The 3rd annual Drug Delivery West (DDW)
Summit provides a west coast venue for biotech, pharma and drug delivery companies to address scientific and business solutions for the best routes of delivery across different therapeutic areas with an emphasis on emerging technologies and to prepare for the future of R&D and clinical care.
Where to Find Us
Monday, May 17 at 11:40am PT (Medical Devices Track)
Presentation: Optimizing Patient Experience with Autoinjectors, even at Higher Viscosity
Battelle offers a novel approach to autoinjector design that provides user’s control over and confidence in their injection experience, across a wide range of viscosities. Rethinking how we use the stored energy in a spring allows for an enhanced patient experience including the minimization of injection time and eliminating the noise and recoil that can cause user anxiety and hesitancy.
Presenter: Doug Boyd, Vice President, Device Development
Doug Boyd has dedicated his career to helping people by making new medical technologies a reality. Currently, he is the VP of Device Development for Battelle’s Medical Device Solutions Business Line, which encompasses ~90 staff in Program Management, Systems Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, and Software Engineering, Human Centric Design, and Quality.
Mr. Boyd holds 23 US Patents and in his 32-year career at Battelle, he has been involved in the development of dozens of complex medical devices for commercial and US government clients, including surgical equipment and tools, in vitro diagnostic system, self-administered drug delivery devices and in-hospital drug administration systems.