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Hot Melt Extrusion in Motion: Hands-on Demonstrations and Final Dosage Forms


In this webinar, we take a look into a running hot melt extrusion process in our R&D labs located in Darmstadt, Germany, in order to provide you with a hands-on experience of the process. We will also offer guidance on the processing of the extrudate and the versatile downstream options to create your final dosage forms.

This webinar is part 3 of our series, "Shaping the Future of Solid Dose Manufacturing with Hot Melt Extrusion" in cooperation with Thermo Fisher Scientific and MeltPrep.

If you have not yet seen parts 1 and 2, please feel free to check those out here:


Daniel Treffer, Ph.D.

Daniel Treffer, Ph.D.


Founder and CEO

Daniel Treffer is the founder of MeltPrep which develops dedicated equipment for ASD and implant formulation development work of thermoplastic formulations. The proprietary and patented VCM technology is based on his Ph.D. findings. Professor Khinast supervised his work at the RCPE in Graz, Austria, from 2011 to 2016. Daniel faced several challenges in hot melt extrusion development projects and recognized the need for novel tools for faster and lower material usage for formulation developments. His invention, vacuum compression molding (VCM), can prepare extrusion-like samples with a few mg of material.

Margarethe Richter, Ph.D.

Margarethe Richter, Ph.D.

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Pharma Application Specialist

Margarethe Richter, Ph.D. is a pharma application specialist at Thermo Fisher Scientific where she develops new applications related to pharmaceutical hot melt extrusion and twin screw granulation. She earned her Ph.D. degree (Dr.-Ing.) researching at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) on thermodynamic and reaction kinetics. Margarethe is a chemical engineer by training and graduated from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

Thomas Kipping, Ph.D.

Thomas Kipping, Ph.D.


Head of Drug Carriers

With a broad expertise in the field of solid dosage forms, Dr. Thomas Kipping provides a deep understanding of formulation development and process optimization in the complex area of solubility enhancement. He has a strong background in pharmaceutical industry, including industrial development, GMP manufacturing, clinical supply and research & development. Thomas is a pharmacist by education and holds a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Technology.

Webinar Information

Pharma and biopharma manufacturing

  • Solid Formulation Strategies
  • Duration:1hr 37m

  • Language:English

  • Session 1:presented March 1, 2022

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