Orest Lastow describes a novel technique for removing the built-up charge from dry powder inhaler components, offering a potential solution to the issues caused by static charges in these devices, including decreased performance, altered powder properties and increased variability in delivered dose.
Andrea Allmendinger; Michael Adler and Hanns-Christian Mahler highlight the importance of integrated drug product development, considering aspects such as formulation, device, container closure system, manufacturing processes and usability, as well as considering the quality target product profile and clinical phase-appropriate technical development strategy.
Mathias Romacker, Fran DeGrazio and Paul Jansen sit down with Guy Furness, to discuss what it is that has driven Kymanox’s rapid rise in the drug delivery space and what makes the consulting company’s model so successful, as well as to share their expertise on a variety of topics in an illuminating discussion, including connectivity, how large and small drug developers engage with consultancies, 5 mL autoinjectors and the interface between drug primary packaging and delivery devices.
Gabriel Zenker talks with ONdrugDelivery about Aptar Pharma’s ambitions for the parenterals sector. Mr Zenker explains how Aptar, already a major player in the pulmonary, nasal, ophthalmic and dermal markets, is undertaking a major expansion of its facilities, boosting the company’s capacity, capabilities and technologies, to provide its extensive service and product offering to the exciting injectables space.
ANTICIPATING & MITIGATING CHALLENGES IN THE COMMERCIALISATION OF PREFILLED SYRINGES & INJECTION DEVICES – A TECHNICAL DRUG PRODUCT PERSPECTIVE
Bryan Deacon discusses the importance of considering friction when developing a new inhaler design, providing an overview of some of the basic considerations friction raises, as well as highlighting how optimising friction early with the aid of a materials expert can reduce risk, lower cost and lead to a better product overall.
How do you meet environmental and sustainability objectives when designing medical devices? And what design considerations enable the technical cycles, known as the 4R loops of circular economy: reuse, repair, remanufacture and recycle? Stefano Vicenzetto explores the Flex approach to design for environment for medical devices.
Mikron Automation sets out its expertise in the assembly of on-body injectors, a field requiring exception precision and innovative approaches, as well as discussing how Mikron works with its partners from the very earliest stages of device development to help ensure projects are completed efficiently and successfully.
Piyush Agarwal talks with ONdrugDelivery about the current state of the injectable pharmaceuticals market and how working with a specialist contract packaging organisation can help pharma companies navigate their product through this rapidly evolving sector and deliver their product to market on time.