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Training courses & Webinars:
Development and technology

Technology and innovation in the medical device industry is constantly changing, from innovation in products, improving existing products to manufacturing processes and modes of practice. Our training courses will provide delegates with essential information and illustrate the opportunities available from the use of medical device software to artificial intelligence and more.

 

An Introduction to the Design and Development of Medical Devices Training Course

An Introduction to the Design and Development of Medical Devices

12-13 Oct 2020 - London
Also on: 14 Oct 2020

A comprehensive introduction to the design and development of medical devices, including device constituent parts of combination products

Presented by David Howlett (bio)

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Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices Training Course

Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices

25-26 Nov 2020 - Online webinar
Also on: 18 May 2021

Key guidance on how to use the ISO 10993 series of standards and successfully apply a risk management approach to the biological evaluation of medical devices.

*Includes:* Interactive workshops and discussion sessions

Presented by Philip Clay (bio)
Janine Ingleby (bio)

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Cyber Security for Medical Devices Training Course

Cyber Security for Medical Devices

5-6 Nov 2020 - Online webinar
Also on: 19 Apr 2021

Presented by Faysal Boukayoua (bio)

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Development of Combination Products: Critical Interactions Training Course

Development of Combination Products: Critical Interactions

17-18 Nov 2020 - Online webinar
Also on: 5 May 2021

Linking the technical requirements of device design and pharmaceutical product development.
Using QbD to deliver drug/device combinations.

Presented by Andrew Willis (bio)

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Drug/Device and Device/Drug Combinations in the EU (European Union) and USA Training Course

Drug/Device and Device/Drug Combinations in the EU and USA

22-23 Sep 2020 - London
Also on: 24 Sep 2020

Practical guidance on borderline Issues and combination products

Presented by Tina Amini (bio)
and 3 more leading experts

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Dry Powder Inhalers Training Course

Dry Powder Inhalers

23-24 Jun 2021 - London

A comprehensive overview of DPIs including market trends, treatments formulation, regulation and device design

*FULLY UPDATED PROGRAMME*

Presented by Mike Holroyd (bio)
David Howlett (bio)
Helen Muirhead (bio)

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Effective Technology Transfer Training Course

Effective Technology Transfer

1-2 Oct 2020 - Online webinar
Also on: 20 Apr 2021

The ‘how to’ of technology transfer across the product lifecycle

Presented by Bruce Davis (bio)

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Human Factors and Usability Engineering in the Development of Drug Delivery Products Training Course

Human Factors and Usability Engineering in the Development of Drug Delivery Products

30 Sep-1 Oct 2020 - Online webinar
Also on: 23 Feb 2021

Applying HF and usability to comply with the MDR.

This two-day workshop has been designed specifically for product developers who want to incorporate human factors testing into their product development, or need to provide the regulators with specific usability data for their device.

Presented by Richard Featherstone (bio)

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Inhaled Drug Delivery Training Course

Inhaled Drug Delivery

3-4 Nov 2020 - London

An essential annual update for inhalation professionals.

Presented by Mike Holroyd (bio)
David Howlett (bio)
Helen Muirhead (bio)

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Injectable Drug Delivery Training Course

Injectable Drug Delivery

10-11 Mar 2021 - London

Advances in technology for pens, auto-injectors, large volume pumps, patch pumps, needle-free, pre-filled syringes and other parenteral methods.

Presented by Patrick Anquetil (bio)
and 6 more leading experts

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Medical Device Software: Complying with the MDR (Medical Device Regulation) & FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Regulations Training Course

Medical Device Software: Complying with the MDR & FDA Regulations

17-19 Nov 2020 - Online webinar
Also on: 24 Nov 2020

An introduction to medical device software regulations and requirements to include the latest EU and FDA guidance and risk management.

