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Ipsen, GSK and Alexion Pharmaceuticals provide key case studies on optimizing and validating your lyophilisation cycle | 7-8 July 2014, London, UK

2nd Annual Lyophilisation 2014

London, Southwark (PRWEB UK) 3 May 2014

Freeze-drying is a complex process that has evolved considerably over the past years and has proven its worth in the market. Today, exact dosing and substance utilisation is possible even with small filling volumes. Nevertheless, freeze-drying a product is quite complexand takes place in several steps. A solution is first prepared which hascertain thermal properties that will in turn suggest lyophilisation temperatures and pressure.

(Source: International Pharmaceutical Industry (IPI), Developing a Lyophilised Portfolio, 2014)

Key Case Studies Include:

Fill finish Lyophilisation

Mr Bertie Daly, Associate Director, Sterile Fill finish, Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Increasing stability / shelf life
Lyophilisation cycle time and running sequence
Proposals for lyophilisation optimisation: costs versus benefits of optmising the lyophilisation process

3-stage validation approach for Lyophilized products

Massimo Rastelli, Project Leader Biopharm, GSK

Evaluating technology transfer of an existing commercial product
Developing a new lyophilised product
Discussion of advances in the lyophilisation field

How to handle all freeze drying manufacturing equipment

Julie Pagenaud, Sterile Product Manufacturing Manager, Ipsen

Challenge of investment: new machine vs retrofitting / revamping
Qualification & validation strategies based on risk analysis appraoch
Project case study: from user requirements to manufacturing

SMi’s 2nd annual Lyophilisation conference on 7-8 July 2014, London, will provide an update on advances within lyophilisation. We will examine the latest techniques and industry case studies to manage your lyophilisation cycle effectively. With a workshop and sessions led by experts, you will gain an array of tools and tips to deliver the best outcome for your organisation.

Some of the confirmed attendees so far include: Boehringer Ingelheim, Allembis, Explicat Pharma, MedImmune, Novo Nordisk, GlaxoSmithKline, Norgine, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Ellab, Ipsen, Ghent University, GEA Pharma Systems, GEA Process Engineering, Bavarian Nordic, Imperial College London, Newcastle University, plus many more.

For those that are interested there is currently a £100 early bird discount available online.

Lyophilisation 2014: Pharmaceuticals & Biopharmaceuticals

7-8 July, 2014

Marriott Regents Park Hotel, London, UK

About SMi Group

Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries.

We pride ourselves on having access to the world’s most forward thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network. We hold events in over 30 major cities throughout the world including London, Paris and Singapore and to date have welcomed over 200,000 participants from 80 countries.

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Learning Social Studies? Pearson’s Got An App for That

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 01, 2011

This week at the National Council for the Social Studies Conference, Pearson is showcasing its award-winning collection of apps designed to aid students make the connection in between learning and entertaining, even though reinforcing their knowledge of history, geography, economics and civics.

“Apps have genuinely changed today’s understanding landscape. They not only supply a entire new way to make study and evaluation interactive and engaging for students, but they take anytime, anyplace studying to the subsequent level,” stated Pearson senior vice president Lynda Cloud . “With our growing collection of social studies apps, students can energy on their iPads or iPhones anytime, anyplace to learn and evaluation – regardless of whether they are on the school bus, at a break throughout soccer practice or on the sofa in the evening with their parents.”

Featuring fast-action arcade games, intriguing puzzles and interactive word games, Pearson’s Games Apps for American and World History make understanding history fun, speedy and easy. The American History Games App includes a lot more than 100 diverse games on dozens of topics, such as Roots of the American Men and women, The American Revolution, The Civil War, Business and Urban Growth, World War II, The Civil Rights Era, and Challenges for a New Century. The Globe History Games App also gives students far more than 100 distinct games covering a wide range of global history topics, such as Ancient Rome and the Rise of Christianity, The Muslim World, Spread of Civilizations in East Asia, Kingdoms and Trading States of Africa, The Industrial Revolution, and World War II and Its Aftermath.

Amongst the games featured on these apps for middle and high school students is “Whacky History,” derived from the well-liked carnival game, “Whack-A-Mole.” In this rapidly-paced arcade game, a selection of historical figures race about the screen and students must speedily read a primary source, decide who stated it and whack away. Other games include “Clues to the Past,” “History Hunter” and “Say What?”

With Pearson’s Test Prep Apps for each American and World History, students have access to hundreds of critiques, flashcards and quizzes developed to assist them evaluation and recognize essential concerns and understanding of a lesson or chapter. Personalized feedback and remediation prepare students to succeed on their chapter, unit or end-of course tests.

Pearson’s myFlashcard Maker App, for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, lets students develop their own flashcards or access hundreds of ready-created cards. With text and audio in both English and Spanish, students learn in their own way at their own pace. Activity modes consist of Study, Review and Quiz with instant, personalized feedback. myFlashcard Maker Apps are accessible for:

    High School: U.S. History, World History, American Government, Economics
    Middle School: American History, Civics, World Geography, World History
    Elementary School: American History, Regions of America, Florida Social Studies

This collection of education apps for social studies was recently honored with a 2011 Award of Excellence from Tech &amp Understanding magazine, recognizing them as K-12 technology merchandise that break new ground.

For a limited time, Pearson is providing educators promotional gift codes to preview up to four of the social studies apps. For details, go to and click on “Free Apps!”

About Pearson

Pearson,, has as its mission to function side by side with states, districts, teachers, students and parents to guarantee that each and every child is prepared for college and career (NYSE: PSO).

For more info:

Kate Miller, kate.miller(at)pearson(dot)com – 800.745.8489

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