Southwest Research Institute
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is an independent, nonprofit applied R&D organization headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. The staff of nearly 2,600 specializes in the creation and transfer of technology in engineering and the physical sciences. We provide extensive contract R&D capabilities, including the development of custom microencapsulation and controlled release formulations for applications ranging from pharmaceuticals to consumer and diversified products. Additional formulation expertise includes emulsions, suspensions, fibers, and films to optimize stability, bioavailability, dissolution rate, and toxicity reduction. We also provide fully integrated pharmaceutical capabilities including drug design, analog/library synthesis, lead selection, optimization, characterization, and scale-up services to include cGMP manufacturing of APIs and final dosage forms. Biomaterials, materials development, FDA inspected cGMP facilities, and modeling capabilities are also available.