Join us in our Mytaverse

Advancing materials science to deliver better patient outcomes

US: March 8th, 11:00 AM – 4:15 PM EST

EU: March 10th, 11:00 AM – 4:15 PM CET

Join us for a unique, immersive experience in our Mytaverse, a virtual exhibit hall and auditorium where you can explore innovative materials science solutions in the medical, drug delivery, and diagnostics worlds.

Customize your own avatar,  walk through our virtual exhibit hall, and have live conversations with industry experts!


Virtual Presentations followed by LIVE Q&A

Compound Basics: Advances in Materials Science for the Medical Device Industry

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

  • Hear about the latest trends impacting medical device innovation
  • Learn how materials science is evolving with the advancements in the latest healthcare technologies

Breathable Packaging: Microbial Barrier

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

  • Learn about the attributes of a breathable packaging material
  • Understand how microbes migrate
  • Gain basic knowledge of the barriers to migration
  • Discover which test methods determine if the barriers target are being met
  • Receive an overview on coatings and how they function, including theory, sealing, and testing

Paratubing Solutions

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM

  • Discover how new advancements in medical tubing improve designs and help keep patients safer
  • Hear about paratubing constructions that reduce the risk of a tube being connected to the wrong port
  • Review common design pitfalls that can degrade manufacturing consistency…and how to avoid them
  • Review validation techniques to ensure consistent dimensional and peel strength tolerancing
  • Learn techniques to help shorten the overall design cycle for a new medical device

Diagnostics: Solutions for Fast Detection

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

  • Learn how TekniPlex has used different solutions to help bring multiple novel diagnostic assays, such as PCR and ELISA, to market
  • Understand how TekniPlex employed world-class materials science principles to solve key industry problems and supplied point-of-care test innovators with a faster route to market
  • Hear how injection molded, single-dose vials eliminated inaccurate test results for a rapid test kit and decreased costs
  • Discover which materials and solutions may be better suited to satisfy specific industry requirements, including improving the reliability of assays using microfluidic technology
  • Review how partnerships with strategic suppliers can help diagnostic innovators save R&D costs and shorten the development timeline

Top Consideration for Barrier Medical Packaging

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

  • Learn about barrier requirements for packaging
  • Review common barrier materials for packaging
  • How to choose the right materials for different packaging formats
  • Pros/cons of materials and their application

Tubing for Critical Fluid Handling Applications

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

  • Review how new tubing materials advancements have driven dramatic improvements for critical fluid transfer applications
  • Learn about unique tubing solutions for peristaltic pump applications that offer multiple improvements over silicone
  • Be educated on complete fluid transfer options for drugs suspended in DMSO
  • Understand failure mechanisms and design improvements for multilayer tubing used for infusion systems
  • Learn about validation techniques to ensure consistent dimensional and peel strength tolerancing for fluid management solutions

Managing Supply Chain Risk

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

  • Learn how the pandemic and climate events are creating havoc in supply chains
  • We will examine the various forces at play and outline scenarios that can reduce risk to the supply chain
  • Actual case studies will be reviewed to illustrate how forward-thinking companies have managed these challenges to help reduce future risk


US event

Tuesday, March 8th 11:00 AM – 4:15 PM EST

European event

Thursday, March 10th 11:00 AM – 4:15 PM CET

The Countdown Begins!