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4th European Prefilled Syringes Summit

Date: 9th October 2019 - 10th October 2019 Location: Berlin - Germany

ACI’s 4th European Prefilled Syringes Summit
will be taking place in Berlin, Germany on the 9th-10th October 2019. The two day event will explore the advancements in regulatory guidelines including Article 117 and what this will mean for interactions with notified bodies. The conference will highlight technical advancements in product design and usage, looking at the move towards autoinjectors. Our expert speakers will compare the use of glass syringes with plastic syringes, focus on how to minimise the impact of extractables and leachables, and address CCI regulations. Through in-depth presentations and interactive panel discussions, the conference will shed light onto how the industry is responding to disruptive technology, connectivity, speed to market, and next generation syringes.

Key Topics Include:

  • Medical Device Regulations overview and updates
  • Technical advancements in product design and usage
  • Suitability of primary packaging components
  • Extractables and leachables
  • Manufacturing and supply barriers
  • Improving adherence through device innovation and human factors
  • Creating value with connectivity
  • Developments in biologics
  • Shifting to a pay-per-outcome market


9th October 2019
10th October 2019


Mohammad Ahsan – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+44 (0) 203 141 0606


Hotel NH Collection Berlin Mitte am Checkpoint Charlie
Leipziger Str. 106-111
Berlin, 10117 Germany

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+49 30 203760
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  • Medical Device Regulations overview and updates
  • Technical advancements in product design and usage
  • Suitability of primary packaging components
  • Extractables and leachables
  • Manufacturing and supply barriers
  • Improving adherence through device innovation and human factors
  • Creating value with connectivity
  • Developments in biologics
  • Shifting to a pay-per-outcome market
  • Sujit Basu, Head Of Medical Devices Center Of Excellence, Takeda
  • Kim Kristiansen, Senior Scientist, Injection Devices, LEO Pharma
  • Blake Green, Regulatory Affairs Senior Manager, Devices, Amgen
  • Peter Fairhurst, Senior Project Manager, Novo Nordisk
  • Hemanth Amarchinta, Senior Engineer, Device & Packaging Development, Genentech
  • Lothar Habel, Study Director Extractables & Leachables, Nelson Labs
  • Toni Manzano, Co-founder & CSO, Bigfinite
  • Dirk Kreder, Founder & CEO, Anteris Medical
  • Uwe Diegel, CEO, Lifeina
  • Dr Christopher Weikart, Chief Scientist, SiO2 Medical Products
  • Fabien Roy, Partner, Hogan Lovells International
  • Harshal Shah, VP, Global Medical Technology Division, Cambridge Consultants
  • Dr Jeffrey Philippson, Autoinjector Test And Evaluation Lead, PA Consulting Services
  • Sandro Laiso, Business Development Manager DACH Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, Intertek

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If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 20-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Isabella Brown

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0638

Email: [email protected]

Senior management within:

  • Product development and r&d
  • Academics and Innovators
  • National and International Regulators and public health organisations
  • Policy makers and funding agencies
  • Materials Suppliers
  • Pre-Filled Syringe/ Device Development
  • Product Managers
  • Application Specialists
  • SeniorPackaging Engineers 
  • Advisory consultants
  • Finished Product and Medical Devices managers


We are an innovation and transformation consultancy with more than 40 years of experience in the design, development, characterization and evaluation of drug-delivery devices.

We understand parenteral drug delivery, from reconstitution kits and prefilled syringes to autoinjectors, pen-injectors and infusion pumps. Our team of engineers, scientists, designers and other technical specialists provide capabilities and insights to create new technologies and generate competitive advantage for our clients. Our cutting-edge Global Technology and Innovation Centre, Cambridge, UK  is where we turn ideas into reality and help clients with every step of the innovation journey, from prototyping to taking them to market. We offer complete device development service to primary container characterization, and design verification programs.

  • 40+ years of medical device design and development
  • 250+ scientists, engineers and designers
  • 650+ digital and data analytics experts
  • 2000+ healthcare and life science projects in the last five years
  • we work with leading pharma companies, medical device companies and start-ups.

For more information, please visit http://www.paconsulting.com/.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pa-consulting/

Twitter: @PA_Consulting

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This new patented LDS hub design results in savings of up to 0.08ml which leads to significant cost savings when injecting high cost drugs.


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For commercial opportunities, please contact:

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Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0614

Email: [email protected]


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