Introduction to Product Development

Online Training Id: PPD-001

Geographical Region: International

Level: Basic

Duration: 2 hrs 

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An overview of the current product and process knowledge required when developing large molecule products.

Learning Objectives:

  • To Understand the origins of current regulatory requirements and expectations

  • To gain a top level insight into the application of biopharmaceutics knowledge to product designs

  • To introduce the concepts of GMP, Quality by Design, and Process Analytical Technologies available to control and manage variability

  • To gain an overview of the basic stability and impurity data required to support a proposed product shelf life

  • To understand regulatory  requirements for key markets

  • To understand main reasons why products fail

Who Should Enroll:

  • Novice  pharmaceutical scientists entering the pharmaceutical industry

  • Experienced pharmaceutical industry switching sectors or roles

CPD Credit hours: 120 mins











Professor Luigi G Martini, BSc (Hons), PhD, FRPharmS, MBA is the UK’s first and only Industrial Pharmacist teaching practitioner as Professor of Pharmaceutical Innovation at King’s College London. He is also co-Director of Rainbow Medical Engineering Ltd, a specialist ultrasonic welding and medical device Fabrication Company. Expert in drug delivery systems, medical device engineering, and personalised medicine; he consults for global companies and regulatory agencies in Europe and the Middle East. He participated in the European Parliament debates and was appointed to the REF2014 sub-panel for Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing and Allied Healthcare professionals in 2011.

While at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, he was Senior Director of Pharmaceutical Development for Emerging Markets responsible for developing affordable medicines for the BRIC economies. He developed and commercialised the DiffCORE technology launched in the USA as Lamictal XR, and was instrumental in embedding Quality by Design principles in GSK’s main development and manufacturing sites.

He was a founder of the European Industrial Pharmacy Group and was president of the organization for 10 years. Professor Martini was a Visiting Pharmacy Professor at John Moores University of Liverpool (2006-2011) and designated a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in 2008.


Prof. Luigi Martini  


GBP $75.00