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For developing a new medicine it will take nearly 10-15 years and on average and costs an average of $2.6 billion. In discovery procedure comprises the initial stages of research, which are intended to recognize an investigational drug and perform primary tests in the lab. This first stage of the process takes   three to six years. By the end, investigators hope to identify a capable drug aspirant to further study in the lab and in animal models, and then in people. These developments offer great ability, but also add complexity to the R&D process. In order to ensure the safety and efficacy of personalized therapies that are used along with diagnostics, clinical trial protocols must be improved and increased.

 

  • Track 1-1Analytical strategies for pharmaceutical products
  • Track 1-2Recent trends in Drug Discovery and Development
  • Track 1-3Pharmacoeconomics and pharma market research
  • Track 1-4Drug Prices and Consumer Value in R&D
  • Track 1-5Stability of drugs

The pharmaceutical industry discovers, develops, produces, and markets drugs or pharmaceutical drugs for use as medications to be administered (or self-administered) to patients, with the aim to cure them, vaccinate them, or alleviate the symptoms. Pharmaceutical companies may deal in generic or brand medications and medical devices. They are subject to a variety of laws and regulations that govern the patenting, testing, safety, efficacy and marketing of drugs.

 

  • Track 2-1Serialization in pharmaceutical industry
  • Track 2-2Track and trace in pharma
  • Track 2-3GDP Good Distribution Practice
  • Track 2-4GMP a legal requirement

The API market in the US is as expected growing at a CAGR of 7% over the period 2014-2019. The market research and analysis estimates that in terms of geographic regions, the Americas will be the major revenue contributor to the active pharmaceutical ingredients market throughout the next four years. The increasing demand for generic drugs from countries such as the US, the growth in aging population, and the presence of an organized R&D structure for drug development are some of the major factors that will drive the growth of the market in this region.  The key vendors in this sector are Abbott Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Mylan and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries.

  • Track 3-1API outsourcings
  • Track 3-2US API market
  • Track 3-3European API market
  • Track 3-4Asian API market
  • Track 3-5Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADCs)
  • Track 3-6Highly Potent Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (HPAPIs)
  • Track 3-7Biological API market

The drug delivery technology market is expected to reach USD 1,504.7 Billion by 2020 from USD 1,048.1 Billion in 2016, growing at a CAGR of 7.5% from 2015 to 2020. The global market for Novel Drug Delivery Systems (NDDS) is expected to hit USD 320 billion by the year 2021. With the rising number of patients suffering from different types of cancer, favorable reimbursement scenario in US, improved and  advanced healthcare infrastructure have driven North America to become the leading regional segment in the global NDDS in cancer therapy market. Among the NDDS technologies Embolization of Particles, Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT), Holmium-based Microspheres, Liquid Embolics and Nanoparticles are gaining importance from market point of view.

  • Track 4-1Pre-Formulation & Formulation Aspects
  • Track 4-2Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems
  • Track 4-3Smart Drug Delivery Systems
  • Track 4-4Medical Devices for Drug Delivery
  • Track 4-52D & 3D Printing in Drug Delivery
  • Track 4-6Global Drug Delivery Policy

In 2018 FDA has approved 34 new drugs which are presently in the market. Each year, CDER approves series of new drugs and biological products. Some of these products are often innovative new products that never before have been used in clinical practice. FDA’s classification of a drug as an “NME” for review purposes is distinct from FDA’s determination of whether a drug product is a “new chemical entity” or “NCE” within the meaning of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. According to Medscape the ratio of researched drugs to eventually approved therapies at between 5,000-to-1 and 10,000-to-1. Nonetheless, if a drug manages to gain FDA approval, the cumulative direct and indirect expenses are huge.  As per estimated study performed by a well-known university, the true cost to bring a drug to market was US$2.56 billion. This figure is inclusive of just shy of $1.4 billion in average out-of-pocket costs to the drug developer, as well as $1.16 billion in time costs, which are essentially the expected returns that investors forgo while a drug is in development.

