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In this exclusive Drug Development & Delivery annual report, handheld injection experts provide their thoughts about the various factors backing the adoption of the devices including ease of use, pain-free delivery, and differentiation for product line extensions.
Dr. Colin Minchom, VP of Hovione’s Particle Design business unit, discusses how the company is evolving and adapting in the current market and reviews its new Particle Design offering.
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin learns that one doesn’t have to be a rocket scientist to use analytical instrumentation. Three leading players in the market showcase their products, all aimed at making analysis easier and faster.
- ADVANCED DELIVERY DEVICES – Important Considerations in the Delivery of Large-Volume & Viscous Drugs
Kevin Cancelliere, MS, believes that as the trend toward self-administration continues, the need for careful consideration of primary container design, interaction with the drug product, method of administration, and end-user needs becomes even more critical.
- FORMULATION DEVELOPMENT – Trends & Opportunities in Particle Design Technologies – Life Sciences & Biopharma in the Spotlight
Frost & Sullivan Analyst, Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe, MS, examines the observed trends in particle design and engineering technologies, as well as the main factors and opportunities driving the principal technological advances in the biopharmaceutical industry.
- SPECIAL REPORT – Prefilled Syringes & Parenteral Contract Manufacturing: Improving for Flexibility & Customization
Special Feature: Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with prefilled syringe manufacturers as well as contract parenteral manufacturers who share their thoughts about the delivery challenges associated with high-viscous, high-volume formulations.
Drug Development Executive: Donald E. Morel, Jr., PhD, Chairman and CEO, West, discusses how the company works closely with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to deliver life-changing therapies safely and effectively to patients.
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin highlights in this annual report that new devices are coming to market that not only address the trends of home care and a need for delivering larger doses, but are also cleaning up the spotty reputation of early stage devices.
Alan Shortall believes with dual-chamber syringes and other emerging device technologies now addressing key market requirements for intuitive reconstitution and injection, the pharmaceutical market for therapies suitable for reconstitution and mixing at the point of delivery is poised for significant rates of growth.
- PREFILLABLE SYRINGE TECHNOLOGY – BD Neopak – Delivering the Next Generation in Glass Prefillable Syringes
Justin M. Wright, PhD, and Herve Soukiassian highlight significant development and commercial manufacturing investments in glass PFS container technology for the biotech industry with three key areas of focus: reducing overall variability, reducing SbVPs, and increasing glass strength and durability performance.
- SPECIAL FEATURE – Prefilled Syringes & Parenteral Contract Manufacturing – Product Differentiation Is Critical
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with several of these suppliers and manufacturers about the importance of customization and differentiation as the key to pharma companies staying competitive in the prefilled syringe space.
Evan Goulet, PhD, and Elizabeth Robbins report on the Noxilizer RTS 360 Industrial NO2 Sterilizer that provides surface sterilization of prefilled syringes with a range of material compatibility and low levels of residuals using its rapid, room-temperature process.
- ADVANCED DELIVERY DEVICES – Innovation Without Change: What is it & What Can it Mean for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers?
John A. Merhige, MEM, and Dan Thayer believe a rigorous, risky development and regulatory process forces pharmaceutical manufacturers into a bad compromise between advances in delivery systems and the time, cost, and risk associated with those advances.
- SPECIAL FEATURE – Prefilled Syringes & Parenteral Contract Manufacturing: Anticipating the Needs of the Future
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with several companies in the prefilled syringe and parenteral manufacturing market that are offering a range of services and systems that cater to today’s issues as well as anticipating the needs of the future.
- SYRINGE SYSTEM – The Credence Companion Syringe System Delivers on Safety & Usability Using Human Factors Studies
John A. Merhige, MEM, and Lisa Caparra, RN, explain how development of the Companion product line has been driven by these two constituents, the innovation driven by the end-users’ needs and the avoidance of change driven by needs of the drug manufacturer.
Samuel D. Trohman, MBA, Joey L. Glassco, Elena Draganoiu, PhD, and Carey Boyum present developmental and commercial examples of non-biodegradable drug-eluting devices, along with the versatile properties of thermoplastic polyurethanes for the development of effective drug delivery systems.
- SPECIAL FEATURE – Prefilled Syringes & Parenteral Contract Manufacturing: Biologics Present a New Set of Challenges
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with leading syringe developers and contract manufacturers to discuss how they are overcoming industry challenges and provides a look at some of the innovative advancements in prefilled syringe technology.
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin spoke with some of the world’s leading device developers about their current injection technologies and how their devices are addressing the current trends and opportunities in the industry.
Robert C. Getts, PhD, and Jessica Bowers review how the 3DNA platform is composed entirely of noncoding DNA assembled through the sequential hybridization of single strands of DNA into a network of double-stranded nucleic acid having a controlled architecture, and multiple attachment sites for drug and targeting molecules.