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Our summer interns 2019-2020


Formulytica has hosted 3 Monash University students for their industry internship. These students are from various backgrounds such as marketing, biomedical science and media communications.

As part of Formulytica’s mission and values, we encourage innovative collaborations to produce exemplary results. Although working on separate projects, our interns have been moving forward as a cohesive unit, all the while gaining experience and expanding their knowledge in their fields. We wish them the very best with their future studies and careers.


Formulytica participates in the Third Precision Medicine & Medical Care and Aging International Forum in Tianjin, China, December 7-8


Our CEO, Dr Richard Buchta, joined with other international delegates at the Third Precision Medicine & Medical Care and Aging International Forum in Tianjin, China this week. The event, hosted by Beroni Group, had the theme of “Innovation Driving Development, Technology Leading Future”. Scientists, experts and scholars in the healthcare industry from China, America, Japan, Australia presented their latest scientific and technological achievements towards innovative therapies for cancer and aging.


Austrade delegation at Taiwan Healthcare Expo, December 5-8


Formulytica joined with the Australian Biomedical & Digital Health Showcase hosted by Austrade Taipei as part of the 2019 Taiwan Healthcare+ Expo. The event aims to promote Australian capabilities and build commercial biomedical partnerships between Australia and Taiwan and the region. Our CEO, Dr Richard Buchta, participated in site tours and B2B meetings, and met with a number of prospective new clients in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry to discuss their topical and injectable drug formulation needs.


Richard Buchta to speak at Biotech Development Lab “Formula for Success”, September 13


Formulation is key to the success of any pharmaceutical product. Formulytica’s CEO Dr Richard Buchta will speak about what is required for successful formulation development, technical transfer and scale up, including a number of case studies. Richard is presenting along with a range of other experts at the upcoming 2019 Biotech Development Lab, “Formula for Success”, hosted by BioMelbourne Network at the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, 13 September. For more information, visit this link


Formulytica attends BIO Asia-Taiwan Conference and Exhibition, July 24-28


Formulytica is attending the 2019 BIO Asia-Taiwan International Conference and Exhibition in Taipei, July 24-28 as part of the Austrade delegation.

Be sure to visit the Australian pavilion to chat with our CEO, Dr Richard Buchta, and learn more about how Formulytica can partner with you to develop your topical or injectable formulations.

More about BIO Asia Taiwan:

For the past 16 years, BioTaiwan has established itself as one of the largest annual biotech events in Asia. Expanding on this legacy, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and the Taiwan Bio Industry Organization (Taiwan Bio) have come together to present BIO Asia-Taiwan, taking place July 24-28 in Taipei.  Themed “Biotech as the Next Growth Engine for Asia”, this year’s event will attract more than 1,500 attendees from 25 countries representing biomedical, pharmaceutical, genomics, biotech services, equipment and instruments, academic research, cosmetology products and bio-based healthcare.


Formulytica attends BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, June 3-6


Formulytica will be joining the Victorian Government and Ausbiotech trade delegation at the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, June 3-6.

Be sure to schedule a meeting with us through BIO One-on-One Partnering.

More about BIO:

BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, June 3-6, celebrates the globally important innovations in biotech that start with one: one meeting, one theory, one trial, one breakthrough. This is the only event where you can access the global biotech community via BIO One-on-One Partnering, attend 150+ education sessions and network with 16,000+ attendees from 67 countries. Discover the next generation of cutting-edge products, therapies, and cures all week long. Learn more at


Rheology of semi solid topical formulations – new insights and applications


Robert Houlden Formulation Director at Formulytica will give a number of talks this year. The talks will be based on Formulytica’s work utilising rheology to understand formulation physical properties of semi solid dosage forms, including cream, gel, ointment, thickened solutions and foam. Particular applications in comparison to the reference listed drug form, predicting physical stability and understanding spreadability and effect on aesthetics of these topical formulations.

During February and March 2018, Robert will speak at ASCC (Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists) members in Sydney, Adelaide Brisbane and Perth. In July 2018 Robert will be a speaker at the International Skin Care Conference in Thailand to talk on rheology and topical formulations. Details of the conference in Thailand can be found here


Expansion of capabilities at Formulytica


Formulytica has started to explore beyond the development of semi solid topical formulation and analytics for our clients.

While our expertise lies in developing and analysing all forms of topical products, we have the expertise and internal capabilities to also develop oral solutions,  injectables and vaccines for our clients and partners.