Innovative solutions to the greatest challenges in pharmaceutical development

21 - 23 March 2022

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2021 Global Drug Delivery & Formulation Summit!

The 2021 Summit covered both small molecules and biologicsnew technologies, concepts and case studies in areas such as:

  • Formulation design for poorly soluble compounds
  • The potential of nanotechnology for better deliverability
  • The latest controlled released technologies
  • Improving patient compliance by harnessing data and the latest smart device technology
  • Optimising formulations for continuous manufacturing
  • Overcoming the blood brain barrier and challenges in oral delivery of biologics
  • Reformulation and biosimilars

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2021 Speakers

Lena Mareczek (1)


PhD candidate

Gonçalo Rebelo de Andrade


Chief of Business Operations

Chairperson Room 1, Day 2

Andrea Benassi


CMC – Chemistry Manufacturing & Controls, Drug Product manufacturing & Innovation, New Technology & Innovation Scientist

Jian Bao

ZY Therapeutics


Dr. Fatima Bennai-Sanfourche


Director Medical device Safety, Medical Device Safety Officer

Elijahu Berkovich

Clexio Biosciences

Head of Emerging Science and Innovation

Beate Bittner


Product Optimization Franchise Leader

Jace Blackburn


Smart Device Engineer

Jeffrey T. Blue


Executive Director, Vaccine Drug Product Development PR&D

Erwan Bourles


Senior Manager, Head of Drying and Related Modelling Technologies Drug Product development Unit

Dr. Stefan Bracht


Vice President Head of Disruptive Technologies

Klaus Brandenburg

Forschungszentrum Borstel

CSO of Brandenburg Antiinfektiva,

Olivier Brass


Senior scientist, lead of research unit, research department

Sebastian Braun

LTS LOHMANN Therapie-Systeme AG

Director - Head of Formulation Development and Head of Manufacturing for Innovative Injection Systems

David Brayden

University College Dublin

Full Professor (Advanced Drug Delivery)

Chairperson Room 3

Scott Brown


Executive Director Device Development

Camilla Foged

University of Copenhagen

Professor Vaccine Design and Delivery Group

Twinkle Christian


Process Development Scientist, Drug Product Technologies Group

David Cipolla

Insmed Inc.

Vice President of Research

Matthew Clemente

Novo Nordisk

Corporate Vice President Delivery Systems Engineering

Bernardo Cordovez

Halo Labs

Chief Science Officer and Founder

Andrea Cusack


Chief Executive Officer

Frederic Dargelas


Director, Head of Business Development and Alliance Management

Ranjit Dhenge


Investigator R&D

Ryan F. Donnelly

Queen's University Belfast

Chair in Pharmaceutical Technology

Sachin Dubey

Ichnos Sciences SA

Senior Associate Director, Drug product and Analytical Development

Alina Dumitru

Imperial College London

PhD Researcher

Gabriele Sadowski

TU Dortmund

Professor for Thermodynamics

Sudhakar Garad

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Global Head of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Profiling

Patrick Garidel

Boehringer Ingelheim

Head of Process, Purification and Pharma Development

Chairperson Room 2

Rob Gelissen

W. L. Gore & Associates – PharmBIO Division

Business Development for Drug Delivery and Packaging

David Grant

Enesi Pharma

Head of Device Development

Mark Guarraia

Novo Nordisk

Vice President, Design and User Experience

Heinrich Haas


Vice President, Formulation

James Hance

Oval Medical Technologies Ltd

Senior Device Development Engineer

Robert Hennig


Associate Director Drug Delivery & Innovation, Healthcare R&D

João Henriques


Group Leader, R&D Drug Product Development

Korinde van den Heuvel

DFE pharma

Senior Product Developer

David Hipkiss

Enesi Pharma

Chief Executive Officer

Martin Hofsäss


PostDoc Development Pharma Solutions

Shiqi Hong


Senior biopharma scientist

Kristiina M. Huttunen

University of Eastern Finland

Adjunct Professor (Docent) and Finnish Academy Research Fellow

Alba Córdoba Insensé

Nanomol Technologies S.L.

