European meeting & AGM 2022 | Lyon, France

We are pleased to invite all BFS IOA members to our European meeting that will be held in Lyon, France on September 27-28 with welcome reception on the evening of September 26. In conjunction with the meeting, we will be visiting EXCELVISION's high output BFS plant dedicated to filling of vaccines.


The meeting will feature presentations on following topics:

• Welcome and Introduction by the BFS IOA Chairman
• Recycling of resin (Unither)
• Product backflash in Air Filters (Recipharm)
• Cool BFS on rotary machines (Rommelag CMO)
• Visible particles in injectables from rotary machines (Apiject)
• Black spots in the plastic (Aspen)
• Automatic visual inspection of Difficult to Inspect Blow Fill Seal Container Blocks (Rommelag)
• Achieve Healthcare product circularity - with data-based evidence of no change in regulatory status on biobased vs fossil-
   based polymer (Borealis)
• Excelvision presentation and site tour introduction (Fareva)
• Annual General Meeting 2022 (by BFS IOA Board)

Further the meeting will include two workshops for our Operator members:

• Kick off for workshop on Annex 1 (Theraxel)
• Workshop: Annex 1 compliance
• Workshop: Defect classification


The meeting will be held at:

  • Lyon Marriott Hotel Cité Internationale
    70 Quai Charles de Gaulle
    69463 Lyon, France


Please register for the meeting and booking of hotel room via the link at the top right corner of this page

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Hope to see you in Lyon!