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Here, we feature a sneak peek preview of some of the companies that will exhibiting at this year’s CPhI event. more

20 Oct 2017 11:00 Technology

It’s that time of year again, CPhI Worldwide is back and this time is taking place in the financial centre of Europe — Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany. In this preview, the event organisers reveal what we can expect from this global and exciting show more

20 Oct 2017 11:00 Opinion

In this instalment, R&D software provider, IDBS evaluates data safety and cloud computing. more

19 Oct 2017 12:06 Opinion

As we fast approach CPhI Worldwide’s return to Frankfurt, we take a look at what makes the city such a great place for pharma. more

18 Oct 2017 14:20 Opinion

Demand for high potent active pharmaceutical ingredients is driving the need for high potency handling capabilities. Here, Mike Avraam, global product manager for ChargePoint PharmaSafe, ChargePoint Technology, discusses this growing sector in detail more

27 Sep 2017 13:58 Opinion

In this article Vasiliki Nikolaou and David M. Haddleton from Medherant, The Venture Centre University of Warwick Science Park, detail transdermal drug delivery, a non-invasive option that has the potential to improve patient adherence. more

26 Sep 2017 12:23 , Opinion

Soft gels have seen huge growth in the pharmaceutical industry in recent years thanks to versatility and convenience, here, Pierre-Albert Thomas, Rousselot, discusses this trend and how soft gels can benefit the sector more

26 Sep 2017 12:12 Opinion

Joachim Koerner, director e-Device, R&D Prescription Division, Aptar Pharma, discusses intranasal drug delivery and how an integrated electronic lockout device can assist with patient adherence and help prevent drug misuse. more

25 Sep 2017 14:51 Opinion

Here, Fran DeGrazio, vice president of Scientific Affairs & Technical Services at West Pharmaceutical Services, runs through key considerations and how specific designs can help with patient adherence. more

22 Sep 2017 13:53 Opinion

Here, Michael Merges, Catalent Biologics, and Brian Fahie, Biogen, discuss the growing need for partners who can provide niche technologies to accelerate development projects. more

22 Sep 2017 13:49 , Opinion

In this article Robert L. Moore, PhD, from Cryoport Services discusses the key considerations of manufacturing biologics in a commercial environment and the benefits of intelligent logistics. more

21 Sep 2017 13:41 Opinion

In this article Steve Lam, senior vice president and head of biologics, Patheon, looks at which choice is best when developing a biomanufacturing strategy. more

21 Sep 2017 12:35 Opinion

A new life sciences survey has revealed near-universal agreement across the industry that clinical systems and processes must be streamlined to improve study speed and quality. Here, Rik Van Mol tells us more… more

20 Sep 2017 11:55 Opinion

In this article, François Feig, head of Global General Medicine and Endocrinology, Merck, explores technological advancements in healthcare and how they can be used to improve patients’ lives. more

20 Sep 2017 11:49 Opinion

Digital health is a major trend topic in pharma with many companies investing in the field and looking at ways the tech can be utilised. In this Q&A, Norbert Haberland speaks about how Datwyler is taking on the challenges of this advancing field more

20 Sep 2017 11:39 Opinion

We talk to Rupert Taylor, global category manager — Healthcare & Personal Care, about the importance of patient adherence and the various design features that help make packaging safe, simple and specialised. more

20 Sep 2017 11:34 Opinion

Head of operations at Sharp Clinical Services, Dave Wilson, reveals how automating packaging lines can benefit clinical trial supply and what should be considered before introducing new technology. more

19 Sep 2017 14:00 Opinion

AMPLEXOR’s Romuald Braun explores the potential to make label management a less superficial activity. more

19 Sep 2017 12:43 Opinion

Ampoules are a traditional type of primary packaging for pharmaceutical drugs that offer a good choice for emerging markets. Here, Lothar Haaf and Dr Volker Rekowski discuss the benefits of this product. more

19 Sep 2017 12:05 , Opinion

Packaging technology has undoubtedly progressed, but, it is unclear as to whether this is paralleled in creating a suitable level of child resistance. Here, Richard Quelch discusses some of the key aspects of making medicine packaging child resistant more

18 Sep 2017 14:26 Opinion