 

  • Track 5-1Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD)
  • Track 5-2Insilco Drug Discovery
  • Track 5-3Novel Detection Technologies and Drug Discovery
  • Track 5-4New Chemical Entity Exclusivity Determinations
  • Track 5-5Statutory and regulatory framework
  • Track 5-6NME versus NCE

Good Manufacturing Practice is the part of quality management which ensures that products are consistently produced and controlled according to the quality standards appropriate to their intended use and as required by the marketing authorization, clinical trial authorization or product specification. Good Manufacturing practices conference aims at both production and Quality Control. Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) is aimed primarily at managing and minimizing the risks inherent in pharmaceutical manufacture to ensure the quality, safety and efficacy of products. FDA regulates the quality of pharmaceuticals very carefully. Current Trends in the FDA is the main regulatory standard for ensuring pharmaceutical quality

  • Track 6-1Facts about current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs)
  • Track 6-2Good automated manufacturing practice (GAMP)
  • Track 6-3FDA good manufacturing practices
  • Track 6-4GMP/GCP interface & GMP audits
  • Track 6-5GMPs for OTC and cosmetic products – global requirements
  • Track 6-6GMPs for medical devices
  • Track 6-7GMP requirements & standards

Regulatory affairs is a comparatively new profession which developed from the desire of governments to protect public health by controlling the safety and efficacy of products in areas including pharmaceuticals , veterinary medicines, medical devices, pesticides, agrochemicals, cosmetics and complementary medicines. Regulatory Affairs is involved in the development of new medicinal products from early on, by integrating regulatory principles and by preparing and submitting the relevant regulatory dossiers to health authorities. Regulatory Affairs is actively involved in every stage of development of a new medicine and in the post-marketing activities with authorized medicinal products. The Regulatory Affairs department is an important part of the organizational structure of pharmaceutical industry. Internally it liaises at the interphase of drug development, manufacturing, marketing and clinical research. Externally it is the key interface between the company and the regulatory authorities.

  • Track 7-1Importance and scope in pharma industry
  • Track 7-2Regulatory procedure manual
  • Track 7-3Regulatory Compliance
  • Track 7-4Good Regulatory Practices
  • Track 7-5Conflicts and Solution Trends in Regulatory issues
  • Track 7-6Drug Design and development for compliancing with Regulatory Policies
  • Track 7-7Code of Federal Regulations

Recently, process engineers have shown inclination to single-use, modular and continuous manufacturing technologies to improve efficiency and minimize scale-up and technology transfer challenges in the pharmaceutical industry. Lot of these innovations are driven by updates instigated by the FDA. The changes are inevitable; especially in the already aging biopharmaceutical sector of the industry, where original processes are often overly complex, and are characterized by inefficiency, and occasionally, inherent unpredictability.

 

  • Track 8-1Challenges in pharma manufacturing
  • Track 8-2ICH Q10
  • Track 8-3Knowledge transition between development and manufacturing sites
  • Track 8-4Tech transfer protocols and guidelines
  • Track 8-5Tech transfer key considerations
  • Track 8-6Challenges in tech transfer

 “The Quality cannot be tested into the product, but it should be built into it.” QbD can be attributed as a Scientific, risk-based, holistic and proactive approach to the development of a pharmaceutical product. It is more of a deliberate design effort from product conception through commercialization requiring full understanding of how product attributes and process would relate to product performance. In FDA’s Office of New Drug Quality Assessment (ONDQA), a new risk-based pharmaceutical quality assessment system (PQAS) was established based on the application of product and process understanding. The difference between QbD for NDA and ANDA products is most apparent at the first step of the process. For an NDA, the target product profile is under development while for the ANDA product the target product profile is well established by the labeling and clinical studies conducted to support the approval of the reference product.

  • Track 9-1ICH Q8 and Q8(R)
  • Track 9-2ONDQA QbD Pilot Program
  • Track 9-3Challenges of Implementing QbD
  • Track 9-4QRM :Quantitative Risk Management
  • Track 9-5Uni/multi variant experiments
  • Track 9-6Measurement capability
  • Track 9-7CPPs :Critical Process Parameters
  • Track 9-8CQAs : Critical Quality Attributes
  • Track 9-9Process Performance & Product Quality Monitoring System

With greater attention to the following elements this session will discuss the all the key lookouts essential for the development of a QA/QC system in pharmaceutical manufacturing process and requires implementation in tracking inventory compilation:

 

          An inventory agency responsible for coordinating QA/QC activities;

          A QA/QC plan;

          General QC procedures

          Source category-specific QC procedures

          QA review procedures;

          Reporting, documentation, and archiving procedures.

 Market research analysts predict that the global automated industrial quality control (QC) market will grow steadily at a CAGR of around 8% by 2021.

