March / April 2021

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Understanding and utilization of Pharma 4.0™ technologies will be critical for students and Emerging Leaders (ELs) as they develop in their careers in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. To learn more, I spoke with Edoardo Schiraldi, an Emerging Leader based in Florence, Italy, who...
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The ISPE Women in Pharma® (WIP) theme for the month of March is entrepreneurship. This word can mean different things to different people, but WIP defines it as the creation of value. Communications, events, and activities during March will focus on supporting small businesses and encouraging...
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The last 12 months have felt like the slowest and fastest of times. The days drone on, yet the months fly by. I have now been working from home for a year—5% of my time at Lilly. I feel sadness for so many families who have lost loved ones and/or spent the holidays alone. Dogs and cats appearing in...
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A fundamental GMP requirement is that processes, systems, and methods used to produce medicines and treatments are validated, meaning their fitness for a purpose is demonstrated. If Industry 4.0 is to succeed in the pharma space as Pharma 4.0™, we need new paradigms for validation across the value...