Global Communications

October 07, 2013

West Experts to Present at the 2013 PDA Europe Universe of Prefilled Syringes and Injection Devices Conference

Several of West’s experts will be featured speakers at The Universe of Prefilled Syringes and Injection Devices organized by 2013 PDA Europe, which will be held November 5-6, 2013, in Basel, Switzerland. West’s representatives will report on the latest trends in the world of prefilled syringes and innovations in the field of self-injection devices.

West’s experts will participate in two sessions related to advances in self-injection:

Next Generation Plungers for Enhanced Functionality: An Ideal Combination with Self-Injection Devices – Christa Jansen-Otten, Director Prefillable Syringe Platform, Europe, will discuss recent developments in plungers for improved and reliable performance. (Breakfast Session 2, November 5, 2013, 7:45 a.m.)

West & Janssen Biotech Discuss A Novel Self-Injection Technology and Unique Partnership – Bart Burgess, Director, Business Development, Self-Injection Systems, West and Peter Krulevitch, Engineering Director, Packaging, Devices & Delivery, Janssen Biotech, will present a case study of the development of an integrated drug delivery solutions designed to ease self-injection. (Track 1, November 5, 2013, 4:45 p.m.)

Christa Jansen-Otten also will present on Elastomeric Components for Prefilled Syringes during the Hands on Training Course, Development of Prefilled Syringes. West’s Nicolas Brandes, Business Development Manager Daikyo Crystal Zenith Europe, will present at the Pre-Conference Workshop Polymer as a Container Material for Prefilled Syringes on November 4, 2013.

Additionally, West Vice President of Global Marketing for Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems Mike Schäfers will serve as co-moderator for the session, “Trends in Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing of Prefilled Syringes” on November 5 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. The session highlight challenges and innovations in the rapidly growing prefilled syringe market.

Visit West in booth #64/65 at PDA Europe to find out about the latest from the world of prefilled syringes and West drug delivery and packaging solutions that enable safe, effective administration to patients.