Quality by Design (QbD) in Pharmaceutical Development

Jukka Rantanen


University of Copenhagen
Department of Pharmaceutics and Analytical Chemistry
Universitetsparken 2, 13-7-709
DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø

E-mail: jukka.rantanen@sund.ku.dk
Telephone: +45 3533 6585
Mobile: +45 2843 7717

Jukka Rantanen is a professor in pharmaceutical technology at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (University of Copenhagen). He received his PhD from the University of Helsinki in 2001, completed postdoctoral studies at the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, Purdue University (USA) in 2003 and joined the faculty at the University of Copenhagen in 2006 as a full professor.

Jukka is a member of the Process Analytical Technology Working Party of the European Pharmacopoeia Commission. He is currently a chairman of the Steering Committee of the EUFEPS QbD and PAT Sciences Network (EUFEPS, European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences). Jukka is also consulting several international companies in the field of process analytical technologies (PAT) and Quality by Design (QbD). In 2016, Jukka has received a personal award for outstanding research from The International Association of Pharmaceutical Technology.

He is the author or co-author of more than 190 publications and patents within the field of molecular-level process analysis of solid dosage forms with a special emphasis on spectroscopic techniques combined with multivariate data analysis tools. Jukka has supervised or is currently supervising 25 post docs and PhD students and he is an editorial board member of three leading pharmaceutical scientific journals.

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