The Development of Pre-fillable Syringe Systems

Join fellow industry professionals at SMi's Masterclass - CNS Orphan Diseases- the alternative route in CNS taking place on 9th April 2013, Central London
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* Health
* Biotech

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Feb. 5, 2013 - PRLog -- The World Health Organisation estimates every year 3 million people inadvertently suffers from needle-stick injuries worldwide. Due to the convenience and easy-to-use products, it is no surprise that pre-filled syringes has become the leading platform for driving innovation and adding market value to the biopharmaceutical industry. It decreases the chances of dosage errors, improving sterility, assuring patient compliance and removes cross-infection from re-usage of needles. These have been key factors in driving growth in the drug delivery and packaging industries with pre-filled syringe's total revenues alone predicted to exceed $4.0bn by 2015.

Against this backdrop, under the guidance of Horst Koller, SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging, SMi Group's timely and interactive masterclass will explore the key factors affecting pre-filled syringe development andwill provide an ideal opportunity for attendees to debate design techniques and migration, extractables and leachables studies, with an expert in the parenteral field. This event will also focus on best practice strategies when working with regulatory authorities and producing an effective regulatory strategy.

Key Reasons To Attend:
• Discover efficient pre-filled syringe system development – from vial to PFS
• Establish innovative solutions to common obstacles that may be encountered
• Share insight with experienced specialists in the fields of leachables and extractables
• Study relevant cases studies in migration and what we can learn from the past
• Investigate the production of a regulatory strategy
• Network with key industry executives

About Your Host
Horst Koller is Head of Technical and Quality Support Syringes at SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging. Mr. Koller started his professional career in 1994 to work for a large pharmaceutical company in Germany managing the Process Engineering Group.

About SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Packaging
SCHOTT is one of the world’s leading suppliers of glass tubing and primary packaging for the pharmaceutical industry. We provide our customers quality solutions while meeting their highest demands with our material expertise, specialized analytical lab services, and a broad product portfolio; including, syringes, cartridges, vials, ampoules, and special articles made of glass and COC polymer. With four glass tubing production sites and seventeen sites for pharmaceutical packaging spread over four continents, we offer safe supply and local service. Our state-of-the-art production facilities and our products comply with the highest international quality standards for pharmaceutical needs.

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