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UBM Canon MedTech Group & DuPont Partner to Create Medical Packaging Innovation, Europe's New Online Community for the Medical Device Packaging Industry

Feb 12, 2013

LUXEMBOURG, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon in partnership with DuPont has launched Medical Packaging Innovation (www.medicalpackaginginnovation.com), a new online community dedicated to addressing the needs of European medical device packaging engineers and designers.

Medical Packaging Innovation connects thought leaders from Europe's medical packaging ecosystem to share insights and engage with the larger medical device community by offering immediate solutions to design dilemmas and production predicaments as well as commenting on current and emerging trends.

"Developing and designing safe, user-appropriate medical packaging can be every bit as challenging as producing the device that it protects," says Stephanie Wiseman, Medical Packaging Innovation's Community Editor. "By fostering a uniquely enriching exchange of information through engaging content written by the medical device packaging professionals in the community, Medical Packaging Innovation will address the issues facing many engineers and designers creating medical device packaging."

"A daunting number of factors must be considered when designing medical device packaging," says Marcelo Miliani, Sales and Marketing Manager at DuPont. "Understanding this, DuPont wanted to provide the European medical device industry a place of true connection where it can continuously discuss and share ideas about packaging: from material selection and sterilization methods to regulatory compliance and testing protocols. The Medical Packaging Innovation community is that place."

Medical Packaging Innovation is published in partnership with UBM DeusM, the integrated marketing services arm of UBM, which has launched more than 45 online communities for B2B audiences in the past two years. These sites have won more than 65 awards among them.

To access Medical Packaging Innovation go to www.medicalpackaginginnovation.com.

Contact
Amanda O'Brien
Director of Marketing Services, UBM Canon Media Group
amanda.obrien@ubm.com
+1 (310) 445-3753

About UBM Canon
UBM Canon LLC, the leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce, and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM Canon also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging. UBM Canon is part of UBM plc. (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About DuPont
DuPont has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.

About UBM DeusM
UBM DeusM (www.deusm.com) is an integrated marketing services company owned by UBM plc., targeting the fastest growing segment of the online publishing industry: business social media. The company is led by Managing Director Stephen Saunders, Min's Marketer of the Year 2010. He and the other UBM DeusM principals have built and delivered more than 45 successful sites and online communities over the last two years. UBM DeusM's service is based on a unique platform, called Community in a Box (CiaB), which employs a structured system of proven B2B Web publishing best-practices, combined with a breakthrough integrated multimedia publishing platform ("n-Server") to enable marketers to quickly and profitably set up specialized communities for their target customers.

SOURCE UBM Canon


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