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HCPC-Europe Columbus Award for Compliance Enhancing Packaging Design 2014

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The Pharmaceutical Packaging Conference organised jointly with Informa Life Sciences will take place on 28th – 29th Ocober 2014 in Berlin. During the 2-day event, HCPC-Europe seeks to acknowledge creative pack solutions that assist patients in adhering to their medicinal therapies and will present the annual Columbus Award for outstanding patient centric drug pack design

This Award is presented in two categories:

  1. Commercially available drug products
  2. Concepts for new drug packs

For the first time we also welcome Nominations of commercially available drug products from individuals, organisations and groups.

Pack entries and nominations should enhance patient compliance using innovative design or features which help patients to take the right dose of the right drug at the right time for the whole duration of their therapy. Submissions will be judged on the impact of the pack design on patients’ compliance/adherence.

The finalists will be notified by Sept. 19th 2014 and will be invited to show their pack at the Conference in Berlin, with the winners being announced during the Gala Award Dinner October 28th 2014.

Entries, using the attached entry form, including pack samples and photos, Nominations, using the attached nomination form should be sent directly to HCPC-Europe, no later than August 31st.

Individuals, organisations, groups and/or companies may apply – there is no fee required to participate in this award.

For further information, please contact

Tassilo Korab, HCPC-Europe
Phone:+43 1 890 34 450
Mobile:+43 6643120390
or e-mail at hcpc-europe@tkm.co.at