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Scouting External Drug Delivery Technology Panel is Confirmed for PODD 2014


  • June 2, 2014

  • Richard Korsmeyer, PhD, Senior Research Fellow, Head of External Technology & Collaborations at Pfizer will moderate the opening panel at PODD on October 14th in Boston on Scouting External Drug Delivery Technology. Key discussion points include:

    • Understanding the process and specific technology interest
    • Methods of sourcing external delivery technologies and DDS-enabled product
    • Key factors and criteria used during a scouting/evaluation process
    • Types of collaborations and deal terms
    • Examples of “high priority” DDS technologies of interest
    • Licensing platform technologies vs. drug-specific delivery system

    Joining Dr Korsmeyer on the panel includes:

    Jason Ehrick, PhD, Associate Director, Respiratory Product Development, Merck
    Mary Gardner, Director of Technology Assessment, Hospira
    Matthew Hilborn, Strategic Technology & Business Development Specialist, GSK
    Keith Horspool, PhD, VP, Pharmaceutical Development, Boehringer Ingelheim
    Riccardo Panicucci, PhD, Global Head of Chemical & Pharmaceutical Profiling (CPP), Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc.