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Darmstadt, Germany

R&D Center for Formulation - Darmstadt, GermanyAs the demand for innovative dosage forms increases, MilliporeSigma is committed to investing in research and development and improving formulation technologies.
In July 2013, we opened a new R&D Center for Formulation in Darmstadt, Germany, which features a formulation area with state-of-the-art equipment, analytical and chemistry labs, as well as a fully equipped training center.

Our R&D Center for Formulation is dedicated to helping customers develop oral formulations. Our main areas of competency are: inorganic carriers, controlled release  and solubility enhancement. With a team of dedicated application experts, we can provide and develop high-value excipients, enabling us to fully support you every step of the way.


  • Support in formulation development
  • Oral application know how
  • Galenic characterization
    • HPLC/UV
    • Dissolution and Disintegration
    • Tablet and powder analytics
    • Solubility
  • Analytical Services and final interpretation of results
  • Hands-on Training


  • Direct compression
  • Granulation: low/high shear wet granulation and fluid bed
  • Spray and freeze-drying
  • Roller compaction
  • Coating of tablets and powders
  • Melt extrusion
  • Chemical synthesis