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September 26, 2019

Conference Center
Le Causse Espace Ressources
81100 Castres
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Solid dispersion strategy seminar

September 26, 2019 I Castres, France

Merck and Gala’s experts are pleased to invite you to the Seminar “How to accelerate your pharmaceutical developments based on the solid dispersion strategy” which will take place at the Gala® platform in Castres, France on September 26, 2019.

During this one-day seminar you will:

  • Learn how to accelerate and simplify your drug formulation.
  • Gain insights and updates of the most attractive attributes of the Hot Melt Extrusion technology: solvent-free processing and versatility.
  • Meet expert speakers from the industry to share and discuss the latest challenges in solid dispersion strategy.
  • Take the opportunity to visit the Gala® platform facilities and attend demonstration workshops on Raman microscopy and Hot Melt Extrusion processing.

Number of seats is limited and subject to availability. Attendance is free of charge.


8:30 - 9:00 Welcome coffee and registration
9:00 - 9:30 Merck and Gala® platform: about us…
9:30 - 10:00 Selecting the appropriate solid form in drug discovery phase to improve oral bioavailability and/or developability of compounds
Jérôme Menegotto,
Head of PhysChem/EDF/Solid State Unit, Evotec, Toulouse, France
10:00 - 10:30 Polyvinyl-alcohol a powerful excipient to stabilize amorphous solid dispersions using hot melt extrusion
Dieter Lubda,
Head Actives & Formulation R&D Operations, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 11:30 Evaluation of in vitro dissolution techniques for supersaturating drug delivery systems
Eric Beyssac,
Professor of Pharmaceutics, University of Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France
11:30 – 12:10 RISE Microscopy: a powerful tool for pharmaceutical drug delivery systems studies
Maxime Tchaya, Specialist of Applications and Business Development, Witec Corporation
and Jérôme Miailhe, Product expert, Zeiss Group
12:10 – 12:30 Open discussion
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch buffet and posters
14:00 – 17:00 Parallel demonstration workshops at Gala® platform:
Raman microscopy
HME processing
Visit of Gala® platform
17:00 End of Seminar

*Agenda subject to change. Attendance to the Seminar “How to accelerate your pharmaceutical developments based on the solid dispersion strategy” is limited and available to pharma/biopharma manufacturers only. The offer does not extend to any company that provides products or services to the pharma/biopharma industry. We reserve the right to revoke or refuse participation at any times. The event is free of charge, though registration is required. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Travel costs, hotel accommodations and any other costs incurred are at the expense of the attendees.