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Cyber Risk: How Can Pharma Avoid Black Swan Events?

Rod Schregardus, pharma manufacturing lead at The Access Group, looks at the IT security threats facing pharma companies today, and the steps that can be …

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Drug packaging

How Technology Can Make Pharmaceutical Packaging Design an Easier Pill to Swallow

Packaging is one of the most vital components of modern commerce. It must define and promote a product and brand whilst being functional and providing …

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Operational Readiness – The Precursor to Operational Excellence

Following any tech transfer project, the subsequent startup of the manufacturing line is almost always full of challenges. The goal is to startup as soon …

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Life Sciences Manufacturing

The Case for Smart, Real-time Quality Monitoring in Life Sciences Manufacturing

The more fragmented that processes become, the more critical it is that they can be assessed and managed for consistent quality. During the peak of …

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active pharmaceutical ingredients

Understanding the Challenges of Highly Potent Actives

A rising number of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) are classed as “highly potent”. They are being increasingly harnessed by pharma companies developing oral solid dose …

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injection moulding

Product Protection via Primary Packaging – Screwcaps to The Rescue

The use of screw caps to seal bottles for consumer use vary greatly from region to region. However, in North America, as in Europe, many …

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Liquid pharmaceutical manufacturer

Ensuring Complete Product Packaging Quality

Liquid pharmaceutical manufacturers operate under great scrutiny and must set high standards of product quality. In three steps, Jürgen Kress, General Manager for Checkweighing and …

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equipment suppliers

Delivering Efficiency on The Packing Line

The pharmaceutical industry has to deal with many of the same commercial pressures as other industries, and in many cases, the nature of the products …

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cold storage

Prefillable Syringes in Deep Cold Storage: Is This The Way Forward for Mass Vaccinations?

The world has just witnessed the fastest vaccine rollout in modern medical history. This undoubtedly saved lives – but it placed intense pressure on our …

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The Importance of Clinical Trial Packaging and The Benefits in Outsourcing Your Small Molecule Packaging to a CDMO

Operating a clinical trial in what is a tightly regulated industry requires comprehensive, big picture thinking. Risks remain at all stages of the clinical supply …

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