Conference | Session 1: Patient Adherence, Challenges in Usability & Regulatory Update

Chair: Dr Pascale Gauthier, Pharmacist, Charge of Courses, Biopharmaceutical Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Auvergne University

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Welcome Coffee
08:30 - 09:00
Patient-centric Pharmaceutical Packaging Design – Challenges and Opportunities
09:00 - 09:30
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Design Sciences
Lund University

• Challenges of aging and the medicalization of society
• What is Inclusive Design and how it relates to pharma packaging
• What previous research says about the use of pharma packaging by patients
• How the pharma industry perceives the challenges to design and innovate in packaging
• Opportunities to address the current challenges in pharma packaging

The Real Value of Connected Devices
09:30 - 10:00
Global Head of Medical Device Business Solution

• Technology and the industry challenge
• The value for stakeholders
• The go-to market
• How success looks

To Connect, or not to Connect? That is the question – when should a medical device go connected?
10:00 - 10:30
Senior Consultant
Team Consulting

• What steps to consider when going connected OR not
• Breaking down the problem by defining categories of needs for each Stakeholder
• Do you really need a connected device and if so which type?
• Matching solutions to needs to enhance the drug delivery process
• Is it possible to try it out - taking a punt?
• The human factor - just because you make it connected doesn't mean people will use it.

The Future of Smart Pharmaceutical Packaging and Smart Medical Devices
10:30 - 11:00
Strategic Marketing,

• Overview of the drivers for innovation in smart packaging and connected medical devices
• Current products and processes in the pharma supply chain, current environmental monitoring, packaging etc
• Identification of market failures/opportunities for improvement
• Thought leadership on smart packaging and connected medical devices, how this will provide new solutions and improved outcomes for pharma, the pharma supply chain and patients

Leveraging Performative Research to Inform Lifecycle Management of Combination Products for Pediatric Hemophilia
11:00 - 11:30
Lead Clinical Analyst
Director of Marketing
Terumo Pharmaceutical Solutions

• Challenges of managing drug delivery (use steps) from patient and caregiver perspective
• How to identify opportunities to reduce complexity in managing the disease state
• Real world videos documenting patient and caregiver experiences managing treatments for pediatric haemophilia

Market Dynamics for Animal Health Sector: Perspectives of Developments in Packaging & Drug Delivery Systems, Challenges and Opportunities
11:30 - 12:00
Deputy Qualified Person
Corporate R&D manager for packaging development
Panel Discussion: Practical implications of Brexit for Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies
12:00 - 13:00
Panel Discussion
Senior Regulatory Adviser
Medtech Europe
Hogan Lovells
Hogan Lovells International LLP
Deputy Secretary General

Sponsored by:

• Status of Brexit discussions
• Implications for medical device and pharmaceutical companies
• Implications for patients and healthcare professionals
• Practical steps and recommendations