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Respiratory Disease Management: A Connected Approach

Until relatively recently, treating, monitoring and controlling respiratory conditions such as asthma centred on conventional devices, paper-based tools and appointments with a GP or asthma …

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IP Issues Surrounding Machine Learning and AI in the Pharmaceutical Space

When it comes to protecting technical innovations there are two broad strategies: keep it a trade secret or obtain a patent. It has long been …

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Strategic Intellectual Property Considerations for Protecting AI Innovations in Life Sciences

Artificial intelligence (“AI”) is all around us. It allows us to unlock our smartphones with just a glance. It can customise the temperature of our …

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Data-driven Processes Overtake Structured Document Authoring

The strategic focus in life science technology investment is shifting from documents to data. Regulators are increasingly asking for data rather than documents and data-focused …

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Pharmaceutical Tablet Coating – Achieving Perfect Coating Uniformity

Tablets are the most important oral dosage form in the pharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceutical film coating, a thin film made from one or more polymers (and …

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The Challenges of Increased Complexity in API Development and Manufacture

There is no getting away from it: the small molecule drugs now entering and travelling through the clinical pipeline are becoming more complex. This increasing …

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NCEs and API – Quality by Design

The development and manufacturing of NCE and API is striving for simplifying and shortening timelines, as well as for making more efficient use of chemicals, …

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Demand, Design, Delivery: High Potent Packaging at PCI Pharma Services

In a fragmented marketplace, drug discovery organisations are increasingly looking to work with fewer outsourcing partners. As such, CDMOs that are able to provide true …

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What’s Next for Pharmaceutical Serialisation?

Supply chains for pharmaceutical products are exceptionally complex, with medicines and ingredients often crossing the borders of many countries before reaching the end consumer.  To …

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Overcoming the Pitfalls of Pre-filled Syringe Filling

Michael Isele, Site Manager at Recipharm, explores the pitfalls of filling and packaging in pre-filled syringe formats, from sterile integrity requirements to packaging challenges, such …

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