The European Research Centre for Drug Discovery and Development NatSynDrugs is committed to create an high qualified research network to facilitate the development of drug-development programmes. NatSynDrugs is a collaborative partnership between European Research institutes and Universities and offers to public and not public organizations the skills of the participants, by the way of specific collaboration contracts, or other forms of research agreements.
NatSynDrugs is able to carry out design and synthesis of new potential drugs, extraction and structural determination of natural products, the scale up process, the evaluation of the therapeutic potential of synthetic and natural products by the way of pharmacological, enzymatic, microbiological and parasitological in vitro and in vivo tests. Moreover, NatSynDrugs has a main scope in promoting the formation of highly qualified researchers in the fields of excellence of the core groups, i.e. bioinformatics, design and synthesis of bioactive compounds, natural products, pharmacology, enzymology, parasitology. To achieve this goals NatSynDrugs will organize post-graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral courses and masters in the above mentioned fields.