2017 Show Recap

Future of Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Device Development and Manufacturing Innovation Showcased At 38th Annual INTERPHEX

New technology launches at INTERPHEX 2017 underscored industry focus on reducing costs, increasing productivity and maximizing efficiency

  • Once again INTERPHEX has proven to be the place to “Learn It, Experience It, Procure It” aggregating more than 7400 key decision makers sourcing solutions.
  • Featured 635 leading suppliers and 90 new exhibitors
  • Supported more than 20 North American and Worldwide technology launches
  • With a new administration, market shifts and new regulatory mandates, INTERPHEX remained well-positioned to continue its leadership role in delivering access to the no cost technical conference, latest technologies and industry expertise to address challenges faced by the pharmaceutical, biotech and device industries
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Recognizing Cutting-Edge Technology and the Outstanding Efforts of Companies that Support Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing

INTERPHEX, Pharmaceutical Processing, and a team of industry experts select six winners for this year’s exhibitor awards.

NEW YORK, NY, April 26, 2016 – International Pharmaceutical Expo (INTERPHEX), the premier event dedicated to pharmaceutical and biotechnology innovation, technology, and knowledge from development through commercialization and sponsored by the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), today announced the winners for the INTERPHEX Exhibitor Awards for 2016. The awards—sponsored by Pharmaceutical Processing, the leading source of pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing news—were broken into six categories: best in show, best new product/service, editor’s choice, best technological innovation, efficiency champion, and biotech innovation award. The Exhibitor Awards program was launched in November of 2014, and the latter two awards, efficiency champion and biotech innovation award, were added this year.

The judges on this year’s Exhibitor Awards panel were Meg LaTorre-Snyder, Editor of Pharmaceutical Processing,David Hall, Vice President of Sales for Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), Christa Myers, Process Chemical Engineer for CRB, Patrick Poisson, SVP Manufacturing and Chief Manufacturing Officer for the United Therapeutics Corp., and Gil Roth, Founder and President of the Pharma & Biopharma Outsourcing Association (PBOA).

On behalf of INTERPHEX, the judges are pleased to present this year’s winners.

Best in Show: GE Healthcare Life Sciences

GE Healthcare Life Sciences was recognized for KUBio™, a prefabricated cGMP-compliant facility and process solution designed for the scalable and cost-efficient production of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs). Prevalidated modular units and processing equipment are transported to a specified site. They are assembled on site, and the resulting facility is qualified and ready-to-run within 14 to 18 months. To learn more about this technology, visit booth 3141.

Best New Product/Service: Nemera

Nemera was recognized for Novelia® BFS, a preservative-free multi-dose eyedropper combined with bottlepack® technology. Novelia® works with high viscosity suspensions and solutions of up to 1500 cps and limits the distribution of liquids to one drop at a time. The doses of the drops are precise, which intended to assist medication adherence. To learn more about this technology, visit booth 1636.

Editor’s Choice: Catalent Pharma Solutions

Catalent Pharma Solutions was recognized for OptiForm® Solution Suite, a detailed molecule assessment with high throughput screening and parallel assessment of formulation technologies. It is designed to help solve complex bioavailability challenges for early stage molecules using a unique toolkit of bioavailability enhancing technologies. OptiForm® Solution Suite matches the best formulation technologies to a molecule and utilizes an accelerated parallel screening and development approach. To learn more about this technology, visit booth 1546.

Best Technological Innovation: Videojet Technologies

Videojet Technologies was recognized for Videojet® 7510 50-Watt Fiber Laser Marker, a laser marking system with high contrast marking on robust plastic packaging, metal containers, as well as other industrial products. Operating on speeds on to 440m/min., this technology delivers better mark quality and has a smaller marking unit, compared to traditional solid state laser systems. To learn more about this technology, visit booth 2725.

Efficiency Champion [NEW]: Millipore Sigma

Millipore Sigma was recognized for Mobius® 1000 L Single-Use Bioreactor, a stirred tank bioreactor that configures software, hardware, and single-use assemblies for use in suspension and adherent cell culture applications. It functions as a standalone system or integrated as part of a facility’s automation platform. To learn more about this technology, visit booth 2841.

Biotech Innovation Award [NEW]: Bausch + Stroebel

Bausch + Stroebel was recognized for VarioSys®, a flexible processing line based on the lock-and-key principle. This pharmaceutical production system features a flexible pharmaceutical/biotechnological processing line, modular design, and standardization of subassemblies. In a special isolator enabling production in clean room class A conditions, individual production modules can be installed that fit on the lock-and-key principle—for instance, a machine for processing syringes in nests or a filling and closing machine for vials. To learn more about this technology, visit booth 2505B.


INTERPHEX (International Pharmaceutical Expo), is a premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device development and manufacturing event and sponsored by the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA). Dedicated to Innovation, Technologies, and Knowledge, the show focuses on the entire product development life cycle, offering solutions to cost effectively develop and manufacture products. Held in New York, it brings over 10,000 global industry professionals together with 600+ suppliers through a unique combination of our no cost technical conference, exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, partnering opportunities, and networking events. INTERPHEX offers annual national and international industry events and educational opportunities around the world. Follow INTERPHEX on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter. IPX Blog continues the learning beyond the show floor. For more information, visit www.INTERPHEX.com.

