Events

Below is a list of recent and forthcoming events at Lucideon, as well as conferences/events that we will be attending.

2017 Event
19 October 2017            Webinar: Cleaning Issues with Additive Manufactured Devices
While this general topic has been covered in various webinars in the past, we will be trying here to isolate several key aspects of the problem. The unique porous coated surfaces of new additively manufactures (AM) medical implants have proven to be quite complex and are creating challenges with respect to effective cleaning. To find out more about this webinar and/or to sign up to attend please click here
5 October 2017            Webinar: Novel Materials Development to Address Dental Sector Needs
In this webinar we will explore the important drivers facing the dental industry and discuss the potential roles that novel materials could play as ‘enablers’. To find out more about this webinar and/or to sign up to attend please click here
28 September 2017            Webinar: Common Post-Processing Treatments for Additive Manufactured Components
This webinar will go over all of the common post-processing treatments applied to additively manufactured (AM) metal components. Topics related to the removal from build plates and stress relieving of as-fabricated parts to more complex processes such as machining, cleaning and surface finishing will be covered. To find out more about this webinar and/or to sign up to attend please click here
14 September 2017            Webinar: Validation of Additive Manufactured Components through Specialized Testing
In this webinar, we will explore a number of analysis techniques that can be used to provide insightful competitive advantage through design and performance evaluation. To find out more about this webinar and/or to sign up to attend please click here
4 - 8 September 2017 28th Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB) - Athens, Greece
Dr Xiang Zhang of Lucideon will be speaking at ESB 2017, an event dedicated to the biomaterials science community. To find out more about this event please click here
3 - 8 September 2017 19th International Sol-Gel Conference - Liege, Belgium
Dr Gilda Gasparini and Dr Mark Cresswell will both be presenting papers at this event which draws together sol-gel researchers from around the world. To find out more about this event please click here
22 June 2017            Webinar: Design Approaches Using FED
Presented by Dr Gilda Gasparini, Chemical Engineer, and Dr Phil Jackson, Technical Manager, both of Lucideon’s Healthcare division, the webinar will focus on the benefits that design of experiments affords in terms of product optimization, time and cost savings, and yield improvement. To find out more about this webinar and/or to sign up to attend please click here
8 June 2017            Webinar: Understanding Polymer Structure and Processing to Minimize Failures
Hosted by Dr Richard Padbury, polymer technology consultant at Lucideon, the webinar looked at the beneficial properties of polymers in a range of applications and how these can be best utilized.  To see the webinar recording please click here
22 - 23 May 2017 Pain Therapeutics - London, UK
Lucideon Healthcare representatives were in attendance at this pharmaceutical event. Lucideon develops novel, innovative technologies for the healthcare industry with potential benefits in pain relief pharmaceuticals, including opioids. For more information please visit the website
21 - 24 May 2017 6th China-Europe Symposium on Biomaterials in Regenerative Medicine - Porto, Portugal
Dr Xiang Zhang spoke at this event which sought to bring together collaborators from Europe and China to bring forward significant advances to the field of Biomaterials with specific focus on Regenerative Medicine applications. For more information please visit the website
18 May 2017 Webinar: Chemical Imaging of Industrial and Healthcare Materials by ToFSIMS
Hosted by Dr Chris Pickles, consultant to Lucideon, the webinar looked at the application of surface science techniques in industry to provide understanding of the distribution of ingredients in materials, with a specific focus on healthcare applications.  To see the webinar recording please click here
27 April 2017 Webinar: The Art of Solving Coatings Challenges through Microchemical Analysis
Hosted by Gary Kagel, this webinar explored various microchemical techniques, their uses and limitations, and how to most effectively solve key coatings challenges. To see the webinar recording please click here
25 - 26 April 2017 Making Pharmaceuticals - Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK
Sharad Vora attended from Lucideon to stay abreast of the latest developments from industry. He was available for meetings throughout the 2 day event. For more information click here
27 March - 29 March 2017 8th DDF Summit Drug Delivery & Formulation - Berlin, Germany
Aia Malik presented 'iCRT - Advanced Drug Delivery Platform - Tackling your formulation and delivery challenges' on the 29th March. To find out more click here
14 March - 18 March 2017 AAOS 2017 - San Diego, California, US
Lucideon was at booth 1861 with experts on hand to discuss orthopedic product and wear testing. To find out more click here
26 January 2017        Industry Networking Lunch - Medical Materials & Design - The Trinity Centre, Cambridge Science Park
Our third free to attend networking event focussed on opportunities and challenges in the medical materials and design space. Over lunch, there were a number of informal presentations and an opportunity to network with industry and academia.
