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Virtual Engineering Week is bringing a full week of best-in-class education to the global design, engineering, and manufacturing communities. Join us each morning to hear from medical device industry professionals during the Medtech Mornings series, and in the afternoons to learn from engineering and manufacturing experts in areas like 3D printing, smart manufacturing, packaging, materials and sustainability, and career development.

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How to Make Medical Packaging More Sustainable

Jennifer Griffin  (Senior Principal Packaging Engineer, Medtronic)

Date: Wednesday, December 2

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Track: MedTech Mornings: Medical Packaging

Vault Recording: TBD

Medical packaging is among the last frontiers for sustainability in packaging, due to stringent regulations and safety concerns that must be considered. But efforts are underway to shrink the footprint of medical packaging, thus reducing waste and enabling more efficient storage. Still, there are hurdles to overcome, including ensuring clear labeling and maintaining sterility when required. In this session, we’ll explore new strategies being used to make medical packaging more sustainable while at the same time maintaining patient safety.