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ONdrugDelivery Magazine is pleased to be associated as a Media Partner with a number of leading drug delivery events, including the following. Meet us and pick up a free printed copy of ONdrugDelivery at:

Medical Technology Ireland 2018

September 26-27
Galway Racecourse, Galway, Ireland

Medical Technology Ireland

Showcasing innovative medical technology products and solutions for the Irish medical device design and manufacturing industry.

What's on at Medical Technology Ireland 2018?

  • Start-up & Innovation Academy
  • High-level Conference
  • 3D Printing & Robotics Demonstration Area
  • NEW Meetings Programme
  • Recruitment Advice

If you would like to find out more about exhibiting, then please email Jason Moss today at: jason.moss@medicaltechnologyireland.com.

Register for FREE ENTRY to the Exhibition and Conference at:


2018 PDA Universe of
Pre-Filled Syringes and Injection Devices

October 8-9
Loews Royal Pacific, Orlando, FL, US

PDA Universe

The 2018 PDA Universe of Pre-Filled Syringes and Injection Devices will deliver solutions to the key challenges affecting a variety of prefilled syringes, injector pens, autoinjectors, and body-worn devices.

As innovation is the key driver of this critical field, this popular Conference will explore not only novel products, but also more flexible manufacturing and assembly methods to drive lower costs and higher product quality.

Over two days, industry and regulatory experts will share the latest advances in improved packaging to both protect the product and enable communication with the patient and explore the increased focus on patient centricity to ensure that patients can safely and effectively self-deliver medication. The business case to support connected devices will be presented, and updates on changing regulatory requirements and their impact on the industry will also be provided.

This is the must-attend event for anyone involved in the prefilled syringes and injection device industry!

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


CPhI Worldwide
October 9-11
IFEMA, Feria de Madrid, Spain

CPhI Worldwide

CPhI Worldwide hosts its 2018 edition in the vibrant city of Madrid. The three-day event will take place at the IFEMA conference centre on October 9-11, 2018 and it will be bigger and better with new features and old favourites!

CPhI Worldwide features six events in one:

  • CPhI Worldwide: brings together buyers, manufacturers and suppliers of pharmaceutical ingredients
  • icse: connects the pharma community with CRO and CMO companies and technologies
  • P-mec: showcases the newest pharmaceutical machinery, equipment and technology providers
  • InnoPack: hosts the latest innovations in packaging, integrated solutions and drug delivery systems
  • FDF: a place to meet manufacturers from every aspects of the finished dosage supply chain
  • bioLIVE: focused on large-molecule biopharma, in particular on manufacturing and processing

Mix with the world of pharma products, people & solutions.

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


5th Medtech & Pharma Platform Annual Conference
October 16-17, 2018
Congress Center Basel, Switzlerland

Medtech and Pharma

This year, we welcome experts in the field of the EU Medical Devices and In Vitro Diagnostics Regulations (MDR and IVDR), digital health, combined products development, big data, user experience and precision medicines to join us at our 5th annual meeting entitled Global perspectives and trends at the intersection of pharma and medtech.

As the leading conference in the sector of products and solutions that combine medtech and pharma components, our annual event is dedicated to enhancing partnership between the pharma and medtech industries.

By providing thought-provoking presentations and cutting-edge discussions, chaired by global experts, our annual meeting helps to form new and lasting connections between medtech and pharma professionals. Our target audience includes therefore experts and professionals from both medtech and pharma industries, as well as regulators and scholars interested in the fusion of these fields and how it impacts contemporary healthcare products.

About the Medtech & Pharma Platform Association

The Medtech & Pharma Platform (MPP) is an industry association with the aim of using the synergies between medtech and pharmaceutical industries by establishing a forum to exchange knowledge and collaborate in technology and regulatory areas, as well as to promote product development and innovation.

The MPP association organises the international annual conference, which has gained increasing interest since initiation in 2014 and continues to attract key stakeholders from the medtech and pharma industries.

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


Partnerships in Drug Delivery (PODD)
October 17-18, 2018
Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA, US

Drug Delivery West

Drug delivery insights and speciality pharma technology presentations help to inspire innovation & advancement of drug development and delivery at PODD. This annual Boston-based conference is designed with three purposes:

  • To present a strategic level program for pharma and biotech scientists and business development professionals with a thorough overview of the latest drug delivery technologies available along with an update on deals and opportunities to improve therapies and extend the life cycle of a drug.
  • To provide drug delivery and specialty pharmas with a platform to present their technologies and get the latest insights on what the delivery and formulation needs are.
  • To offer ample networking time, facilities and services for one-on-one meetings to establish new business contacts and enhance existing ones.

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


Extractables and Leachables Europe 2018
November 6-8
Amba Hotel Marble Arch, London, UK

E&L Europe

More than 150 E&L professionals from across the supply chain attended last year's conference in Lyon, France, and this year's event promises to be even bigger and better than before.

Taking place from 6-8 November 2018 in London, Extractables & Leachables Europe is the world's leading conference dedicated solely to extractables and leachables. The conference covers the regulatory landscape, advances in science and testing methods, the latest technological developments, biocompability, biomanufacturing, BPOG versus USP, as well as featuring case studies from leading experts in the field.

Smithers Rapra has been organising its E&L conference series (held in Europe, USA and China) for more than 10 years and has a long history of providing regulatory conferences, so you can be sure that this event will not only provide you with the most up-to-date information but also a great conference experience.