2016 Event
16 November 2016 SCS Formulate UK - Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK
SCS focuses on raw materials, ingredients and formulation services for personal care and cosmetic products. Dr Chris Pickles presented his abstract 'The Use of Surface Analysis Techniques in Hair Product Development'. To find out more about the event please visit the website
27-28 October 2016 Partnerships in Drug Delivery 2016 - Boston, USA
Lucideon's Business Manager for Healthcare spoke at this event about Lucideon's novel drug delivery platform, iCRT, with abuse deterrent properties. To find out more click here
20 October 2016 Webinar: Perspectives on Extractables – Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Devices
Medical devices and pharmaceutical products can present a risk to patients by way of exposure to substances present in manufacturing or packaging materials.  This webinar discusses how to understand and evaluate those risks by following the procedures set out in ISO 10993. To see the webinar recording please click here
22 September 2016  Webinar: Your Metal Component Has Failed in Fatigue: What do you do next?
This webinar, hosted by Julius Bonini, Principal Consultant, Metallurgy, at Lucideon, provides a blueprint for the typical procedures which should be applied when a component fails in fatigue. To see the webinar recording please click here
2 September 2016 The Science of Hair Care - A Good Hair Day - Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, UK
This event was a one day symposium addressing the science of hair from conditioning and styling to physical properties and characterisation. Dr Chris Pickles, Consultant to Lucideon, presented 'Using Surface Analysis Techniques to Develop Hair Products'. To find out more please visit the website
20 July 2016 HyMedPoly Workshop “Biomaterials and cells interaction – new concepts of drug-free antibacterial therapies”
This is the second HyMedPoly Open Science workshop and the full day event included presentations from leading academic, clinical and industrial researchers including Lucideon's own Ian Campbell. To find out more please visit the event website
23 June 2016 Webinar: Additive Manufacturing for the Healthcare Sector - Challenges and Issues
This webinar highlights and discusses several issues associated with additive manufacturing (AM) technology that the medical implant and device community are currently facing. To see the webinar recording please click here
16 June 2016 Science Networking Reception in Cambridge - The Trinity Centre, Cambridge, UK
Lucideon hosted this free to attend wine and canapés reception; a great opportunity to network with scientific companies and academia on the Cambridge Science Park and beyond.
15-16 June 2016 OMTEC 2016 - Chicago, USA
We were in attendance at this event keeping up to date with the latest industry happenings and meeting with industry professionals. To find out more please visit the event website
9 June 2016 Webinar: Cleaning Validation of Reusable Medical Devices
Reusable medical devices (such as surgical tools, etc.) need to be cleaned and/or sterilized before each use. To ensure this is the case, manufacturers are required to validate their cleaning/sterilization instructions accordingly. This webinar discusses a range of factors to consider when developing such protocols. To see the webinar recording please click here
8-9 June 2016 7th International Conference on Applied Hair Science - Redbank, New Jersey, USA
Bringing together the people creating hair products today with innovators sharing insights of the technologies and methods of tomorrow. Dr Chris Pickles presented 'The Use of Surface Analysis Techniques in Hair Product Development'. To find out more click here
7 June 2016 Webinar: Update on USP Tests for Elemental Impurities – Are you ready?
This webinar discusses the new USP <232> Heavy Metals limit test, which will be fully in place by 1 January 2018, and the effects it will have for businesses. To see the webinar recording please click here
26 May 2016 Wear and Medical Device Testing Seminar - STC, Shanghai, China
Lucideon helped to organize and deliver this seminar led by Hong Kong based STC. Their experts covered topics including; regulatory requirements for FDA approvals, standards for implant testing, including ISO 10993, test mechanics for hip and knee, differences between AMTI and ProSim simulators, and more.
