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Patient-Centric Development

Bringing you the brightest minds to educate and empower



14:00 - 14:15 (CET)       

Setting the scene for the patient centric landscape

14:15 - 14:35 (CET)              

• What are the difficulties in setting up RPM and what you can do to avoid potential pitfalls

• Making patient engagement a priority

• How best to incorporate manufacturing and supply chain into your RPM set-up


Speaker: Gerresheimer

14:40 - 15:00 (CET)              

This session offers guidance on patient-centric approaches to packaging design.


• Outlining the importance of primary packaging and the need for patient involvement

• How involving patients in early development can help improve compliance and product durability from the design process

• Exploring current collaborative methods with patients to help improve current packaging standards


Speaker: Leanne Yip Heung Win, Senior product and industrial designer | Usability engineering | UX/UI | Human-centered design, Springboard

15:05 - 15:25 (CET)              

• Developing greater collaboration and communication between suppliers, manufacturers and distributors to help manage stock constraints that affect end- users

• Leveraging the latest technology to help suppliers source the right materials and manage demands

• Why mapping out key points in the supply chain lifecycle can help identify integration areas for patient involvement


Speaker: Heidi Floyd, Patient Advocate

15:30 - 15:50 (CET)       

• Enhancing clinical trial enrollment

• Drug quality improvement

• Overcoming common barriers in data capture and privacy to help evolve the patient/client experience

• Analyzing captured data to improve manufacturing and supply chain set-ups


Speaker: TBC 

15:55 - 16:45 (CET)       

• View ‘The Patient Experience’ holistically during study design

• Incorporate the right technologies ot minimise patient burden

• Solicit patient input for your study protocol

• Effectively bridging the gap between patient and manufacturer to improve the outcome of clinical studies



Leanne Yip Heung Win, Senior product and industrial designer | Usability engineering | UX/UI | Human-centered design, Springboard


Heidi Floyd, Patient Advocate

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In person - day 2

2nd Nov       10:45 - 11:15 (CET)       Europa Room, Hall 4.0 - Keynote

Talk Sponsor

2nd Nov       11:20 - 11:45 (CET)       Europa Room, Hall 4.0

The acceleration of digital transformation across industries has been a prominent theme in the wake of COVID-19. In the pharmaceutical industry, the pandemic highlighted the need for agility and resiliency within the supply chain, fueling an increased urgency for the adoption of Pharma 4.0 technologies that bring together the workforce, customer, equipment, supplier, and environment to help businesses gain greater organizational clarity and process reliability.


Digitally enabled systems that improve performance through integrated business process, manufacturing automation, and supply chain integration are essential for responding to industry and environmental challenges and ensuring that safe, high-quality products get to patients when and where they need them.

This presentation will share our perspective for achieving digital transformation and digital culture enablement, focusing on:


• Innovative solutions for meeting market demands and managing increasing complexity through integrated business process

• Opportunities for attaining new levels of operational excellence through proven technologies to drive digital transformation and Pharma 4.0 journey

• Key considerations for transforming the traditional supply chain model into a digitally integrated value chain network

Talk Sponsor

2nd Nov       11:50 - 12:15 (CET)       Europa Room, Hall 4.0

• A review of how big pharma has reacted to the trend: who is going virtual with their trials?

• The usage data of virtual trial elements pre and post pandemic

• Predictions for the future

Talk Sponsor

2nd Nov       12:20 - 12:45 (CET)       Europa Room, Hall 4.0

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