-learning platform- all the communication with the students is performed through e-learning. There are available on line methods of scientific literature search. Several assays of the students are presented through powerpoint in subjects related to the subject.
Course Organization
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities200.7
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Α. Ασημοπούλου, Μ. Γεωργαράκης: Φαρμακευτική Τεχνολογία, Σημειώσεις Μαθήματος (διανέμονται μέσω elearning στους εγγεγραμμένους φοιτητές) 2. ΚΩΝΣΤΑΝΤΙΝΟΣ ΔΕΜΕΤΖΟΣ. Φαρμακευτική Νανοτεχνολογία, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 41959388 Έκδοση: 1η/2014 ISBN: 978-960-394-988-6 Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΠΑΡΙΣΙΑΝΟΥ ΑΝΩΝΥΜΗ ΕΚΔΟΤΙΚΗ ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΙΚΗ ΕΜΠΟΡΙΚΗ ΕΤΑΙΡΙΑ ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΩΝ ΒΙΒΛΙΩΝ
Additional bibliography for study
(μέσω elearning)& scopus, sciencedirect, google scholar
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