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Royal Decoration for Erik Frijlink

27 April 2024

Professor Henderik Willem Frijlink was nominated by the University of Groningen to receive a royal decoration on Friday 26 April. He was appointed Knight in the Order of the Dutch Lion. He received the accompanying decoration from Marcel Thijssen, Mayor of Tynaarlo.

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Prof. Frijlink

A royal decoration for inspiring Professor Frijlink

Erik Frijlink (Meppel, 1960) is Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy and chair of the research group bearing the same name at the Faculty of Science & Engineering of the UG. After spending six years in the pharmaceutical industry, he started working as a Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy 25 years ago.

Together with his research group, he has managed to set up highly successful research projects in both academic and industrial fields. For instance, hundreds of thousands of patients worldwide are grateful to benefit from the applications resulting from his research into powder technology, biopharmaceuticals, and dosage forms.

Colleagues both in the Netherlands and abroad applaud his enthusiasm, warm personality, and collegial attitude, while students fondly recall his enthusiastic, dazzling lectures. He is also known as an academic innovator and is regarded as the perfect example of an academic entrepreneur.

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