Panel discussion on PACKAGING
Packaging as a true partner for patients. Dream or reality?
Pharmaceutical market, as main elements
First of all, it should not be forgotten that all the innovative systems, products and forms involve various fabrication techniques that can be retrieved either in cosmetic, food, pharmacy or in fine chemical industries. Definitely, all researchers and developers can really be associated whatever their fields, and this interdisciplinary approach directly benefits consumers.
From the last 2020 figures, the PharmaWorld presents a good health, as worldwide sales for 2019 totalled €1,106 billion, reflecting year-on-year growth of 5%. Looking to geographical repartition, the USA remains the largest market (47.5% of all sales) far ahead of the European (23.5%), or Asian Pacific markets (22,5%). All the drugs and Health products are highly regulated, depending on the country and whether it is a ‘prescribed drug’ or an ‘Other the Counter (OTC)’ form. A large diversity can be observed following the route of administration, type of ...