Paediatrics: from development to commercialisation

With a wealth of experience in paediatric medication, we understand the unique challenges faced in developing, manufacturing, and packaging treatment specifically tailored for young patients. Offering comprehensive solutions which ensure the safety, efficacy, and appropriate dosing of medications for children. We recognise that paediatric patients span a wide age range, from newborn to adolescents and all have unique needs and requirements.


Almac’s formulation development scientists specialise in creating age appropriate and palatable drug formulations. Considering factors such as taste, texture, dosage forms and, ease of administration, we develop formulations that are both effective and well-tolerated by paediatric patients. We understand and adhere to all regulatory guidelines to ensure that our product meets the highest standard of quality and safety standard.


Our manufacturing facilities are equipped with cutting-edge technology to produce the highest quality medications for paediatric patients. Our manufacturing capabilities include:

Bulk manufacture

  • Dispensing
  • Blending
  • Dry granulation
  • Wet granulation/fluid bed processing
  • Automated (mini) tablet compression
  • Mini tablet coating
  • Mini tablet encapsulation

Bulk unit forms

  • Mini tablets
  • Powders/granules
  • Liquids
  • Orodispersible


  • Stick-packing
  • Sachet filling
  • Powder in bottle filling
  • Liquid filling


Almac’s comprehensive range of paediatric packaging options ensures safety, convenience, and adherence to regulatory standards for children’s medications. Our packaging facilities are equipped with high-level technology to provide the highest quality packaging. Our capabilities include:

Primary packaging

  • Stick packs
  • Sachets
  • Bottling and vials
  • Blister packs

Secondary labelling and packaging

  • Vials
  • Ampoules
  • Syringes
  • Wallets / blister packs
  • Cartons
  • Complex kit Assembly

Single provider advantage

Almac’s experienced teams have successfully delivered multiple Paediatric formulations to development and commercialisation from our custom built facilities.

Manufacturing and packing commercial products, we offer full flexibility of scale for our commercial clients. As a trusted commercial partner for some of the world’s leading orphan drugs, we have demonstrated a strong track record in continued successful delivery of low volume/high value products through flexible, innovative packaging solutions particularly suited to paediatric and niche medicines.

Providing development, manufacture, and commercial services from a single source assures you that the formulation and processing knowledge gained throughout development phase is effectively transferred to ongoing commercial supply.

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