March / April 2020

Special Reports
The 2019 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo plenary featured a global regulatory town hall addressing a wide range of information about trends in regulations and other developments in the pharmaceutical industry. The town hall format offered attendees the chance to ask a panel of regulators about issues...
Sustainability is a key principle for pharmaceutical companies in 2020. However, translating corporate goals into meaningful improvements can be a challenge, particularly when competing factors such as complex technical requirements or ambitious project schedules are involved.
Medical treatments and pharmaceuticals are indispensable in improving quality of life. In recent years, however, pharmaceutical compounds have become a significant group of environmental pollutants, shown to pose risks to human health and have adverse environmental effects.
The 2019 ISPE Europe Pharma 4.0™ Conference held in Manchester, UK, on 20–21 November 2019 was attended by 300 participants, all of whom contributed to the growing momentum for Pharma 4.0™ initiatives. The Pharma 4.0™ Special Interest Group (SIG) and the Program Committee collaborated with the ISPE...