Doctoral student Mgr. Thao Tranová wins The PARC Award 2022


Talented young scientists from the Pharmaceutical Applied Research Center (The Parc), founded by Zentiva in cooperation with leading Czech universities, received The Parc Awards that are awarded annually. Mgr. Thao Tranová won the Student Choice Award category with her project entitled “Orodispersible tablets prepared from materials obtained by spray drying technology“.

Thao Tranová is a 3rd year doctoral student of the Pharmaceutical Technology study program and a member of the Dosage forms and drug delivery systems research group at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Charles University. She is working on her dissertation entitled “Orodispersible tablets”. Her supervisor is Doc. PharmDr. Jitka Mužíková, Ph.D.


Thao is representing our faculty at the PARC science and technology cluster (Pharmaceutical Applied Research Center). PARC supports selected young talented researchers and combines academic research with experience from industrial practice. Thao Tranová presents her research work at PARC symposia and consistently receives excellent reviews.

Mgr. Thao Tranová is the main author of two articles that have been published in the prestigious pharmaceutical journals Eur. J. Pharm. Sci. and Pharmaceuticals. In 2022, she was also a co-author of papers at two international symposia held in Slovenia and the Netherlands. The contributions were made during her internship abroad at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

We wish Thao much success in her scientific work.

About The Parc

The Parc was founded by Zentiva with a contribution made by the business and investment development agency Czech Invest, and in cooperation with the following three academic partners: the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague, Charles University and the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. The Parc provides world-class academic education combined with practical industrial and business experience under the guidance of experts from both academia and the pharmaceutical industry. It enables students to obtain postgraduate training in pharmaceutical sciences related to chemistry, pharmaceutical technology, biopharmaceutics and clinical research. The results of student research are often directly implemented into real products launched on the market, and they help actual patients. In collaboration with academic partners across Europe, The Parc also offers student internships and research exchanges under the supervision of top scientists. For more information about The Parc, kindly visit

The full list of The Parc Awards is available on Zentiva’s website.

Text: doc. PharmDr. Jitka Mužíková, Ph.D.
Photographs: Archive of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Charles University


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