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West showcases scientific insights, solutions for drug packaging, delivery

14 December 2018 | News

During the tradeshow, West highlighted its Integrated Solutions Program, which provides drug manufacturers with a comprehensive approach to injectable drug containment and delivery system development.

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced the successful conclusion to a week of knowledge-sharing at CPhI India / P-MEC India. 

Taking place in Delhi, the co-located CPhI India and P-MEC India tradeshows are the largest and most comprehensive pharmaceutical industry events in South Asia. During the meeting, West shared scientific insights and best practices in drug containment and delivery and showcased its Integrated Solutions Program. 

“At West, our top priority is delivering quality products that meet the exact product specifications customers and regulators require and expect,” said Alagu Subramaniam, Managing Director, India, at West. “We have a well-established presence in India and work by the side of generics, biologics and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Asia Pacific region and around the world, helping them respond to evolving market demand while meeting increasing quality standards. At CPhI India / P-MEC India we are proud to share our insights into bringing safe, effective drug products to patients quickly and efficiently.” 

During the tradeshow, West highlighted its Integrated Solutions Program, which provides drug manufacturers with a comprehensive approach to injectable drug containment and delivery system development. 

The program combines West’s suite of drug packaging and delivery products with its proven expert testing and support services to Simplify the Journey™ from molecule to patient by reducing development and supply risk, accelerating the path to market, minimizing total cost of ownership and improving the patient experience. 

West also highlighted the following technologies during CPhI India / P-MEC India:

  • AccelTRA™ component program—By offering market-leading delivery times and a single next-generation formulation for stoppers, the AccelTRA program can help generics manufacturers meet increasing quality standards, ensure fast response to market volatility and bring drug products to market quickly.
  • SelfDose™ patient-controlled injector—An award-winning, off-the-shelf delivery system that is ergonomically designed for optimal patient administration. Extensive human factors studies have been performed with the SelfDose injector, confirming the intuitive design, supporting ease of use, patient safety and acceptance and potentially minimizing the need for validation, which can be costly and can affect speed to market.
  • NovaGuard® SA Pro safety system—An innovative safety system that helps protect healthcare workers and patients from accidental needle stick injury. The NovaGuard SA Pro system can be deployed using a single-handed technique and was designed to prevent pre-activation during handling. 

Additionally, West showcased insights from the Knowledge Centre in its booth at CPhI India / P-MEC India. The West Knowledge Centre provides scientific insight and detailed technical information on key areas of expertise, including technical reports, bulletins and science posters from West’s cross-functional team of scientists, engineers and technical experts, as well as respected industry organizations. It has quickly become a go-to destination for research and development professionals, scientists and other pharmaceutical professionals in India and across the globe seeking data and information on the science behind many of the industry’s top concerns regarding containment and delivery of injectable medicines.

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