Your participation in ExciPerience gives you three main opportunities:
You have a lot of possibilities for interaction – with people of the pharma excipients community from all over the world
You expand and broaden your pharmaceutical excipients knowledge and get a chance to meet new suppliers and customers
You get to know innovative product solutions for various formulation challenges and new technical possibilities
Meet new interesting people, your friends and acquaintances you missed meeting personally during the last year!
These were the speakers 2021
Sandra Klein is currently professor of biopharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology. Prof. Klein is a board member of APV, an EuPFI associate and a member of AAPS, CRS, DPhG. Moreover, she is a member of the editorial board of several scientific journals.
Her current research is focused on developing predictive dissolution methods and dosage forms for special patient groups, particularly the paediatric and geriatric population.
David R. Schoneker is currently an independent consultant and the President and Owner of Black Diamond Regulatory Consulting, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in providing regulatory and quality consulting for the pharmaceutical, dietary supplement, food and related industries.
With over 42 years of experience working in these areas, he has developed strong networks with regulatory agencies and pharmacopeias around the world.
Jennifer Cain Birkmose is Vice President, Global Head of Patient Access and Community Engagement of sobi – Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ). Moreover, she is Member of the Board of Directors at Medicines for Malaria Venture.
Her professional experience and personal motivations are driven by an interest in advancing the health of populations globally. She sees the advancement of public health and improving the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of health care systems as intertwined.
Bahijja Raimi-Abraham is a pharmacist, Lecturer in Pharmaceutics at King’s College London, Founder and Academic Lead of King’s College London Fight the Fakes. She leads her research group “The Raimi-Abraham Group” and is a board member for the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APS).
Her research to date has been in pharmaceutical materials and innovative manufacture. More recently she has focused her research efforts within the therapeutic and drug development aspects of malaria.
Alvaro Goyanes is the Development Director and lead project researcher at FabRx. Moreover, he is lecturer at USC and UCL and a highly cited researcher by Clarivate Web of Science for the 2nd year in a row!
Alvaro holds a PhD in pharmaceutical technology and was one of the first researchers assessing opportunities of 3D printing using Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) to manufacture oral dosage forms and medical devices.
Chris Moreton is Vice President of FinnBrit Consulting and currently a member of the Excipient Monographs 2 Expert committee of the United States’ Pharmacopeia and also on the Board of the IPEC Foundation.
He has more than 30 years experience in the development of new drug candidates and generic drugs, in many therapeutic areas, using different dosage forms and routes of administration. But also in QA/QC and Technical Support in excipients and drug delivery.
Hans Platteeuw started in 2005 Avivia BV, an independent company specialized in pharmaceutical product development with a specific expertise in the development and intellectual property protection of specialty generics products and in guiding the initial finished product development from phase I all the way up to phase III and commercial production.
His specialty is translating lead compounds into pharmaceutical products that can be made cost effectively and put on a shelf in a pharmacy.
Allison Labriola is a Senior Technical Sales Representative for JRS, specializing in Vivacoat. She supports film coatings from a sales and technical perspective throughout North America.
Allison has an extensive background in pharmaceutical coating and tablet formulation thanks to over 15 years of experience working in sales, technical, and manufacturing roles.
Raphael Janousek works as a project manager at BIOGRUND GmbH. In his role as a project manager he is part of the global sales team and responsible for the DACH and Scandinavian market.
He holds a master’s degree in Bio- and Pharmaceutical Analysis and a Dr. in Chemistry. With his strong scientific background he consults pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies in customized film coating, tableting and coloring formulation.
Ajaz Hussain is the President of The National Institute for Pharmaecuetical Technology & Education. His background includes decades of experience in industry, US FDA, and in academic research and teaching to include a number of high-level corporate leadership positions.
His career at US FDA spanned 10 years, where he served as the Deputy Director of the Office of Pharmaceutical Science (OPS) in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and a “peer reviewed” Senior Biomedical Research position in the US Government Service.
