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The BioRegion of Catalonia: What’s Behind the European Country with More Pharma Companies per Capita?
Volume 9 Issue 4

The BioRegion of Catalonia: What’s Behind the European Country with More Pharma Companies per Capita?

Last autumn, Barcelona hosted the CPhI Worldwide for the first time, and it was a record-breaking year for the event. In their article, Nuria Pelaez, Anna Rovira and...
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The Rise of Cellular Immunotherapy and Global IP Strategies
Volume 9 Issue 4

The Rise of Cellular Immunotherapy and Global IP Strategies

We are at the beginning of a new age in cancer therapy. With a large and growing number of patents and applications in this space, we can expect a large amount of pa...
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Preparing for IDMP: The Latest Advice on How to Ensure a Smooth Transition
Volume 9 Issue 4

Preparing for IDMP: The Latest Advice on How to Ensure a Smooth Transition

The forthcoming ISO IDMP standards governing pharmaceutical product information recording have far-reaching implications for the way companies capture, collate, orga...
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Expanding Markets: Where Next? A Regional Regulatory Roundup
Volume 9 Issue 4

Expanding Markets: Where Next? A Regional Regulatory Roundup

Globalisation and the growing efforts to standardise submission requirements and formats internationally continue to open up new markets for life sciences companies....
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Got Diversity? Of Course You Do. Now, What Are You Going to Do With It?
Volume 9 Issue 4

Got Diversity? Of Course You Do. Now, What Are You Going to Do With It?

In her piece, Rosalie Harrison, an International Management Consultant with Borderless, addresses the benefits of inclusion & diversity. She tells us that inclus...
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Quality by Design in the Development: Benefit or Bureaucratic Burden?
Volume 9 Issue 4

Quality by Design in the Development: Benefit or Bureaucratic Burden?

Petra Botzem and Dr Thomas Hille of LTS Lohmann answer this provoking question in their paper on the ICH guideline Q8, with focus on Transdermal Delivery Systems (TD...
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Accurate Protein Electrostatics Add a New Dimension to Structure-based Drug Design
Volume 9 Issue 4

Accurate Protein Electrostatics Add a New Dimension to Structure-based Drug Design

The combination of advanced molecular force fields and improved visualisation capabilities has enabled chemists to expand their ligand-only view of the electrostatic...
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Early Interventions to Reduce the Impact of Immunogenicity on the Development of Biopharmaceuticals
Volume 9 Issue 4

Early Interventions to Reduce the Impact of Immunogenicity on the Development of Biopharmaceuticals

The development of biological therapeutics has led to remarkable clinical benefits in many indications. But, despite this success, the induction of anti-drug antibod...
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Needle-free Injection – Eradicating Diseases to Improve Global Health
Volume 9 Issue 4

Needle-free Injection – Eradicating Diseases to Improve Global Health

Needle-free injection technology has evolved significantly over the last 50 years and is now accepted in many routine immunisation settings as a safe and effective v...
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Automated Accountability: Maintaining a Chain of Custody from Release to Destruction
Volume 9 Issue 4

Automated Accountability: Maintaining a Chain of Custody from Release to Destruction

New solutions are proliferating to improve the efficiency of the clinical research function within pharmaceutical companies and CROs. In her article, Theodora Sarver...
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