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2021 Lead Sponsor


2021 Executive Sponsor

Cambridge Design Partnership
Phillips-Medisize, LLC

2021 Technology Sponsors

Credence Medsystems
DSM Biomedical
Oakwood Labs
Polypeptide Therapeutic Solutions
Portal Instruments
Product Creation Studio

2021 Supporting Sponsors

CMC Pharmaceuticals
Lindy Biosciences
Nasus Medical
PassPort Technologies
SRI Biosciences

Media Partners


Next Frontiers in Drug Delivery

The 3rd annual Drug Delivery West (DDW) Summit provided a west coast venue for biotech, pharma and drug delivery companies that addressed scientific and business solutions for the best routes of delivery across different therapeutic areas with an emphasis on emerging technologies and to prepare for the future of R&D and clinical care.

Presenting DDW Virtually
It was our job to make sure that when you attended DDW, it provided an excellent virtual experience with the most relevant content, an excellent speaking faculty and the latest information on a wide range of drug delivery technologies. It was our job to provide you with a first rate platform, a reliable partnering tool, virtual networking and above all a valuable experience!




Key Topic Areas for 2021

  • Immunotherapy Drug Delivery Emerging Opportunities
  • Antibody and Enzyme Transport Vehicles: Delivering Large Molecules Across the Blood Brain Barrier
  • Intersections Between Drug Delivery and Regenerative Medicine
  • Challenges and Opportunities to Improve CNS Delivery
  • Delivery of Targeted Therapeutics and Nucleic Acids
  • AI/Machine Learning & The Impact on Drug Delivery
  • Advancing the Connected and Smart Drug Delivery Ecosystem
  • Novel SubQ Drug Delivery Approaches for Biotherapeutics
  • Improving Academic and Industry Partnerships
  • Pharma Spotlights on Drug Delivery Needs
  • Early Stage Technology Showcase

Additional Program Features

  • Pharma Perspectives on Drug Delivery Needs and Partnering Philosophies
  • Technology Showcase and Presentations Covering a Wide Range of Drug Delivery Systems
  • Partnering Opportunities that include One-on-One Scheduled Meetings to Help Foster New Collaborations


The DDW Promise:

  1. An agenda with high quality content reporting on trends, deals and science to prepare for the future of R&D and to reduce the burden of delivery to patients.
  2. To provide drug delivery and specialty pharmas with a platform to present their technologies.
  3. To offer ample networking time and partnering services for one-on-one meetings to establish new business contacts and enhance existing ones.

Join the conversation early and become part of the Drug Delivery West community by following us on LinkedIn and by following the conference hashtag #DrugDeliveryWest. If you are interested in participating in the 4th annual Drug Delivery West (DDW) Summit, please contact us at Thank you.



Kate Woda
Conference Director

Valerie Bowling New

Valerie Bowling
Executive Director


Andrew Goldstein
Conference Producer


Bre Bugbee
Senior Marketing Manager


Meredith Sands
Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships

Michelle McDermott
Business Development and Advisor


Meg Gould
Senior Conference Planner


Efrosini Zambas
Meeting Planner

Danny McCarthy
Content Writer



  • "Thank you and your team for organizing an incredible conference! It was informative, interactive and inspirational. That was a fabulous first year launch for DDW and in record time. Every speaker was fascinating in one way or more. Everything was exquisitely done. I would love to continue to be involved."

    - Ann Daugherty, PhD, Genentech

  • "Really enjoyed it. Happy to do this again next year. Fantastic collaborations."

    - Krishnan Chakravarthy, MD, PhD, UCSD

  • "The program was informative and a lot of fun."

    - Garrett Vygantas, MD, OSF Healthcare Ventures

  • "The conference was a huge success. Thank you for inviting me to speak on such an interesting topic."

    - Uri Baruch, Cambridge Design Partnership

  • "The meeting was quite good and I enjoyed being part of it. Thank you for the invitation and kudos for having it go so well."

    - Bruce Kovacs, MD, Afecta Pharmaceuticals

  • ""I had a wonderful time at the conference! I loved learning about the drug delivery process and figuring out how my experiences as a patient fit into that process. I hope I will be able to use my new knowledge to help improve the process."

    - Cynthia Goldstein, Patient

  • "Very organized and multi-disciplinary. People from all fields - patients, pharma, VC, service providers, medical devices, etc."

    - Andrei Yosef, Sorrel Medical

  • "Conference was well done. Patient panel was a great addition."

    - Andrew Ratz, Eli Lilly & Co