Dario Dornbierer studied pharmaceutical sciences at the ETH Zurich and holds a PhD in the field of sleep pharmacology. During his current bio-entrepreneurial PostDoc position at the University Hospital of Psychiatry in Zurich, he investigates the clinical potential of illicit drugs for the treatment of psychiatric disorders, such as GHB and Ayahuasca.
Moreover, he is continuously driving the research on how to optimize psychiatric drug therapies applying cutting-edge pharmaceutical technologies. Dario acts as Co-founder and CSO of Galventa.
Sascha Fritsche, CFA, has an MA in banking and finance from the University of St. Gallen (HSG). During several years he gathered insights into strategy consulting and banking while working for Helbling Management Consulting, Credit Suisse and Nomura.
In the past eight years, he acted as the CFO in an ETH-spin-off, which he accompanied on the journey from very few to over 200 employees. Sascha acts as Co-founder and CEO of Galventa.
Ana Gutierrez has a pharmaceutical engineering degree from the National Polytechnic Institute and a Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Metropolitan Autonomous University. She gained considerable industrial experience through positions as manufacturing technology scientist at Bristol Myers Squibb in Mexico, where she also held an Assistant Professor position at the Pharmacy School at the Metropolitan Autonomous University.
At Gattefossé Ana is responsible for providing formulation and process development technical support and delivering internal and external training programs for customers and European universities.
Tomas Skrinskas has been at the leading edge of transformative health care technologies including computer assisted surgery, surgical robotics and genetic nanomedicines for over 15 years,
His career began with research and engineering which provided a strong foundation for the business development and operations roles that followed. Tomas founded Ascension Sciences, a R&D laboratory focused on nanoparticle development for cannabinoid products and therapeutics, in January 2019.
With nearly 30 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical and Nutritional industries, Larry currently is the Pharmaceutical / Nutraceutical Sales Manager at BENEO, Inc. in North America.
Larry started his career in the laboratory specializing in the development of aqueous and enteric film coating systems along with direct compression calcium and oyster shell products for solid dosage (tablet) applications at CHR Hansen formerly Crompton & Knowles ITC.
In his near 30 year career; Larry has worked not only for manufacturers of high quality excipients i.e.: Sensient Pharmaceuticals formerly Warner Jenkinson and JM Huber Corporation, he also worked for over 6 years at IMCD US LLC formerly Mutchler, Inc. whom distributed a large portfolio of excipients from manufacturers around the world.
Cross-functional team lead covering aspects of novel product and process development, regulatory strategy, intellectual property, and market assessment.
Member of the innovation teams responsible for development and regulatory entrée of 3D printed products in multiple medical fields. Over twenty years of experience applying 3D printing technology to pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
Familiar with startup to commercial stage corporate environment, ranging from a few people to over 100. Significant interaction with legal counsel across specialties, including FDA law, patent & trademark law, and contract law.
Pavel Abdulkin is the Chief Commercial Officer at Microcaps AG. He has over 10 years experience in development of nano- and microencapsulation techniques to enable controlled release and targeted delivery applications across pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries.
At Microcaps Pavel is responsible for development and implementation of the commercial strategy as well as customer outreach and strategic partnerships.
Dominik Witzigmann is an award-winning investigator working at the forefront of lipid nanoparticle research, the fastest growing RNA delivery technology. Within the NanoMedicines Innovation Network (NMIN), he leads the NanoCore legacy initative to facilitate the development, characterization and formulation of translational nanomedicines.
Dominik obtained his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, and he has a proven track record in nanomedicine technologies enabling tissue and cell specific drug and gene delivery. He serves as a board member of the Gene Delivery and Genome Editing focus group of the Controlled Release Society.
Dr. Tomaž Einfalt is a project leader at the University of Basel. During the last 4 years he has been working on translating exosomal and lipid nanoparticle technologies from bench to bedside.
His work was featured at the Swiss Innovation Challenge and lead to key industry collaborations looking into translation of inventions into clinical products.
