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There’s a growing demand for lyophilised pharmaceutical products that are contributing to an increase in the adoption of lyophilisation equipment and the need for lyophilised biopharmaceuticals and other formulations in the pharmaceutical industry. This is contributing to the projected rise in investment, currently dominated by North America, which is expected to reach $4.80 billion in 2020. This rate of growth is a result of new biologics and biosimilars, enhancing the need for lyophilisation equipment and services.
 

 

The requirements governed by the FDA and supported by ISPE focus on improving patient safety and product quality – supporting the adoption of lyophilisation in pharmaceutical manufacturing, with the necessity to lyophilise APIs and various formulations such as antibodies, antiviral drugs, insulin, biosimilars, injections and other therapeutic proteins.
 

• This scientifically sound conference will focus on process formulation and optimisation for biologics and vaccines with a key focus on the development of lyophilisation and scale up

• All challenges in lyophilisation and freeze drying technology will be considered and case studies will reflect and address the implementation process

• It’s important to have an up-to-date perspective of the lyophilisation process as a whole and the application in formulating solid protein pharmaceuticals so this conference will review the challenges to enhance improvements

 Who will be there?
Presidents, Chief Executive Officers, Vice Presidents, Chief Scientific Officers, Directors, Business Development Managers, and Principal Scientists of:
• Vaccine/antibody/cell manufacturing
• Bioprocess research and development
• Chemical Engineering
• Process implementation and process engineering
• Stability testing
• Sterile production
• Quality assurance and quality control
Standardisation science
• Drug formulation
• Active pharmaceutical ingredients
• Pharmaceutical production
• Manufacturing and engineering
• Licensing
• Product development
• Outsourcing/contract manufacturing
• Dried technology
• Packaging and labelling
• Pilot plant operations
 

ABS Inc. USA; Amgen; AriVan Research LLC; BioInsights, Inc; Bristows; Celltrion; Center for Medicine in the Public Interest; Daiichi Sankyo; Generic Pharma 2.0; GenericsWeb; Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Harvest Moon Pharmaceuticals; IMS Health; J&J; Lonza Biologics Plc; Makovsky & Co Inc; Matarromera; Medimmune Inc; Merck & Co; Merck & Co., Inc.; Merck Research Laboratories; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp; Novo Nordisk; NRL Enterprise Solutions; Pan-Generika; Pfenex Inc; Pfizer; PlantForm Corp; PRA International; pSivida; Quintiles; SAI MedPartners; Sandoz Pharmaceuticals; STC Biologics; STCBiologics Inc; Teva Pharmaceuticals; Widener University;

Conference programme

8:30 Registration & Coffee

9:00 Chairs Opening Remarks

Andrea  Weiland-Waibel

Andrea Weiland-Waibel, Managing Director, Explicat Pharma GmbH

9:10 Cycle development basic concepts and optimising the process

Ronald Pate

Ronald Pate, Lyophilization Development Scientist, Patheon Pharmaceuticals Inc.

9:50 Transfer of Lyophilization Processes

Reingard Schandl

Reingard Schandl, Project Manager, Global Technology Transfer, Baxter BioScience

10:30 Advances in Temperature Mapping inside Lyophilizers

Tim Paymaster

Tim Paymaster, President, Ellab Inc

  • Real-time wireless temperature data
  • Wireless Vacuum measurement
  • Accessories for Probe placement
  • Advanced Data Analysis Features
  • 11:10 Morning Coffee

    11:40 Improving Lyophilisation Process Efficiency via Primary Drying Optimisation

    Swapnil Pansare

    Swapnil Pansare, Associate Scientist - I, Formulation Sciences, MedImmune Inc

    12:20 New Formulation Technologies for Stabilisation of Therapeutic Proteins and Vaccines

    Akhilesh  Bhambhani

    Akhilesh Bhambhani, Principal Scientist, Novel Adjuvants, Formulations and Delivery Technologies, Merck & Co. Inc.

  • Enabling Technologies for Formulation Development
  • Case Studies documenting enhanced stability of vaccines and Monoclonal(s) in newly enabled formulation
  • Summary and Path Forward
  • 13:00 Networking Lunch

    14:00 Case Study: Adapting a lyophilization cycle from pirani to capacitance manometer gauge pressure control

    James Searles

    James Searles, Technical Fellow, Global Manufacturing Science and Technology, One 2 One Hospira

    14:40 Leveraging Sophisticated Modelling in QbD - Why Bother?

