Pharmaceutical Technology-12-02-2013

Product Spotlight
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December 02, 2013

Rail-Mounted Fluid Bed Dryers Allow Cleaning Access

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Global Feature

December 02, 2013

Israel's diverse population, high-quality healthcare system, and resilience to global financial stress make it a strong partner for R&D, clinical research, and market growth.

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Ask the Expert

December 02, 2013

Siegfried Schmitt, principal consultant at PAREXEL, discusses the state of drug manufacturing in India.

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The European Union is strengthening its pioneering role in the regulation of biosimilars by further developing the basic rules for determining the levels of compatibility for this group of drugs. There are, however, some key issues that are not easy to resolve, as evident in a recent workshop on biosimilars organized by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

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Global Feature

December 02, 2013

The rising cost of drug development and the decreasing proportion of drug-naive population in the US and European markets are driving international pharmaceutical companies to consider emerging markets as a location to conduct their clinical trials. Asia stands out among the emerging markets given its double-digit growth rates.

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Outsourcing Outlook

December 02, 2013

Ongoing changes create new opportunities for CROs and CMOs.

Regulation & Compliance
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December 02, 2013

PIC/S reviews deficiencies found during inspections of API manufacturing facilities, harmonizes GMP standards, and provides training for inspectors worldwide.

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Industry Leaders: Q&A

December 02, 2013

Brian Galliher of Cook Pharmica discusses visual inspection systems.

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Guest Editorial

December 02, 2013

Scientists can share time and pharmaceutical knowledge with high school students.

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The industry lacks an accepted method for establishing a minimum incubation time (MIT) of less than seven days for biological indicators (BIs). The authors propose an MIT method that provides a means for reproducible determination of BI grow-out time.

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Cover Story

December 02, 2013

Industry experts discuss the application, challenges, and benefits of a quality-by-design approach to sterile manufacturing.

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Regulatory Watch

December 02, 2013

New policies and products seek to maintain access to pain medicines while curbing rampant abuse.

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Low Feed Rate Feeder Designed for Pharmaceutical Processes

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Product Spotlight

December 02, 2013

Tablet Tooling Coating Reduces Formulation Sticking

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Pharmaceutical Technology's 2013 Employment Survey reveals some optimism for the industry's future performance, but ongoing concerns about individual job prospects.

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Special Report

December 02, 2013

Industry mergers, acquisitions and downsizing contribute to uncertainty in job security in the European bio/pharmaceutical market.

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API Synthesis & Manufacturing

December 02, 2013

A review of this year's crop of the new molecular entities and new biologics license applications approved by FDA thus far in 2013.

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Analytical tests, correlated with statistical techniques, are used to predict material behavior.

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Product Spotlight

December 02, 2013

Bioreactor Functions as Perfusion Mimic

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December 02, 2013

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