Nemera wins Editor’s choice at Interphex

Published: 22-Mar-2017

Nemera has won the “Editor’s choice” category at the annual Interphex Awards, for its two step autoinjector, Safelia

Interphex and a team of industry experts have selected Nemera as winner for this year’s exhibitor awards as Editor’s choice for its Safelia product.

Safelia is an autoinjector for prefilled syringes, available for 1 and 2.25ml sizes, suitable for large volume and high viscosity delivery through thinner needles. Safelia can mechanically “tune” the injection.

It has been designed to ease patients’ self-injection experience and to deliver the most challenging drugs into subcutaneous or intramuscular layers.


The judges evaluated each submitting exhibitors booth based on the following criteria:

  • Overall Appeal/Experience (Design)
  • Knowledge (Content)
  • Product/Service Innovation
  • New Technologies or Novel Implementation of Existing Technologies
  • Advances in Features and Performance
  • Development of Novel Technologies
  • Novel Implementation of Existing Technologies
  • Advances in Services Provision
  • Significant New Services Additions
  • Showcasing of Technical Knowledge

Key benefits of Safelia

Patient friendly

  • No initial injection peak
  • Constant delivery flow
  • Adjustable needle insertion speed
  • Needle insertion disconnected from injection
  • Automatic needle retraction
  • Possibility to have thinner needles

Syringe friendly

  • Syringe is held encapsulated through the barrel
  • Syringe front housing
  • No stress on the syringe flange
  • Possibility to inject very viscous drugs

Next events

Safelia will also be shown at:

  • SMI PFS East Coast, April 26-27, Boston, MA, US
  • FCE Pharma, May 23-25, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • SMI PFS West Coast, June 6-7, San Diego, CA, US
  • CPhI China, June 20-22, Shanghai, China
  • CPhI WorldWide, October 24-26, Frankfurt, Germany
  • PDA Prefilled syringes and Injection devices, November 7-8, Vienna, Austria
  • CPhI India, November 28-30, Bombay, India


The judges on this year’s Exhibitor Awards panel were:

  • Meg Snyder, Editor at Pharmaceutical Processing
  • David Hall, Vice President of Sales at Parenteral Drug Association (PDA)
  • Barry Holtz, Principal at Holtz Biopharma Consulting
  • Eric Jayjock, PhD, Director of Continuous Manufacturing at Patheon
  • Christa Myers, Associate, Lead Process Engineer at CRB
  • Gil Roth, Founder and President of the Pharma & Biopharma Outsourcing Association
  • Matthew VonEsch, Senior Director Manufacturing at Exelead

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