Pharmaceutical Technology-12-02-2019

Pharmaceutical Technology

Applying lessons of raw materials’ characterization and supply-chain control from the semiconductor industry allow more rigorous control of the biopharmaceutical manufacturing process.

Pharmaceutical Technology
Features

December 02, 2019

Visualization using virtual and mixed reality can aid with biopharma manufacturing facility design and training.

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Product Spotlight

December 02, 2019

Shim-pack Bio Diol and IEX columns from Shimadzu Scientific Instruments improve the accuracy of the characterization of peptides, oligonucleotides, and other biopharmaceuticals.

Pharmaceutical Technology
Product Spotlight

December 02, 2019

BD’s new Intevia 1mL two-step disposable autoinjector, a device that combines an autoinjector and a pre-fillable syringe into one system, has a two-step, push-on-skin activation feature that allows the effective and safe injection of drugs of different viscosities up to 35cP and different fill volumes up to 1mL.

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Product Spotlight

December 02, 2019

Cube Plus by GiroNEX is an automated precision powder dispensing system for use in manufacturing powder-filled capsules and vials for early phase clinical trials and related drug development studies.

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Product Spotlight

December 02, 2019

The latest 600-gallon VersaMix Model VM-600 from Ross is qualified for high-speed subsurface powder induction with a proprietary Ross Solids/Liquid Injection Manifold (SLIM).

From the Editor
Pharmaceutical Technology

December 02, 2019

Nearly four decades after the first diagnosis, the fight to treat HIV/AIDs continues.

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API Synthesis and Manufacturing

December 02, 2019

The key is to ensure that excipients only interact with APIs via desired mechanisms.

From the Editor
Pharmaceutical Technology

December 02, 2019

As the UK heads to the polls for an unusual December general election, industry issues manifestos on medicines while Europe rejoices some movement … finally.

Regulatory Watch
Pharmaceutical Technology

December 02, 2019

Regulators are facing huge challenges on how to deal with the digitalization transformation occurring in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors.

Pharmaceutical Technology
Features

December 02, 2019

Spray drying is a versatile and rapid technique that can provide companies with a suitable and scalable option to improve the solubility and bioavailability of drug products.

Pharmaceutical Technology
Features

December 02, 2019

As regulatory bodies extend the oversight of E&L testing, companies working with drug products need to make provisions on how to best comply with the evolving expectations.

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Communications and planning are crucial to recovering from supply, operations, and facility disruptions.

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As equipment evolves and use of PAT increases, DOE is becoming an integral part of upstream bioprocess development.

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December 02, 2019

Click the title above to open the Pharmaceutical Technology December 2019 issue in an interactive PDF format.

Regulatory Watch
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December 02, 2019

Problems in assuring reliable drug quality and supply dampens progress in bringing lifesaving therapies to market.

Ask the Expert
Pharmaceutical Technology

December 02, 2019

Investigating deviations of combination products needs to accommodate both the drug and device components, says Susan J. Schniepp, executive vice-president of post-approval pharma and distinguished fellow, Regulatory Compliance Associates.

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This article discusses reduced sampling and testing of starting materials or components. Different strategies are presented to reduce the workload at the steps from sampling to release. Viewpoints from the different pharmacopoeias and regulatory authorities, as well as selected literature, are reviewed.