An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Packaging

  • 27-29 Sep 2023
  • The Rembrandt Hotel, London, United Kingdom


An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Packaging is a conference focused on what is required for the packaging of pharmaceuticals.

An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Packaging covers topics such as:

  • Regulatory and GMP requirements
    • Common Technical Document
    • Key packaging data for the MA/ Dossier
    • Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)
  • New Product Development (NPD) and role of packaging
    • Packaging in the pharmaceutical NPD process
    • Definition of packaging in a pharmaceutical context
    • Key product requirements and characteristics
    • Main packaging formats and materials - Quick overview
    • Shelf life
    • Consumer
    • Marketing expectations
    • Regulatory considerations
  • Key properties of various packaging materials/systems
    • Secondary packaging:
    • Primary packaging:
    • Main barriers and benefits of various packaging materials Key drivers for the pack performance
    • Tertiary /Trade/ Transit Packaging:
    • Specifications
    • Supply chain implications on the packs
    • Considerations of risk
    • Environment
  • Pack testing and evaluation
    • Extractables and leachables
    • Proving compatibility and ICH testing
    • Extraction, migration and sorption studies
  • Some special requirements for packaging
    • CE Marking Requirements
    • Medical devices - Briefly: Categories
    • Tamper-Evidence
    • Child Resistant Closures
    • Readability
    • Braille
    • Barcoding
    • Patient compliance
    • Emerging requirements (e.g. 2D Data Matrix barcodes and serialisation)
    • Security and combating counterfeiting
  • Artwork generation and control
    • Wording
    • Establishing processes suitable to your business needs:
    • Creation
    • Templates
    • Version control and authorisation
    • Workflow
  • Emerging pharmaceutical legislation
    • Falsified Medicines Directive
    • DQSA - Drug Quality and Security Act
    • Other markets
  • Trade/supply chain requirements
    • Understanding trade requirements - e.g. Barcodes, Tamper Evidence etc
    • Understanding the various markets and their particular requirements

An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Packaging brings together:

  • Artwork producers
  • Account managers
  • Business developers
  • Auditors
  • Logistics personnel
  • Clinical trial suppliers
  • Project managers
  • Packaging design/Labelling personnel
  • Quality assurance and control personnel
  • Purchasers
  • Suppliers to the industry
  • Regulatory personnel
  • Technical writers

An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Packaging will be held in London on 27-29 September 2023.


  • The Rembrandt Hotel , 11 Thurloe Place, London, United Kingdom

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Event Categories

Business: Quality assurance
Government & Global Issues: Law & Regulations
Health & Medicine: Pharma
Industry: Packaging
Science: Health sciences, Life Sciences & Biology

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