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2018 PDA Development of a Pharmaceutical Product in an Injection Device Training Course - Taiwan

Nov 08, 2018
Taipei, Taiwan

  • Education
  • Asia-Pacific


The 2018 PDA Development of a Pharmaceutical Product in an Injection Device Training Course gives an introductory overview of container closure development and devices. This includes primary packaging components devices, test methods like silicon oil testing for cartridges and syringes, visual inspection and particle analysis, mechanical properties of containers and suitability tests needed for the assembly into devices. Development strategies and regulatory requirements will be addressed as well.

Small groups will have hands-on activities with test equipment and samples of components and devices. Intense discussions with the subject matter experts will be possible throughout the course.

Who Should Attend

Individuals working in development, manufacturing, engineering QA and QC functions, especially those dealing with container and device development but also audit functions and suppliers.


  • Thursday, November 8

    8:00 – 17:30 | Registration Open

    9:00 – 10:30

    9:00 | Welcome and Introduction
    Instructor: Thomas Schoenknecht, PhD,
    Executive Director, Business Development, SHL Group AB

    9:45 | Primary Packaging in Glass
    Instructor: Alessandro Morandotti, Product Manager, Ompi

    • Glass: Manufacturing and forming of containers
    • Phys. & chem. Properties
    • Quality Aspects
    • Bulk and ready to use concepts

    10:30 – 11:00 | Refreshment Break

    11:00 – 12:30

    11:00 | Primary Packaging in Glass: Pre-Filled Syringes for Biopharmaceuticals
    Instructor: Sébastien Jouffray, BD

    • Considerations in selection of delivery systems
    • Ensuring drug/container compatibility
    • Ensuring container/device integration and performance
    • Partnering for success

    11:45 | Elastomeric Packaging Components in a Container Closure System
    Instructor: Tan Shi Min, West

    • Material, Stopper Manufacturing Processes and Controls, Considerations in Selecting a Packaging Component, Formulation, Design, Lamination, Finishing & Packaging, Considerations for Testing

    12:30 – 13:30 | Networking Luncheon

    13:30 – 14:45

    13:30 | Devices
    Instructor: Thomas Schoenknecht, PhD, Executive Director, Business Development, SHL Group AB

    • Pens and autoinjectors
    • Functions and use

    14:00 | Test Methods of Syringes and Devices
    Instructor: Erik Berndt, Industry Manager, Medical/Pharmaceutical, Zwick GmbH & Co KG

    • Test methods according to ISO 11040 and 11608
      • Breakage test of container
      • Device assembly tests

    14:45 – 15:15  | Refreshment Break

    15:15 – 18:00

    15:15 | Hands-On Exercises with Components and Test Equipment

    17:00 | Regulatory Aspects of Combination Products
    Instructor: Thomas Schoenknecht, PhD, Executive Director, Business Development, SHL Group AB

    17:30 | Q&A and Discussion

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