Articles on disposables: implementation, validation, cost-benefit analysis - BioPharm International


The advantages and disadvantages of disposables, along with cost-benefit analyses, validation strategies, and implementation approaches.

A Review of Sterile Connectors

November 2, 2009

Many factors must be considered when choosing a sterile connector for a given process.

Scale-Up and Comparison Studies Evaluating Disposable Bioreactors and Probes

November 2, 2009

Process performance was comparable across all scales, and fiber optic sensors appeared interchangeable with conventional probes.

Integrating Single-Use Connection Components into Filter Integrity Testing Reduces Manufacturing Risk

November 2, 2009

Single-use connections can help drug manufacturers maximize efficiency in every step of the manufacturing process.

Single-Use Bioprocessing Equipment

September 18, 2009

To assess current trends in single-use bioprocessing equipment, BioPharm International turned to John Boehm, bioprocessing business unit manager, Colder Products Company; Mandar Dixit, head of product management?filtration technologies, Sartorius Stedim Biotech; Geoff Hodge, managing director of process technology Xcellerex, Inc.; Günter Jagschies, senior director of strategic customer relations, life sciences, biotechnologies, GE Healthcare; Mani Krishnan, director of product management, Mobius single-use technologies, Millipore Corporation; and Jerry Martin, senior vice president of scientific affairs, Pall Life Sciences, and board chairman and technology chair at BPSA.

Laboratory Equipment

September 18, 2009

To assess current trends in laboratory equipment, BioPharm International turned to Francis Bach, North American sales director, Asahi Kasei TechniKrom, Inc.; Erika Lapinskas, PhD, product manager, Sartorius Stedim Biotech; Jeffrey R. Mazzeo, PhD, biopharmaceutical business director, Waters Corporation; Amber Ratcliff, product manager, analytical sensors, Hamilton Company; and Josh Silverstone, marketing director, Millipore Corp.

The Role of Disposables in Rapid Response Manufacturing

August 1, 2009

Single-use technologies can be configured and installed fairly quickly, but are they ready to handle the urgency and scale of a pandemic?

User Viewpoints on Disposables Implementation

June 1, 2009

What end users think about single-use systems.

Disposables Cost Contributions: A Sensitivity Analysis

April 1, 2009

Cost modeling provides valuable insights to support strategic decision-making when implementing disposable technologies.

Evaluating Disposable Mixing Systems

February 1, 2009

How to choose a disposable mixing system that fits your particular needs.



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