Dr. Simon Kervyn, Datwyler - Qepler Summits And Conferences

Dr. Simon Kervyn

Manager Materials and Surface Treatments
Namur, Belgium
Dätwyler Holding AG

Simon Kervyn did his PhD in materials sciences at the University of Namur. After a research stay in Japan at the National Institute for Materials Sciences and a Postdoc at UCLA (USA).

He then worked for a research institute in coatings in Belgium. After this, he joined Datwyler in the position of Manager Materials and Surface Treatments. In this position he performs customer’s dedicated research to optimize the selection of rubber components to their applications.

Related Sessions:

Pre-Filled Syringes
Summit 2018

Enhance a fully integrated system approach for developing pre-filled syringes to maintain patient centricity.
  • 31 May 2018
  • Berlin, DE
  • Pharma
Day 2: Friday, 01 June 2018
CASE STUDY: Selection of rubber components for Pre-Filled Syringes.
  • Basics of rubber composition and properties.
  • Material selection to guarantee highest compatibility with injectable drugs.
  • Key properties for plungers: gliding force and compatibility.
  • Ageing effect and temperature influence on gliding behaviour of elastomeric plungers.
  • Container closure integrity tests for Pre-Filled Syringes.
  • Ongoing developments in rubber for Pre-Filled Syringes.
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