Pharmaceutical Technology

Course Information
TitleΦαρμακευτική Τεχνολογία / Pharmaceutical Technology
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20001984

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2021-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Required Courses
  • KT065 Natural Products Chemistry and Technology
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
-Inroduction to pharmaceuticals - Pharmacopoeia -Drug discovery and development processes Strategies for discovery of active pharmaceutical ingredients -Examples of drug discovery - Stages of drug development -Characteristics of the pharmaceutical industry - Basic design of the pharmaceutical industry -Tablets - Capsules -Creams -dispersion systems -Stability of pharmaceuticals -Quality control of pharmaceuticals : QA, GMP - Generic drugs- bioavailability-Bio equivalence - Drug delivery systems - Cosmetics
drug discovery and development, tablets, capsules, scale up, GMP, quality control of pharmaceuticals
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
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
Laboratory Work
Reading Assigment
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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)
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