The postdoctoral program of Beijing Tide Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Tide) was officially established in November 2012 following approval by the National Postdoctoral Administrative Office (NPAO) and Beijing Municipal Bureau of Human Resources and Social Security. The R&D center of Tide is responsible for the research projects for Tide postdoctoral program; the administration & personnel department of Tide is in charge of its daily management, assessment and support. Operatively, Tide postdoctoral program is subject to the guidance from NPAO, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Human Resources and Social Security, and Bureau of Personnel, Labor & Social Security of Beijing Economic-Technological Development Area (BDA).
Tide postdoctoral program is based at Tide R&D center, and the research projects of the postdoctoral program will focus on R&D of forward-looking novel formulations such as targeted lipid microsphere preparations, liposomal preparations, novel emulsions, transdermal patches, finely dispersed solid preparations, as well as chemical modifications for biological products. The newly completed Tide formulation R&D lab and pilot facility are equipped with state-of-the-art instruments and equipments for lab experimentation and pilot testing. These could fully meet the needs of research projects engaged by postdoctoral fellows entering the program.
Currently, Tide is undertaking over ten national and local research projects under grants from National Mega Program for Innovative Drugs, Special Program for International Cooperation, Special Program for Key Industrial Rejuvenation & Technological Upgrading, Beijing Municipal Coordination Program for Technology Transfer and Commercialization, Innovation Program of BDA, etc. The large numbers of research grants and sufficient funding will support the steady progress of Tide postdoctoral program. Currently, Tide postdoctoral program has reached collaboration agreement with postdoctoral programs affiliated to the Institute of Pharmacology & Toxicology, the Academy of Military Medical Sciences and the Medical Division of Peking University, and now Tide postdoctoral program is officially open for application.