Drug-Delivery Devices

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Volumes in the prefilled syringe market are significant and growing at a +6% per annum pace to reach more than 4 billion units in 2016, says Joel Cotten, Business Development Director for Aptar Stelmi.


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“The best and the brightest in the medtech industry are asking why there are still boundaries between drug and medical device development,” observes Anthony Kalaijakis, strategic marketing manager, medical, for Molex, LLC.


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Unilife Corporation announced the debut of its new Imperium platform of instant patch pumps for insulin.


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The Scottsdale, AZ facility of West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. expanded to meet increased customer demand for the SmartDose Electronic Wearable Injector. 


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For the last few years there’s been a steady stream of new combination products, and deepening trends toward self care appear to be encouraging even more.


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Pharmaceutical manufacturers are working to uncover the next generation of life-saving drugs, and their efforts depend upon maintaining product stability.


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When it comes to today’s injectable and inhalable therapies, drug administration won’t necessarily be kept under the control of a professional, observes Bill Welch, chief technology officer for Phillips-Medisize Corp.


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Aptar Pharma, a business segment of Aptar developing solutions for biotechnology, healthcare, and pharmaceutical companies, will be presenting its Pro-Ject auto injector and PremiumCoat at 


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The rebranded drug-delivery manufacturer Nemera headquartered in France, formerly Rexam Healthcare, anticipates its preservative-free multidose eyedropper Novelia to have an impact at 


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Catalent Pharma Solutions continues to develop its in-house processes and product portfolio for ADVASEPT technology, a glass-free, polypropylene vial produced by blow-fill-seal (BFS) operations that is suitable for a range of bio

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Particulate reported by a customer has prompted Hospira Inc.


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Strict regulations and standards guide the preparation of medication at hospitals, but unfortunately, these are not always followed.


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As FDA drives the use of human factors engineering and as drug-delivery technologies become more complex, one company sees the need for multisensory training aids to drive safety, compliance.

As FDA works to ensure medical devi


“The best and the brightest in the medtech industry are asking why there are still boundaries between drug and medical device development,” observes Anthony Kalaijakis, strategic marketing manager, medical, for Molex, LLC. He sees a different...



At Interphex earlier this year, Jennifer Riter, Senior Director, Global Analytical Services and Andy Polywacz, Vice President Quality Assurance at West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. discussed the challenges dealing with...


Unilife Corporation announced the debut of its new Imperium platform of instant patch pumps for insulin.

Imperium is a prefilled, disposable, multi-day wearable insulin pump that does not require filling or assembly by the patient. Since it...


The Scottsdale, AZ facility of West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. expanded to meet increased customer demand for the SmartDose Electronic Wearable Injector. 

“Expanding our manufacturing capabilities in Scottsdale – and continuing scaling up...


For the last few years there’s been a steady stream of new combination products, and deepening trends toward self care appear to be encouraging even more. Home healthcare is growing just as healthcare systems are being encouraged to improve...


Pharmaceutical manufacturers are working to uncover the next generation of life-saving drugs, and their efforts depend upon maintaining product stability. Desiccants and other sorbents frequently play a critical role in that endeavor.

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When it comes to today’s injectable and inhalable therapies, drug administration won’t necessarily be kept under the control of a professional, observes Bill Welch, chief technology officer for Phillips-Medisize Corp. “Drug administration will...


Aptar Pharma, a business segment of Aptar developing solutions for biotechnology, healthcare, and pharmaceutical companies, will be presenting its Pro-Ject auto injector and PremiumCoat at ...


The rebranded drug-delivery manufacturer Nemera headquartered in France, formerly Rexam Healthcare, anticipates its preservative-free multidose eyedropper Novelia to have an impact at ...


Catalent Pharma Solutions continues to develop its in-house processes and product portfolio for ADVASEPT technology, a glass-free, polypropylene vial produced by blow-fill-seal (BFS) operations that is suitable for a range of biopharmaceuticals and...

Particulate reported by a customer has prompted Hospira Inc. to voluntarily recall ketorolac tromethamine injection USP in the United States and Singapore, ...


Strict regulations and standards guide the preparation of medication at hospitals, but unfortunately, these are not always followed. In the operating room, where procedures and decisions often happen rapidly, noncompliance is especially common and...


As FDA drives the use of human factors engineering and as drug-delivery technologies become more complex, one company sees the need for multisensory training aids to drive safety, compliance.

As FDA works to ensure medical device safety and...


Patch injectors promise a level of patient comfort and convenience in the parenteral delivery of high-dose biologics.

Patch injectors are among new technologies in development for enabling self administration of large molecule and viscous...