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July 18, 2018
I was back at it again last week, sitting in a conference room with a group of biochemists and engineers. Explaining that I am a chemical process engineer in pharma, who runs an advertising/PR agency. Always surprised at the incredulous looks, I have...
July 17, 2018
Share Your Innovative Tools, Techniques, and Strategies Preparations for the March 2019 ISPE Aseptic Conference in Bethesda, MD, USA are in full swing! Take this opportunity to share your story or case study showcasing a successful project, lessons l...
July 16, 2018
This article was originally published in the 2018 July/August issue of Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine . Catch up on what you missed by reading: Surrounding & Controlling Underground Leaks in Pharma Facilities & Equipment Part 1 Surrounding & Con...
July 11, 2018
Information Systems Track at the 2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo Fantastic, isn’t it! Information technologies are evolving at such a pace that it seems there is something new to be excited about almost every week. This week’s headlines: MIT has anno...
July 09, 2018
This article was originally published in the 2018 July/August issue of Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine . Catch up on what you missed by reading: Surrounding & Controlling Underground Leaks in Pharma Facilities & Equipment Part 1 Surrounding & Con...
July 05, 2018
“We serve patients.” This statement from the opening plenary address by Ronan Farrell, Global Head of Quality and Compliance, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Basel, Switzerland, set the tone and the focus for the ISPE Quality Manufacturing Conference, held 4–6 June in Arlington, Virginia.
July 02, 2018
While most in the pharmaceutical industry understand the need for double-wall containment piping systems, our field observations indicate that many companies do not.
June 28, 2018
Shire is the 2018 ISPE Facility of the Year Category Winner for Operational Excellence for their project – Los Angeles Quality Control Laboratory in Los Angeles, California. Projects selected for recognition in the Operational Excellence category exe...
June 25, 2018
A roundtable session coordinated by the ISPE Ireland Affiliate’s Women in Pharma Team delved into productivity and innovation in advanced pharma manufacturing: Latest trends/breakthroughs. The roundtable was part of the Ireland Affiliate Annual Semin...
June 20, 2018
Life usually doesn’t turn out the way you expect. Most people, when asked, can identify points in their lives when they made a choice and took a certain path, and that changed all that was to follow. They chose a specific school to attend or career p...