Improved Pharma is a research, consulting, and information company dedicated to improving pharmaceutical methods, formulations, and processes. Services include solid-state form studies, formulation design, synchrotron techniques, analytical testing, microscopy, and problem solving. We also have extensive experience with accelerated development and can help our clients get the maximum amount of information from even the smallest amount of material. The company was founded in 2006 by Stephen and Sarah Byrn, who also founded SSCI.

We are located in the Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette, IN. We occupy space in the Kurz Purdue Technology Center. There is a wet laboratory, an instrumentation laboratory, a microscopy/microspectroscopy laboratory, and office space. Staff include a consortium of nine consultants, each with decades of experience in pharmaceutical development, especially solid-state chemistry. We also have collaborations with leading experts in the field. Together, we are developing new tools and advancing pharmaceutical development.

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“Solid state chemistry is the underpinning of many of the most exciting advancements in drug development and quality in the past two decades. By utilizing synchrotron technology many new advances are possible, as we move into a new golden age of pharmaceuticals and attack many of the most difficult and troublesome diseases. By attacking these diseases, we have a chance to improve longevity and quality of life on a global scale”

Steve Byrn CSO, Improved Pharma

Synchrotron

“Using the highest energy, brightest sources available”

Formulation

“Solving solubility problems using the best methods available”

Solid-State Form Studies

“Strategies for understanding the solid-state landscape of a drug”

Analytical Testing Services

 “Testing, understanding, monitoring, and controlling drug development”

Microscopy

“Combining microscopy and analytical instrumentation to probe drug substances and
products on a micron level”

Problem Solving

“Working together to improve and protect your intellectual property”

Solving Pharmaceutical Problems

We are a research, consulting, and information company dedicated to improving pharmaceutical methods, formulations, and processes.

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