Challenges and drivers for development of Long Acting Injectables

Top Quote SMi Reports: Renowned industry experts from MedinCell and Janssen to present on the Pre-Filled Syringes and Injectable Drug Devices pre-conference workshop taking place 12th January 2021. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 08, 2020 - The Workshop will give an overview of the landscape of long acting injectable technologies, addressing the key barriers facing development in industry and discussing strategies in overcoming hurdles in sustained-release delivery. Delegates will engage in an interactive case study review to explore the best approaches and strategies for long acting injectable development and optimal delivery. Further discussion will delve into the future potential for long-acting injectables.

    View the full agenda and speaker line-up online:

    Benefits of attending:

    • Assess the current landscape for fragile molecule formulations and delivery
    • Explore real world examples through injectable device case studies
    • Discuss considerations and strategies for successful long-acting injectable delivery
    • Gain insight into the future landscape of long acting injectables

    Workshop Leaders discussing:

    Dr Jo๋l Richard, Chief Development Officer, MedinCell
    Ren้ Holm, Head & Scientific Director, Janssen

    • Current successful technologies in industry
    • What are the limitations and barriers facing development?
    • Competitive advantages of injectable in situ forming implant technologies
    • How do we select compounds for long acting injectables?

    • Current landscape for delivery of fragile molecules
    • Specific formulation challenges for peptides and proteins
    • Overcoming hurdles in fragile molecule sustained-release delivery

    • Delegates will be presented with a case study overview of the BEPOฎ long acting injectable
    • Recent progress of BEPOฎ
    • Challenges in development of the long acting injectables and considerations in formulation development

    • Delegates will be tasked to assess and discuss:
    • Best approaches for development
    • Strategies to overcome formulation challenges
    • Brainstorm improvements for optimal delivery
    • Discussion of lessons learned from the exercise
    • Future potential for long acting injectables

    Register online:

    Who should attend:
    • Drug-delivery developers
    • Medical Device Engineers
    • Primary Packaging material designers
    • Secondary packagers
    • Smart device developers
    • Training device developers
    • Device-safety solution providers
    • Drug developers

    Pre-Filled Syringes and Injectable Drug Devices Conference
    13th – 14th January 2021
    London, UK

    Sponsored by BD Medical| Harro Hoefliger | Nemera | Owen Mumford | Zeon |

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