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Optimizing Your Hot Melt Extrusion Process: Polymer Screening, Formulation, and Process Development



WEBINAR

In this webinar, we focus on providing you with insights on how you can optimize your hot melt extrusion process with novel screening tools as well as guidance on how to identify suitable process parameters. This can represent a decisive strategic advantage in the early development stages.

This webinar is part 2 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 1 and 3, please feel free to check those out here:

Speakers

Daniel Treffer, Ph.D.

Daniel Treffer, Ph.D.

MeltPrep

Founder and CEO

Daniel Treffer is the founder of MeltPrep which develops dedicated equipment for ASD and implant formulation development work of thermoplastic formulations. The proprietary and patented VCM technology is based on his Ph.D. findings. Professor Khinast supervised his work at the RCPE in Graz, Austria, from 2011 to 2016. Daniel faced several challenges in hot melt extrusion development projects and recognized the need for novel tools for faster and lower material usage for formulation developments. His invention, vacuum compression molding (VCM), can prepare extrusion-like samples with a few mg of material.

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.

Merck

Head of Drug Carriers

With a broad expertise in the field of solid dosage forms, Dr. Thomas Kipping provides a deep understanding of formulation development and process optimization in the complex area of solubility enhancement. He has a strong background in pharmaceutical industry, including industrial development, GMP manufacturing, clinical supply and research & development. Thomas is a pharmacist by education and holds a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Technology.