Highlights of 2018

1st January, 1970

Highlights of 2018

This year’s event was highly topical with many presentations and panels covering the future of clinical trials in ways which gave the audience actionable takeaways which could be brought back to the office.

  1. NEXT the Public-Private Partnership making Denmark a Preferred Country for Clinical Trials & Clinical Trial Supply – Britta Smedegaard Andersen, Project Director at NEXT Partnership brought to light the recent decision by the Danish government to position Denmark as a leader in clinical trials. In her presentation she explored how the NEXT partnership works, identified why NEXT is so successful and showcased the future with clinical trials and clinical trial supply in Denmark.
  2. Streamlining your Process Development in Early Phase Trials to Optimize Supplies QualityJonas Fransson, Director Drug Product Development at SOBIunpacked various trial needs at an early stage to soften workload and increase supply, quality and stability. At the same time Jonas sought to understanding internal and external interfaces in clinical trial planning and management, while showcasing how adopting technical approaches and process development from phase three to create a high quality assay and know how many products are needed in your forecasting.
  3. Presenting innovative IT solutions for planning your clinical trial supply chainPeter Christensen, Director Clinical Supplies Project Planning, Novo Nordisk presented a fascinating case-study which considered ways technology can simplify the supply chain process. On his presentation he demonstrated ways digital systems can be harnessed during the manufacturing process to minimise human mistakes, exploiting digital tools to forecast inventories for numerous studies in one go, designing lean end-to-end planning systems to reduce wasted drug supply  and how new temperature control systems can ensure fast handling of deviations


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