Purdue research hub to transform freeze-drying process used to make lifesaving drugs, preserve food

A consortium of researchers, industry members from pharmaceutical and food processing sectors, as well as equipment makers and others, are working together at the Advanced Lyophilization Technology Hub, or LyoHub, at Purdue to modernize a process that has not changed fundamentally in 70 years even though it has a worldwide annual market of about $16 billion.

Photo: A wireless sensor developed to collect real-time date of the freeze-drying process. (Image provided by Jennifer Gray)

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Ag Sustainability And Innovation
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