About Pharmaceutical Processing

Since 1984, Pharmaceutical Processing has provided industry professionals with news and information on cutting-edge technologies and services for the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and medical device markets. The Pharmaceutical Processing magazine engages pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing professionals daily, weekly, and monthly with relevant industry news and technology solutions that solve critical issues, delivering it in the formats that meet their business and professional needs. From formulation to manufacturing to packaging, Pharmaceutical Processing provides comprehensive coverage on the latest technologies and best practices being used in today's marketplace. Pharmaceutical Processing reaches more than 25,000 direct request publication subscribers, 22,000 e-newsletter recipients daily, and more than 40,000 unique website visitors monthly. Follow Pharmaceutical Processing on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. For more information, visit: www.PharmPro.com.

INTERPHEX 2016 will be taking place on April 26-28 at the Javits Convention Center in New York, New York.Register today! ×


“I had been working on articles dealing with microbial testing and decontamination in pharmaceutical manufacturing. I came to INTERPHEX to learn more details and find the right people to talk to. I found all of the Subject Matter Experts I could have hoped to talk with and quickly found myself 'at the center' of worldwide expertise on these topics. If your business is pharmaceutical processing or engineering, I would recommend INTERPHEX as a great meeting to attend.”
Bob Ferguson, Columnist, Water and Wastes Digest

“INTERPHEX is a great venue to find both existing and emerging technology solutions for pharmaceutical manufacturing. As someone who is invested in emerging technologies, I appreciate this event, in particular, because it is perhaps the only meeting in the States that brings together the worldwide equipment vendors as well as other supporting technologies”
Dr. Hausner, Associate Director at Rutgers University's Engineering Research Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems (C-SOPS)

"INTERPHEX 2017 was a great show for us. Not only were we extremely honored to be recognized as the Efficiency Champion INTERPHEX award for our flexible filling platform KCP, but we also experienced strong traffic at our booth throughout the event and received very positive feedback from attendees. The show was crowned by the handshake for an order with a U.S. customer."
Markus Hörsch, Sales and Marketing Director, Bausch+Stroebel Machine Company

“The Germfree team was thrilled to be at INTERPHEX to meet our industry's key opinion leaders and showcase our next-level technology and construction of adaptive mobile and modular clean rooms. Our experience at INTERPHEX was superb and allowed us to spend quality time with our customers to visualize the applications for this adaptive biopharma production suite.”
Kevin Kyle, President, Germfree

“INTERPHEX 2017 was once again a very successful exhibit for SKAN. We officially launched our new Nanox® Catalyst Technology during the exhibition. The overall booth traffic and customer interest in SKAN isolators, services, and innovations was outstanding.”
Larry Cabeceiras, President, SKAN US, Inc.

“INTERPHEX 2017 was a great success for MG America. We saw significant attendee traffic throughout the week to our booth where we showcased our new Planeta 200 capsule filler and other state-of-the art packaging solutions.”
Fabio Trippodo, President, MG America

“INTERPHEX delivers a unique platform to showcase our integrated product and service offer, while gaining critical in person input from the industry on what challenges they are facing. This input plays a key role in how we optimize our comprehensive portfolio of traditional and single-use filtration, upstream and downstream products, and enhance them with industry-leading support services to provide total solutions. Particularly, as we work to optimize our portfolio, and bring continuous bioprocesses to life, the event acts as a gauge of our annual progress in this mission. We look forward to sharing at INTERPHEX 2018 the next steps in Pall Life Sciences’ drive to continuously improve bioprocessing.”
Martin Smith, CTO, Pall Corporation

“Helping our customers drive down the cost of biopharmaceutical manufacturing through efficiency gains is one of the core missions of Asahi Kasei Bioprocess’ Equipment Division. By connecting engaged suppliers like us with energetic attendees from around the world, INTERPHEX has proved to be an outstanding platform to showcase the myriad benefits of our IBD™ technology to the industry, share the successes of our growing customer base, and to gather valued customer input as we contemplate enhancements for the next generation of our IBD technologies.”
Kimo Sanderson, VP Marketing and Client Services, Asahi Kasei Bioprocess America, Inc.

“INTERPHEX was a great opportunity for Bio-Rad to introduce our new ZE5 Cell Analyzer to the BioPharma community and receiving the award for Best New Product was icing on the cake. Along with our partners at Propel Labs, we teamed up to deliver a radically different approach to serving the high-end flow cytometry market. We are extremely excited to be launching a platform that addresses so many labs' needs and will enable them to perform incredible science. Specifically, for the biopharma lab, whether it is for biomarker discovery or high-throughput screening, we believe the ZE5 analyzer allows them to run a better, more efficient business.”
Greg Fisher, Director of Cell Biology Marketing, Bio-Rad Laboratories

April 17-19, 2018 | Javits Center | New York City, NY


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