 

  • Track 10-1ICH:International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use
  • Track 10-2Hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) methodology for pharmaceuticals"
  • Track 10-3WHO compendium of guidelines for pharma QA
  • Track 10-4Quality management system (QMS) in cGMP
  • Track 10-5Data Integrity in Pharmaceutical Quality Control Laboratories
  • Track 10-6GLP compliancing
  • Track 10-7cGMP compliancing

Packaging is one of the largest industry sectors in the world, worth several billions. There are three major types of pharmaceutical packaging, which are: solid packaging, semi-solids packaging and liquid packaging. The pharmaceutical packaging is a very profitable industry and it is estimated that for 2022 it will reach USD. 8.24 billion. Pharmaceutical packaging represents a meagre percentage of this colossal market. The Global Logistics Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.0% from 2016-2021 and CAGR of 5.6% from 2021-2027. By 2020, pharma cold-chain logistics will be worth $16.7 billion, and non-cold chain at $77.1 billion. The market was estimated at $14.84bn in 2016 and is expected to grow to $28.75bn in 2027.

 

  • Track 11-1Cold Chain Spring
  • Track 11-2Clinical Trial Supply
  • Track 11-3Pharma Traceability
  • Track 11-4Product Packaging & Labeling
  • Track 11-5Package Engineering
  • Track 11-6Warehousing & Distribution
  • Track 11-7Supply Chain Strategy
  • Track 11-8Worldwide Labeling Protocols

Chromatography and MS are extensively used in the formulation development stage of generic drug products. The ICH Q3B guidelines address the reporting threshold, identification threshold, and qualification threshold for impurities in the drug product.  Chromatography (LC) and Gas Chromatography (GC) are extensively used to analyze stable compounds. However, for labile compounds require derivatization prior to LC or GC analysis. For certain selected analyses, Liquid Chromatography- Ultraviolet Detection (LC-UVD) and Gas Chromatography-Flame Ionization Detection (GC-FID) techniques may be deemed suitable. However, Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS) and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) are usually the techniques of choice when higher specificity and sensitivity are required. Gas Chromatography-Electron Capture Detection (GC-ECD) techniques are commonly used for halogenated PGIs/GIs to enhance sensitivity and selectivity. Occasionally, some spectroscopic techniques like Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), light scattering, and Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) are used in analyzing PGIs/GIs.

 

  • Track 12-1Analytical Strategies in the development of Generics
  • Track 12-2Analytical strategies for Biosimilars
  • Track 12-3Analytical strategies for Genotoxic impurities
  • Track 12-4Analytical method transfer of pharmaceuticals
  • Track 12-5Integrated analytical strategies for drug discovery

The global clinical trials market size was valued at USD 40.0 billion in 2016 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.7% until 2025. The demand for biosimilars testing is expected to increase in the U.S. The interventional study design is the most prominent method of conducting clinical trials across with globe. According to statistics provided by the U.S. FDA, over 126,000 trials are currently being conducted by means of this method. Based on indication, the oncology segment is anticipated to witness the fastest growth. According to various sources, more than USD 38.0 billion is currently spent by the healthcare industry towards preclinical and clinical development of oncology therapy products. Hence, it is anticipated to grow at a lucrative CAGR and contribute over USD 15.0 billion towards the clinical trials market by 2025. MENA’s clinical trial revenues is expected to increase almost 10-fold over the next decade, which will build an annual market of about $1 billion.

 

  • Track 13-1Clinical Study Designs
  • Track 13-2Clinical Trials on different Diseases
  • Track 13-3CRO/Sponsorship Clinical Trials
  • Track 13-4Outsourcing in Clinical Trials
  • Track 13-5Clinical and Medical Case Reports

Health economics is a tool to help us prioritise different and sometimes competing health care interventions for these fixed resources and, in doing so, health care is treated as a commodity like any other. Knowledge of health economics coupled with political insight is essential to understand resource allocation and expenditure in a modern health care system. Pharmacists, with their unique knowledge of medicine, are crucial in using pharmacoeconomic analysis to influence expenditure and distribution of resources on medicines. Design and management of pharmacoeconomic studies

•           cost and burden of illness studies,

•           drug utilization,

•           budget impact analysis,

•           modeling and simulations

are very important in today’s pharmaceutical market. Moreover pharmacoeconomic  approach towards 

•           Management of Consensus Meetings (Advisory Boards, Delphi Panels, etc.)

•           Re-analysis of trials

•           Implementation and customization with local data of pharmacoeconomic models

have greatly aided the pharma industries.

