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4 (More) Critical Considerations For Drug Delivery Device Development
4 (More) Critical Considerations For Drug Delivery Device Development

Today, injection devices are a staple among biologic and other pharmaceutical products. With the exception of oncology products, the majority of biologic products today are launched as some form of combination product, which are stringently regulated by the FDA through 21 CFR Part 4. This article looks at important manufacturing, packaging, and other factors that developers of combination products must consider and why they need to be considered early in the device development program.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • Improving Health Outcomes With Personalized Apps
    Improving Health Outcomes With Personalized Apps

    Advances in sensors, smartphones, communications, and analytics give developers new tools to build creative and powerful applications that promise to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.

Micro-MIM Succeeds At Making Precise Micro Metal Parts

As component sizes for medical devices shrink to micron size, conventional machining may not be the most efficient or consistent method for manufacturing. Learn why Micro-MIM is preferred for components with tight tolerances at high volumes.

Plan For Success With Sustaining Engineering In Medical Device Development And Manufacturing

Sustaining engineering enables the developer to plan ahead, getting the development and design of the device done right the first time, and smoothing the transition to manufacturing. KMC's executive director of engineering, Scott Leon, weighs in on the subject.

How To Uncover The Hidden Value Of Culture In Supplier Selection

The business pain of switching suppliers, both in terms of costs and revalidation time, heightens the importance of making the right decision the first time.

Taking Micromolding To the Next Level

Micromolding requires a high level of intimacy and attention to detail to be successful over the long run, so it’s important to work with micromolder with the capability, scalability, and sustainability to get a product from the design stage all the way to high-quality mass production. 

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SOLUTIONS

SCS Medical Coatings: Vital Performance And Protection For Medical Device Applications SCS Medical Coatings: Vital Performance And Protection For Medical Device Applications

Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) offers a variety medical coatings and technologies to support a range of medical device applications, including elastomeric seals, forming mandrels, pacemaker components, and stents. The biocompatible, biostable SCS Parylene coatings provide excellent moisture, and chemical dielectric barrier protection. These coatings also feature a low coefficient of friction for applications where lubricity is important.

Detergent 8: Low-Foaming Ion-Free Detergent Detergent 8: Low-Foaming Ion-Free Detergent

Detergent 8 is concentrated to save you money, biodegradable, and readily disposable. Its penetrating wetting power saves you time. It’s free rinsing to give you reliable results and no interfering residues.

Glass Micro Bonding Benefits And Applications Glass Micro Bonding Benefits And Applications

SCHOTT Electronic Packaging and Primoceler Oy have joined forces to expand current hermetic packaging portfolios with pioneering glass micro bonding technology. This process enables the manufacture of vacuum-tight, ultra-miniature electronic and optical devices with superior reliability. This bonding method is based on laser technology and can be completed without any heat or added materials.

Pressure Relief Valves (For Plastic) Pressure Relief Valves (For Plastic)

The IMH Pressure Relief Valves for plastic incorporate a simple, press-in design for easy installation. With features including metal to metal seating, the valves provide low leakage, highly repeatable cracking pressure, and compatibility with a wide range of fluids and gases.

Standard Solutions and Containers Standard Solutions and Containers

B. Braun provides an array of parenteral pharmaceutical solutions, including those for use in standard IV, irrigation, nutrition, and anti-infective therapy applications. The EXCEL® and PAB® containers and the DUPLEX Drug Delivery Systems feature biologically inert, PVC-Free and DEHP-Free, non-toxic plastic construction for a safe and accurate method of administering IV medication.

Label and Artwork Management Software: PRISYM 360 Label and Artwork Management Software: PRISYM 360

PRISYM 360 is the ONLY labeling solution dedicated to Medical Device and Life Sciences. PRISYM 360 provides organizations with complete label integrity to meet the strictest compliance requirements for FDA and EU regulations.

By focusing on the data, rather than the label/artwork, PRISYM 360 provides a revolutionary 360° outlook of your master data assets and gives the ability to control and optimize them to create a fully integrated approach across the full label lifecycle.

Due to the information being data driven, it lets you to find out where content sits quickly and easily, allowing you to deal with mass change. This feature has annually saved customers multi- million dollars on global label change, while reducing the risk of the label carrying old data or using the wrong version.

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FEATURED SUPPLIERS

Flexan Flexan

Flexan is dedicated to producing medical-grade silicone components for Class II and Class III medical devices. In fact, custom silicone moldings are the only products we manufacture and health care is the only industry we serve. That singular focus allows us to provide the highly customized components that medical device manufacturers depend upon for patient safety, efficacy and reliability.

Dassault Systemes Americas Dassault Systemes Americas

Dassault Systemes Americas provides a scientific collaborative environment for advanced biological, chemical and materials experiences that help science- and process-driven companies develop better products faster and more cost effectively in regulated and non-regulated environments.

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