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Life Changing and Life Enhancing Drug Products via Continuous Manufacturing Introduction: In recent years much has been written about and presented on regarding the significant technical processing benefits of Continuous Manufacturing (CM) in the...
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By: Chris Lee LEED AP, Architectural DesignerJacobsWyper Architects In Part 1 of “Tracking a Company’s Sustainability Journey in the Pharma Industry” we ended by asking what companies can do to integrate sustainability into their manufacturing and...
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Are You Creating the Opportunities You Need for Success? If you think about your job for a minute, are you in the position you would like to be at work? If yes, congratulations, you are likely in a good place professionally. If not, why not? Did you...
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Track Highlights 2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo The 2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo is fast approaching! This conference has always been a great networking platform for the Biopharmaceutical Industry, however this year the educational agenda will...
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Continuous Manufacturing of pharmaceuticals has been an extremely popular topic in our field for the past ~ 10 years or so. You see it in heavily academic circles. You see it in heavily industrial circles. And you see it being talked about by regulators...
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I wrote this blog upon return from the 2018 ISPE Europe Annual Conference in Roma March 17-22. Over 800 attendees from 45 countries. The focus was on Pharma 4.0 and Factories of the Future. Unfortunately, there was not much of a Women in Pharma (WIP)...
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Máiréad Goetz Global Head Analytical Science & Technology, QC, OpEx Novartis - Technical Operations Where did you go to college/university and what was your major? (and if it wasn’t pharmaceutical engineering, how did you end up in this field?) My...
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As part of the planning committee, I’m very pleased to share this year’s theme for the 2018 ISPE Quality Manufacturing Conference, June 4-6 in Arlington, VA: Manufacturing and Quality: Present and Future Opportunities to Ensure Continuous Improvement;...
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  Getting your feet wet with continuous technology takes an organizational commitment, both financial and personnel. This is because continuous is a manufacturing approach, not a hardware solution. Continuous manufacturing relies on multiple...
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The other speakers and I were pleased so many attendees had chosen our session. Even this exceptionally large room seemed full. Perhaps it was the clever session headline; “Caging the Tiger: Managing the Risk of Contamination”, or the challenge implicit...
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Thursday, March 8th is International Women’s Day and as described on the United Nations website: ”It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or...
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Tuesday afternoon also saw an education session on drug shortages, led by Diane L. Hustead, Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs, Merck & Co. Inc. She introduced the two speakers and explained that each presentation would be followed by a Q&A...