Bernd Zeiss provides study results that contribute to a clearer picture of the factors of influence that are crucial to syringe function. Several common hypotheses were verified, while others were refuted.
CAPSULE TECHNOLOGY – Enteric Capsule Drug Delivery Technology – Achieving Protection Without Coating
Hassan Benameur, PhD, says ECDDT represents a new, faster, and easier means for oral delivery of labile entities, such as peptides, nucleotides, live biopharmaceutical products, and vaccines.
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.
ADVANCED DELIVERY DEVICES – Design & Evaluation of a Polymer-Based Prefillable Syringe for Biopharmaceuticals With Improved Functionality & Performance
Sagarika Bose, PhD, and Kevin Constable address the design of a new commercially available polymer-based prefillable syringe with enhanced performance features when combined with complex biopharmaceutical drug products.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – SOLIZE: 3D Data-Based Engineering & Manufacturing to Accelerate Delivery Device Development
Yoshiki Matsuda, Director of SOLIZE, discusses how his company can create new and innovative solutions to accelerate the development of devices and combination products built thereon.
Niels Düring discusses Gerresheimer’s Plastic Packaging division and the complementary synergies working for a company that also manufactures glass provides.
ADVANCED DELIVERY DEVICES – Self-Administration Device Training: Incorporating New Technologies to Reduce Device Errors
Craig Baker says at its core, the ultimate goal of device training is to improve the patient experience and create value for HCPs and industry stakeholders, and improved training technologies can allow brands to engage patients and provide personalized training content based on individual patient needs and performance.
Richard Featherstone explains how manufacturers of combination products are being asked to provide rigorous data on the safety of product when intended users use them. These challenges are not going to diminish, but with a focused approach and some sound HF principles, manufacturers can navigate the challenges successfully.
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.
Kevin James, Jackson Highsmith, and Paul Evers report the global market for nanoparticles in the life sciences is estimated at over $29.6 billion for 2014. This market is forecast to grow to more than $79.8 billion by 2019, to register a healthy compound annual growth rate of 22%. The biggest increase will come in the area of drug delivery systems.
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