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The countdown has begun, and the anticipation is evident as we gear up for the highly anticipated 2023 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo. As we look back at the successful conferences over the past years, this event promises to be nothing short of extraordinary, especially for students and Emerging Leaders.

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Continued Process Verification (CPV) was introduced roughly 12 years ago by the FDA as a third stage in the guidance on the process validation life cycle. In addition to being a mandatory requirement for the pharmaceutical industry, CPV can also provide valuable information to improve the quality and consistency of products. There may be limited data available when a process is designed and...

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At ISPE, our commitment to advancing the pharmaceutical industry has always revolved around delivering gold-standard Guidance Documents — a trusted source of information that’s been a helping hand for professionals like you to rely on when forging new paths and exploring uncharted territory . In the ever-evolving landscape of pharmaceutical and scientific advancements, we understand that how...

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Few industries have as deep a footprint in California, USA as life sciences. The sector is home to nearly 14,000 businesses that employ more than a million people at an average wage of more than $162,000 – Californians employed in life sciences earn a staggering $54.6 billion a year. And despite uncertainties in the US economy and massive layoffs in the high-tech sector, California life...

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For several years, ISPE has steadfastly organized hands-on training sessions to enrich classroom learning. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, we have successfully developed a program that integrates practical, experiential learning, leveraging ISPE's comprehensive training materials. We are thrilled to announce our partnership with the European Aseptic and Sterile Environment (EASE)...

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PIC/s Annex 1, and the WHO Annex 2 for the manufacturing of sterile products took effect on 25 August 2023, and the time to attend the 2023 ISPE Pharma 4.0™ and Annex 1 Conference couldn’t be better. The Equipment Innovation and Annex 1 Implementation Track Co-leads Richard Denk and Matthew Gorton and the Emerging Leader Co-lead Pol Bonet invite you to join them for this exciting event in...

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The pharmaceutical industry is constantly evolving, placing a significant emphasis on emerging technologies that facilitate quicker access of medications for patients globally. This unceasing drive for innovation and improvement has led the industry to embrace cutting-edge technologies like data analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. These technologies are not just trends;...

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With a recent increase in interest and participation, the ISPE GAMP® Special Interest Group (SIG) focusing on Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) has mapped out an ambitious number of subject areas to use as the basis for future publications, presentations, and best practice guidance documents. With the co-leadership of Christian Wöelbeling, Executive Industry Advisor at Körber Pharma...

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Danielle Gabrish is the Director of Clinical Biologics at AstraZeneca and the Chair of the ISPE Women in Pharma® group for ISPE’s Chesapeake Bay Chapter. She’s also a mom, mentor, and advocate for women and Emerging Leaders.

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Addressing the unmet healthcare & medical needs is among the top priorities for global governments and organisations, including the pharmaceutical industry. We are facing unprecedented challenges due to the change with medical knowledge doubling every 72 days1

  • 1Peter Densen, “Challenges and Opportunities Facing Medical Education,” Transactions of the American Clinical and...
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Shanghai ISPE Pharmaceutical Information Company (SPIC) held the 2023 Global Biopharma Engineering Forum and ISPE China Conference in Hangzhou, China on 26-27, May 2023. Mr. Ping Zhang, Chairman of SPIC and the ISPE China Committee, introduced ISPE and provided an in-depth analysis of the prospects of domestic and foreign bio-pharmaceutical enterprises. The in-depth discussions from this...

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Cloud-based systems for plant process management (PPM)1

  • 1Important to Note: In the context of industrial processes and manufacturing, plant process management (PPM) refers to the systematic planning, implementation, and control of processes to ensure efficiency, quality, and productivity in a production environment. This involves optimizing workflows, resource allocation, and...