We use cookies to deliver the best possible experience on our website. To learn more, visit our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use this site, or closing this box, you consent to our use of cookies.


Delivery Systems

Drug product delivery systems can provide comfort, ease of use and reliability—especially automated systems like West’s SmartDose® platform. This section presents papers on manual and automated delivery systems and trends in this rapidly-growing area.

 Drug Delivery & Formulation 2016 in Review

Josef Bossart, Ph. D., PharmaCircle LLC


This presentation discusses trends in the drug pipeline – in particular the influence of biologic drug products.  Necessarily coupled to biologic drug products is the need for injection technologies that facilitate ease of use, and compliance. Consideration of injection technologies must be made early in the drug product development process to ensure the ability to successfully deliver products.

Link: Bossart PharmaCircle Presentation DCAT 2017-03-22

 Drug Delivery Systems for Biopharmaceuticals. 

A. Siew.  BioPharm International, 28 (8), 14-19 (2015)


In this article, industry experts discuss the merits of pre-filled syringes and automated delivery systems.

Link: http://www.biopharminternational.com/drug-delivery-systems-biopharmaceuticals?pageID=2

Injecting Highly Viscous Drugs

A. Fry.  Pharmaceutical Technology, 38 (11) (2014)


This article discusses the issues in delivering highly viscous parenteral drug products, such as biologics.

Link: http://www.pharmtech.com/injecting-highly-viscous-drugs