Welcome to the final SUDDEN stakeholder meeting, November 30th, 10 am – 4 pm

23.10.2023 | Tapahtuma

We invite you to join the final SUDDEN research project stakeholder meeting with the topic From SUDDEN to Sustainable Prescription: Rethinking the environmental impact of medicines! The meeting will include synthesizing presentations and discussions on the results of SUDDEN with an eye to the future. Lunch will be provided on site. 

9.45 Morning Coffee

10:00 Welcome speeches / Mikael Sokero & Jari Yli-Kauhaluoma

10.10 SUDDEN: End-of-Life yield / Tiina Sikanen

10:25 Lessons from the field

Industry perspective / Sanja Riikonen
Consumer perspective / Janne Martikainen
Regulatory perspective / Mirella Miettinen

10:55 Discussion

11.15 Coffee break

11:30 SUDDEN as a part of circular economy

Value chains of pharmaceutical packagings / Päivi Fjäder
Technology readiness for metal recycling / Mari Lundström

11:50 Discussion

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Pharmaceuticals in the Environment – Risk assessment and mitigation measures

Bridging the gaps in environmental risk assessment / Lauri Äystö
Reducing the environmental exposure via water purification / Mika Mänttäri
Reducing the environmental exposure via molecular design and synthesis / Jari Yli-Kauhaluoma

13.30 Discussion

13:45 Coffee break

14.00 Next steps toward Green Transformations in the Pharmaceutical Sector

Hazards – Nonanimal in vitro effects models (3R) / Tiina Sikanen
Computational models and databases / Henri Xhaard
Will changes in EU chemicals policy and legislation affect the green transformation(s) in the pharmaceutical sector? / Mirella Miettinen
Environmental considerations and sustainability as part of the assessment of the price and reimbursement of medicines / Johanna Timonen

14.55 Focus on the future: SUDDEN Never Dies / Reijo Kärkkäinen

15.05 Concluding discussion with Suddeners

15.30 A toast for the future 


Address: Kilta-sali, Lapinrinne 1, 00180 Helsinki & 

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Looking forward to seeing you,

The SUDDEN team