News and Updates


Can You Inject Without the Needle?

25/01/2018 Articles
by Daphne Allen - Medical Device Business A Pharmapack 2018 speaker explains a new needle-free approach that could suit biologics and support digital health. Patients aren’t typically thrilled by the...
GTE engineering

What is 'Smart Customization'? - by GTE engineering

15/12/2017 Exhibitor News
Terms such as ETO, CTO and Smart Customization are used frequently in machine construction. What do they mean? We believe everyone working in machine building should know the development described by...

Trends in OTC pharma packaging

12/12/2017 Articles
While physically over-the-counter (OTC) medicine packaging may mirror the prescription drug market, with continued strong demand for plastic primary pharmaceutical and blister packs, the underlying...


29/11/2017 Articles
An overview of 20 years of Pharmapack awards Dr Pascale Gauthier , Pharmacist PhD, UMR MEDIS 454, Faculty of Pharmacy, Auvergne University - 63000 Clermont-Ferrand – France. Extract from presentation...

The future is now – Pharmapack Europe 2018 to showcase evolution and revolution in packaging and drug delivery

10/11/2017 Press Releases
Paris, 31 October 2017 : Pharmapack Europe 2018 (#pharmapackeu) today announced the comprehensive event programme for Europe’s dedicated pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery conference and...
Rolf Abelmann

Interview with Dr. Rolf Abelmann, Managing director of IVM (Institut VerpackungsMarktforschung GmbH)

31/10/2017 Interviews
For what kind of drugs are CRP features important? Child-resistant packages should be used when the packaged pharmaceutical product contains a potential harmful dose for small children. By this...
Children packaging

Making pharma packaging work better for children and the elderly

31/10/2017 Articles
Modern pharmaceutical packaging needs to prevent children from accidentally ingesting medicines, but without becoming too difficult for the elderly to use. We review some current trends in child-...
Biologics article

The challenge of packaging biologics

26/09/2017 Articles
Biologics are a huge growth area and promise many groundbreaking new treatments in the future. But their radical difference from traditional drugs raises some unique challenges in terms of packaging...
Patient adherence

New horizons in patient adherence

09/08/2017 Articles
With medication errors and suboptimal use costing billions of dollars every year, it’s no wonder that multiple sectors of the pharmaceutical world are exploring new ways to improve patient adherence...
Pharmapack Europe 2018

Serialisation improves public health

03/07/2017 Articles
All pharmaceutical companies selling drugs in the US must be partially compliant with the FDA serialisation regulations since January 2015. And since the beginning of 2017 all drugs sold in the EU...
Pharmapack Start-up Hub in February 2017

Pharmapack Europe 2018 to Spotlight New Innovations and the Young Innovators who are Shaping the Industry

30/06/2017 Press Releases
Paris, 29 June 2017 : Pharmapack Europe 2018 (#pharmapackeu), Europe’s dedicated pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery conference and exhibition, organised by UBM EMEA, is taking place on 7–8...
Start-up Hub exhibitor Saralon at Pharmapack 2017

Pharmapack Europe 2017 highlights new developments in pharma packaging and drug delivery

16/02/2017 Press Releases
Trends include ‘human factor’ principles, with ‘individualised packaging and serialisation’ as the integral solutions of the future Paris, 15th February 2017 : Pharmapack Europe – organised by UBM...