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Earlier this year, the European Commission proposed the introduction of a manufacturing exemption for SPCs. Here, Alexander Kritharidis, Taylor Wessing, London, who is specialising in patents law, goes into more detail… more

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Kathryn Moon, Life Science Risk & Insurance specialist at UK broker Gallagher, looks at why it can be essential for businesses in the industry to have a robust insurance policy in place to protect it. more

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In this article, Chris Maughan — managing director and Autoclave Validation SME at Thermal Compliance — investigates the use of wireless dataloggers for autoclave validation, looking into the how they can help and issues with their use. more

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Here, Jim Morris from NSF International, summarises the benefits of an excipient GMP certification programme (ECP) both from the point of view of the excipient manufacturer and the excipient customer. more

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In this article, Dr Malcolm Haddrick (Medicines Discovery Catapult) and Professor Steve Evans (University of Leeds) highlight the exciting and innovative new method of drug delivery — microbubbles. more

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In this article, Adrian Fellows, head of R&D at AGA Nanotech, looks at the current state of play in the global antimicrobial resistance crisis, revealing that we need solutions — like delivering high-energy oxidative molecules in a controlled manner more

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Here, Trevor Marshall, director of global engineering at Zenith Technologies, goes into detail about how integrating and automating cell therapy production with MES will help grow the personalised medicine sector and ultimately benefit patients more

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In the latest instalment of Tech Talk, Dr Neil Polwart, Novarum founder and BBI Group head of mobile compares pharma and digital start-ups coming to the conclusion that to keep pace in mHealth companies should be thinking pharma, but acting start-up more

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As we are now a couple of months in after the enforcement of GDPR, we ask Robin Kerbel, CEO and co-founder from Six Degrees Medical* what the impact on the pharma sector is and what may be the wider implications of the regulation changes… more

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European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer editor, Felicity Thomas, sits down with Sally Waterman, COO at Medherant to discuss the benefits of transdermal drug delivery and how industry developments and changes in patient needs are leading to a shift… more

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Big data has the potential to provide scientists with important insights but there are still some barriers to its widespread use that need to be overcome. In this article, Paul Denny-Gouldson from IDBS tells us more… more

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Here, Justin Schroeder, senior executive director of Global Marketing and Design at PCI Pharma Services, looks at patient centricity in pharmaceuticals and how it may help with medication adherence. more

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In this article, Felicity Thomas, EPM editor, discusses connected solutions for drug delivery in the ophthalmic space and how this may help with patient adherence among other things with Fanny Sellier, from Nemera. more

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After catching our breath post-ACHEMA, we discuss* some of the innovations that were showcased during the massive German event and major industry trends both now and in the future with five key manufacturing companies who were all in attendance. more

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A brief round up of some of the latest developments in the industry, including a review into medical marijuana and a potential win for Trump in drug pricing… more

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As the pharma market is rocked by the news of Amazon’s acquisition of PillPack — the online pharmacy — we briefly take a look at the history of the e-commerce giant and what impact its move into pharma may have on the traditional space. more

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Here, Jonathan Gaik, director, Natoli Scientific, looks at the critical issue of powder flow and how solving issues before production can reduce product performance issues later down the line. more

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Here, we speak with Sergey Lazarev, general director of AirBridgeCargo Airlines about logistics in the pharma market, what it means to be an IATA CEIV Pharma-certified company and the future of pharma transportation. more

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Howorth Air Technology and Russell Finex reveal how combining their expertise allowed them to create multiple customised solutions for a new production facility. more

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It’s that time of year again when we find out who has been given the prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for outstanding achievements in four main categories. This year has seen a record number of those granted for international trade, here, we more

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