CPhI Barcelona and Why You Should Attend

CPhI is a pharmaceutical industry recognised exhibition and arguably the largest meet of pharmaceutical professionals. This year CPhI Barcelona will be held at the contemporary events arena, Fira de Barcelona Gran Via. Located in the South of Barcelona, the event will be held across three days, 4th – 6th October.

CPhI Worldwide, together with co-located events such as ICSE, InnoPack, P-MEC and FDF hosts over 36,000 attendees who have a keen interest in the pharmaceutical market. Over 2500 exhibitors showcase their expertise from 150+ countries, justifying the overall brand name, CPhI Worldwide.

Major pharmaceutical companies such as AstraZeneca, Bayer Healthcare and alike will be present which gives the exhibition another dynamic and allows potential suppliers to engage with big pharma’s and an opportunity to discuss face to face any potential partnerships. They will have their latest drug development pipelines on show but more importantly it allows their team to engage with other potential partners across the eight halls within CPhI Barcelona.

From drug ingredients sourcing, to the latest innovations in primary pharma packaging, CPhI Barcelona will be a hot bed of new conversations, new partnerships and new discoveries. The exhibition is an opportunity for companies to showcase their abilities within their line of expertise whether that is manufacturing drug or building machinery to support the drug development. There are 8 halls which provide enough scope for the visitor(s) to plan their day (or days) so that they are able to visit every area that they require to see.

CPhI has grown over time and has become an important date in the diary for pharmaceutical professionals. CPhI Barcelona will be one of the strongest platforms to network and do business, the CPhI worldwide trade fair also provides the opportunity to showcase innovations that are present primary packaging , which will be located within Innopack. Delivering a concentrated event to allow people to view innovations in one area to maximise dwell time on certain products, ask questions and absorb as much information in a dedicated zone.

The event also see a ‘pre-congress’ that encourage executives/ pharma leaders to gather a day before the main event to discuss, interact regarding the trends and developments within the industry. There are a series of presentations delivered by industry experts and an opportunity to network with fellow peers before CPhI Barcelona commences the following day. Why attend the pre-congress? You will be presented with rich insights into the pharma market and the ability to absorb information real-time rather than sifting through a range of white papers, trying to establish who the decision maker is and of course, you get hear exclusive news and insights before anyone else.

There is also an opportunity to gain valuable PR for a potential innovation an organisation may have that can be submitted to a range of categories from supply chain, through to packaging development. The Pharma Awards is a spectacle of an evening and brings together the thoughts leaders of the pharmaceutical industry. CPhI Pharma Awards create a chance for companies to showcase their talent that they have delivered throughout 2016.

The awards themselves is to represent the drive forward in the pharmaceutical industry and to represent the positive growth the industry see year on year. See below for the range of categories companies will be awarded if successful on the evening:

1. API Development
2. Formulation and Excipients
3. Manufacturing Technology and Equipment
4. Bioprocessing
5. Analysis, Testing, and Quality Control
6. Drug Delivery Devices
7. Packaging
8. Supply Chain, Logistics, and Distribution
9. Contract Services and Outsourcing
10. Regulatory Procedures and Compliance
11. Corporate Social Responsibility
12. CEO of the Year

The exhibition also holds a number of seminars across the three days that are delivered by key note speakers from the pharmaceutical industry. Experts in their respected fields come together to deliver a series of seminars and speeches which educates the audience and helps forms an opinion on that specific subject master. It is a change to ask any questions around the presentation by the experts and to engage with fellow peers.

Pharma Insight Briefings is a new introduction to the CPhI events and will be launched at CPhI Barcelona. This is a whole new series on expert individuals who update live audiences on regional trends, the future developments from continent, to continent and what will be the latest innovation within the pharmaceutical market. There will be over forty-five speakers from a range of markets and expertise that will deliver insightful talks on drug development, packaging innovation, serialization topics and a host of other series of talks.

Origin Pharma Packaging will be launching no less than seven innovations that will drive awareness around Origin’s drive and passion to not only improve physical product, but supporting the improvement of the whole pharmaceutical packaging supply chain.

The spotlight will also be on PILOT, the Primary Packaging Process for all new packaging projects, but also packaging that may need adapting to become child resistant compliant. There will be a product in situ to explain how PILOT works when a pharmaceutical company engages with the Origin’ NPD team around a new piece of packaging.

Origin will have a team present to answer any questions around the new developments but also to hold a series of workshops that will encourage attendees to bring their new / excising projects to the stand so that the Origin NPD team can analyse, plan and feedback on how to improve their packaging.


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Attendees to the Origin Pharma Packaging stand will be talked throughout process and shown case studies of innovations and primary packaging designs that have been developed through the PILOT Process.

In addition to PILOT there will also be actual product innovations present to represent NPD’s development work in 2016. On show will be the following packaging developments:

1 – PP28 child safe closure innovation. A ground breaking design that has been engineered to support the development of OTC products and supporting regulations.

2 – SealSafe – an advancement in technology within valve engineering. SealSafe delivers true doses with no spillage form the medicine bottle (via an oral syringe)

3 An exiciting development in the delivery of health checks and vaccines

4 – Revolutionising the tracebility of compliant child safe packaging, Unopac and Cubopac will be present (including UV light

5 – PILOT Process – representing a latest innovation and how it goes through the PILOT Process

6 – There will be a primary packaging development present to represent the partnership formed between Origin Pharma Packaging and one of the top 10. pharmaceutical companies in the world. In addition, there will also by an exciting development for a Biopsy Kit

All products present on the stand at CPhI Barcelona will be supported by interactive screens and you can enter your information by either posting your business card into the product ‘enquiry box’ or leaving your details in digital formats to have specification sheets sent to you digitally.

HP3 will be another major launch. Hybrid Pharma Packaging Partner is a revolutionary model that is dramatically increasing speed to market within the packaging supply chain into the pharmaceutical market. HP3 was designed because of international competition, together with the challenges posed by international government legislation, necessitates rapid improvement in the effectiveness of the industry’s supply chain.

HP3 takes three elements:
– Design & Innovation
Strategische Produktion
– Supply Chain Consolidation

The service can be delivered with all three elements; however one element can be called upon if the other elements are not needed. HP3 can continually position itself where the client’s filling activities takes place – it can adapt and reduce time in manufacturing the packaging components and then be able to distribute to where the client is located. Increasing sustainability and increasing speed to market.

CPhI Barcelona encourages activity and to also knowledge exchange to enrich the pharmaceutical supply chain network. It will be an outstanding platform for pharmaceutical professionals to network, form new working relationships and come together to innovate the pharmaceutical packaging supply chain. The event itself is a celebration of innovation in drug manufacturing, packaging innovations and the knowledge exchange between experts.

The exhibition is designed to develop partnerships in a concentrated period of time, which allows you to maximise opportunities with clients that you would never have the change to interact with during the year.

Make sure you come and visit the Origin Pharma Packaging team on stand 2P51 (Innopack Hall) and they will be glad to take you round the stand, talk you through the primary packaging innovations and how HP3 can benefit your buying function.

CPhI Barcelona is an exhibition that is worth your time and investment, as it will be sure to create new business, new partnerships and a stronger future.

PRE BOOK an appointment today: See the Origin team at CPhI Barcelona