    Katherine Giacoletti

    Katherine Giacoletti, Senior Statistician, Arlenda

  • What are the desirable elements of a modelling method?
  • Introduction to Bayesian Methods
  • Application of Bayesian Methods to QbD for lyophilisation
  • 15:20 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Applying QbD to Freeze-Drying: Space and Time, Risks and Practicalities

    Kevin Ward

    Kevin Ward, Director of R&D , BioPharma Technology

  • The challenge of applying a QbD approach to a process with a dynamic risk profile
  • How can we visualise a Design Space for freeze-drying?
  • Balancing desktop studies with practical lyophilisation
  • 16:00 Afternoon Tea

    16:30 Drug Product Development Using a QbD approach for Commercialization

    Vikram Sadineni

    Vikram Sadineni, Senior Research Investigator, BMS

  • DoE Based Approach to Process Development
  • Application of Modeling Tools in Process Scale-up and Commercialization
  • 17:10 Primary Drying Optimization Using a Three-Dimensional Design Space

    Lindsay Wegiel

    Lindsay Wegiel, Research Associate III, Baxter Pharmaceutical Solutions, LLC

  • Objectives and need for a 3D based approach
  • Modeling of a 3D design space
  • Case studies with a mannitol sucrose system
  • 17:50 ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

    Andrea  Weiland-Waibel

    Andrea Weiland-Waibel, Managing Director, Explicat Pharma GmbH

    18:30 Chairs Closing Remarks and Close of Day One

    Andrea  Weiland-Waibel

    Andrea Weiland-Waibel, Managing Director, Explicat Pharma GmbH

    8:30 Registration & Coffee

    9:00 Chairs Opening Remarks

    Andrea  Weiland-Waibel

    Andrea Weiland-Waibel, Managing Director, Explicat Pharma GmbH

    9:10 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Hot and cold spot determination to allow for process control by use of Product Temperature Tp PAT Device

    Andrea  Weiland-Waibel

    Andrea Weiland-Waibel, Managing Director, Explicat Pharma GmbH

  • Use of the Real Time PAT to control the freeze-drying cycle
  • Dynamic Hot and Cold Spot Determination as Performance Qualification
  • Evaluation/Definition of most critical "hot and cold spots" to be instrumented with the real time PAT Device
  • 9:50 Freeze Drying PAT using Heat Flux Measurement

  • Overview of Heat Flux Sensing, the latest Process Analytical Technology that works in both freezing and primary drying
  • Heat Flow during freezing effects ice crystal formation. Examine how different freezing profiles effect primary drying times. Examine how controlled nucleation may/may not have an impact on shortening primary drying
  • Measuring heat flow during primary drying enables protocol development for easy process transfer
  • T.N. Thompson

    T.N. Thompson, President, Millrock Technology, Inc.

    10:30 Morning Coffee

    11:00 Controlled Nucleation in Production Lyophilizers: Current State of Technology

    Paul Coiteux

    Paul Coiteux, Director of Technical Sales, SP Scientific

  • Controlled nucleation has shown in development labs to offer significant benefits, including shortened primary drying cycles.
  • ControLyo TM Nucleation On-Demand Technology has been both incorporated into new production dryers and retrofit onto existing dryers.
  • The results of two retrofit studies done with major Pharma companies will be presented
  • 11:40 Spray drying as an alternatvie to freeze drying

    Sune Andersen

    Sune Andersen, Drying Processes and Particle Technology in CMC, Novo Nordisk A / S

  • Aseptic drying for parenterals – spray vs. freeze drying
  • Nanoparticles by freeze drying and spray drying approaches
  • QbD – comparison between spray and freeze drying
  • 12:20 Networking Lunch

    13:30 INDUSTRY INSIGHT - An example solution

    Graham Magill

    Graham Magill, Engineer I, Pharmaceutical Processing and Technology Development, Genentech, Inc.

  • Discuss the application of Praxair ControLyo controlled ice nucleation technology to optimize the lyophilization of a low glass transition temperature (Tg’), high fill volume product
  • Assessing the impact of processing parameters such as ice nucleation temperature and post-nucleation cooling ramp rate on cake microstructure will be discussed
  • 14:10 Case Study: The role of physical chemistry in freeze-drying from product characteristics to process performance

    Tudor Arvinte

    Tudor Arvinte, Professor University of Geneva, Chairman & CEO, Therapeomic Inc., University Of Geneva

    14:50 Afternoon Tea

    15:20 Concentrated solid dosage formulations of therapeutic biologics

    Barry D Moore

    Barry D Moore, CSO, Xstalbio Ltd

    16:00 Concentrated dosage formulations effecting biologics and solid therapeutics

    Jamie Tsung

    Jamie Tsung, Principal Scientist, Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc

  • A perspective on the scale of the challenge faced and the methods to be reviewed as a solution
  • Is reconstitution using centrifugation the answer?
  • Ensuring high dosage delivery of proteins
  • 16:40 Chairs Closing Remarks and Close of Day Two