Technology Transfer & BD Director

Lynne A. Isopi


Principal Scientist, Vaccine Drug Product Development

Lynne Isopi



Christian Jones


Chief Commercial Officer

Chairperson Room 1, Day 1

Arul Joseph

Avanir Pharmaceuticals

Senior Director, Pharmaceutical Development and Clinical Supply Chain

Nitin Joshi

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Instructor of Anesthesia, Center for Nanomedicine

Dr. Nazila Kamaly

Imperial College London

Lecturer, Chemistry

Karsten Fluegel


Postdoctoral Researcher | Drug Delivery & Innovation

Naila El Kechai


Formulation and Drug Product Team Leader

Dr Martin Körber

Pensatech Pharma GmbH

Director Research & Development

Satu Lakio


Pharmaceutical Development Director

Dr Garry Laverty

Queen’s University Belfast

Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Jayne Lawrence

NoWCADD, University of Manchester


Philippe Leferve


Head of Global CTS Labs

Claus-Michael Lehr

Helmholtz-Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS)

Head, Dept. of Drug Delivery (DDEL)

Philippe Lienard


Pre-Development Science Leader

Tony Listro

Foster Delivery Science

Vice President, Technology

Rosario LoBrutto


Head of Scientific Affairs

Christian Lotz

Pfanstiehl GmbH

General Manager EMEA

Dr. Christian Lotz

Pfanstiehl GmbH

General Manager EMEA

Dr Fiona MacDougall


Director of Biopharmaceutics

Kenneth J. Mandell


Founder and CEO

Giuseppe Manini


PhD student

Lena Mareczek


PhD candidate

Moein Moghimi

Newcastle University

Professor of Nanomedicine

Fadee Mondalek


Head of internal development

Anne Moore

University College Cork


Anette Müllertz

University of Copenhagen

Professor, Head of Center

Vishal Nashine


Director Pipeline & Product Lifecycle Strategy (PPLS)

Celine Ollier


PK-Biopharm Marketed Compounds

Luis Padrela

University of Limerick

Lecturer SSPC, Bernal Institute

Mafalda Paiva


Group Leader, R&D Analytical Development

Ravi Pamnani

Intact Therapeutics, Inc


Rick Panicucci

QED Therapeutics

Senior Vice President CMC

Luigi Boltri, Ph.D.

Adare Pharma Solutions

Senior. Director Pharmaceutical Sciences, Business Support and New Technologies,

Carolin Riehl


Principal Scientist | Lab Head Drug Delivery & Innovation

Christophe Roberge


Senior Technology Advisor

Dr. Ines Rüstenberg

Sensile Medical, a Gerresheimer company

Director Development

Niklas Sandler


Chief Technology Officer

Chairperson Room 1, Day 3

Dr Ana L Gomes dos Santos


Principal Scientist

Luis Santos


Drug Delivery Leader, Biopharmaceutical Development, Cell and Gene Therapies, Innovation

Stefan Schneid


Laboratory Head Formulation Development Parenterals

John C. Shelley



Dr. Johanna Simon


Scientific Expert Analytical and Preparative Liquid Chromatography

Sarah Stevens

Quotient Sciences

Vice President, Drug Development Sciences

Aaron Stewart


Associate Principal Scientist

Juliet Symonds



Emilie Tabare


PhD student

Dr. Timo Taghizadeh

tesa Labtec GmbH

Head of Business Development & Marketing

Stephen Tindal


Director of Science & Technology

Vivek Trivedi

University of Kent

Lecturer in Drug Delivery, Medway School of Pharmacy

Ijeoma F. Uchegbu

University College London

Chair in Pharmaceutical Nanoscience

Alex Vasiev

Oval Medical Technologies

Manager of Device Development

Bharathi Vellalore


Scientist, Drug Product Development Discovery, Product Development and Supply

Murty Vyakarnam

Oculinea Inc

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

Kerstin Walke

Boehringer Ingelheim

Head of Pharmaceutical Development Biologicals

Shogo Warashina

SE Tylose GmbH & Co.KG

Technical Sales Manager

Daryl Williams

Imperial College

Professor of Particle Science

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