The mission of the Division of Drug Delivery Technology is to provide new strategies for the delivery of biologically active compounds at the right dose, at the right time and at the right place. In order to achieve this, novel drug delivery systems are designed and the interactions of these delivery systems with biological systems are investigated at the (sub) cellular, tissue and organism level, both in vitro and in vivo.


Tineke Berkers has won an award

Tineke Berkers has won an award for outstanding contribution for her poster at the Gordon Research Conference at Waterville Valley, USA. The conference, held from  16 to 21 August 2015, was themed Barrier Function of Mammalian Skin. The conference was attended by about 200 participants, among which PhD students, postdocs, university staff members, and scientists from industry. 

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New insights for improved pertussis vaccines - Press release -

Researchers in Bilthoven, The Netherlands, have recently unraveled the defense against whooping cough bacteria in unprecedented detail. The outcome of the project, conducted at Intravacc (Institute for Translational Vaccinology) in Bilthoven, provides opportunities for a new approach in the development of improved whooping cough vaccines. The results have been published in PLoS ONE.

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Third prize awarded to Pim Schipper for oral presentation at GPEN conference

Pim Schipper has won the third prize for his oral presentation during the tenth biennial meeting of the Globalization of Pharmaceutics Education Network (GPEN), which was held from 27 – 30 Aug 2014 at the University of Helsinki, Finland. The meeting was attended by about 260 participants: PhD students, postdocs and staff members from the participating universities as well as several scientists from industry.

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