But now even drugmakers that can't "make it there," can probably find a technology that will help them make it somewhere else thanks to Interphex, one of the biopharmaceutical industry's biggest manufacturing system tradeshows, which opens at New York's Jacob. K. Javits centre later today.
The BioPharma-Reporter.com team has come to the Big Apple to join the 11,000 plus delegates and hundreds of expected exhibitors to see all the cutting edge drug manufacturing and processing platforms on display.
The Interphex team has also put together another excellent conference programme this year.
Presentations will cover the latest developments in drug production technology - from single-use biomanufacturing and endotoxin testing to QbD, PAT and regulatory affairs - and provide a lively forum for debate.