ISPE Ireland Affiliate Seminar: Disruptive Technologies

The program is hotting up for the ISPE Ireland,  Disruptive Technologies Conference on 10th October 2019.  Register now to hear some of the global pharmaceutical and innovator companies share their experiences in disruptive technologies, therapies and innovations. Local and International Speakers presenting on the latest in Digital Therapeutics, manufacturing platforms for ATMPs, Innovative Continuous Processing, Disruptive Devices and Regulation of the New Generation of Therapeutics.

  • Sanofi company Ablynx ; achieving the first FDA approved Nanobody product

  • Onkimmune; disruptive cancer therapies and the Irish Disruptive Technologies Innovation fund

  • Pfizer; the Cutting Edge of R&D

  • GSK; Disruptive Technology Seeking

  • Silver Cloud ;  A Digital Therapeutic Platform for Mental Health

  • J&J ; 3D printing, blazing new medical frontiers

  • IMA Life; LYNFINITY taking lyophilisation beyond today’s limits

  • Leo Pharma, Leo Science and Tech. HUB; Cutting edge science, connecting the dots

  • GE Healthcare; Enterprise Solutions for Cell Therapy

  • Panel Discussion; Sterile Manufacturing, Evolution or Revolution

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  • 08:00 Registration Opens and Coffee
  • 09.00 Welcome and Introduction
    • Sue Cooke DPS Group and ISPE Ireland Affiliate Secretary
  • 09.05 Key Note Address
    • Invited Speaker Disruptive Technology Innovation Fund Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation
  • 09.30 Optimised, off-the-shelf Natural Killer (NK) Cell Therapeutic Platform
    • Michael O’Dwyer Founder and CSO, Onkimmune
  • 10.00 Disruptive, Accessible, Scalable, Digital Behavioral Healthcare
    • Angel Enrique Post Doc Clinical Researcher SilverCloud
  • 10.30 Panel Q&A
  • 10.45 Coffee & Networking
  • 11.15 Advances in CAR-T Manufacturing Platform
    • Dr.Daria Donati Global Head Alliances & Partnerships Technology and Innovation Life Sciences, GE Healthcare
  • 11.45 “Nanobodies” - A New Generation of Therapeutic Molecules
    • Ann Brige Associate Director CMC Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, Sanofi/Ablynx
  • 12.15 Disruptive Therapies – The Regulatory Landscape (TBC)
    • Invited (TBC) HPRA
  • 12.45 Panel Q&A
  • 13.00 Lunch
  • 14.00 Disruptive Technologies (TBC)
    • Martin Wallace Director of Technology Seeking, GSK
  • 14.30 A New Model for Cross Industry Innovation
    • Mike Sierra VP Leo Science and Tech HUB – Cambridge, MA, LEO Science & Tech Hub
  • 15.00 Panel Q&A
  • 15.15 Coffee & Networking
  • 15.30 NextGen Process and Digital innovation within Pfizer
    • Ronan Kelly Global Digital Transformation and Innovation Senior Manager Pfizer
    • Edel Hughes Senior Manager Kilo Technology Laboratory Pfizer
  • 16.00 Disruption and 3D Printing
    • Grainne Cunniffe Project Manager Bioprinting Engineer, Johnson & Johnson
    • Fionnan McNamara Senior Engineer – 3D Printing Centre of Excellence, Johnson & Johnson
  • 16.30 Disrupting the Sterile Manufacturing Sector
    • Invited Panel IMA, Jacob Engineering & others TBC
  • 17.00 Panel Q&A
  • 17.15 Conference Close
    • Eamon Judge President, ISPE Ireland Affiliate


The Venue

Kilashee house

Killashee House take great pleasure in bringing the same care and attention to detail to conferences and events as they do to all other guests who stay with with them. With its stylish gardens, wild woodland walks, and stunning setting in the Kildare countryside, Killashee feels a million miles away from everything. Killashee is only a 35-minute drive from Dublin City, right off the M7, making it incredibly convenient and accessible. Killashee contains a blend of classic Victorian elegance and modern convenience, balanced with harmonious and efficient service in mind.

Facilities and features include:

  • Over 350 complimentary parking spaces
  • Up to 100MB free WiFi
  • Range of food & beverage options

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