Emergo Research Director to chair panel discussion at September summit

Richard Featherstone, Research Director for Emergo by UL's Human Factors Research & Design team will chair a panel discussion during the 2019 Injectables Summit in San Diego.

Sep 24, 2019

  • The Westin San Diego
    400 West Broadway
    San Diego, CA 92101

The panel discussion focuses on Human Factors Considerations for Connected Injection Devices during the event, September 24-26. Panelists will discuss various topics related to human factors considerations for designing and evaluating connected injection devices, including:

  • Identifying and mitigating against use-related risks associated with connectivity and associated software applications
  • Evaluating and validating connected injection devices within a user's ecosystem
  • Identifying optimal interfaces for connected injected devices
  • Accounting for device customization, the changing role of users and implications for use-related risk


  • Richard Featherstone
    Research Director

    Richard has thirty years’ of experience in the pharmaceutical, medical device and human factors industries. Richard advises some of the world’s largest medical device and pharmaceutical companies on their HF strategies, and works globally on formative and summative testing programs.