 

  • Track 14-1ROI: Return on Investment
  • Track 14-2Economic Evaluation Of Pharmaceuticals
  • Track 14-3Quality-Adjusted Life Years
  • Track 14-4Health Economics
  • Track 14-5Cost-Minimization Analysis
  • Track 14-6Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Track 14-7Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
  • Track 14-8Cost-Utility Analysis
  • Track 14-9Pricing and Market Access

The global drug delivery technology market is projected to reach USD 1,669.40 Billion by 2021 from USD 1,179.20 Billion in 2016, at a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period. The North American drug delivery technologies market is projected to reach USD 758.7 Billion by 2021 from USD 520.0 Billion in 2016, at a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period. Bringing one new drug to the public typically costs a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company on average more than $1 billion and takes an average of 10 to 15 years. Each drug undergoes a stringent process of discovery, development, approval and finally, public use.

 

  • Track 15-1Vaccine Based Drug Delivery Technology
  • Track 15-2Drug Design Software
  • Track 15-3Drug designing and Molecular Modelling
  • Track 15-4Smart Drug Delivery Systems
  • Track 15-5Advances in Drug Delivery
  • Track 15-6Drug Release Testing
  • Track 15-7Nano Particulate Drug Delivery Systems
  • Track 15-8Medical Devices for Drug Delivery
  • Track 15-9Micro & Nano Technology
  • Track 15-10Medicinal Chemistry in Drug Discovery

Pharmaceutical nanotechnology is most innovative field in the pharmaceutical industry. Nano technology is dealing with new emerging technologies. Application of nanotechnology in imaging, diagnostics and therapeutics is considered as an important factor. The drug delivery system positively impacts the rate of absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of the drug or other related chemical substances in the body. Within regulatory boundaries thermodynamics and nanotechnology are considered to be evolving tools to provide new and integrated knowledge for the production of new medicines.

Nanotechnology speaks to a stage for creating progressive changes and enhancements to a wide range of parts of pharmaceutical assembling. Pharmaceutical nanotechnology has provided fine-tuned diagnosis and focused treatment of disease at a molecular level. Nano technology is having an utmost importance in Gene therapy.

 

  • Track 16-1Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery
  • Track 16-2Advancement In Nanotechnology
  • Track 16-3Cellular and Sub cellular Nanotechnology
  • Track 16-4Challenges to Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology
  • Track 16-5Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology based Systems

A particle with at least one dimension less than 100nm is a nanoparticle. They are composed of synthetic or semisynthetic polymers carrying drugs or proteinaceous substances. Nanoparticles have developed as capable vehicles to deliver drugs in the body. Nanoparticles comprising encapsulated, dispersed, absorbed or conjugated drugs have exceptional characteristics that can lead to higher performance in a variety of dosage forms. Nanoparticles are one of the novel drug delivery systems which can be of potential use in controlling and targeting drug delivery as well as in cosmetic textiles and paints. There are recent developments in the use of nanoparticles as drug delivery systems to treat a wide variety of diseases.

 

  • Track 17-1 Nanocarriers and their applications
  • Track 17-2 Nanocarriers in cancer therapy
  • Track 17-3Uses and advantages of nanoparticles in medicine
  • Track 17-4Nanoparticles for drug delivery

Non-prescription medicines, commonly known as over the counter or OTC medicines, are used for treatment. Sales of over the counter medicines in pharmacy and grocery outlets reached £1268 5 million in 1994 about a third of the NHS drugs bill of C3 6 billion. In the late 1980s the government fuelled the over the counter market by making it easier to reclassify certain medicines from prescription only status to allow over the counter sale in pharmacies. Although all non-prescription medicines are required to hold a product licence, few have been evaluated in formal clinical trials in the setting in which they will be used. As a result many non-prescription products sold by pharmacists have been criticised for their lack of effectiveness. There are three legal categories of medicines prescription only medicine (POM), pharmacy medicine (P), and general sales list medicine (GSL); the last can be sold from outlets including supermarkets and drugstores. The principle of a class of medicines whose sale requires the supervision of a pharmacist is not unique to the United Kingdom.

 

  • Track 18-1Product traceability
  • Track 18-2Laboratory operations
  • Track 18-3Equipment validation
  • Track 18-4Review the do’s and don’ts during the auditBuilding and facility maintenance
  • Track 18-5Standardized grading scheme
  • Track 18-6Audit tools based on 21 CFR 210 & 211, ICH Q10
  • Track 18-7Audits, including capacity, quality assurance and post-market quality system verification

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9000 requirements do not have the same status of “the law” in the U.S. as do requirements listed in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Because 21 CFR 210 and 211 have legal status, the U.S. Justice Department has extensive powers to ensure compliance. For example, product in the marketplace can be seized, fines can be levied, and personal liability can be assigned. So, management must understand that auditing must be taken seriously, and the requirements listed are just that – requirements. While audits are the common place in the pharmaceutical industry, the preparedness for those events varies. The companies that develop a risk-based approach to audits are able to remain competitive while meeting quality and government compliance standards on a regular basis. Conversely, the companies that have not implemented strong processes are putting themselves at risk for non-compliance. According to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, “Registered domestic drug establishments shall be inspected by the FDA at least once every two years.” Under some conditions the inspections may be even more frequent, As regulations become more stringent, regulatory authorities are likely to step up audits which is even more reason for companies to be prepared.

