Converting Injectable Therapies to Combination Drug-Device Products

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BioPharm International, BioPharm International, Partnerships for Outsourcing May 2022, Volume 2022 eBook, Issue 2
Pages: 14–17

The author describes how to seize market opportunities while navigating the requirements of both drug therapies and delivery devices.

The global biopharma market has experienced a remarkable period of evolution and expansion. In that time, parenteral medications have become one of the industry’s most important innovation and growth drivers.

Fueled by a continuing shift toward at-home, self-administered care—an established trend accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic—the rapid surge in demand for injectable therapies is set to continue in the coming years. Between 2020 and 2027, sales of parenteral medications are projected to expand from 53–57% of global market volume, with most of those gains taken away from oral drugs (1).

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About the author

Markus Hörburger is product and service manager Secondary Packaging & Device Assembly at Vetter.

Article details

BioPharm International
eBook: Partnerships for Outsourcing
May 2022
Pages: 14–17


When referring to this article, please cite it as M. Hörburger, “Converting Injectable Therapies to Combination Drug-Device Products,” BioPharm International Partnerships for Outsourcing eBook (May 2022).