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Preformulation Screening

You've made a discovery and confirmed its activity with in-vitro testing. The next milestone is in-vivo testing, but what is the best path to get there? With speed and efficiency, Patheon has helped many early-stage pharmaceutical companies evaluate the physical and chemical properties of their drug substance to give you a clear view of the path to Phase I clinical studies and beyond.

Patheon offers the full breadth of advanced scientific and preformulation services to quickly characterize your API, develop and implement laboratory methodologies, and generate the data to enable IND filings.

  • Chemical Purity Analysis
  • Physicochemical Properties
  • Solid Form Definition & Analysis
  • Molecular Structure Analysis
  • Excipient Compatibility Testing
  • Amorphous vs. Crystalline Solid State Testing
  • Aqueous and Solvent Solubility
  • Solution and Solid State Stability
  • Vehicle Screening for ADME and Tox

Fully Integrated Services for Speed, Flexibility and Savings

Everything Patheon does, even at the earliest stages, is done with your commercial success in mind. With a very small amount of API, Patheon can provide you with a wealth of preformulation information and expertise to guide your next steps– advice founded in the experience of thousands of projects.

By working with us at this early phase, you open the door to a partnership with Patheon that can take you all the way from API to commercial supply. You'll have access to an integrated global network of development and manufacturing centers. Under local stewardship, you'll have access to all our services from accelerated early phase development programs to clinical and commercial supply. One partner, one team, one seamless process. Patheon is the most rapid and cost-effective way to go from molecule to market.

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