Predicting long-term storage stability of a given protein and formulation is desirable for effective screening and optimization early in the development process. Multiple routes to aggregation during storage to suggest that multiple measurement types should be made to probe different aspects of protein behavior.
Data from BioPlan Associates’ 10th Annual Report and Survey of Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Capacity and Production suggest that the interest in disposable devices has begun to extend to biopharma operations beyond basic single-use bags and connectors.
Sterilization validation must be based on a robust, quality-by-design philosophy; autoclave overkill cycles should be validated by correlating lethality data to support chosen critical process parameters, even when using overkill sterilization.
Pharmaceutical companies have long recognized the need to protect their market position long before their products come off patent. Pharmaceutical Technology spoke to Neal Hansen, managing director of the consulting firm, Hansen Strategy, about key considerations in product lifecycle management