The Future of Injectable Drug Delivery - Pre-Filled Syringes East Coast 2019

Top Quote SMi reports: Industry peers and experts to join together at SMi’s 6th Annual Pre-Filled Syringes East Coast Conference and exhibition this April 8th - 9th in Boston, MA. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 05, 2019 - With a rapidly expanding patient demographic, it is critical for the PFS industry to be ready for the new generation of drugs.

    "The meeting will allow for the face-to-face assembly of subject matter experts in all areas related to the development of pre-filled syringe and other related combination drug products, and thereby provide a tremendous opportunity for meaningful discourse."

    • Dhairya Mehta, Associate Director of Device and Combination Products, Shire
    • Darin Oppenheime, Executive Director, Head of Drug Delvice, Merck

    The welcome letter from the Chairs is available in the Download Center

    Industry thought-leaders will be sharing their vast knowledge and expertise on all the trending prevalent topics related to the PFS industry. Some of the highlights include:

    Tina Kiang, Acting Division Director, CDRH/ODE/DAGRID, FDA on:
    Strategy control for combination products
    • Drug and device requirements for innovative designs
    • Challenges in applying device software regulation
    • Incorporating patient centricity into regulatory requirements

    Larry Nicolas, CEO, Steri-Tek on:
    Comparing radiation modalities
    • Differences with electron beam, gamma and x-ray with case studies
    • Irradiation of the product with gamma
    • E-beam advantages - less colouration and less degradation
    • Disadvantages of e-beams. Gamma has better penetration and can penetrate dense products

    Amit Khanolkar, Director, New Product Development Quality Engineering, Janssen on:
    Challenges of integrating combination product development into the drug development process
    • Life cycle management of products and common hurdles at each step
    • Troubleshooting the big technical challenges in development and manufacturing
    • Successful integration of human factors studies

    Carl Dabruzzi, Director, Product Management, Self-Injection Systems, West Pharmaceutical Services on:
    Partnering in the development and commercialization of combination products
    • Not all handheld injectors need to look and feel the same
    • Satisfying the need for a platform of wearable on-body injection systems
    • Integrated Solutions: Focus on what you’re good at and let your partner do the rest
    • Your partner’s engagement shouldn’t end when the product is launched

    Download the event brochure to view the two-day agenda and full speaker line-up

    Register before the 31st January 2019 to save $200 on your booking.

    Pre-Filled Syringes East Coast 2019
    8th and 9th April 2019
    Boston, MA

    Sponsors of Pre-Filled Syringes East Coast include: Aptar Pharma, CSS (CONNECTICUT SPRING & STAMPING), Harro Höfliger, LONSTROFF, MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL, Owen Mumford, Polyplastics, SCHOTT, Steri-Tek, SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, West Pharmaceutical Services, ZEON and ZwickRoell. For details email Alia Malick at amalick ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    For media enquiries contact Neill Howard on Tel: +44 (0)20 7827 6164 / Email: nhoward ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    For all other enquires contact the team on Tel: +44 (0)20 7827 6000 or email events ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    About SMi Group:
    Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world’s most forward thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. More information can be found at

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