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Softgel Capsules: Formulation Design and Troubleshooting

  January 28, 2019  
CfPA-The Center for Professional Advancement, New Brunswick, NJ
July 18-19, 2019

Who Should Attend?
This broadly based course is intended for operators, troubleshooters and all scientists and technologists concerned with the development and processing of softgels capsules products and with related regulatory affairs.

The material will be presented in such a way as to be of value to a varying level of expertise. This course will especially benefit those in: 
  • Formulating 
  • Manufacturing/Production
  • Engineering Support 
  • R&D
  • Quality Assurance 
  • Marketing
  • Validation 
  • Purchasing
  • Regulatory Affairs

In Conjunction with Technophar 

Technophar manufactures innovative softgel machinery to produce high quality capsules.

Course Description
The main aim of this course is to review the science relating to softgel encapsulated pharmaceutical and nutritional products. The course begins with a consideration of the basic aspects of softgel manufacturing process, progresses through raw material/ingredients and their properties to the formulation of these ingredients for softgel both the fill and the shell materials to meet the needs of the manufacturing process. Experimental designs and QbD is considered in determining robustness of the product/process. The program concludes with key aspects of the evaluation of finished products and the investigation and troubleshooting to solving problems. Also alternates to use of gelatin for softgel manufacturing are explored.

Formal sessions of the course are supplemented with informal discussion periods between lecturers and course participants. Problem-solving sessions are held on both an open and private basis.
Organized by: CFPA
Invited Speakers:
   Dr. Cecil W. Propst; Managing Director, Propst Consulting Services

Dr. Cecil W. Propst is Managing Director at Propst Consulting Services, a formulation, and engineering support LLC located in Norton Shores MI. He was Director of R&D (Grand Haven site) at SPI Pharma until 2015. He served as Director of Quality Assurance and Technical Services at Fleming and Company, and before that, President of Manufacturing Chemists. His duties included system design, product and process development and regulatory affairs. Previously, he served as cGMP Facilities Director for the University of Maryland at Baltimore, in connection with the University’s SUPAC contract with the FDA. Dr. Propst also served as Director of Technical Development for Stellar Manufacturing; Director of Quality Compliance for SmithKline Beecham; Director, Quality Assurance for Norcliff Thayer (a Revlon Company); and Group Leader/Product Development and Manager/Quality Control for Lewis Howe Company. He serves as a consultant in the area of product development and process investigations for the chemical, diagnostic, food, engineering and beverage industries.

Additional Faculty
Patrick van Tiel, is sales manager and field support/applications engineer EMEA area for Technophar (a division of Qualicaps) a maker of softgel capsule machines in Windsor Ontario Canada. The company’s services include application, equipment and installation support including preliminary factory design, technical assistance, and on-site technical training. Mr. van Tiel is experienced in mechanical and electrical engineering and PLC programing. His previous work experience includes ABB, Qualicaps Europe and Turnkey Solution Engineer for Bosch Packaging Technology BV.
Deadline for Abstracts: n/a
Registration: Please click here for registration information.
E-mail: Jmorbit@cfpa.com
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