Oral solid dose tablets on a continuous manufacturing line

Continuous OSD manufacturing—a technology update

Continuous oral solid dosage manufacturing is a transformational processing platform that is here today and is here to stay. Although the industry is working on harmonization and some level of standardization of the platforms, continuous manufacturing is not a one-size-fits all offering.

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Closing the deal: Understanding when to close your process

When to close your pharmaceutical process

Too often, the term “closed process” is thrown around without an understanding of the salient issues. Pharmaceutical process closure can certainly provide many benefits, but there are various impacts and requirements depending on the ultimate goal and the specific process you are trying to close.

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Using Target Value Design: A short introduction

Using target value design: a short introduction

Target value design presents a solution to an age-old problem: can project cost, schedule and quality goals all be achieved?

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Sustainable site energy solutions: Ten things you can do now for big impact

Sustainable site energy solutions: 10 things you can do now for big impact

While sustainable site energy solutions are not a new thing, their economical payback has improved considerably with increased technological strides and available incentives.

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Can’t hack it? Why pharma should heed the growing threats to cyber security

Cybersecurity considerations for pharmaceutical companies

Who would want to hack a programmable logic controller? Is cybersecurity really that important for pharma companies?

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Stainless steel liquid mixing equipment, an important scale up consideration

12 dos and dont’s when scaling up food production

Now is a time of great opportunity for food entrepreneurs. Consumers are demanding more choices, and e-commerce is connecting buyers and sellers worldwide. Food startups can grow in new ways and more rapidly than was previously possible, but when success maxes out production capacity, the entrepreneur faces a new challenge — scaling up food production to keep up with demand.

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Oral solid dose tablets on a continuous manufacturing line

Continuous OSD manufacturing and patient impact

FDA approved oral solid dosage (OSD) products are improving, changing and enhancing lives, via the use of a continuous manufacturing platform. 

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Solving biopharma design challenges with computational fluid dynamics part one: Designing a mixing tank with high-performance computing in the cloud

Solving biopharma design challenges with computational fluid dynamics

Computational fluid dynamics and cloud computing can make complex models more cost-effective and less time-consuming.

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Passing through the barrier

Passing through the barrier

Over the past decade, aseptic filling isolators have improved patient safety by use of barriers to isolate the point of filling from personnel. This industry-wide movement creates opportunities to further increase patient safety by minimizing viable and nonviable risks to the aseptic fill.

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Common pitfalls to avoid with building a lab

Common pitfalls to avoid with building a lab

Building a lab can be complicated. To stay competitive, it is crucial that companies adapt to market changes. New products and services may mean changes in operations. For companies that have lab spaces, this can be costly. Many companies make decisions based on saving money without planning ahead.

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