It is essential to consider lifecycle management during the development of new drugs – especially in the evolving area of biologic drugs. The market demand for both ease of use, and patient-centric at-home administration, is driving the need for innovative container systems and delivery devices. Typically, drugs are launched in vials; continuous development often then enables launch in other formats, such as pre-filled syringes and cartridges. West is committed to easing this movement from container systems to delivery devices through its NovaPure<sup>®</sup> component portfolio of elastomer closures. NovaPure stoppers and plungers offer best performance and highest quality. Developed with Quality-by-Design principles, they use FluroTec<sup>®</sup> barrier film and B2 coating technologies.