What’s on Tap for 2017
By Mike Botta, Contributing Editor, Pharmaceutical Processing
The pharmaceutical community is once again gathering this month at New York’s Javits Center for the start of INTERPHEX, the annual tradeshow focused on pharmaceutical,
biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device
development and manufacturing.
Expected to attract more than 10,000 participants
from at least 48 states and 52 countries, the March
21-23 event is bringing together pharmaceutical
leaders from around the world to share insights,
network with representatives from all sectors of
the industry, and visit the more than 600 suppliers
exhibiting the latest technology and services available
to the market.
Pharmaceutical professionals in attendance will
include representatives from general management,
facilities operations, project management, research
development and formulation, the engineering
community, business development, plant management,
quality control, product manufacturing, facilities
design, process development, regulatory affairs, and
continuous quality verification.
Among the exhibitors on hand this year will be
Bosch Packaging Technology, Quadro Engineering
Corp., Fitzpatrick Company, ITT Corp., Marchesini
Group USA, MG America Inc., SKAN USA Inc.,
Pfizer CentreOne, NJM Packaging, Watson-Marlow
Fluid Technology Group, Whitehouse Analytical
Labs, ACG North America-Solid Dosage Machinery
& Consumables, Fette Compacting America,
PendoTech, and Pall Life Sciences.
In addition, according to the show’s organizers,
more than 95 new exhibitors are signed up for 2017.
Live Q&A and Technical Sessions
INTERPHEX Live, a series of interactive Q&A
panels produced by Pharmaceutical Processing
in conjunction with INTERPHEX, will feature a
number of sessions with pharmaceutical experts
who discuss the most significant and challenging
developments facing the pharmaceutical community
today. Each of the panels are hosted by a moderator.
Key topics on the 2017 INTERPHEX Live schedule
• Single-use technology
• The Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)
• Supply chain concerns
• Continuous manufacturing
• Flexible manufacturing
• The changing regulatory landscape
• Quality systems
• cGMP Clean Space
• Pre-filled syringes
• Continuous bioprocessing
• Medical devices
Held near the registration area at the Crystal
Palace inside the Javits Center, INTERPHEX Live
will be broadcast throughout the show floor each
day and shared on the respective social media pages
and websites of Pharmaceutical Processing and
INTERPHEX following the conclusion of the show.
Technical Education Sessions
In addition to INTERPHEX Live, a robust technical
education series featuring more than 50 sessions
will be held during the three-day event at Javits.