2017 Executive Sponsor
2017 Associate Sponsors
2017 Technology Sponsors
2017 Media Partners
2017 Sponsors / Exhibitors
2017 Executive Sponsor
3M Drug Delivery Systems is a global leader and innovator for inhalation and transdermal drug delivery.
Between drug discovery and commercialization, we offer:
- Innovative and proven technology
- Global regulatory expertise
- Commercial manufacturing
- Broad range of customizable system components
- Product development services
Our expertise increases your opportunity for success. Visit www.3m.com/dds.
2017 Associate Sponsors
At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacture of health care products. Our global portfolio includes medicines and vaccines as well as many of the world’s best-known consumer health care products. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time. Consistent with our responsibility as one of the world’s premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we collaborate with health care providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world. For more than 150 years, Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on us. To learn more, please visit us at www.pfizer.com.
Phillips-Medisize, is a technology-based provider of outsourced design and manufacturing services, with a significant business in the drug delivery space, as well as, single-use surgical medical devices, and therapeutic products. The company has expertise in high-speed manufacturing and automated inspection technologies. With early engagement in the design process, customers can expect accelerated speed to market for the products they chose to outsource. For more information, visit www.phillipsmedisize.com.
2017 Technology Sponsors
Balda Healthcare is one of the leading global providers of complete packaging solutions for the Pharmaceutical industry. Also an OEM manufacturer of customized healthcare products and innovative packaging made of plastic and glass, including development, industrialization, injection molding (cleanroom), surface decoration, assembly of complete systems, and assisting with regulatory approvals. Visit www.balda-group.com.
Cambridge Design Partnership is an independent innovation and product development consultancy with offices in Cambridge, UK and Palo Alto, USA. Over the last 20 years, some of the world’s largest companies have trusted us with their most important product development programmes. We provide an integrated and holistic product development capability through our highly qualified team, well equipped development labs and ISO 13485/9001 approved methods. This encompasses research and strategy; design, technology and digital innovation; product development and manufacturing support including short run manufacture. Learn more about us at www.cambridge-design.co.uk
Credence MedSystems is a medical technology company focused on delivering medications safely for the benefit of patients, caregivers and partners. The Companion Safety Syringe System was born from Credence’s philosophy of Innovation Without Change. The Companion offers our pharmaceutical partners a simplified path to commercialization of a best-in-class delivery system by providing passive safety and reuse prevention while using existing primary package components. The Companion is available in luer needle, staked needle and dual chamber reconstitution configurations. In all cases, the user performs the injection, receives end-of-dose cues and then the needle automatically retracts into the syringe, which is disabled. Visit us at www.credencemed.com.
Enable Injections is a late-stage startup company that has developed a disposable body-worn bolus injector to deliver high viscosity/volume payloads up to 20cc. The system uses a standard vial, cartridge or syringe container closure, and can automatically mix lyophilized solutions. Founded March 2010, the company has R&D, operations and manufacturing facilities in Cincinnati, Ohio. Visit us at enableinjections.com.
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Insulet Corporation is an innovative medical device company based in Billerica, Massachusetts. Insulet Corporation designs and manufactures the OmniPod Drug Delivery and Diabetes Management Systems. The OmniPod is an easy-to-use, programmable, body-worn, subcutaneous infusion pump used to treat diabetes and infertility. For more information, visit www.insulet.com.
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical does business in a wide range of fields, from basic chemicals to fine chemicals and functional materials. We have recently developed multilayer plastic vial and syringe for oxygen sensitive drugs like biologics. Although the product is made of plastic, it has achieved glass-like oxygen barrier. Learn more at http://www.mgc.co.jp/eng
Nemera is a world leader in the design, development and manufacturing of drug delivery solutions for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology & generics industries.
Its expertise covers all five modes of delivery: parenteral (auto-injectors, pens, passive safety devices & implanters), ophthalmic (multidose preservative-free eyedroppers), nasal, buccal, auricular(pumps, valves and actuators for sprays), dermal and transdermal (airless & atmospheric dispensers), pulmonary (pMDIs, DPIs).
Nemera leverages decades of manufacturing and development experience in the device segment from full development of standard innovative products, such as the passive safety device for pre-filled syringes Safe’n’Sound® and the 2-step auto-injector Safelia®, to pure contract manufacturing, through customized solutions. Learn more at www.nemera.net.
Oakwood is focused on the design, development, and aseptic manufacturing of sustained-release injectable microsphere products. We partner with companies in need of formulation development of their own products into sustained-release injectable form or contract manufacturing of their injectable drug. Oakwood has expertise in development of sustained-release injectable products using our patented microsphere technology. With our state of the art FDA approved cGMP aseptic manufacturing facility, Oakwood provides long term full-service supply and testing of aseptic injectable products to partners– from clinical trial material to commercial product. Learn more at www.oakwoodlabs.com
Portal Instruments is developing and commercializing a highly innovative needle-free drug delivery platform technology to transform the administration of medicines and improve the patient experience for chronic diseases. Portal’s needle-free delivery technology is derived from research at MIT and enables the administration of high viscosity biologic drugs with significantly less discomfort and without the anxiety of handling needles. Using precise pressure technology, the injection is administered through the skin via a jet the size of a strand of hair, ensuring optimal comfort. Real time tracking and reporting sets a new standard for interactivity between the patient and care teams, monitoring adherence and potentially improving patient outcomes. For more information, visit www.portalinstruments.com.
