The Enabling Technologies Consortium regularly issues Requests for Information and Requests for Proposals to solicit interest in collaborating on high-value opportunities to deliver innovative technologies with a compelling business case. Check back regularly to see our current opportunities, or subscribe for notifications regarding new Requests for Information.

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Multidimensional Particle Size and Shape Measurement Tool

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October 30, 2017

ETC is seeking potential collaborators interested in development of a novel tool to measure and provide meaningful descriptors of multidimensional particles as they form and grow. This tool is intended to improve the ability to model particle size and shape and predict downstream performance of powders. Read more in the Request for Information.

Submit your response by December 11, 2017


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Development of a spatially resolved spectroscopy probe for application in pharmaceutical drying processes (Drying PAT)

October 23, 2017

ETC is soliciting interest in collaborating with a partner on the development of a spatially resolved spectroscopy probe for application in pharmaceutical drying processes. Read more in the Request for Proposals.

Responses due December 4, 2017

Dynamically Configurable Modeling Cloud

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August 21, 2017

ETC is seeking a collaboration partner interested in providing accelerated access to flexibly deployed computing resources to meet member companies’ needs and enhance collaboration. Read more about our Request for Information.


Responses due October 2, 2017

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Off-the-Shelf Continuous Crystallizer

May 31, 2017

ETC is seeking to gather information on and solicit interest in collaborating together on an Off-the-Shelf Continuous Crystallizer on a future ETC project (expected 2018). Read more about our Request for Information.

Responses due July 12, 2017

Pharmaceutical Drying: Technologies for the enhancement of process understanding during drying in agitated dryers

March 6, 2017

ETC is seeking to work with companies interested in supplying equipment that can be used for PAT, process characterization, or sampling to address the need to collect meaningful data for the development of closed loop control systems, model validation/verification or to pursue the design of effective scale-down equipment over the course of the drying process. Read more about our Request for Information, or read the press release.

Online Ultra-high performance liquid chromatography and probe-based sampling

December 1, 2016

ETC is seeking companies interested in supplying a vendor-supported online sampling system with integrated liquid chromatographic (LC) analysis employing a low volume, probe-based sampling system capable of repeated automated sampling with the ability to perform direct sample injection for LC analysis for any desired number of reaction time points.

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Next-Generation Preparative Supercritical Fluid Chromatography Instrumentation

July 19, 2016

In this project, desired hardware and software requirements and performance criteria collected from a cross-pharmaceutical group of SFC users will be shared with potential instrument providers, in the hope of identifying partners interested in developing, optimizing, and/or commercializing the "next-generation" of preparative SFC instrumentation collaboratively. Read More about our Request for Information and submit your response. You can also read the press release.

Population Balance Model

July 11, 2016

There are several opportunities to improve the current commercial PBM software in order to increase adoption. Read more about our Request for Information and submit your response, or read the press release.

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Medium Throughput PErsonal reactor platform

May 11, 2016

There is currently no reactor platform which provides low volume, medium throughput and data rich experimentation. Read more to learn about this Request for Information or read the press release.