Pharmaceutical Technology Europe-05-01-2006

Firms can use practical tools and criteria to implement advanced analytical test methods for biopharmaceuticals. They an also extend and maintain the validation status for a licensed test method from an understanding of the relationship of historical process data, specifications and test method capability.

Talking Point
Pharmaceutical Technology Europe

May 01, 2006

The principle of free movement of goods entrenched in the European Treaty makes it difficult for anyone to stop trading of a product between member states

Pharmaceutical Technology Europe

The PAT market is developing and evolving rapidly as pharmaceutical firms strive to implement the framework set in place by the regulators. As with all new markets, people will engage at different times, at differing rates, and for different reasons. This editorial seeks to treat PAT in classical marketing terms, describing four phases of the PAT market evolution and discussing how the PAT market will likely mature.

Pharmaceutical Technology Europe

This article examines the development of a business case to secure coveted funding for a LIMS implementation. Information on hard cost savings and soft benefits of implementing a LIMS system, and managing the compilation of the cost justification are covered.

Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
QA/QC

May 01, 2006

With all the challenges that the manufacturing industry has had to deal with over the last ten years - growing compliance demands, increased competition and price pressures - it is perhaps not surprising that pharmaceutical firms are increasingly trying to streamline their manufacturing processes to maintain profit margins, speed up the time-to-market, as well as comply with market regulations that are becoming increasingly stringent.

Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
Process Optimization

May 01, 2006

The evolution of sophisticated monitoring systems has been accelerated because of stringent EU legislation surrounding the pharmaceutical industry and the escalating demand for preventative maintenance techniques. This article gives an overview of the benefits of implementing these systems in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
Regulatory Report

May 01, 2006

A laboratory information management system (LIMS) can control, manage, organize and document information thus saving time and money.

Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
Editorial

May 01, 2006

How can we improve trust in medicines bought in foreign countries? After all, they will have been manufactured to the same standards and specifications as the medicines back home.

Pharmaceutical Technology Europe

This article looks at the different types of marking and coding techniques used in the pharmaceutical supply chain and their role in helping to prevent counterfeiting.