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Sharp – a part of UDG Healthcare plc, a global leader in contract packaging and clinical supply services, is hosting a Clinical Open House conference at its $23m state-of-the-art facility in Bethlehem, PA.

Taking place on 13 November 2019, the conference features a number of keynote speakers led by Gil Roth, CEO of Outsourced Pharma Association, who will discuss the trends, innovations and challenges in Clinical Trials.

Sharp Bethlehem
Sharp Bethlehem, PA

Further presentations will include:

  • Can we leverage a Commercial Serialization Platform for Clinical Trials? – Stephen Tallant, Senior Director Market Development, Systech
  • Implementing E-label Technologies in Clinical Trials – Merck and Faubel
  • Patient-Centric Integrated Supply Chain Solutions – Sharp

Frank Lis, president of Sharp Clinical Services, said: 

“The Clinical Open House conference is a great opportunity for us to get our partners and clients together to discuss the key trends and innovations and how our industry can collaborate to design patient-centric strategies and supply chain solutions. Sharing knowledge and experience is vital if the clinical supply chain is to adapt and thrive in the coming years. 

We’re also hosting the event at one of our world-class clinical facilities, which will allow us to showcase the capabilities and services we have developed to support our clients through every phase of clinical development.”

Once the keynotes are complete, attendees will participate in a guided tour of the newly renovated site. 

Please send an email to if you are interested in attending.

Sharp Bethlehem
Sharp acquired the Bethlehem facility for $14m in 2017 and invested a further $9 million on a state-of-the-art refit. The development has almost 1.5 million cubic feet of clinical services capacity on a 16-acre site.

To reduce the risks, costs and supply chain complexity for Sharp’s clients, the GMP facility now offers fully integrated, co-located clinical services including:

Sharp plans to expand capacity and introduce new capabilities at the site with automated syringe assembly/labeling, automated vial labeling and automated pouch filling.

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