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2020 Medical Device

Test Methods for Pre-filled Syringe Systems

Sep 10 - Sep 11, 2020
Madrid, Spain

The participants of this course will benefit from first hand information of both lecture leaders based on practical experience.

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Program Highlights


The course will be an interactive lecture around Pre-filled Syringe Systems including ISO compliance testing. The participants will benefit from first hand information of both lecture leaders based on practical experience. The lecture includes the life cycle of a PFS from the idea to the finished marketed product.


  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Thursday, 10 September 2020


    Introduction to Syringe Systems and Components

    Coffee Break

    Regulatory Requirements of Finished Pre-filled Syringes – Part 1

    • System Characterization / Physical Characterization

    Lunch Break

    Regulatory Requirements of Finished Pre-filled Syringes – Part 2

    • Pharmaceutical Characterization

    Coffee Break

    Luer cone and Luer lock Compliance Testing for Glass and Polymer Syringes

    Wrap-up of Day 1

    End of Day 1
  • Friday, 11 September 2020

    Requirements for the Empty Sterile Sub-assembled Syringes Ready for Filling- Part 1

    • Cone Breakage / Flange Breakage / Leakage

    Coffee Break

    Requirements for the Empty Sterile Sub-assembled Syringes Ready for Filling- Part 1 (cont.)

    • Cone Breakage / Flange Breakage / Closure Testing

    Requirements for the Empty Sterile Sub-assembled Syringes Ready for Filling- Part 2

    • Break Loose and Gliding Force / Needle Testing / Particulate Matter

    Lunch Break

    Additional Testing for Use in Delivery Devices

    Wrap-up of Day 2

    End of Training Course


Horst Koller
Horst Koller
HK Packaging Consulting GmbH

Additional Information

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of the course the participants will have solid knowledge of

    • Materials used for PFS Systems
    • Luer Cone and Luer Lock Compliance Testing
    • Requirements for the empty sterile sub-assembled syringe ready for filling
    • Test Methods for Drug Product Filled Syringes
    • PFS used in Delivery Systems
  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend

    The course is designed specifically for those who are involved or interested in the development, manufacturing and QC-testing of a Pre-filled Syringe System:

    • Engineers and Managers in Device Development and all other technical functions surrounding syringe systems
    • Manufacturing Supervisors
    • Quality Personal / Regulatory Personal
    • Clinical and commercial Drug Product Manufacturing

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Novotel Madrid City Las Ventas

Albacete, 1
Madrid, Spain
Phone: +34 91 7247600

Novotel Madrid City Las Ventas
  • Accommodations

    Novotel Madrid City Las Ventas
    Albacete, 1
    Esquina avenida de badajoz
    28027 Madrid - Spain
    Tel: +34 91 7247600
    Fax: (+34)91/7247610

    This modern hotel is conveniently located for both Madrids Barajas Airport and the city centre. After a day of work or travel you can unwind with a swim in the outdoor pool.Both metro and bus lines run directly to the city centre at Puerta del Sol. The trade fair site of Juan Carlos I is 4 km away, and can be easily accessed via the nearby M30 motorway.

    Enjoy a meal on site at the Insólito Restaurant, which serves Spanish cuisine made with fresh products. You can then relax in the Insólito cocktail bar with a drink. The hotel also has a chill out bar at the pool.

    PDA Europe has reserved a limited number of rooms until the 27th July 2020
    Single Room € 137 per night* 
    Double Room upon request
    *Rates are per room and night, including the following services and benefits free of charge:

    • Buffet Breakfast in the restaurant
    • Wireless Internet Connection (WI-FI)
    • VAT, Taxes and Service will apply
  • Amenities

How to Get Here

By Air

Nearest Airport:

Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport - MAD
Airport Phone: +34 913 211 000
At 5km / 3 miles

By Car

More information coming soon.

Other Options

Train Station: ATOCHA At 9km / 5.63 miles

Train Station: CHAMARTIN At 4km / 2.49 miles


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Regular Price
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All Participants €1.595

All fees given in Euro and excluding VAT (21%)

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