24 May 2016 Wear and Medical Device Testing Seminar - STC, Dongguan, China
Lucideon helped to organize and deliver this seminar led by Hong Kong based STC. Their experts covered topics including; regulatory requirements for FDA approvals, standards for implant testing, including ISO 10993, test mechanics for hip and knee, differences between AMTI and ProSim simulators, and more.
24 May 2016 Research Triangle Park Open House Reception - Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
Join us for lunch at our open house reception; a great opportunity to see our new RTP offices.
23-25 May 2016 7th Annual Global Drug Delivery & Formulation Summit & Expo - Berlin, Germany
Aia Malik attended this event. The DDF event covered small molecule and biologics formulations and introduced the teams behind some of the most exciting projects and studies in progress right now. For more information please visit the website
19 May 2016 Science for Industry session at the World Biomaterials Congress - Montreal, Canada
The Science for Industry session brought together industrial and academic leaders to discuss the development and applications of biomaterials for Healthcare. To find out more please click here
28 April 2016 Webinar: Wear and Mechanical Testing of Hips and Knees - What the Standards Don’t Tell You
This webinar discusses: common standards - what they cover and what they don’t and areas that require unique test methods including: coatings of devices; ageing of devices; adverse wear testing; dynamic testing of acetabular components and adapting simulators to emulate joints without available standards. To see the webinar recording click here
21 April 2016 Webinar: Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Components - The Metallurgical Perspective
This webinar covered an introduction to Metal Additive Manufacturing, various methods and equipment, E Beam vs. Laser Melting methods, powder bed vs deposition methods & available metal systems. To see the recording of the webinar please click here
2-3 March 2016 AAOS 2016 Annual Meeting - Orlando, Florida
Sean Borkowski, Lucideon Healthcare USA, attended this event.
Please click here to find out more about the event.
20 - 22 January 2016 Drug Delivery Partnerships - Business Development Event - Palm Beach Gardens, FL
This event drew together professionals from across the pharmaceutical and drug delivery industries to discuss the latest technologies and forces affecting the pharmaceutical industry today. To find out more then please click here
2015 Event
18 November 2015 Cambridge Science Park Networking Reception - The Trinity Centre, Cambridge, UK
Running from 5 - 7 pm in the Trinity Centre, the champagne and canapés reception gave local companies a chance to network with neighbours on the Cambridge Science Park and other scientific businesses in the greater Cambridge area. 
5 - 6 October 2015 5th Annual PODD, Partnership Opportunities in Drug Delivery, event 2015 - Boston, MA, USA
We attended the 5th Annual PODD event where we talked about our revolutionary iCRT drug delivery platform. Find out more here
2 September 2015      ReBioStent Special Session at the 27th European Conference on Biomaterials ESB2015
This event focused on novel and commercially applicable research and product development work on bioresorbable materials and medical devices. Dr Xiang Zhang and Dr Chris Lovell attended from Lucideon.
17 - 19 August 2015 OMICS International World Drug Delivery Summit - Houston, USA
We attended and presenting at the World Drug Delivery Summit. Dr Mark Cresswell presented our novel inorganic drug delivery platform with abuse deterrent properties. Find out more here
26 - 29 July 2015 Control Release Society Annual Meeting 2015 - Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Lucideon attended the 42nd annual Control Release Society meeting and spoke about our Controlled Release Technology for drug abuse deterrence. Find out more here
19 - 20 May 2015 Abuse Deterrent Formulations Summit - Washington, DC, US
CBI’s Abuse Deterrent Formulations Summit focused on critical abuse and misuse reduction strategies, including best practices for meeting regulatory updates, implementing risk mitigation, developing protocols to evaluate liability and achieving an ADF label from the FDA. Find out more about the summit here