    Andrea  Weiland-Waibel

    Andrea Weiland-Waibel, Managing Director, Explicat Pharma GmbH

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    FEATURED SPEAKERS

    Akhilesh  Bhambhani

    Akhilesh Bhambhani

    Principal Scientist, Novel Adjuvants, Formulations and Delivery Technologies, Merck & Co. Inc.
    Andrea  Weiland-Waibel

    Andrea Weiland-Waibel

    Managing Director, Explicat Pharma GmbH
    Graham Magill

    Graham Magill

    Engineer I, Pharmaceutical Processing and Technology Development, Genentech, Inc.
    James Searles

    James Searles

    Technical Fellow, Global Manufacturing Science and Technology, One 2 One Hospira
    Lindsay Wegiel

    Lindsay Wegiel

    Research Associate III, Baxter Pharmaceutical Solutions, LLC
    Paul Coiteux

    Paul Coiteux

    Director of Technical Sales, SP Scientific
    Reingard Schandl

    Reingard Schandl

    Project Manager, Global Technology Transfer, Baxter BioScience
    Ronald Pate

    Ronald Pate

    Lyophilization Development Scientist, Patheon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Sune Andersen

    Sune Andersen

    Drying Processes and Particle Technology in CMC, Novo Nordisk A / S
    Swapnil Pansare

    Swapnil Pansare

    Associate Scientist - I, Formulation Sciences, MedImmune Inc
    T.N. Thompson

    T.N. Thompson

    President, Millrock Technology, Inc.
    Tudor Arvinte

    Tudor Arvinte

    Professor University of Geneva, Chairman & CEO, Therapeomic Inc., University Of Geneva
    Vikram Sadineni

    Vikram Sadineni

    Senior Research Investigator, BMS

    Akhilesh Bhambhani

    Principal Scientist, Novel Adjuvants, Formulations and Delivery Technologies, Merck & Co. Inc.
    Akhilesh  Bhambhani

    Andrea Weiland-Waibel

    Managing Director, Explicat Pharma GmbH
    Andrea  Weiland-Waibel

    Barry D Moore

    CSO, Xstalbio Ltd
    Barry D Moore

    Graham Magill

    Engineer I, Pharmaceutical Processing and Technology Development, Genentech, Inc.
    Graham Magill

    James Searles

    Technical Fellow, Global Manufacturing Science and Technology, One 2 One Hospira
    James Searles

    Jamie Tsung

    Principal Scientist, Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc
    Jamie Tsung

    Katherine Giacoletti

    Senior Statistician, Arlenda
    Katherine Giacoletti

    Kevin Ward

    Director of R&D , BioPharma Technology
    Kevin Ward

    Lindsay Wegiel

    Research Associate III, Baxter Pharmaceutical Solutions, LLC
    Lindsay Wegiel

    Paul Coiteux

    Director of Technical Sales, SP Scientific
    Paul Coiteux

    Reingard Schandl

    Project Manager, Global Technology Transfer, Baxter BioScience
    Reingard Schandl

    Ronald Pate

    Lyophilization Development Scientist, Patheon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Ronald Pate

    Sune Andersen

    Drying Processes and Particle Technology in CMC, Novo Nordisk A / S
    Sune Andersen

    Swapnil Pansare

    Associate Scientist - I, Formulation Sciences, MedImmune Inc
    Swapnil Pansare

    T.N. Thompson

    President, Millrock Technology, Inc.
    T.N. Thompson

    Tim Paymaster

    President, Ellab Inc
    Tim Paymaster

    Tudor Arvinte

    Professor University of Geneva, Chairman & CEO, Therapeomic Inc., University Of Geneva
    Tudor Arvinte

    Vikram Sadineni

    Senior Research Investigator, BMS
    Vikram Sadineni

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    Workshops

    The application of QbD to Freeze-Drying
    Workshop

    The application of QbD to Freeze-Drying

    Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel
    1st May 2015
    Iselin, USA

    Lyophilisation & Freeze Drying USA: Snap shot of confirmed attendees

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    An interview with industry leaders and Lyophilisation USA sponsor/speaker - Millrock Technology

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    SMi presents it’s global Lyophilisation series for 2015

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    Lyophilisation & Freeze Drying USA: An academic perspective from De Montfort University

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    An interview with Ronald Pate, PDS Scientist & Lyophilization Specialist, Patheon Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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    Sponsors and Exhibitors


    Ellab

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    http://www.ellab.com

    Ellab is an industry leading manufacturer of wireless dataloggers and wired thermocouple validation systems used in the pharmaceutical industry. Outside of temperature sensors Ellab offers vacuum, pressure, CO2, and RH sensors. Specifically, for the lyophilization process, Ellab specializes in analyzing shelf and product temperatures within a full lyophilization cycle.


