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Tekni-Plex Healthcare to Host Virtual Technology Day on Mytaverse Platform

Press release from the issuing company

Full-day interactive materials science presentations scheduled for March 8 in US, March 10 in Europe.

Wayne, PA -- Tekni-Plex Healthcare, which utilizes advanced materials science expertise to help deliver better patient outcomes, has launched an immersive, next-level cyber experience to showcase its broad capabilities and product portfolios.

To officially kick off its Mytaverse environment, the Tekni-Plex division will host a full day of materials science presentations. The Virtual Technology Day occurs March 8 from 11 a.m.–4:15 p.m. EST for the US, and March 10 from 11 a.m.–4:15 p.m. CET for Europe. Those wishing to attend can register here.

Those participating in the event will be far more than spectators. Rather, attendees will have their own avatars, free to discover the cyber-environment and interact with others in an immersive, interactive experience. The setup is ideal to explore the wide array of materials science capabilities Tekni-Plex Healthcare brings to the medical, drug delivery, and diagnostics markets.

The result is a level of networking difficult to replicate in traditional online forums, as well as more impactful knowledge-sharing opportunities. The event’s scheduled presentations include:

11 a.m.–11:45 a.m.: Compound Basics: Advances in Materials Science for the Medical Device Industry

Hear about the latest trends impacting medical device innovation
Learn how materials science is evolving through the latest healthcare technologies

11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Breathable Packaging: Microbial Barrier

Learn about breathable packaging material, and understand how microbes migrate
Gain basic knowledge of the barriers to migration, and discover which test methods determine if barrier targets are being met


12:30 p.m.–1:15 p.m.: Paratubing Solutions

Discover how new advancements in medical tubing improve designs and help keep patients safer
Discuss paratubing constructions that reduce the risk of a tube being connected to the wrong port
Review common design pitfalls that threaten manufacturing consistency – and how to avoid them

1:15 p.m.–2:00 p.m.: Diagnostics: Solutions for Fast Detection

Learn how Tekni-Plex has used different solutions to help bring multiple novel diagnostic assays, such as PCR and ELISA, to market
Understand how Tekni-Plex employed world-class materials science principles to solve key industry problems, and supplied point-of-care test innovators with a faster route to market

2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.: Top Considerations for Barrier Medical Packaging

Explore barrier requirements for packaging, and review common barrier materials
Learn how to choose the right materials for various packaging formats

2:45 p.m.–3:30 p.m.: Tubing for Critical Fluid Handling Applications

Review how recent tubing materials advancements improve critical fluid transfer applications
Learn about unique tubing solutions for peristaltic pump applications offering improvements over silicone
Discover complete fluid transfer options for drugs suspended in DMSO

3:30 p.m.–4:15 p.m.: Managing Supply Chain Risk

Learn how the pandemic and climate events are creating havoc in supply chains
Examine the various forces at play and outline scenarios that can reduce supply chain risk

For more information visit www.tekni-plex.com

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