DDS on the Rise: CPhI Conferences Launches Novel Drug Delivery System Event in China

Aug 10, 2011, 21:00 ET from CPhI Conferences

AMSTERDAM, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CPhI Conferences, in conjunction with UBM Live, today announced the inaugural Novel Drug Delivery System China Conference (NDDS China) ( to be held from 22 to 23 Sep 2011 in Shanghai, China at the Residence Shanghai Pudong Hotel. The conference will cover topics focused on the practical application of novel drug delivery systems, as well a taking a look at the use of these systems from a global industry perspective.

The two-day conference and interactive workshop already has twenty eminent speakers confirmed from Europe and Asia, including Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Novartis, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C., Shanghai Institute of Pharmaceutical Industry and the Tianjin Institute of Pharmaceutical Research.

The NDDS China Conference will feature a cross-section of scientific experts and business leaders, experienced in drug delivery, formulation, R&D, commercialisation and business development from over one hundred Chinese pharmaceutical companies and more than twenty multinational pharmaceutical companies. Attendees will benefit from eight interactive discussion sessions, two interactive workshops and two panel discussions featuring the latest technology and market trends. Among the topics that will be explored are the regulatory environment, the five to ten year outlook for the industry, commercialization considerations, new technology and platforms for development.

According to the latest forecasts, the global Drug Delivery Systems market is projected to reach $196.4 billion by 2014(1). Additionally, the China National's 12th Five-Year Plan covers key new drug research and development projects and has highlighted novel drug delivery systems as a key technology trend. The patent expirations of drugs have also served to boost this market growth as novel drug delivery systems increasingly prove to be a key differentiator for drugs.

More information and registration to NDDS China is available at:

(1)  Dubin, Cindy, "On the Rise: Drug Delivery Companies You Should Know About", Drug Development and Delivery, January 2010

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