International Year of Glass 2022

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Glass for pharmaceuticals: innovation and sustainability

By David Moore posted 14-04-2022 11:23


Glass for pharmaceuticals: innovation and sustainability

30 June-1 July
Venice, Italy

On the occasion of the International Year of Glass declared by the United Nations for 2022, PDA Italy Chapter will organize an event dedicated to Glass for pharmaceutical use involving the International Commission on Glass (ICG) and some of the leading experts in the field. Glass has long been the material of choice for the primary packaging of injectables, and it is still subject to technological and quality evolution. On top of those, the issue of sustainability is certainly one of the aspects on which all the players in the supply chain are currently involved in discussions.

The event will take stock of the latest technological process innovations. Aimed at direct drug contact with glass, also dedicating space to regulatory innovations (TR43 PDA on glass defects).

The agenda will include a guided tour at the Stevanato Group plant in Piombino Dese dedicated to the production processes of primary glass packaging and the conference will be hosted by “Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro” (SSV) in Murano - Venezia. Finally, attendees will have the opportunity to share their experiences and challenges with experts in glass for pharmaceutical use.
Glass for Pharmaceuticals - Programme (7 page PDF)