Dr. Bettine Boltres, West Pharmaceutical Services Deutschland GmbH & Co KG - Qepler Summits And Conferences

Dr. Bettine Boltres

Principal Scientific Affairs, Packaging & Delivery Systems
West Pharmaceutical Services Deutschland GmbH & Co KG
Eschweiler, Germany
West Pharmaceutical Services

As Principal Scientific Affairs, she is supporting the scientific exchange between West and the pharmaceutical industry.

This is complementing her 7 years’ work as Product Manager for Schott Pharmaceutical Tubing, where she provided scientific consulting for glass primary packaging.

She has held numerous trainings at pharmaceutical companies, glass converters and universities. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has chaired and moderated several conferences and technical training events for the PDA and other formats. A number of articles for several global magazines have been penned by her.

In 2015 she published the book «When Glass Meets Pharma», which builds the bridge between glass for pharmaceutical primary packaging and drug substances.

Bettine is an active member of the USP Packaging and Distribution Expert Committee as well as the ISO TC76/WG 4 on elastomers, the European Pharmacopoeia Commission Group of Experts 16 (elastomers and plastics) and the GLS Working Party (glass).

Since January 2019 she is also a member of the PDA Board of Directors.

Dr. Boltres is a (bio)chemist by training, receiving a diploma in chemistry from the university of Frankfurt, Germany and a PhD in biochemistry from the university of Cologne, Germany.

Related Sessions:

Extractables & Leachables
Summit 2019

Get the latest updates in regulation, analytical testing, risk & safety assessment, biocompatibility.
  • 15 Oct 2019
  • Berlin, DE
  • Pharma
Day 2: Wednesday, 16 October 2019
CASE STUDY: Extractables from Rubber Closures – Assessment and Control
  • Theoretical Extractables from Rubber Closures
  • Design of an Extractables Study
  • Control Strategy
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2nd Annual Pharmaceutical
Lyophilization Summit 2020

Discuss best practices in tech & regulatory updates, process, formulation, testing, monitoring, new products development.
  • 12 Feb 2020
  • Berlin, DE
  • Pharma
Day 2: Thursday, 13 February 2020
CASE STUDY: Risk Factors to Consider when Choosing the Optimal Stopper for Lyophilization.
  • Evaluation of influencing factors like e.g. rubber formulation, stopper design, moisture transmission and moisture uptake, risk for volatiles
  • Comparison study to underline the influence of the different mentioned factors
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