Novartis to speak at SMi Group’s Injectable Drug Delivery 2020

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Injectable Drug Delivery 2020

SMi Reports: Novartis presentation details released for the Injectable Drug Delivery conference, this September

The highly anticipated 3rd annual Injectable Drug Delivery conference, now rescheduled to the 2nd and 3rd September 2020, will be held in London, UK. This year will comprise of leading pharmaceutical organisation’s top representatives coming together to discuss all areas of injectable drug developments. Key figures will explore the evolving regulatory environment of injectable drug delivery with industry and regulatory representatives presenting updates on current guidelines.

For interested parties, an early bird saving of £600 for bookings made by 30th April 2020 is available online. Register at

On the run up to the conference, Novartis has been confirmed to provide a keynote presentation on ‘Innovations in Device Design to Aid Drug Delivery’.

Chris Muenzer, Senior Device Technology Manager, Novartis will present on ‘Standardizing the Design Input Process Using System Engineering Tools’ covering:

  • Case study on the effort of Novartis to standardize our design input process
  • The challenges of setting design inputs
  • Why the boundary between design inputs and design outputs is so hard
  • What is a ‘good’ requirement
  • How system engineering tools can be applied to drug delivery devices

Alexander Zuern, Device Testing Manager, Novartis will present on ‘Click sound characterization of autoinjectors’ covering:

  • Different devices were characterized on the frequencies and loudness of click sounds
  • A correlation between the click sounds and other parameters such as activation force were made
  • Homogeneity of click sounds were characterized

As part of Europe’s leading Injectable conference series, delegates will have the chance to delve into the latest work in complex formulation for subcutaneous delivery, potential for connected drug delivery and many more.

The brochure with the full agenda and speaker line up is available online at

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