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Medical cannabis company AusCann has chosen PCI Pharma to manufacture and release its first product designed to help treat chronic pain. Read more

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Drug delivery developer Intract Pharma has been awarded a £1.4 million grant by Innovate UK to develop a scalable manufacturing process for novel oral antibody products. Read more

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Lonza has expanded its footprint for parenteral dosage form development by investing in its Drug Product Services (DPS) site, the company has announced. Read more

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By 2027, the oral solid dosage (OSD) market is set to be worth $926 billion according to research group Future Market Insights. Read more

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The Nov/Dec issue of @EPM_magazine is available for download with all the regulars and features on containment, regulatory affairs, the latest in M&A and a round-up of 2018's highlights. Read more

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Automated solutions provider IMA Group outlines its collaborative study with chemicals company BASF on how it assessed its latest coating technology. Read more

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Sven Stegemann, director of pharmaceutical business development, Lonza Pharma & Biotech, discusses how using sprinkle formulation technology helps manufacturers focus on the patient in medicine development. Read more

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Tip wear can lead to a host of issues for tablet design. Here, Bill Turner, technical service manager, tooling and tablets, and Kevin Queensen, technical service support tooling and tablets, Natoli Engineering, discuss the steps needed to avoid wear Read more

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In this case study, a variety of challenges encountered when producing a stimulant laxative in the form of a 5 mm round tablet are addressed. Read more

Opinion

Do you encounter difficulties when swallowing tablets? Head of product development at Catalent Pharma Solutions, Ralph Gosden, reveals why the Zydis platform is still a game changer, and what is on the cards for the near future. Read more

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In this article, Jamie Clayton, Freeman Technology, considers the challenge of implementing continuous tablet production and evaluates dynamic powder characterisation as a technique to support the development of a continuous wet granulation process. Read more

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Containment solutions for OSD are primarily concerned with the safety of those involved in producing life-saving medication — the operators. Marcus Behrens, vice president Sales Pharma Solid, Bosch Packaging Technology, goes into more detail… Read more

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Oral solid dosage forms are still the preferred method of delivery for the pharma industry but what challenges are encountered and how does the industry solve these potential problems? Read more

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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. Read more

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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 Read more

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