Cover: Just Getting Started—3D Printing and Bioprinting in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
3D printing and bioprinting have the potential to transform how drug candidates are tested, how drugs are manufactured, the supply chain, and industry dependence on animal testing. The technology is also being used to create tissue and miniature cellular models, some of which can even mimic the biology of human organs.
Feature: A Good Fit—The Marriage of Pharma and Tech Yields Benefits for Patients
Drug makers are diversifying their portfolios by partnering with technology companies and embracing innovative products such as connected data-gathering medical devices and platforms that collect and analyze patient data. It’s a lucrative space.
Facilities and Equipment: Applying QRM to Improve Sustainability of Pharma Manufacturing
As economic pressures and legislated environmental protection measures continue to increase, the pharmaceutical industry is moving to control cost, reduce energy use, and become a better steward of the environment.