Pharmaceutical Technology Europe-06-01-2010

Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
Spotlight

June 01, 2010

Despite being a historically strong performer in the pharmaceutical arena, Germany is now underperforming compared with the growth of other European markets.

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Ask the Expert

June 01, 2010

How effective powder characterization can lead to better powder understanding and control.

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The most common cause of equipment problems and malfunctions is misuse or improper handling and transportation, which often leads to tablet punch damage.

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Special Feature

June 01, 2010

Granulation is the most crucial step in the manufacture of solid dosage forms.

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PTE spoke with Dr. Peter Dunn, Global Green Chemistry Lead at Pfizer, about the changes that yield significant energy efficiencies and the strategy behind the company's green chemistry program.

News
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June 01, 2010

When will personalised medicine deliver on its promise? and Europe's IP system trails behind the US

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The requirements of a granule drying process haven't really changed much in recent years.

Information Technology
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June 01, 2010

A laboratory information system (LIMS) is a key tool in facilitating communication between a pharmaceutical company and its outsourcing partners; however, most LIMS require extensive customisation before they can be used in the pharmaceutical industry.

Regulation
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June 01, 2010

An effective quality management system will identify the root cause of non-conformances and put measures in place to ensure that they do not recur, but is the pharmaceutical industry choosing the right methods to make sure this happens?

Manufacturing
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June 01, 2010

An environmental risk assessment (ERA) is now required for all new pharmaceutical product marketing authorisation applications. The author outlines the steps to this procedure.

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Compressed tablets are the most popular solid dosage form and, despite having been used for many years, still offer numerous advantages.

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Having barely begun recovering from the economic slump that began in 2008, the contract services industry must now face the consequences of the debt crisis in Europe, which will include reduced bio/pharmaceutical expenditure by governments.

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Have you ever come across a new technology, process or problem in your profession and wanted to tell others or learn more about it?

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The market for tablet compression technology and the demands placed on equipment manufacturers have changed quite significantly in recent years.

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Talking Point

June 01, 2010

Shared audits of suppliers offer several advantages, but networking to conduct such an audit can be challenging.