Andrew Birnie, PhD, explores how innovations in instruments, such as the Eco 48 real-time qPCR system (PCRmax), deliver exceptional uniformity, actively improving the reliability and productivity of the working laboratory.
PACKAGING SOLUTIONS – New Deep-Drawn Alufoil Container Solves Crucial Packaging Issues for Vital Pharmaceutical Products
Georg Buchinger and Cora Helberg show how the adoption of aluminum containers for pharmaceutical products is a natural evolution of a technology used by packaging leaders since the 1990s, and an ideal prophylactic measure for the growing needs of demanding pharma customers.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Capsugel: Choosing the Right Pharmaceutical Design, Development & Manufacturing Partner
Pharmaceutical companies today increasingly require specialized design, development, and manufacturing partners to help bring new and improved drugs to market. These companies need partners of…
Adam Dion, MSc, indicates declining R&D productivity and increased development costs have negatively impacted biopharmaceutical companies, and the need for them to maximize productivity and lower costs in their commercial operations will cause them to look to CRO partners as they enter into outsourcing arrangements.
Bruno Speder and Adrian Wildfire, MS, describe how the concept is being applied to help develop vaccines against a number of common diseases, including influenza, rhinoviruses, respiratory syncytial virus, cholera, malaria, dengue, and Salmonella typhi.
Divyaa Ravishankar, Frost & Sullivan Analyst, focuses on the innovations around self-monitoring glucose meters and continuous glucose monitoring devices, providing in-depth competitive intelligence on some of the technologies and non-invasive techniques.
Kevin James and Robert G. Hunter of BCC Research say significant growth within the biopharmaceuticals industry is spurring unprecedented innovation in and demand for cell culture products for the purposes of drug discovery and safety testing. While 2D cell cultures have been in laboratory use since the 1950s, the market for 3D cultures has witnessed spectacular growth throughout the past decade.
Kevin James and Shalini S. Dewan of BCC Research believe eliminating the risk of contamination is the greatest challenge faced by manufacturers of biopharmaceuticals, and currently, this requires high-level monitoring of critical manufacturing processes. Single-use technology aids biopharmaceutical manufacturers in overcoming this challenge by reducing or eliminating the need for sterilization between batches, thereby improving operational efficiency.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – Unither Pharmaceuticals: Premeasured Dosage Forms to Improve Medication Adherence
Eric Goupil, CEO Unither Pharmaceuticals, speaks frankly about medication adherence, Unither’s technology, and some of the challenges that they face today.
Divyaa Ravishankar, MS, indicates LOC-based devices are an integration of multiple disciplines and the miniaturization of the major laboratory procedures. Recently, these devices are branching into additional aspects of healthcare, such as drug delivery, stem cell, environmental monitoring, and synthetic biology.
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Editas Medicine Enters Into Strategic Partnership With Catalent to Support Gene-Editing Medicine Pipeline
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PMI BioPharma Solutions Rebrands to August Bioservices, Closes Investment From Oak HC/FT to Accelerate Growth
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