On-Demand Webinar: Capsugel® Vcaps® Plus - The Gold Standard in HPMC Capsules

November 04, 2019

Original Air Date: 6 December 2019

Capsugel® Vcaps® Plus capsules represent a unique and valuable contribution: they perform like gelatin but offer additional advantages, particularly a lower moisture content, which makes them excellent for hygroscopic and moisture-sensitive drugs and manufacturing processes. HPMC capsules are inert and robust against cross-linking or the effects of extreme storage conditions. Furthermore, Vcaps® Plus capsules have equivalent performance and appearance to that of gelatin capsules, offering new possibilities to product developers around the world. 

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the benefits of HPMC capsules
  • Learn more about the features and benefits of Capsugel® Vcaps® Plus capsules

Who Should Attend:

  • R&D, Early Stage Drug Developers, Product Development Managers, Formulation Scientists, Purchasing, Regulatory, Quality Managers, Quality Engineers,  Compliance, Pharma Project Managers, Procurement, Product Managers, Research Chemists, Production Managers, Operations Managers


Claire Tardy, Ph.D.

Claire has been an integral part of the Capsugel® family for almost 20 years. She started as a Research Engineer in 1999. In 2007, she moved into the role of Head of Research and then to Manager of Research & Development in 2017. Claire has a Ph.D. in Sciences of Polymers from Universities of Grenoble (France) and Leeds (UK).

Dr. Nicolas Madit

After graduating with a degree in Chemistry from Montpelier, Nicolas completed his Ph.D. in organic and polymer sciences followed by a postdoctoral scholarship on synthesis of co-polymers as a specific transportation vector for drugs. Nicolas started his industrial career in ink jet printing before joining Capsugel® as a research engineer. His career at Capsugel® has spanned several departments including research,  formulation and Licaps® production. Nicolas' current role is Pharmaceutical Business Development Manager. During his career, Nicolas has written several articles and filed patents in different domains related to capsules.

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