Aptar Pharma and RDD Online Co-Organize the Second Edition of RDD Asia® in Goa, India

Aptar Pharma and RDD Online today announced the second Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD®) Asia scientific conference which will welcome pulmonary and nasal drug delivery experts from all over the world to Goa, India from November 8-11, 2016. Online registration is available at: http://www.rddonline.com/rddasia2016.


Bringing the respiratory world together in Asia

Following the success of the first conference in 2014, RDD Asia 2016 will return to Goa, India and will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, November 8-11, 2016.

RDD Asia 2016 is an extension of the US and European RDD meetings into one of the world’s prominent emerging markets and center for inhalation development and manufacturing.

RDD Asia 2016 seeks to link industrial and academic scientists, clinicians, regulators, and business professionals in Asia with their international counterparts, to collectively advance inhaled and nasal drug therapy worldwide.

RDD Asia 2016 presenters will summarize recent developments and offer expert insights designed to energize the audience and spur new thinking and ideas.

This dynamic environment will serve as a bridge to support academic collaboration, international regulatory harmonization and commercial development across continents. More than 200 delegates from Asia and beyond are expected to attend the conference in Goa.


Premium scientific symposium in India

The RDD Asia 2016 scientific conference will feature:

  • Expert speakers addressing a blend of contemporary issues and essential background relating to pMDIs, DPIs, nebulizers, nasal sprays and emerging aerosol delivery platforms.

Discussions will include different directions for inhaled and nasal drug delivery, fighting Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Tuberculosis and respiratory infections, novel in vitro test methods and regulatory science, optimizing DPI formulation and device partnerships and understanding the science of aerosol clouds.

  • Scientific poster session and technology exhibition in which device and equipment designers and component suppliers will present their latest innovations alongside scientific posters from the international aerosol community.
  • Workshop sessions featuring practical and interactive demonstrations of new technologies, products and services.

RDD Asia 2016 also offers premium formal and informal networking opportunities, including a welcome reception on November 8 and a Gala Dinner sponsored by Aptar Pharma on November 10.

“We are extremely proud to co-host the latest RDD Asia. The first conference in 2014 received very positive feedback from the audience and was a great success. It put Asia at the center of the inhalation map and for the first time experts met in our backyard. The RDD Asia 2016 scientific conference is a brilliant opportunity to continue discussions and networking on respiratory drug delivery topics that impact Asia and the rest of the world,”said Kanwal Tikoo, Vice President India and South East Asia, Aptar Pharma India.


About Aptar Pharma

Aptar Pharma is a part of the AptarGroup family of companies, along with Aptar
Beauty + Home and Aptar Food + Beverage.
AptarGroup, Inc. is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative dispensing solutions
for the beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer health care, injectables,
food, and beverage markets.
AptarGroup is headquartered in Crystal Lake, Illinois, with manufacturing facilities in North
America, Europe, Asia and South America.

To learn more, visit www.aptar.com/pharma.


About RDD Online

RDD Online manages the organization of Respiratory Drug Delivery meetings in the US, and
partners with Aptar Pharma to run RDD meetings in Europe and Asia.
Other RDD Online services available at www.rddonline.com include the provision of scientific
and technical publications, aerosol testing equipment including dose collection tubes and mixing
inlets, web-based training, textbook publishing, service directories and recruiting services of
interest to companies active in pulmonary and nasal drug delivery.

For more information, please visit www.rddonline.com


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Press Contacts

Elisa Eschylle, Events and Press relations Manager
Tel.: + 33 (0)1 39 17 20 41 – Email: elisa.eschylle@aptar.com

Prachi Singhai, Project Manager
Tel.: + 91 22 6195 1946 – Email : prachi.singhai@aptar.com

Marion Baschet Vernet, Press attaché
Tel.: + 33 (0)6 22 17 08 96– Email: mbvernet@gmail.com