Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, Aug 1, 2011 - Pharmaceutical Technology

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Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, Aug 1, 2011
Editor's Comment
By Rich Whitworth
There have been several new stories and reports lately that paint a rather gloomy picture of the state of pharma R&D.
Special Feature
The Challenges Of The Emerging Markets
By Bikash Chatterjee
The challenge with any of the emerging markets is in adjusting to the western regulatory concepts of quality and compliance.
The Many Varieties Of 'Emerging'
By Cole Shelton
While most companies recognise the significance of emerging markets, they struggle to jump the first hurdle in addressing these opportunities: defining the right product.
Making A Mark In Emerging Markets
By Marc Prieur
Marc Prieur of Aptar pharma describes success stories in emerging markets.
Information Technology
Managing Information Overload
By Adam Sherlock
Companies know they need regulatory information management, but they don't always know where to start and how to weave this capability across diverse technology applications.
The Importance Of Filter Testing
By Graham Rideal
Graham Rideal of Whitehouse Scientific explains the importance of filter testing and offers some considerations with regards to choosing filter test methods.
Peer-Reviewed Research
Controlled Crystallization During Freeze-Drying
By Hans de Waard , Niels Grasmeijer , Wouter L.J. Hinrichs , Thomas De Beer , Henderik W. Frijlink
The authors discuss the preparation of lipophilic drug nanocrystals by controlled crystallization during freeze-drying.
Understanding Fluidized-Bed Granulation
By A. Burggraeve , T. Van Den Kerkhof , M. Hellings , J.P. Remon , C. Vervaet , T. De Beer
This study demonstrates the beneficial use of a spatial-filter velocimetry particle-size analyzer during granulation.
Controlled Release from Porous Platforms
By Spomenka Simovic , Dusan Losic , Krasimir Vasilev
The authors present a method for controlling the release of therapeutics by applying a plasma polymer layer to the surface of porous materials.
Industry Insider
Croatia, Pharma and Corruption
By Nathan Jessop
Croatia is on track to join the EU in 2013 and offers a well-developed pharmaceutical market. However, its EU membership application has undergone much scrutiny.
Improving API Synthesis
By Patricia Van Arnum
O-arylation and O-alkylation, a one-pot protein synthesis, a combined approach in continued and chemocatalysis, and green-chemistry applications are the target of some recent advances in API synthesis.
Movin' On Out
By Control, a senior compliance officer
Visiting a new site or going down memory lane may not get you where you want to go.
By Stephanie Sutton
Is pharma failing in R&D?


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