Quantex is the innovative leader in single-use disposable pump technology. We have a catalogue of single-use pumps and also provide a design and development service for custom applications. Our engineers and designers are on hand to provide design expertise throughout the development programme and assistance into volume production. Quantex & Vernay have formed a strategic partnership to bring single-use precision pumps to the flow control market. In addition to performing a business development role Vernay can support the volume manufacture of Quantex pumps. Visit our websites to learn more about Quantex and Vernay.
Sensile Medical is a leading company in the area of micro-pumps and patch-pumps. These pumps are increasingly being used to enable Large-Volume Sub-Cutaneous delivery of modern biotech and pharmaceutical products for self-administration by patients. Sensile Medical solutions utilize electronically controlled rotary piston pump technology for highly accurate dosing regimens, enabling a broad range of drug delivery options. Founded in 2004, Sensile Medical is located in Haegendorf, Switzerland. Learn more at http://sensile-medical.com.
Battelle combines medical device design and development, formulation expertise and human centric design to create innovative drug delivery systems that condense the development timeline and get our clients’ drugs to market faster. Battelle’s cross-disciplinary teams of experts mitigate risk and cut a clear path to regulatory approval for pharmaceutical companies looking to gain a competitive edge. Visit us at www.battelle.org.
BAUMANN – a global leading spring and stamping manufacturer with dedicated medical approach (ISO13485). We are your competent and reliable development partner in drug delivery device projects. Visit us at www.baumann-group.com.
For 20 years, BIOCORP has been developing and producing medical devices for the pharmaceutical industry, enhancing drug reconstitution, packaging and delivery. Recognized for its expertise in device R&D, BIOCORP has incorporated software development capacities to offer connected drug delivery systems in order to meet the evolving needs of patients and improve treatment adherence. Learn more at www.biocorp.fr.
At Haselmeier we work in close cooperation with our pharmaceutical partners to create and deliver the safest and easiest to use injection devices for their patients. Our proven device platforms, world leading engineering and global manufacturing capabilities combined with an intense focus on patient needs provides our partners with a total product solution that helps improve patients’ lives. Visit us at http://haselmeier.com
Maxon motor is a long-time partner of leading medical technology companies worldwide and provides system solutions by combining DC motors, gears and controllers into high precision intelligent drives. With over 50 years of experience, high-tech innovations and superior product quality, maxon is the reliable partner in drive technology. Individual, customized drive solutions is our greatest strength. For more information, visit www.maxonmotorusa.com.
Mikron Corporation Denver is part of the Swiss based company Mikron Automation. With 40 years experience, 590 employees and 3000 installations worldwide, Mikron Automation continuously innovates to supply the best automated assembly and testing solutions for devices such as pen/auto-injectors, inhalers, syringes, e-devices and diagnostic kits. Learn more about us at www.mikron.com.
NN, Inc Precision Engineered Products Group is a full service, vertically integrated FDA, ISO 9001, 13485 medical certified contract manufacturer of finished assemblies, sub-assemblies and precision components. We provide high quality, comprehensive, turnkey manufacturing services for the medical device and drug delivery markets. Learn more at www.pep-corp.com.
Polysciences, Inc provides custom manufacturing and development of biodegradable materials for drug discovery & delivery, medical devices, biotechnology, electronics and analytical chemistry industries, as well as high purity optical monomers, UV absorbing materials and specialty polymer additives to the ocular lens industry. To learn more, please visit www.polysciences.com or call (215) 343-6484 about your next project.
Renishaw is applying precision engineering technology to the challenges of medical research, diagnostics and surgical procedures. Our aim is to help leading clinicians to enhance the safety and cost-effectiveness of their procedures, improving patient outcomes through accurate delivery and development of implantable devices.
Our healthcare product portfolio includes medical devices, planning software and surgical robotic systems for use in procedures such as deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease, and Stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) for the treatment of epilepsy. We also manufacture patient specific implants (PSI) for craniomaxillofacial (CMF) surgery, often required as a result of trauma or oncology therapy. Visit us at www.renishaw.com/en.
SMC Ltd. provides global contract manufacturing solutions of single-use devices for the pharmaceutical, medical and diagnostics industries. SMC provides full product services from initial concept through the final packaged device; including: program management, design and development, product manufacturing, clinical manufacturing, electronics integration, and global supply chain management. Visit www.smcltd.com
Our core competencies consist of design, development and production of customized electric motors, in large quantities. We are committed to develop mechatronic drive systems solutions that operate in challenging environments. Since 1936, our focus on innovation, best in class quality and service is our key to success for worldwide OEM. Sonceboz is ISO 13485 certified. www.sonceboz.com
SES provides value to our clients involved in producing innovative drug delivery systems. We use our extensive background in failure analysis, predictive methodology, risk assessment, and sustaining engineering to complete end-to-end development solutions for a wide range of drug delivery technologies. We support our clients solving their biggest development challenges. innovation.stress.com
Team Consulting is a multi-award winning medical device product development consultancy based in Cambridge, UK. Our specialists in human factors, engineering and industrial design work closely with our clients to develop complex drug delivery and medtech devices from concept to launch. Learn more at www.team-consulting.com
URSATEC stands for innovative developments in preservative-free pharmaceutical, medical device and cosmetic products such as oral and nasal sprays. Safe protection against contamination by microorganisms, even after the opening of a package, is guaranteed by the dual microbiological protection of the patented dosing systems 3K® and COMFORT®. Learn more about us at www.ursatec.com/en.