Presented by Koen Cobbaert (bio)
Zuzanna Kwade (bio)

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Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) Technology Training Course

Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) Technology

16-17 Sep 2020 - Online webinar
Also on: 16 Feb 2021

A comprehensive overview of MDIs including development, manufacture, regulation and market potential

Presented by David Howlett (bio)

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Nasal Drug Delivery Training Course

Nasal Drug Delivery

15-16 Apr 2021 - London

A comprehensive review of the latest scientific developments, technology advances and regulatory guidance in the field of nasal drug delivery.

Presented by Michael Benninger (bio)
and 13 more leading experts

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Pre-Filled Syringes: End-to-End Processing Training Course

Pre-Filled Syringes: End-to-End Processing

23-24 Mar 2021 - Online webinar
Also on: 25 Mar 2021

Topics such as quality of syringe manufacture, quality of syringe components and why, quality of filling (volume check, reject reduction), quality of inspection and product release will be discussed in detail.

Presented by Dale Charlton (bio)
and 3 more leading experts

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Technical Documentation to Comply with the MDR (Medical Device Regulation) and IVDR (In-Vitro Diagnostic Regulation) Training Course

Technical Documentation to Comply with the MDR and IVDR

29-30 Sep 2020 - Online webinar
Also on: 8 Mar 2021

This seminar will provide essential guidance on the content of the technical documentation file, the changes required and the practicalities of compiling and maintaining the technical file to comply with the MDR and IVDR.

Presented by Will Burton (bio)
Paul Sim (bio)

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The Medical Device Summer School - From Concept to CE Marking Training Course

The Medical Device Summer School - From Concept to CE Marking

5-9 Jul 2021 - London

*A practical five-day course with interactive workshops - now in its 17th successful year!*

This comprehensive course has been designed to map the processes from device concept to marketing and show how regulatory, quality, clinical and other aspects of device development are joined into a continuous process.

Presented by Nick Baker (bio)
and 8 more leading experts

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I learned a lot and got some great insights into the process of design and development. It is an intense course with a lot of ground covered.

Damien Tackney, Reg Affairs, Ovelle Ltd

Both very good and enthusiastic speakers. It is very nice that they work with MDSW and have a lot of examples, which makes it more understandable. I liked the course and learned a lot.

Jennie Mettivier Meijer, Project Manager Medical Devices & Quality Systems, BioTop Medical

The course was absolutely great and to get helpful advice from the experienced speaker was fantastic.

Ulrike Ratz, CMC Manager, Cheplapharm Arzneimittel GmbH

I learned a lot from this course, the speakers were great and they encouraged questions from the attendees. The quiz summarized each part well. My overall opinion is very positive and I would recommend it to my colleagues.

Avital Levertov, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Elcam Medical ACAL

I was hoping for further improvement of my understanding of the matter of inhalational drugs, especially MDI, and this expectation was fully met. The speakers had superb knowledge of the subject, vast experience and a great sense of humour.

Robin Boehm, Team Leader Regulatory Submissions - New Products, STADA Arzneimittel AG

The course accurately met my expectations with regard to content and quality – it was very good!

Brennan Miles, Senior Consultant, Team Consulting

All my expectations were met, including good venue and excellent organization! It was great to have so many expert speakers from regulatory agencies and notified bodies, which always makes a big difference. I particularly liked the competence of the speakers and their willingness to answer participants' questions, that it was a very interactive course, and that we received hard copies of the presentations.

Beate Schmidt, Consultant Regulatory Affairs, benefits Regulatory Consulting

Great overall. All topics of design control were covered well and I think everyone left with a better understanding than when they arrived. I have definitely applied some of the lessons we learned to my current role.

Emma Fairhall, R&D Manager, Leica Biosystems

It was a good course with good shared discussion about many topics and issues. The course material was well organized.

Elen Lasri, Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Elcam Medical ACAL

I am very satisfied with the course. I learnt a lot and the subject of HFE studies is much clearer to me. We were able to have very good discussions with the speaker who seemed to be very knowledgeable.

Nina Bladh, Director CMC Regulatory Affairs, Camurus AB