Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) has emerged as a promising material for drug delivery and biomedical applications. Its exceptional biocompatibility, customizable degradation and release properties, and versatility have led to….
PLATFORM DEVICE – Alina: Shining the “Light” on the Benefits of a Platform Approach to Treating Chronic Conditions
Adam Stops, PhD, says the key to the success of any drug delivery device are factors such as proven technology, low development costs, fast time-to-market, and a strong intellectual property (IP) position for the pharma company, and against this background, platform drug delivery devices have become more important than ever.
Contributor Cindy H. Dubin speaks with several leading CDMOs from around the globe on their unique development and manufacturing capabilities and technologies, and presents real-world examples of how they have put these to use to produce innovative compounds, lower development costs, and shorten time to market.
FORMULATION FORUM – PLGA – A Versatile Copolymer for Design & Development of Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery
Jim Huang, PhD, and Shaukat Ali, PhD, focus on the chemistry, properties, applications, and regulatory aspects of PLGA, and the future trends in the industry, especially those requiring the development of long-acting injectables for the treatment of a variety of rare diseases and for life cycle management.
Chris Preti, President of Jubilant HollisterStier, discusses how the CMO is handling increased demand for sterile fill finish and how expertise makes a difference to customer relationships and finished product quality.
Ross Errington explores the latest developments in the pMDI segment and explains the steps pharmaceutical companies need to take to ensure their pMDI drug products are ready to thrive in a very different market environment.
Darren Hieber discusses his company’s progress after his first year as Sr. Vice President of Corporate Development and Partnerships at Lifecore Biomedical.
EXCIPIENT TECHNOLOGY – A Juggling Act: Factors at Play in Your Choice of Solubilizing Parenteral Excipients
Joey Glassco, MBA, says the power of novel excipients such as Apisolex polymer could revolutionize the parenteral drug development landscape, effectively solubilizing a wide range of APIs without compromising on safety or stability.
Particle Works is thrilled to announce the launch of a new Application Note that delves into the advancement of nanoparticles as carriers for targeted drug delivery. Developing nanoparticles for this purpose can be….
A key focus of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s evaluation of a medical device’s safety and effectiveness is reviewing its material makeup. If improperly…
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Evonik Partners With University of Mainz to Commercialize New Class of PEG Lipids for Nucleic Acid Delivery
Evonik and the University of Mainz have signed a license agreement to commercialize randomized polyethylene glycols (rPEGs), a new class of PEGs. Evonik intends to use….
AustinPx Partners With Microsize on KinetiSol Technology, Partnership Strengthens Commercialization Options for AustinPx’s Clients
AustinPx and Microsize recently announced the strategic partnership to accelerate the commercial application of AustinPx’s KinetiSol Technology platform. The collaboration will enable….
Cristalia’s human growth hormone will be administered with CRISPEN. Approved by ANVISA1, CRISPEN is part of Nemera’s state-of-the-art pen injector platform PENDURA AD……..
Recipharm, Medspray & Resyca Enter Exclusive License Agreement to Develop Nasally Delivered Drug Products Using Proprietary Soft Mist Technology
Recipharm recently announced an exclusive license and collaboration agreement with Medspray and Resyca to develop soft mist nasal delivery devices for single and combination drug products. This collaboration….
Ensysce Biosciences, Inc. recently announced receipt of notice from the US FDA that it has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) for PF614-MPAR. A next-generation opioid, PF614-MPAR represents a major….
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This webinar will discuss some of the key trends from these leaders in the topical market on both a global and regional level, including the increased importance of sensory properties and the rise in non-conventional product formats, among others…..
This webinar describes the history, CMC aspects, and potential applications of nanoparticle suspensions (NSs). This drug delivery technology should be considered for crystalline, sparingly water-soluble APIs. The presentation highlights….
WEBINAR – Beyond the Lab: Unleashing the Potential of In Silico Modeling in Drug Product Formulation
In this webinar you will learn how digital chemistry tools facilitate rapid screening of formulation parameters, aiding in the identification of optimal drug delivery systems, excipient selection, and dosage forms….
The effectiveness of inhalation devices relies on their ability to deliver the pharmaceutical directly to the targeted part of the body with precision and calculated dosing. Since these devices….
In this webinar, experts will provide an overview of why the properties and structure of pectin are well suited for site-specific delivery to the colon. In addition, experts will also provide insights into how softgel capsules, formed by the combination of both pectin and gelatin, are used in OptiGel® DR, a new delayed release delivery technology for pharmaceutical applications.
WHITEPAPER – Copolymer Microstructures: Connecting Monomer Sequence Distribution With Biomedical End-Application Performance
To gain insights into advanced copolymer characterization techniques and their impact on drug release in biomedical products, we invite you to explore the latest Corbion white paper…..
WHITEPAPER – The Viscosity Reduction Platform: Viscosity-Reducing Excipients for Protein Formulation
This white paper evaluates the viscosity-reducing capacities of excipients and excipient combinations…..
WHITEPAPER – Accelerate Preclinical Developments & Improve Oral Bioavailability With Lipid-Based Formulation & Encapsulation Technology Combination
This paper covers the benefits of the LBF and capsules combination in dosage form developments, an efficient technology platform to bring efficient and differentiated products to the market.
In this whitepaper, we review the effect of excipient choice on the process of manufacturing topical products. The effect of the following excipient types will be discussed: surface active agents, preservatives, polymer choice and….
Going forward, sponsors developing ophthalmic products formulated for delivery as eye drops must be prepared to pursue development programs that address the regulatory requirements for drug-device combination products. Partnering with a contract manufacturing organization (CMO) that has experience bringing such products to market is essential…..