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Issue 18.3

Telstar reveals its solution to developing a freeze-drying recipe for a cytotoxic product in a solution of water and tert-butyl alcohol as a solvent, in this case study. Read more

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Dujuan Lu, PhD (technical client manager/global lead, SGS Life Science Services) and Kate Comstock (senior marketing specialist, Thermo Fisher Scientific) assess whether or not contaminants leach out from single-use bioprocess bags Read more

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In this article, Glenn Hiroyasu, Quattroflow Fluid Systems, examines the challenges of flow rate and pressure in chromatography, virus filtration, TFF and inline blending processes and illustrates why the quaternary diaphragm pump is ideal Read more

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In this case study, a prediction model is used in conjunction with an examination of a tablet profile to resolve sticking issues. Read more

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When it comes to oral solid dosage (OSD) forms, continuous manufacturing is in high demand. But there is more than one way to look at things, as Fritz-Martin Scholz, product manager at Bosch Packaging Technology explains. Read more

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Iñaki Bueno, formulation and manufacturing manager at Idifarma tells us more about the ins and outs, challenges, advantages and latest developments in coatings and capsules. Read more

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The introduction of new technologies over the last decade has paved the way for pharmaceutical packaging companies to explore new and innovative solutions, improve their operations and drive efficiencies across the supply chain. Here, Dexter Tjoa, di Read more

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Five years on from the adoption of the EU falsified medicines directive (2011/62/EU) and the challenge continues. Here, Vincenzo Salvatore, BonelliErede (Milan), looks at the reasoning behind the directive and potential next steps Read more

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After a preview of TraceLink’s second annual Global Drug Supply, Safety and Traceability survey has revealed disparity in terms of readiness for the FMD between pharma companies and CMOs, three experts give us their perspectives on serialisation Read more

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As the falsified medicines directive is set to come into full force early next year, Christian Taylor, serialisation business consultant, Zetes, looks at the key challenges and practical questions relating to achieving compliance in more detail. Read more

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In this article, Marco Baietti, commercial director at SEA Vision, weighs up the advantages of implementing aggregation, what the future holds and the current levels of adoption within the industry. Read more

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In this guide, Manuel Duval, PhD, from Scientist.com looks at how pharma and biopharma companies can best prepare for the impact of big data in healthcare. Read more

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Here, Scott Allison, president, Life Sciences & Healthcare, DHL, and Keith Turner, CIO Chief Development Office, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Service Logistics, DHL Supply Chain, look at the importance of blockchain in logistics. Read more

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Here, Dr Chitra Lele, chief scientific officer at Sciformix Corporation discusses the real-world evidence's (RWE’s) continuum and how it could bridge the gap between clinical development and patient access. Read more

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Pooja Phogat, regulation and compliance expert at Kinapse, advises on the best approaches to balancing the risk of patient re-identification with the need for greater data utility. Read more

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As the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) take effect this month, Mark Stevens, managing director, Formpipe Life Science, looks at the key differences companies should be aware of and how they can attain compliance. Read more

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Operating clinical studies with a silo mentality with undoubtedly yield poor results. With various risks associated at each stage Adrian Collins, Almac Clinical Services, explores the hidden challenges of clinical packaging and how to overcome them… Read more

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In the latest instalment of Tech Talk, Novarum founder and BBI Group head of mobile, Dr Neil Polwart discusses how best to monetise your mHealth app. Read more

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In this article, Anneke Evers, senior director Sales & Market Support DPTE Sterile Transfer, Getinge, discusses sterile transfer systems, industry standards and what the next steps to evolve these systems need to be. Read more

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Here, Mark Tempest, VWV partner in the Insolvency and Restructuring and Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences teams, looks at the construction giant’s case in more detail and what pharma and life sciences should consider in order to protect themselves. Read more

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