    EnWave Corporation

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    http://www.enwave.net

    EnWave Corporation offers a technology alternative to lyophilization. Radiant Energy Vacuum (REV) technology uses microwave energy under vacuum to homogeneously remove moisture from biopharmaceuticals at lyophilization temperatures and pressures. REV is proven to reduce cycle times dramatically and yield equivalent results to lyophilization, but with significantly less associated capital and operating costs.


    Lyophilization Technology, Inc

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    http://www.lyotechnology.com

    Lyophilization Technology, Inc. is a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization. The company conducts applied research, provides comprehensive scientific services and technical support ranging from developing new freeze dried products and processes, streamlining operations to improving compliance, and manufactures clinical supplies for freeze dried pharmaceuticals, biologics, diagnostics, biopharmaceuticals and fine chemicals.


    MILLROCK TECHNOLOGY

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    http://www.millrocktech.com

    Millrock Technology is a leader in the innovation, design and manufacturing of freeze drying / lyophilization solutions. Since the 1950s, the Millrock team has been solely focused on advancing the science of freeze drying / lyophilization for the pharmaceutical, biotech and related industries, working in partnership with our customers to innovate products that deliver performance and optimize their processes.


    One 2 One

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    One 2 One™ is a global leader in sterile injectables contract manufacturing. We carefully guide your medicine from development through launch, harnessing 25+ years of expertise in biopharmaceutical fill and finish. Organizational strengths include in-depth experience with complex biologics and a lyophilization center of excellence.


    SP Scientific

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    http://www.SPScientific.com

    SP Scientific, leaders in freeze drying innovation, invites you to speak with a representative to learn more about how ControLyo™ Technology, available for pilot to production scale lyophilizers, has improved the freeze-drying industry. Ask about retrofitting your existing unit with ControLyo™ Technology.


    Tempris

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    iQ-mobil is the developer and manufacturer of the wireless and battery-free temperature measurement system Tempris. Tempris is used for real-time product temperature monitoring and controlling during lyophilization in order to optimize processes and make pharmaceutical production more cost-efficient. Tempris is a PAT-tool and available for all types of freeze dryers according to cGMP guidelines.

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    WHAT IS CPD?

    CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development’. It is essentially a philosophy, which maintains that in order to be effective, learning should be organised and structured. The most common definition is:

    ‘A commitment to structured skills and knowledge enhancement for Personal or Professional competence’

    CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

    Undertaken over a period of time, CPD ensures that educational qualifications do not become obsolete, and allows for best practice and professional standards to be upheld.

    CPD can be undertaken through a variety of learning activities including instructor led training courses, seminars and conferences, e:learning modules or structured reading.

    CPD AND PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTES

    There are approximately 470 institutes in the UK across all industry sectors, with a collective membership of circa 4 million professionals, and they all expect their members to undertake CPD.

    For some institutes undertaking CPD is mandatory e.g. accountancy and law, and linked to a licence to practice, for others it’s obligatory. By ensuring that their members undertake CPD, the professional bodies seek to ensure that professional standards, legislative awareness and ethical practices are maintained.

    CPD Schemes often run over the period of a year and the institutes generally provide online tools for their members to record and reflect on their CPD activities.

    TYPICAL CPD SCHEMES AND RECORDING OF CPD (CPD points and hours)

    Professional bodies and Institutes CPD schemes are either structured as ‘Input’ or ‘Output’ based.

    ‘Input’ based schemes list a precise number of CPD hours that individuals must achieve within a given time period. These schemes can also use different ‘currencies’ such as points, merits, units or credits, where an individual must accumulate the number required. These currencies are usually based on time i.e. 1 CPD point = 1 hour of learning.

    ‘Output’ based schemes are learner centred. They require individuals to set learning goals that align to professional competencies, or personal development objectives. These schemes also list different ways to achieve the learning goals e.g. training courses, seminars or e:learning, which enables an individual to complete their CPD through their preferred mode of learning.

    The majority of Input and Output based schemes actively encourage individuals to seek appropriate CPD activities independently.

    As a formal provider of CPD certified activities, SMI Group can provide an indication of the learning benefit gained and the typical completion. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the delegate to evaluate their learning, and record it correctly in line with their professional body’s or employers requirements.

    GLOBAL CPD

    Increasingly, international and emerging markets are ‘professionalising’ their workforces and looking to the UK to benchmark educational standards. The undertaking of CPD is now increasingly expected of any individual employed within today’s global marketplace.

    CPD Certificates

    We can provide a certificate for all our accredited events. To request a CPD certificate for a conference , workshop, master classes you have attended please email events@smi-online.co.uk

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