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


Respiratory Drug Delivery Asia 2018 (RDD® Asia 2018)
November 14-16
Grand Hyatt Kochi, Kerala, India

RDD Asia 2018

Respiratory Drug Delivery Asia 2018 is the third conference jointly organised by RDD Online and Aptar Pharma to meet the needs of scientists and business professionals active in pulmonary and nasal drug product development in this prominent emerging market and hotbed of inhaler development.

RDD® Asia 2018 will feature lively, fresh and focused updates on inhaled drug delivery in Asia and the rest of the world, and will serve as a bridge to support academic collaboration, international regulatory harmonisation and commercial development across continents. This event's format mirrors that of RDD conferences in the US and Europe. It features presentations by invited opinion leaders, together with a combined Technology Exhibition and Scientific Poster Session to facilitate networking and follow-up on key topics, including those introduced during practical and interactive Workshop sessions customized to delegate interests.

Join us to sharpen your skills, develop novel ideas, and meet new collaborators and business partners.

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


2nd Annual Ophthalmic Drugs Conference
November 26-27
Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington, London, UK

SMi Ophthalmic Drugs

SMi's 2nd Annual Ophthalmic Drugs Conference takes place at the Copthorne Tara Hotel in Kensington, London, UK on November 26-27, 2018.

As the global population ages, the incidence of ophthalmic disorders continues to grow, and thus the interest of pharmaceutical and biotech companies is increasingly focused towards innovation of novel approaches for the development of ophthalmic drugs, driving the growth of the global ophthalmic drug market, which is projected to reach £30 billion by 2023.

Building on last year's success, this must-attend conference will bring together industry experts to discuss and analyse the latest advancements and challenges within ophthalmic drug development and delivery. Some notable areas of interest have been neuroprotection in ophthalmology, advancements in gene therapy, AMD clinical trial updates, and novel approaches for delivery of ocular drugs. The two-day event will also feature two interactive, half-day post-conference workshops on 28th November 2018, led by twoXAR and Aston University

This Year's Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Discover recent advances in the treatment of glaucoma
  • Gain insight into the first FDA-approved gene therapy, developed for the treatment of inherited retinal dystrophy
  • Discuss case studies on novel non-invasive and site-specific drug delivery strategies
  • Examine the applications of artificial intelligence in drug discovery
  • Explore use of biomarkers and surrogate end-points from a regulatory perspective

For full agenda, list of speakers and booking form visit the event web page:


Drug Delivery to the Lungs 2018 (DDL 2018)
December 12-14, 2018
EICC, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

DDL 2018

DDL is Europe's premier conference dedicated to pulmonary and nasal drug delivery. The conference is built around a high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific programme and extensive industry exhibition. Themed sessions, each with a combination of invited and submitted lectures by experts and active researchers, focus on clinical and scientific advances in inhalation science. DDL is a not-for-profit organisation and delivers excellent value for money while providing friendly informal networking opportunities for the researchers and developers of aerosol medicines.

DDL 2018 features include:

  • Annual DDL award lecture
  • Emerging scientist award
  • Young investigator competition
  • Poster prizes for industry and academia
  • Conference abstracts published in Journal of Aerosol Medicine
  • 100+ exhibitors
  • 700+ delegates
  • Networking receptions
  • Bookable meeting rooms
  • Optional satellite symposia (e.g. through EPAG, APS, EU consortia)
  • Aerosol Society membership

For further information about attending, speaking, submitting posters and exhibiting, visit the event web page:


2nd Annual Formulation & Drug Delivery USA Congress

March 25-26, 2019
San Diego, CA, US


Oxford Global is proud to present the 2nd Annual Formulation & Drug Delivery USA Congress to be held on March 25-26, 2019, San Diego, CA, US. More than 200 delegates representing leading pharmaceutical organisations, biotech companies internationally renowned research & academic institutions will be present.

Over 35 case studies and presentations focused on exploring challenges and solutions in formulation and drug delivery of small and large molecules.

View the Agenda here.

4 interactive streams:

  • Large Molecule Drugs Formulation
  • Advances in Small Molecule Drug Delivery
  • Small Molecule Drug Formulation
  • Large Molecule Drug Delivery

With featured streams on:

  • Nanoformulation & Delivery
  • Delivery for RNA-based therapeutics

For further information on the congress and to receive prices and booking details, please contact Guillaume Alonso. T: +44 (0)1865 248 455. E: g.alonso@oxfordglobal.co.uk.

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


Respiratory Drug Delivery Europe 2019
(RDD® Europe 2019)

May 7-10, 2019
Estoril Congress Center, Lisbon, Portugal

RDD Europe 2019

Now is the time to plan to attend Respiratory Drug Delivery Europe 2019. Why? Because after 16 years of RDD® conferences in Europe jointly organised by RDD Online and Aptar Pharma, this one will be exceptional.

We convene in a beautiful beach resort town only 25 kilometers from Lisbon by car to hear from prominent researchers pioneering the future of pulmonary and nasal drug delivery. The award-winning Estoril Congress Center is perfect for hosting practically oriented Workshops, and the Technology Exhibition and Scientific Poster Session. It also provides outstanding locations for catered networking events structured to enable you to squeeze maximum value from RDD Europe 2019.

We still have room for potential speakers with novel data and insights to share (e-mail a 200-word summary to info@rddonline.com before August 1, 2018).

The poster abstract submission deadline is January 7th, 2019 via the conference webpage. There are opportunities for corporate sponsorship.

For further information about attending, speaking, submitting posters and exhibiting, visit the event web page:


RDD Asia 2018

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