Krizia holds a PhD in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from Rutgers University in New Jersey, USA and more than 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Her technical approaches include formulation optimization, continuous manufacturing processes for solid oral dosage products, Process Analytical Technology (PAT) and spectroscopy for real-time measurements of critical quality attributes.
Her work extends to global companies including Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, AstraZeneca and Eli-Lilly. Krizia has published articles and chapters on innovative formulations, new drug delivery methods, process engineering and controls, and the implementation and validation of PAT tools.
Nina Hauschildt is a Principal Scientist in the Formulation & Application Services at Evonik Operations GmbH. In this role she gives technical support to customers in North and Western Europe with a focus on excipients for oral drug delivery.
She holds a bachelor degree in pharmaceutical engineering and a green belt certificate. Based on her long experience in formulating complex oral dosage forms using functional excipients she is a frequently used source for formulation and process challenges in all application areas.
Lise Vandevivere is a pharmacist and currently a PhD researcher at Ghent University. She is a member of the Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology supervised by Prof. Dr. Chris Vervaet.
Her research is focussing on formulation development using the fully continuous ConsiGma-25 production line.
“We see the virtual event ExciPerience as a good chance to meet the right people from our industry. We are looking forward to good networking with visitors, exhibitors and speakers as well as the exchange of industry news and trends. This industry-specific meeting brings together a dedicated audience with a high interest in modern pharmaceutical excipients and knowledge.”
What you can do at ExciPerience?
Interact with interesting people! You will have various possibilities for direct conversation. In addition you can get to know new people in an easy and nice way. Be curious!
We offer classic presentations but also formats as panels and some new formats as well. Be excited!
Get to know innovative product solutions from our industry partners. You can arrange meetings in advance, you can address your specific formulation challenge – You will be helped!
Platinum Partner 2021
BIOGRUND has been the specialist for the homogeneous mixing of excipients and carriers. With locations in Germany, Switzerland, America and Russia, they support the food supplement and pharmaceutical industry in the development, formulation and production of solid oral dosage forms. The tailor-made and ready-to-use special powder mixtures for film coatings, sugar-coatings, colorings and tableting enable optimum results in a short time. Customized film coating systems for fast, enteric and sustained release. Furthermore, premixed tableting excipients like binders, lubricants, retard release compositions and pigment blends deliver new possibilities to improve your production processes.
Easy, fast and reliable!
Gold Partners 2021
galenIQTM from BENEO is a highly functional filler and binder, characterized by its ease of use and applicability to a wide range of solid and liquid dosage forms such as tablets, sachets, lozenges and syrups. It is manufactured under cGMP conditions according to IPEC-PQG requirements for pharmaceutical excipients and complies with the current Ph. Eur., BP, USP-NF and JP monographs for Isomalt.
galenIQTM is known for its outstanding taste properties and makes medicine taste great.
Aprecia is the global leader in commercial-scale 3DP for pharmaceutical manufacturing technology. We’re committed to creating new solutions for unmet healthcare needs by developing pharma-ready innovations and complementary technology platforms that enable patient-centric products and help take medicine to its fullest potential.
The future of pharmaceutical manufacturing is happening here.
Gattefossé is a leading provider of lipid excipients and formulation solutions to healthcare industries worldwide. We are committed to delivering high quality excipients, technical support and inspiring your formulations. With an in-depth knowledge of lipid excipient physicochemical and functional properties, we are your reliable partner for drug development.
We develop, produce and market first-class products and services of a consistently high quality.
At BASF, we are using our expertise in polymer chemistry to ensure successful formulation of pharmaceutical medicines, by providing excipients of outstanding quality and performance. From drug discovery, into development, through clinical trials, to long-term commercial supply, whatever your excipient challenge, we have a specialist to support you every step of the way.
We provide more than products. We provide several platform solutions.
Evonik Health Care partners with the world’s pharmaceutical, medical device and nutraceutical companies to transform complexity into value.
Our core competencies allow us to specialize where you need us most, ensuring access to the right people, products and capabilities to streamline your path to market and improve commercial performance.
Your Competitive Advantage!
Silver Partners 2021