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.

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.

Versatility of a Single-Use Bioreactor Platform for Culture of Diverse Cell Types

February 1, 2009

Are disposable bioreactors effective for cell culture?

An Alternative to the Scale-up and Distribution of Pandemic Flu Vaccine

January 2, 2009

With virus-based production, vaccines can be available in 10-12 weeks.

Disposable Technologies Implementation: Understanding and Managing Risks

December 1, 2008

In new disposables projects, it is critical that engineering, procurement, and operations groups work together early on to manage supply chain risk.

Lifecycle Cost Analysis for Single-Use Systems

November 2, 2008

This article describes a quick method for evaluating lifecycle costs for single-use systems against their more conventional stainless-steel counterparts.



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