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Are emerging pharma markets still emerging?

Are emerging pharma markets still emerging?

London, UK: Preliminary data from Pharmaceutical Commerce’s annual Biopharma Cold Chain Sourcebook shows that by 2020, pharma cold-chain logistics will be worth $16.7bn.


SMi’s 11th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition provides insight into emerging market challenges for cold chain distribution

The main drivers behind this substantial growth of the cold chain market are strict requests for increase in biologics in international life science shipments.

SMi’s 11th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition will provide further insights into emerging market challenges for cold chain distribution, from regulatory requirements to partner selection.

The conference take place in London, on the 12 to 13 December. This event will host cold chain experts from the Pharma and Biotech regulators and suppliers to keep abreast of cold chain distribution developments.

Cold Chain Distribution 2016 event agenda will include a keynote address by Gino Vleugels, senior manager temperature control EMEA at Johnson & Johnson, who will discuss the supply chain set-up in an epidemical region, cultural differences and how to cope.

Yoram Eshel, senior director of global transportation and logistics, Teva Pharmaceuticals (Israel), will look at real time temperature surveillance and monitoring, and will suggest how to tackle temperature-sensitive shipment.

Robert Potts, director International Quality, Vertex Pharmaceutical (Europe) will speak on selecting long-lasting partners. Highlights from the talk include understanding local compliance and clearing potential risks, on-going partner management and screening of contractors and sub-contractors for competencies.

The complete 2-day schedule including full speaker line-up or to register, is available online.

Cold Chain Distribution 2016 offers to its attendees a networking opportunity with the leading experts in the industry at a drinks reception on day one followed by a dinner (invitation only) hosted by World Courier.

Cold Chain Distribution 2016’s lhe lead sponsor is World Courier with support from Berlinger, Eberspacher, Emball’iso, Finnair, Cargo, and Peli Bio Thermal.