Sotax Dissolution Day

Z przyjemnością informujemy, że dnia 11-ego czerwca 2014 r.odbędzie się konferencja naukowo-szkoleniowa Sotax Dissolution Day.

11th June 2014 (Wednesday) Poznan, Poland

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology

Faculty of Pharmacy, Poznan University of Medical Sciences (PUMS)

6 Grunwaldzka Street, 60-780 Poznan



Chief & Head of Department of Pharmaceutical Technology,

Faculty of Pharmacy, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland

Samir Haddouchi, Managing Director at SPS Pharma Services, Orleans, France

Jan Wolff, Product Manager Dissolution at SOTAX AG, Basel, Switzerland



This year we would like to announce: SOTAX Dissolution Day in Poznan, Poland. This event is focused on advantages of automation for dissolution testing, applications of the flow through cell apparatus and presentation of the newest SOTAX Xtend™ Dissolution Line system. Special presentations by SPS Pharma Services, SOTAX and people from the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology of Poznan University of Medical Sciences will give an overview of pharmaceutical dissolution testing, automation of dissolution methods (with case studies), applications of the USP 4 apparatus for dissolution testing (with case studies) as well as introduction of the newest SOTAX AT dissolution apparatus for USP 1,2,5,6 testing (Xtend™ Dissolution Line). There is also a hands-on session with USP 1, 2 & 4 Apparatus and DisiTest 50 (automatic tablet disintegration tester) presentations.


09:00 - 9:30         Registration and morning coffee

09:30 - 14:00       Lecture session:

09:30 - 9:45         Welcome, Opening Remarks and Company Introduction

09:45 - 10:30       Pharmaceutical Dissolution Testing - an Overview (lecture in Polish)

10:30 - 10:45       Coffee and networking break

10:45 - 11:30       Automation for Dissolution Testing (lecture in English) Jan Wolff

11:30 - 11:45       Coffee and networking break

11:45 - 12:30       Dissolution Testing and USP4:  Flow Through Cell Method (lecture in English) Samir Haddouchi

12:30 - 12:45       Coffee and networking break

12:45 - 13:30       SOTAX New Dissolution Bath - Xtend™ Dissolution Line (lecture in English) Jan Wolff

13:30 - 14:00       Q&A session Chairmen: Prof. Janina Lulek & Samir Haddouchi

14:00 - 15:00       Lunch

15:00 - 18:00       Hands-on session:

Apparatus presentations (in two or three parallel groups which rotate):

  • SOTAX new dissolution bath - Xtend™ Dissolution Line (USP 1 & 2) applications - Samir Haddouchi & Jan Wolff
  • SOTAX CE 7smart (USP 4) semi-automated system - demonstration tests with various dosage forms - dr n. farm. Bartłomiej Milanowski
  • Dr. Schleuniger Pharmatron - DisiTest 50 - automatic tablet disintegration tester demonstration - Marcin Zdańkowski, Maciej Pacholczyk

18:00 - 18:30       Closing Remarks, End of the SOTAX Dissolution Day


Event Language:

Polish and English

Registration & Payment:

Registration is required! Seating is limited so please register EARLY - registrations are possible until 31st May 2014! To register, please send an e-mail to organizers ( with the name, company and contact information of the attendee(s) as well as with the invoice data.

The registration fee is 50 PLN for participant including taxes, documents, coffee breaks and lunch. All payments should be made in PLN. All charges due to bank transfers have to be paid by the sender. In any case please bring the proof of payment with you to the registration desk.


Bank transfer has to be made to LabCenter Polska Sp. z o.o.

LabCenter Polska Sp. z o.o., ul. Barbary Radziwiłłówny 4, 02-496 Warszawa,

NIP: 522-300-20-04

Bank Account Number: 38 1440 1387 0000 0000 1484 7154

Transfer name: SOTAX Dissolution Day 2014

Hotel Information:

Hotels are located only 5 minutes walk from Poznan University of Medical Sciences:

Hotel Gaja Hotel

60-815 Poznań

phone +48-061-223-20-01


Mercure Poznań

60-829 Poznań

phone +48-061-855-80-00


Sheraton Poznan Hotel

60-809 Poznań

phone +48 61 655 2000


Travel Information:

By car:        From the west, take the A2 Berlin to Poznan highway, follow signs for Centrum via Głogowska St. then turn left onto Grunwaldzka St. From the East, take the Warsaw to Poznan highway, follow signs for Centrum via Krzywoustego St. and Królowej Jadwigi St., turn right onto Głogowska St, and then turn left onto Grunwaldzka St..

By bus & by train:     1100 m from Poznan Główny railway station. 15 minutes walk or take tram No. 6, 10, 12, 18  for two stops and then 5 minutes walk.

By plane:   5 km from Lawica Airport. Take bus No. 78 to the Bałtyk stop and 5 minutes walk.


The event will take place at Poznan University of Medical Sciences:

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy

Collegiums Chemicum building, 6 Grunwaldzka Street, 60-780 Poznan, Poland

phone +48 618 546 655, e-mail: , web:


Poznan is an old and beautiful city, one of the largest academic centers in Poland. Every year thousands of students pursue their studies here. They have become part of life and tradition in Poznan. Poznan University of Medical Sciences with its four faculties is recognized as one of the most important institution of higher education in Poland.


About the Organizers:



Providing high-quality testing solutions for pharmaceutical dosage forms such as tablets has been our expertise and passion for more than 40 years. Strongly committed to local service and driving innovation, we are proud to be the preferred choice of pharmaceutical companies world-wide. The SOTAX Group is an international leader in the development and manufacturing of equipment for dissolution testing, automated sample preparation, and physical testing of pharmaceutical dosage forms. With a global network of service engineers, the company is also a trusted provider of installation, maintenance, repair and qualification services for its SOTAX, Dr. Schleuniger® Pharmatron, and legacy Zymark products. The company also offers SPS Pharma Services (CRO), a contract research lab dedicated to dissolution testing research, method development and advanced training.


LabCenter Polska Sp. z o.o.

The LabCenter Polska Sp. z o.o. company specialises in the distribution and servicing of laboratory equipment. We are an exclusive authorised representative of SOTAX Group products in Poland. The LabCenter Polska Sp. z o.o. team consists of high quality specialists with many years of documented experience and a great knowledge in specifications of the SOTAX Group devices and equipment. We guarantee possibly the highest standard of services in technical advisory, sales and equipment servicing.


Poznan University of Medical Sciences

Poznan University of Medical Sciences (PUMS) is one of the best and largest medical universities in Poland with over 90 years of academic experience and with great potential for development. Our University is a leading medical school in Poland. The PUMS offers the highest number of specialties for students to choose from, and the research and clinical teaching is conducted here in close partnership with six clinical hospitals. Altogether, there are over 8,000 enrolled students in the University, including more than 1,000 international students. Its academic personnel is comprised of over 1,000 faculty members and teaching staff employed in Medical Faculty I, Medical Faculty II, Faculty of Pharmacy, and Faculty of Health Sciences. One of the top priorities for the continued growth of the University is the expansion of the various forms of collaboration in the areas of teaching and research. The PUMS maintains and develops various forms of cooperation with foreign research centers and universities worldwide through: joint research, participation in international programs and research projects, joint publications and participation in scientific conferences, as well as through numerous student and faculty exchanges. To this date, the University has entered into more than 30 long-term partnership agreements with medical universities and research centers worldwide.