2019 Show Recap

INTERPHEX Celebrated 40 Years of Excellence in Showcasing State-of-the-Art Innovation and Technology.

  • ‘Focus on Innovation and Industry Trends’, was true to form with the conference featuring full product development lifecycle solutions to advance and manufacture cost-effective, quality product.
  • Key themes at INTERPHEX 2019 included technological advances such as gene therapy, stem cell research, continuous manufacturing, robotics in isolators and Pharma 4.0, among many other technologies.
  • Overall Increase in Attendance; 7% up in Engineers-the #1 desired job title; 16% in VIP Attendees
  • Featured 600+ leading suppliers exhibited; 89 new exhibitors
  • Supported more than 150 North American and Worldwide technology launches
  • NEW for 2019 – INNOPHEX, in collaboration with IPS-Integrated Project Services, featured cell processing, gene therapy and Pharma 4.0 exhibits, demonstrations and technical sessions brought to you by Foundation Sponsor, Pall Bio.
  • NEW for 2019 – MG2/MG America, supplier of today’s finest European-crafted packaging and processing machinery, debuted the MG2/MG America Processing & Packaging Summit. Held on the show floor, the Summit offered innovation in exhibiting while sharing insight and innovation on important industry topics, including continuous manufacturing, pharmaceutical glass handling and automation integration. The Summit concluded with an exploration of encapsulation containment challenges and solutions followed by a networking reception specific to processing and packaging.
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What was NEW for 2019?

INTERPHEX introduced Innovations at INTERPHEX, the new INTERPHEX Technical Guide, in collaboration with American Pharmaceutical Review and Pharmaceutical Outsourcing

Exhibitor Award Winners


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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.

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What the Industry is Saying

“This year, INTERPHEX has once again provided the best platform for the top engineers in the industry to present and discuss the latest technical solutions for safe and cost-effective drug supply.”
Sterling Kline, Vice President at IPS-Integrated Project Services

“Each year the INTERPHEX team delivers an event where exhibitors and attendees can connect with industry customers, partners and affiliates in an easy to navigate environment. As this industry continues to evolve at a more rapid pace, we find great value in being able to directly engage with these critical contacts, as well as being able to communicate our own advances on a wider platform. Our team remains driven to continuously improve bioprocessing by focusing on solutions that fit each customers’ journey. Our time in New York provides insight into how best to optimize and expand our portfolio to provide the most flexible and complete solutions on the market from upstream to downstream to final fill. We are thankful for another great year, and look forward to connecting again in 2020.”
Morgan Norris, Vice President of Marketing, Pall Biotech

“We found this year’s INTERPHEX conference to be a positive experience and a platform to discuss issues relevant to our community, such as the use of oral anti-cancer treatments, with a diverse group of industry peers.”
Meghan Gutierrez, Chief Executive Officer of the Lymphoma Research Foundation

“Highly active oral anti-cancer agents are rapidly shifting treatment paradigms away from traditional chemotherapy administration at infusion centers. INTERPHEX provided an important venue to address the priorities and challenges faced in managing oral therapeutics, especially for lymphoma and related malignancies.”
Michael E. Williams, MD, ScM, Professor, University of Virginia Cancer Center and LRF Scientific Advisory Board Member

“The INTERPHEX show is still the main event for the pharmaceutical industry. We were excited to be part of it to meet with a broad spread of interested attendees looking for the newest technologies and innovations presented at the show.”
Dirk Schuster, VP of Machine Sales, groninger

“Watson-Marlow was pleased to launch the Flexicon FPC60 peristaltic fill/finish system at INTERPHEX this year. The opportunity to showcase this significant product at an event like this is wholly unique and affords Watson-Marlow the opportunity to engage with existing customers as well as develop potential partnerships with new ones. INTERPHEX is a singular event in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical market and as an exhibitor, Watson-Marlow is able to present a wide array of fluid path solutions to a diverse and ever-expanding audience.”
Russell Merritt, Marketing Manager, Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group

“We are very excited for the many opportunities that arose at INTERPHEX 2019. We were delighted with the interest we’ve received for our new NJM Cumulus™ Model SLPP-15 Case Packer on the floor of INTERPHEX. Additionally, we’re pleased with the reaction from the INTERPHEX audience for our brand new, cutting-edge LP-100R printer from our Weiler Labeling Systems division.”
Daniel Lapierre, Vice President of Marketing for the ProMach Pharma Business Line

“Our first exhibition at INTERPHEX was tremendously successful for Quartic.ai. At the show, we launched the Quartic Platform, the first AI-powered smart manufacturing platform built specifically for operational technology (OT) users. INTERPHEX 2019 was the perfect venue to introduce the Quartic Platform and showcase its life sciences capabilities to conference attendees. We look forward to coming back to INTERPHEX next year!”
Co-founders Rajiv Anand and Blair Fraser

“INTERPHEX 2019 was once again a great exhibit for SKAN. We were surprised and excited to learn our new SKANFOG SPECTRA Isolator won Best in Show. Our booth traffic was heavy all three days, and we now have many new leads to follow up on, as well. We also heard from many of our strategic partners that they experienced solid booth traffic during INTERPHEX 2019.”
Larry Cabeceiras, President at SKAN US

“We are excited to offer a new product that overcomes the limitations of other single-use TFF devices to help our customers manufacture their therapeutics with greater speed, flexibility and confidence. The Best Product/Service Award at INTERPHEX 2019 is a testament to the dedication and creativity of our team at MilliporeSigma. We strive to bring our most innovate products to market at INTERPHEX because there isn’t another event in North America where this many industry professionals and top-tier suppliers come together to showcase their new technologies and talk about the most pressing issues in biopharmaceutical processing.”
Nick Landry, Head of Ultrafiltration Product Management, MilliporeSigma

“GRAM is excited to announce that our new state-of-the-art facility will significantly increase our capacity and capabilities. Our focus is on both clinical and commercial fill/finish with a full suite of analytical services to meet the growing needs for the small molecule and biologics markets. To meet that demand, and to continue our emphasis on quality and exceptional customer service, we have purchased best-in-class filling and finishing equipment, and our new world-class pharmaceutical facility will be GMP ready in 2020.”
Thomas J. Ross, President and CEO at Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing

“INTERPHEX 2019 gave us the opportunity to catch up with our clients and showcase our latest innovations and product advances in filtration and single-use systems. We were honored to win the “Most Innovative Technology” award for our delivery of CryoVault™ – a freeze/thaw platform for bulk drug substance – and being able to demonstrate how this product portfolio will positively impact our clients in this critical operation was priceless!”
Karisa Koenig, Director of Marketing, Meissner Filtration Products

INTERPHEX Technical Conference

INTERPHEX 2019 delivered expert insight, knowledge and demonstrations on the innovation and technologies driving the industry forward.

See a sampling of presentations from the 3-day event here.

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