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Press Release Issued 17/1/2017: Cambridge UK, Head of Drug Delivery, Uri Baruch has been appointed as a partner at the Cambridge-based product design and innovation consultancy.
Uri is a senior mechanical engineer and expert in drug delivery devices. For more than four years, he has led the Drug Delivery sector at Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP), delivering a wide range of design projects including an award-winning needle safety device, an emergency auto-injector and pen injector packaging designs for delivery devices and inhalation products. These led to successful submissions to both FDA and EMA in several submission categories.
Uri has a Master’s degree in Engineering from the IIT where he specialised in MEMS (Microelectromechanical systems) design and materials engineering. He’s worked across a number of industries including aerospace and defence, medical devices, automotive and Inkjet. He has extensive knowledge in design for manufacturing and process design and was involved in setting up and transferring several production lines around the world.
Uri commenting on his appointment,
“My appointment to partner shows the importance of Drug Delivery to CDP and the global healthcare marketplace. The healthcare landscape is changing in all of the world’s key geographies due to a combination of rapidly ageing populations, increased patient load on healthcare infrastructures and financial pressures on providers.
CDP is already innovating in this space with a number of the world’s leading manufacturers who are seeking to address these challenges. Among areas we can discuss, we’re looking at the managing high viscosity formulations in drug products, how device connectivity can support dosage adherence and continuing to increase usability and compliance across all new device developments.
I look forward to spearheading the further expansion of our Drug Delivery capability and team here [in the UK] and in our US office in Palo Alto to support this work.”
CDP partner and founder, Mike Cane on Uri’s appointment to partner — “He [Uri] will lead the expansion of the important Drug Delivery Device sector at CDP. He’ll be building on the success that our dedicated team has enjoyed so far, with a series of initiatives to enhance the services that we provide to our global customers. We are pleased to announce his appointment.”
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