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MedPharmPlast Europe Winter Conference 2019

MedPharmPlast Europe Winter Conference 2019

Only one week to go, register now!

MedPharmPlast Europe is pleased to invite you to its next event on 17 December 2019 in Brussels.

The day will start with the MPPE Annual General Assembly (09.30 - 10.30) for members only, followed by the MPPE Conference (10.30 - 15.30) for members and invited guests.

Interested? Then just register via our online form. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us directly at


09:00 – 10:30 General Assembly - for MPPE members onlyMPPE Conference - for members & invited guests
10:00 – 10:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee10:30 – 10:45 Welcome  Steve Duckworth, Clariant & President MedPharmPlast Europe
10:45 – 11:15 Microplastics Restriction: Are you aware of its impact on your business? -         Peter Simpson, ECHA
11:15 – 12:00 MDCG working groups: How do they contribute to the implementation of the new Medical Device Regulation? - Pascale Van Hoydonck, Terumo & MedPharmPlast Europe
12:00 – 12:30 Update of MedPharmPlast Europe’s Regulatory Taskforce – Nigel Talboys, Terumo & MedPharmPlast Europe
12:30 – 13:30 Networking Lunch
13.30 – 14.10 Providing information on Substances of Concern in Articles to the Echa Waste Framework database (SCIP): Are you ready? Is it feasible? – Timo Unger, Hyundai Motor Group
14:10 – 14:40 How do I make my white bottle green? - The challenges of sustainability in Healthcare plastics - Steve Duckworth, Clariant & President MedPharmPlast Europe
14:40 – 15:10 What if TiO2 became a Carcinogen Class 1? How a trade association could assist the justification of the continued use of this critical substance - Patrick de Kort, MedPharmPlast Europe
15:10 – 15:20 Wrap-up & Closing

MPPE Conference Agenda.pdf 135 KB


Participation is free of charge for MPPE members (please note max. two participants per member can join free of charge)
Participation fee is  €250 for non members
To register please fill in the registration form here.


PCE Conference Rooms - 3rd floor
Avenue de Cortenbergh 71
1000. Brussels

We are looking forward to welcoming you.

About MedPharmPlast Europe

MedPharmPlast Europe is a sector group of EuPC created in 2014 by and for companies involved in the whole supply chain of plastic medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging in Europe. It assists companies in these industry sectors by keeping them informed about the latest developments in European regulations and their impact on the medical device and pharmaceutical packaging plastics value chain. MedPharmPlast Europe also represents the interests of the industry to the European legislators and tries to arrive at regulations that are both workable and protect the patient.

MedPharmPlast Europe
Avenue de Cortenbergh 71
1000 Brussels