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Getting to Know Hot Melt Extrusion: How Does it Support Drug Development and Which Excipients are Needed?


In this webinar, we focus on the general hot melt extrusion process, the equipment employed in this technology as well as the requirements for excipients and, specifically, polymers to be used in this application.

This webinar is part 1 of our series, "Shaping the Future of Solid Dose Manufacturing with Hot Melt Extrusion" in cooperation with Thermo Fisher Scientific and MeltPrep.

If you have not yet seen parts 2 and 3, please feel free to check those out here:


Margarethe Richter, Ph.D.

Margarethe Richter, Ph.D.

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Pharma Application Specialist

Margarethe Richter, Ph.D. is a pharma application specialist at Thermo Fisher Scientific where she develops new applications related to pharmaceutical hot melt extrusion and twin screw granulation. She earned her Ph.D. degree (Dr.-Ing.) researching at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) on thermodynamic and reaction kinetics. Margarethe is a chemical engineer by training and graduated from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

Thomas Kipping, Ph.D.

Thomas Kipping, Ph.D.


Head of Drug Carriers

Dr. Thomas Kipping is an expert in the field of pharmaceutical technology and formulation development. Thomas is currently the head of drug carriers at Merck. With more than 10 years of industrial experience, spanning various sectors within the pharmaceutical industry, including drug product development and CDMO services, he has consistently demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing pharmaceutical sciences and enhancing drug development processes He holds a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical technology from the University of Bonn.

Webinar Information

Pharma and biopharma manufacturing

  • Solid Formulation Strategies
  • Duration:43min

  • Language:English

  • Session 1:presented February 15, 2022

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