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Crunch Time: The Impact of Serialisation Requirements on Packaging Operations

The November deadline for including unique product identifiers on prescription drugs is putting a strain on multiple parts of the industry, much of which is …

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From Concept to Solution: Designing to Enhance the Multiple Roles of Pharma Packaging

When you walk into a store or pharmacy and see multiple similar products in the same competitive space, it is easy to understand the impact …

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Ensuring a Carefully Designed and Executed Product Packaging Interaction Study for Concise Cost-Effective Evidence in Support of New Drug Product Development

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Guidance for Industry document ‘Container Closure Systems for Packaging Human Drugs and Biologics’, addresses the review and evaluation …

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The Advent of Patient-centricity: What Does it Actually Mean?

There is a lot of buzz in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry right now around the concept of ‘patientcentricity’. The term can mean many different …

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Innovative Glass Production for Pharmaceutical Packaging

Why is glass still the first choice of primary packaging for most pharmaceuticals today and how much high-tech do you need to manufacture a glass …

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Serialisation – Commercial Versus Clinical Perspectives

There is a significant amount of activity in the pharmaceutical industry in mobilising to meet the requirements of recent Drug Quality and Safety Act (DQSA) …

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Relating Tamper-evident Technology to Market and Product Fraud Risk

To make a pharmaceutical folding box tamper-evident may be as simple as taping the flaps. This method will reduce some less severe types of fraud, …

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Redefining Value in the Pharmaceutical Industry and the Role of Packaging

Providing safe and efficacious treatment of disease is no longer sufficient for new drug products. Today’s medicines must address an unmet need or be a …

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Predictive Shelf-life Moisture Control Computer Modelling for Ultra-reliable Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Packaging Solutions

The new computer model developed by Baltimore Innovations’ R & D Director, Dr Mark Valentine, is a highly detailed evaluation of humidity and desiccant adsorption …

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Serialisation: The Great Challenge for the Pharmaceutical Industry – Considerations on China

Most of the big pharma players have been working during the past years to implement projects linked to serialisation, despite the uncertainty regarding concrete rules, …

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