Thank you to everyone who made DDF 2017 the biggest and best yet


The 2017 summit was an intense and energetic exchange of ideas, experiences and business cards. Berlin hosted 75 speakers, 35 solution providers and 340 attendees across 3 days packed with content and networking.

Download the post summit report here.

The 2018 agenda is already well underway with the following speakers on the programme:

  • Rene Van Nostrum, Associate Professor, Utrecht University
  • Prof. Dr. Sarah Hedtrich, Professor, Freie Universitat Berlin
  • Sabine Eichling, Senior Scientist II, AbbVie
  • Tarik Khan, Group Leader, Late-Stage Pharmaceutical and Processing Development, Roche
  • Jeffrey Hemenway, Senior Research Scientist I, Formulation and Process Development, Gilead Sciences
  • Gregoire Schwach, Head of Drug Delivery, PTD Biologics Europe, Roche
  • Markus Krummer, Head of Continuous Manufacturing, Novartis
  • Sudhakar Garad, Global Head of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Profiling, NIBR
  • Yash Kapoor, Associate Principal Scientist, MSD
  • Prof. Gerhard Winter, Chair of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics, LMU Munich
  • Annette Bak, Senior Director, Head of Advanced Drug Delivery, AstraZeneca
  • Juan Irache, Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Navarra
  • Kathrin Spielberger, Lab Head Formulation Development, Sanofi
  • Lorenz Meinel, Professor for Pharmaceutics and Biopharmacy, Wurzburg University

See the full list confirmed so far here.

If you offer a solution or service to drug developers, then you can only attend as a commercial partner. Contact Alexandra Krcho for more information.

2017 Networking Highlights

Photos from 2017

Who Should Attend

This summit is for Heads, Directors and Managers of:

  • Pharmaceutical Development
  • Product Development
  • Pharmaceutical R&D
  • Drug Production
  • Drug Delivery
  • Delivery Technology
  • Device Development
  • Preclinical Development
  • Process Development
  • CMC

2017 Content Highlights

2017 Commercial Opportunities