Raquel Borda D'Agua Bio
Raquel joined Hovione in 2018 as part of the R&D Drug Product Development – Analytical Development group, where she worked on analytical method development for new drug products and drug product intermediates. In 2019, Raquel became an analytical chemist in Hovione R&D Analytical Development, focusing on performance and physical characterization methodologies to support several development programs.
Prior to Hovione, Raquel worked as a Research fellow at Cenimat | i3N in Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCT-UNL), integrated into several projects focused on the design and build of microfluidic systems and materials characterization.
Raquel holds a BSc and a MSc in Biochemistry from FCT-UNL. Her master thesis focused on impregnation development techniques of low-cost zinc oxide nanoparticles with antibacterial properties in fabrics performed in Cenimat | i3N in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology of Biomass.
Anna Sipitanou Bio
Anna holds a BSc in Chemistry and an MSc in Drug Discovery & Pharmaceutical Sciences. Having joined Copley Scientific in 2017, Anna plays a key role in the company’s technical and sales support services, including the training of customers on a wide range of pharmaceutical testing equipment, with a particular focus on OINPD testing. Having worked closely with pharmaceutical companies on a wide range of OINDP projects, Anna has gained specialist knowledge of the regulatory requirements for both delivered dose uniformity (DDU) and aerodynamic particle size distribution (APSD) testing, as well as extensive experience in methods to improve in-vitro-in-vivo correlations (IVIVC) and other specialist testing applications, including generic drug development, inhaled dissolution and facemask testing.