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School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences involved in EU Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) H2020 programme


Assoc. Prof. Lidia Tajber attended the kick-off meeting for the ORBIS project held in Poznan, Poland on 12-13th April 2018. She is Director of the Steering Committee for the project and also leads Work Package 1 (Drug Substances and Pharmaceutical Preformulation).

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is involved in a €2.3M H2020 student and staff exchange programme ORBIS (Open Research Biopharmaceutical Internships Support). The ORBIS project is aimed at improving the preclinical pathway of medicine development by integrating multidisciplinary research involving academia and industry, as well as raising awareness among the general public of the importance of pharmaceutical research. The consortium is led by the Poznan University of Medical Sciences (Poland) and, in addition to Trinity College, the other partners are: Pharmaceutical Research Institute (Poland), University of Helsinki (Finland), Rutgers University (US), APC Ltd. (Ireland), Zentiva Group, a.s. (Czechia), Physiolution GmbH (Germany) and Farmak JSC. The ORBIS project is supported in Trinity College by Assoc. Prof. Lidia Tajber, Prof. Anne Marie Healy, Assoc. Prof. Deirdre D’Arcy and Assoc. Prof. Astrid Sasse.