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As a new era of digital drug delivery is making headway, Dr Steven Wick, vice president, Product Development & Commercialisation, 3M Drug Delivery Systems, gives us his thoughts on this digital future. more

Opinion

A £2 million funding round has been completed that will enable drug delivery company, Bio-Images Drug Delivery (BDD) to scale up its business to allow GMP manufacture of its OralogiK precision timed drug delivery system — ‘pill within a pill’. more

Technology

At this year’s successful pharma packaging and drug delivery exhibition and conference, Pharmapack Europe, experts highlighted forthcoming major industry trends as being personalised medicines, intelligent packaging and US FDA deadlines more

Analysis

Collaborative work on the development of a novel drug delivery system involving a team at Queen’s University Belfast may offer hope to reducing rates of HIV infection in those that are at high risk, it has been announced. more

News

We sit down with Dirk Leister, technical marketing manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific, to find out more about hot melt extrusion and the company’s new automated, integrated system designed for continuous production of drug implants. more

Opinion

Here we count down the top five tweets from @EPM_magazine that have gained the most impressions this week, taken from Twitter analytics. more

News

A miniature robot inspired by insects and jellyfish has been developed by scientists that can traverse complex environments to potentially deliver drugs to targeted regions or find use in minimally-invasive surgical procedures. more

Technology

Here we count down the top five tweets from @EPM_magazine that have gained the most impressions this week, taken from Twitter analytics. more

News

As we get set for Pharmapack Europe, taking place early next year — 7 & 8 February, we preview some of the key aspects of this event that makes it an inevitable industry favourite. more

Opinion

OSD forms are the most common dosage forms and the preferred option for many pharmaceutical products. In this Q&A we speak with Sanjay Konagurthu — Patheon, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific — about this sector. more

Opinion

Oral solid dosage is still the preferred method of drug delivery, however, the patient’s experience when taking medication can mean they adhere to the regimen or not. Here, Dr Brian Wilson and Dr Graeme MacLeod from SPI Pharma look at the challenges more

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Medherant — a company focused on transdermal drug delivery — has revealed that it has raised £3.8 million in its latest funding round, which will support the company as it progresses its ibuprofen TEPI Patch into clinical development early next year more

News

A new research project between Medicines Discovery Catapult and the University of Leeds has started at Alderley Park, to bring microbubble technology a step closer to being used in patients. more

News

Medherant, developer of transdermal drug delivery patches, has been awarded the ‘Excellence in Science & Technology Award’ at the Coventry Telegraph Business Awards. more

Technology

First patient has been implanted with a novel drug delivery system, developed by Renishaw, for a new clinical study investigating it as a delivery method for cerebral dopamine neurotrophic factor (CDNF) as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease. more

Technology

Vetter has opened a new branch office in the biologics cluster in Songdo, South Korea, as part of its continued efforts to strengthen its global footprint in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. more

News

Pharmapack Europe 2018 has announced the programme for its European pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery conference and exhibition taking place on 7–8 February at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris. more

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Titan Pharmaceuticals has announced that the first patient has been treated in a Phase I/II trial of its ropinirole subdermal implant for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease. more

News

Phion Therapeutics, a company dedicated to commercialising a novel drug delivery platform based on cell penetrating peptides, is the overall winner of the Invent Awards 2017 — Northern Ireland’s innovation awards from Connect at Catalyst more

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