What is EWPS?
The European workshop on particulate systems was founded in Berlin in
1998. It is a European Network of Leading Institutes of Pharmacy/Departments
of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics focusing on nanoparticulate delivery systems. Since, 1998 EWPS is a
bi-annual meeting being held and organized in one of the cities of the
partnering pharmacy institutions. EWPS presentations are essentially made by
postdoctoral fellows and Ph.D. students provided by each participating group.
The network is made of the following different groups:
- Paris Sud, France: Patrick Couvreur
and Elias Fattal
- Geneva, Switzerland: Gerrit Borchart,
Florence Delie and Eric Allemann
- Utrecht, The Netherlands: Gert Storm and Wim Hennink
- Copenhagen, Denmark: Sven Frokjaer and
- Manchester, UK: Kostas Kostarelos
- Berlin, Germany: Rainer Muller and Cornelia Keck
Submit an abstract, Deadline January 31,
Each of the 6 groups mentioned above
can submit a maximum of 4 poster presentation abstracts and 4 oral
presentation abstracts. Please mention if you submit for poster or oral
presentation. Abstracts should be presented
according to the format (find here) and sent to the
following address: C.F.vanNostrum@uu.nl
Schedule and program
The workshop will start at 9:30 am (for welcome) on March 13 and end up
at 1:00 pm on March 14. The detailed program you can find here. The
abstract book you can find here.
The meeting will be located at the main campus of Utrecht University (“Uithof”), “David de Wied”-building,
room M2.01. Street address: Universiteitsweg 99,
How to get there
main train station and the centre of Utrecht, the campus is easy to reach by
bus in approx. 15 minutes, using bus line 12 or 28. Tickets can be bought at
the bus driver. Leave at the bus stop called “Heidelberglaan”.
From there it is just a few minutes walk to the
“David de Wied” building: continue walking in the
same direction as where your bus is going, turn first street to the left and
after another 100 meters you will see the building in front of you at the
corner of the streets “Universiteitsweg” and “Leuvenlaan”.
A map is provided here: http://goo.gl/maps/hMXd4
From Amsterdam Schiphol
- Take the train to Utrecht main station (direct train, runs every 15 minutes
and takes about 30 minutes).
From other airports:
- Rotterdam and Eindhoven are international airports close to the corresponding
cities that also have direct train connections to Utrecht.
- Other airports that are quite easy to reach by train from and to Utrecht
are Düsseldorf and Weeze in Germany.
- From Germany: direct train connections using the ICE
(from/to Berlin and Frankfurt).
- From France and Belgium: take Thalys
to Rotterdam and switch train to Utrecht.
Please contact René van Nostrum for