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07-01-2015

Insight into the Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry

On 23 June 2015, the annual MedPharmPlast Europe Conference brought together 60 leaders and experts from the whole European medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging supply chain at the Clariant Innovation Centre in Frankfurt. In three sessions, participants got an expert update on the current most important topics concerning the medical devices and packaging industry on EU level. Each session was followed by a lively panel debate.

Panel debate with (from left) Christian Meusinger from Nemera, Paul Davidson from Sabic, Padraig Nolan from EuPC and Nigel Talboys from Terumo BCT (figure: MedPharmPlast Europe)

After a short welcome by MedPharmPlast Europe President Christian Meusinger from Nemera, Paul Davidson from Sabic opened the first session with an introduction about the association’s regulatory activities. Afterwards, Padraig Nolan from the European Plastics Converters (EuPC) gave an insight into the European institutions and their decision-making processes. Finally, Nigel Talboys from Terumo BCT completed the session with a presentation about the latest developments regarding the EU Medical Devices Legislation.

The focus of the afternoon session lied on the current most relevant topics for the medical devices industry. Georges Favre from LNE gave in his presentation an update on nanomaterials and the current regulatory framework. After a presentation on endocrine disruptors by Oliver Okle from hjs Consulting, Steve Duckworth from Clariant gave participants an insight into extractables and leachables and their risk management. Lise Vanderkelen, Study Director at Toxikon, presented analytical studies for the pharma and medical device industry. The last part of the conference focused on Unannounced Audits. Michael Bothe representing TEAM-NB, Association of European Notified Bodies Medical, explained and discussed with participants the current status, implication, impact and management of unannounced audits.

MedPharmPlast Europe is a sector group of EuPC created in 2014 by and for companies involved in the whole supply chain of plastic medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging in Europe. It assists companies in these industry sectors by keeping them informed about the latest developments in European regulations and their impact on the medical device and pharmaceutical packaging plastics value chain.

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