Dr. Simon Kervyn, Datwyler - Qepler Summits And Conferences

Dr. Simon Kervyn

Manager Materials Development
Datwyler
Namur, Belgium
Dätwyler Holding AG

Simon Kervyn graduated as a PhD in organic chemistry and materials from the University of Namur, Belgium in 2012. After research stays at National Institute of Materials Sciences in Tokyo and at UCLA, Los Angeles, he worked at the Coatings Research Institute in Belgium.

He is now working for Datwyler as manager materials development. In this position he performs customer’s dedicated research to optimize the selection of rubber components to their applications. Furthermore, he works on the development of coated products for the Datwyler portfolio

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
BLOCK: COMPONENT SELECTION AND PRIMARY PACKAGING.
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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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: Solutions to avoid sticky stoppers on lyophilisator shelves.

The presentation will review the different options to avoid sticky rubber stoppers on lyophilisator shelves at the end of the cycle, namely:

  • Change of lyophilisator parameters.
  • Product design change.
  • Compound change.
  • Use of coated products.
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