3D Medicine Printing 2017

The 3D Medicine & Pharmaceutics Printing Conference took place on February 01, 2017, at MECC Maastricht in The Netherlands.

The conference was part of a two-day event that included three other conferences and a dedicated exhibition. The conferences brought together over 230 attendees, who gathered to discuss the most disruptive applications of 3D printing in the medical world, and latest developments and applications in the field. They were not purely academic conferences, but innovative events bringing together brilliant minds and discoveries.

At the 3D Medicine & Pharmaceutics Printing Conference, speakers from TEVA ratiopharm, FabRx, Åbo Akademi University, Dewallens & Partners Law Firm, University of Hertfordshire, University of Sheffield, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, University of Central Lancashire, University of Copenhagen talked about the topics in focus.

The titles of the presentations included: Designing compartmental pharmaceutical products based on 3D printing; Emergence of 3D printed dosage forms: A focus on FDM 3D printing; From small scale to large scale – Pharma-grade filament manufacturing and thermal analysis of the printing process; Reactive Inkjet Printed 3D silk microrockets for micro-stirring, cargo transport and drug delivery applications; Potential of 3D printed medicines for paediatric and geriatric use; Legal Issues around 3D Printed Drugs; Fibrous scaffolds as carrier matrices for printed drug delivery systems; 3D Printing of medicines, current and future challenges.

Find more about the 2017 program.
Below you can find the program of the 3D Medicine & Pharmaceutical Printing Conference, which took place on February 01, 2017, at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands.

8:45 9:30 Welcome and Registration
Moderator, Jean Paul Eekhout, Jakajima
9:30 10:00 Jukka Rantanen Jukka Rantanen, Professor, PhD, Department of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen (Denmark), on “Designing compartmental pharmaceutical products based on 3D printing”, More information
10:00 10:30 Mohamed Albed Alhnan Dr Mohamed Albed Alhnan, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire (United Kingdom), on “Emergence of 3D printed dosage forms: A focus on FDM 3D printing”, More information
10:30 11:00 Break
11:00 11:30 Julian Quodbach Julian Quodbach, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, on “From small scale to large scale – Pharma-grade filament manufacturing and thermal analysis of the printing process”, More information
11:30 12:00 David A Gregory David Alexander Gregory, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Sheffield (United Kingdom), on “Reactive Inkjet Printed 3D silk microrockets for micro-stirring, cargo transport and drug delivery applications”, More information
12:00 12:30 Mirja Palo Mirja Palo, PhD Researcher, University teacher, Pharmaceutical Sciences Laboratory, Åbo Akademi University (Finland), on “Fibrous scaffolds as carrier matrices for printed drug delivery systems”, More information
12:30 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 14:30 An Vijverman An Vijverman, Lawyer – Partner, Dewallens & Partners Law Firm, on “Legal Issues around 3D Printed Drugs”, More information
14:30 15:00 Steve Rommel Steve Rommel, Senior Manager Generative & Advanced Processes, TEVA ratiopharm, More information
15:00 15:30 Break
15:30 16:00 Alvaro Goyanes 3D Medicine Printing Conference Dr. Alvaro Goyanes, Director of Development, FabRx Ltd (United Kingdom), on “3D Printing of medicines, current and future challenges”, More information
16:00 16:30 Dr Fang Liu Dr. Fang Liu, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, University of Hertfordshire, on “Potential of 3D printed medicines for paediatric and geriatric use”, More information
16:30 18:00 End of Conference and drinks

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