Implementing PAT and QbD? Real-time Particle Size Measurement for the Pharmaceutical Industry


As the pharmaceutical industry implements PAT and QbD, their symbiotic nature becomes increasingly obvious. Both are catalysts towards the longer term goals of continuous operation and real-time release - the realization of a transformed way of working. This article reviews changing practice within the pharmaceutical industry using the example of real-time particle size analysis to explore the analytical solutions needed and the benefits they deliver.