 

  • Track 19-1The Audit as a Quality Control Mechanism
  • Track 19-2Adequate supervisory control
  • Track 19-3Quality control plans
  • Track 19-4Proper administration of a benefit plan

A biopharmaceutical, otherwise called a biologic therapeutic item or biologic, is any restorative item made in, extricated from, or semi orchestrated from organic sources. Not quite the same as synthetically incorporated pharmaceuticals, they incorporate immunizations, blood, or blood segments, allergenic, substantial cells, quality treatments, tissues, recombinant restorative protein, and living cells utilized as a part of cell treatment. Biologics can be made out of sugars, proteins, or nucleic acids or complex mixes of these substances, or might live cells or tissues. They are confined from normal sources—human, creature, or microorganism. Phrasing encompassing biopharmaceuticals fluctuates amongst gatherings and elements, with various terms alluding to various subsets of therapeutics inside the general biopharmaceutical class. Some administrative offices utilize the terms natural restorative items or remedial organic item to allude particularly to designed macromolecular items like protein-and nucleic acid–based drugs, recognizing them from items like blood, blood segments, or antibodies, which are typically extricated specifically from a natural source Gene-based and cell biologics, for instance, frequently are at the front line of biomedical research, and might be utilized to treat an assortment of therapeutic conditions for which no different medications are accessible.

 

  • Track 20-1Legal Issues and BPCI Act
  • Track 20-2Quality measures
  • Track 20-3Intellectual Property Rights in Biosiimlars
  • Track 20-4Regulatory requirements for Biosimilars
  • Track 20-5New US-FDA draft Guidance on Interchangeability of Biosimilars

With more stringent compliance parameters set by the USFDA the quality assurance of pharmaceutical products is ensured. In addition to cGMP, GLP and GCP practices as per the US Federal law pharma products should comply with 21CFR regulations. Also on a regular basis the FDA organizes compliance programs for the pharma industries in program areas like Biologics (CBER), Bioresearch Monitoring (BIMO), Devices/Radiological Health (CDRH), Drugs (CDER), Food and Cosmetics (CFSAN), Veterinary Medicine (CVM). The results of regulatory audits NAI – No Action Indication, VAI – Voluntary Actions Indicated, OAI – Official FDA Action Indicated are also critical to decide by auditors in regards to compliance matters and call for several challenges to overcome by the manufacturers.

 

  • Track 21-1Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Track 21-2Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
  • Track 21-3Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
  • Track 21-4Central Drug Standard Control Organization (CDSCO)
  • Track 21-5Health Canada
  • Track 21-6European Medicines Agency (EMEA)

Two powerful megatrends — dramatic deceleration in U.S. market growth and significant restructuring of the healthcare system — are at play in the U.S. pharmaceuticals industry.  The U.S. pharmaceutical market is the world’s most important national market. Together with Canada and Mexico, it represents the largest continental pharma market worldwide. The United States alone holds over 45 percent of the global pharmaceutical market. In 2016, this share was valued around 446 billion U.S. dollars. The biopharmaceutical companies in the United States exported goods in the amount of some 31 billion U.S. dollars during 2016. In the United States, there are an estimated 100,000 OTC drug products marketed and sold in a variety of outlets, such as pharmacies and convenience stores. TH revenue for the OTC drugs also add to the pharma market growth. Top markets for pharmaceutical products continue to be developed countries in Western Europe, East Asia, and North America with high per capita spending on healthcare, growing elderly populations, and advanced regulatory systems. Though ranked lower, there are growing opportunities in developing countries like China as incomes and healthcare spending increases. The pharmaceutical sector has consistently been one of the most R&D intensive industries in the United States. The research-based industry generally allocates around 15 to 20 percent of revenues to R&D activities and invests over $50 billion on R&D annually.

 

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  • Track 22-1Generic Drugs Market
  • Track 22-2Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drugs and Dietary Supplements
  • Track 22-3Onco medicine market
  • Track 22-4Immunology and Oncolytic Virology
  • Track 22-5Biosimilars market
  • Track 22-6Drug Testing Market
  • Track 22-7Neglected Tropical Disease Treatments
  • Track 22-8Antibody Drug Conjugates