Monday, September 15, 2008

HealthEvent: PHARMATEX 2008

PHARMATEX is Ireland's largest pharmaceutical industry conference and exhibition. Although still in its second year, the trade event serves as a multi-disciplined event offering insights into the future of business and technology of both the pharmaceutical as well as the bio-pharmaceutical industry.

Ireland being a knowledge-based economy is slated to remain a major contributor to the Pharmaceutical and (bio) pharmaceutical sectors which thrive on education innovation and technology transfer.

To take a stock of Ireland's leadership position. Consider the following facts:
  • At present 13 of the top 15 companies in the world have significant operations in Ireland.
  • There are 83 facilities employing more than 17,000 people in Ireland.
  • 12 out of 25 of the world’s top selling drugs are produced in Ireland.
The Exhibition

The companies present at the exhibition include those supplying technologies, services or equipment to both pipeline and existing manufacturing facilities. The event is a perfect venue to meet with new and existing customers. If you're interested in building or expanding your Irish and European customer base then this is the event to make it happen.

The Conference

The conference is an informative and and insightful event delving into and contemplating about the future of innovation, technology and corporate strategy of the bio-pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical industries. For this it banks upon the opinions and experiences of international as well as local business leaders and advisors to chart a decade's roadmap.

This year's three day program has been divided into eight tracks including Training and Re-Skilling Workshop, the Heads of Industry Day on Operational Excellence, Disposables in Bio Manufacturing, Industrial Communications, Lean, MES, Manufacturing and ISA S95:The Next Step in Automation.

Profile of attendees at Pharmatex 2007
  • International Pharmaceutical industry leaders
  • Directors and managers from Irish based facilities
  • State and Government representatives
  • Representatives from the key academic institutions
  • Directors and senior managers from the engineering consultancies
  • Representatives from the supplier and industry support base
The Show's Key Details are:

Exhibition Name: PHARMATEX 2008

Dates: September 16 – 18, 2008

Tuesday: September 16 (09.00 – 18.00)
Wednesday: September 17 (09.00 – 18.00)
Thursday: September 18 (09.00 – 18.00)

Venue: Radisson SAS Hotel, Ditchley House, Little Island, Cork, Ireland

Official Website: Pharmatex

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