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Pre-Filled Syringes and Injectable Drug Devices 2020

Assessing the regulatory environment and future of PFS design and development

SMi are pleased to present the 12th Annual Pre-Filled Syringes and Injectable Drug Devices conference in London on 15th and 16th January 2020.

As Europe’s leading Pre-Filled Syringes conference, the 2020 event will assess innovations in device engineering and components, enhancement of human factors, and optimizing packaging and containment.

With the rapid expansion of the PFS market, the regulatory environment is more importance than ever. This year’s programme will look at the EU MDR, Article 117 as well as insights into the MDR post-market surveillance requirements; providing a holistic review of the Pre-Filled Syringes industry.

This two-day agenda offers you peer-to-peer networking with Global Product Managers, Senior Pre-Filled Syringes Engineers, Device Testing Managers, Heads of Late-Stage Pre-Filled Syringes Development, Head of Medical Affairs, Senior Director – Combination Products & Medical Devices, Global Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance Manager Combination Products ,Senior Pharmaceutical Assessor and many more.


  • Learn about the technological innovations that are revolutionizing the injectable drug delivery space through novel device design
  • Debate how can we prepare for the regulatory impact of Brexit and the EU MDR on devices
  • Hear industry experts uncovering the latest advancements optimizing drug biologics to improve PFS delivery
  • Assess industry case studies exploring how to overcome challenges of extractables and leachables

View the full agenda and speaker line-up online:

Plus, pre-conference workshop day will be taking place on 14th January in London:

Workshop A: A Roadmap to Regulation Quality Management Systems and Technical Standards

Workshop B: Testing Requirements of Pre-Filled Syringes led by Horst Koller, CEO, HK Packaging Consulting GmbH

Workshop C: Extractables and Leachables: Considerations for PFS Platforms



Registrations can be made on the event website at:

Chairs for 2020:

•             James Mellman, Device Manager, Novartis

•             Anil Busimi, Strategy and Innovation Global Product Manager, SCHOTT

Featured speakers:

  • Abha Raveau-Violette, Device Manager, AstraZeneca
  • Amanda Matthews, Senior Director, Pfizer
  • Anil-Kumar Busimi, Strategy and Innovation, Senior Global Product Manager, SCHOTT
  • Benjamin Werner, Scientist, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
  • Cedric Gysel, Healthcare Solutions Manager, Johnson & Johnson
  • Cinzia Rotella, Senior Materials Scientist, Sanofi
  • Clemens Guenther, Director Nonclinical Safety Consumer Care, Bayer
  • Colin Roscoe, Principal Human Factors Scientist, Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Hiroki Hasegawa, Researcher, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc
  • James Mellman, Device Manager, Novartis A G
  • Kewei Yang, Pharmaceutical Scientist, Roche
  • Khaudeja Bano, Head of Medical Devices, Abbott Molecular Inc
  • Marion Westwood, Pharmaceutical Assessor, Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
  • Matthew Nicolas, Investigator, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Nicolas Eon, Senior Global Product Manager, SCHOTT
  • Olaf Lebau, Design Engineer for Medical Devices and Combination Products, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH
  • Raphael Nudelman, Director of Chemical and Computational Toxicology, Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Remy Vomscheid, Director, Devices Development & Technologies, IPSEN Pharmsciences
  • Torsten Kneuss, Quality Assurance Manager Combination Products, Bayer Pharma


Additional Contact Info:

T: +44 (0)20 7827 6088

E: hsidhu@

Follow us:  @SMiPharm #PFSSMi


15 Jan 2020 @ 08:30 am

16 Jan 2020 @ 05:30 pm

Duration: 1 days, 9 hours


Copthorne Tara Hotel

1 Scarsdale Place


United Kingdom

Organised by

SMi Group Ltd.

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