Formulation Development and Microbiological Studies


The primary focus is on the design and development of various dosage forms for the efficient delivery of drug so that the safety and efficacy of the drug is not compromised. The various activities include 

  • Develop expertize in drug delivery in focused research areas of Wound Healing Systems & Neuroregeneration 
  • To develop delivery systems for various Natural and Synthetic drugs 
  1. Develop Tablets, Novel Drug delivery Systems like nanoparticles and liposomes
  2. Cosmetics
  3. Nutraceuticals
  4. Herbal formulations
  5. Veterinary Products
  6. Lyophilization of pharmaceuticals 
  7. Stability studies for finished dosage forms
  • To study the antimicrobial activity of the drugs and prepared formulations
  1. Antibacterial evaluation
  2. Antifungal evaluation
  3. Antibiotic assays
  • To transfer developed technologies of drug delivery system for commercialization and revenue generation

Research Topics

  • Design and Development of Wound dressings with sensor
  • Design and Development of plantain leaf extract/​juice/​powder for treating burns as first aid
  • Development of clotrimazole emulgel for topical application
  • Development of Curcumin with silver sulphadiazine gel/​paste for wound/​burns
  • Improvement of aqueous solubility of poorly water soluble drugs
  • Developing flexible foams/​sponges to arrest bleeding immediately
  • Development of taste masked paracetamol granules in sachet

  • Single rotary tablet compression machine
  • Tray Dryer
  • Bursting strength machine, Disintegration test apparatus
  • multimill, Double cone blender, Planetary mixer
  • Kalweka R&D Model – universal drive with ten attachments
  • Laminar air flow

Being Created

  • Nano spray dryer, electro spinning equipment
  • ● LC-MS for estimation studies


  • Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy
  • Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology 
  • Wound Medicine,
  • Trends in Biomaterials and Artificial Organs 
  • World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Journal of Microencapsulation

Projects (Funded)

  1. In situ gel as cervix plug with spermicidal/​antimicrobial contraceptive (modified condom)
  2. Synthesis and characterization of a novel bio active theobromine composite resin as a dental restorative material using nanofiber technology
  3. Antiseptic liquid bandage
  4. Nicotine nasal inserts
  5. Development of salbutamol sulphate embedded transmucosal nasal inserts

  • ITC

    ITC Ltd, Bangalore

  • Lyrus

    Lyrus Life Sciences, Bangalore Ltd

  • Micro Labs

    Micro Labs Ltd, Bangalore

  • Lifecare

    LifeCare Formulations Private Ltd, Puducherry

  • Prakruti

    Prakruti Products Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore

  • Sami Labs

    Sami Labs, Bangalore

  • Aspartika

    Aspartika Biotech, Bangalore

  • Anglob French Drugs

    Anglo French Drugs and Pharmaceuticals, Bangalore

  • Arokare

    Arokare Private Ltd, Bangalore

  • Nandu Chemicals

    Nandu Chemicals Private Ltd, Hubli

Drug Design and Development Centre,
Faculty of Pharmacy, M.S.Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences,
Gnanagangothri Campus, New BEL Road, Bangalore -560054
Ph: 080-23608942 Extn:29, 9880238650
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