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Aseptic processing

eBook: Aseptic processing trends 2018

July 2, 2018
With the rising demand of gene therapies, aseptic processing practices are changing rapidly

eBook: Aseptic processing trends 2017

June 30, 2017
Modern therapies add emphasis to the industry-wide need to take advantage of new technologies and explore new ways of addressing process control.

Special report: Addressing process contamination risks

April 24, 2017
The high risk involved with biopharmaceuticals means there are high demands placed on the hygienic design of bioprocessing equipment.

eBook: Advances in aseptic processing — Keeping risk and contamination at bay

April 28, 2015
It would be foolish to underestimate the risk associated with aseptic drug processing

White paper: Applying single-use efficiencies to room-to-room fluid transfer

Oct. 20, 2014
Pharmaceutical and biopharma manufacturers need to move fluids from one cleanroom to another quickly, with maximum productivity and minimal effort and expense.

Automation & control

White paper: Small assembly robots — Comparing the cost of ownership between brands

Aug. 5, 2015
This white paper explains the many different factors — some obvious and some not so obvious — that determine the cost of robot ownership.

eBook: Using GAMP methodology to select & validate monitoring system software

March 10, 2014
Learn how to use the GAMP methodology to select and validate monitoring system software

Compliance

Enhancing Virus Clearance Process Capability Using a Biodegradable Detergent

Feb. 8, 2024
Effective viral clearance is at hand with the new, biodegradable J.T.Baker® Viral Inactivation Solution. A sustainable alternative to Triton X-100, this cGMP-ready solution supports...

White paper: Review of Annex 1 2022 — Environmental monitoring changes

Dec. 20, 2022
The new revision is a complete rewrite of the existing Annex 1 from 2008, and almost quadruples the length

eBook: Biological indicators for sterilization Part 2

Oct. 12, 2022
Have you heard? Experts at Mesa Labs wrote the biological indicator chapter in Handbook of Validation in Pharmaceutical Processes, Fourth Edition. Read the second part of their...

eBook: Compliance & regulatory trends

Oct. 10, 2022
While regulatory compliance is a complex and cumbersome requirement for pharma manufacturers, it is key to ensuring patients receive quality products. Today's ever-increasing ...

eBook: Biological indicators for sterilization Part 3

Oct. 10, 2022
Hot off the press! Read the last segment of the biological indicators chapter in Handbook of Validation in Pharmaceutical Processes, Fourth Edition by the experts at Mesa Labs...

eBook: Biological indicators for sterilization Part 1

Oct. 10, 2022
Biological indicator professionals at Mesa Labs contributed to the Handbook of Validation in Pharmaceutical Processes, Fourth Edition. Read the first part of their chapter "Biological...

Containment & cleanrooms

White paper: Cleanroom solutions for the pharma industry

Oct. 13, 2022
At Rite-Hite, we have many solutions for the pharmaceutical industry along with the knowledge and experience to help you address the issues you face with your clean areas. We ...

Contract manufacturing

Aggregation Solution for Contract Manufacturing Organization

Dec. 20, 2023
A Contract Manufacturing Organization that produces and packages pharmaceuticals for customers which are then distributed in more than 150 countries found a solution to supply...

eBook: Contract manufacturing trends (Spring 2023)

March 27, 2023
CDMOs continue to play a vital role in the complex, yet delicate pharma ecosystem

eBook: Contract manufacturing trends (Fall 2022)

Nov. 14, 2022
The relationship between drug sponsors and CDMOs is key to the success of much needed pharma products.

eBook: Contract manufacturing trends (Spring 2022)

May 26, 2022
New, complex therapies coming through the pharma pipelines are putting immense pressure on supply chains and manufacturing capacity, challenging traditional scale-up and manufacturing...

eBook: Contract manufacturing trends (Spring 2021)

March 17, 2021
For the past year, the pharma industry has been in the spotlight, as drugmakers unite to tackle COVID-19.

eBook: Contract manufacturing trends (2020)

April 7, 2020
As more pharma companies look to lower costs, streamline operations, and expand geographical presence, contract manufacturers are increasingly becoming the unsung heroes of pharma...

eBook: Contract manufacturing trends 2018

March 29, 2018
Outsourcing to contract manufacturers can be a valuable, even critical, option allowing companies to focus their resources and talents on their primary objectives

eBook: Contract manufacturing trends (2017)

March 13, 2017
Drug manufacturers and contract organizations have shared a mutually beneficial relationship for decades in the pharmaceutical industry and will no doubt continue to do so for...

eBook: Contract manufacturing trends (2016)

March 11, 2016
Pharma’s Top CMOs are playing to their strengths, toning operations and flexing their technical muscles in an effort to compete.

Contract Services eBook

Aug. 5, 2015
Contract service companies are emerging as the industry's prime movers, tasked with providing the industry with a growing list of increasingly complex services, from early stage...

Data management

White paper: DataOps — The missing link in your industrial data architecture

Nov. 9, 2022
An abstraction layer that provides data modeling, contextualization, and conditioning is required to efficiently leverage industrial data at scale.

Special report: Advancing pharma 4.0 with data fabric

Dec. 23, 2021
Whether you face challenges like siloed data across multiple departments or addressing specific data security issues or simply feel restricted by the business applications you...

Research report: Data — the land of lost opportunity

Aug. 1, 2019
Without the right data management systems in place, data is nothing more than spreadsheets of wasted opportunity for improvement.

Development

Adopting Novel Technologies to Improve Monoclonal Antibody Processes

Feb. 20, 2024
Are purification strategies for mAbs moving you forward, or holding you back? This article reviews new-edge production technologies that better remove impurities, reduce aggregation...

Approaches to Alleviating Subcutaneous Pain at Injection Sites

Feb. 20, 2024
High concentration mAbs can create challenges for subcutaneous injection, namely pain at the injection site. This peer-reviewed article compares buffer formulation options, and...

White paper: Tips for tailoring eConsent for optimal patient centricity

Oct. 12, 2022
Over 70% of potential research participants live >2 hours away from sites, & patient drop-out rates can reach 30% depending on the therapeutic area. The Solution: eConsent Why...

White paper: In-line real-time monitoring of CHO cell culture process parameters using Raman Spectroscopy

Oct. 10, 2022
Cell culture processes are complex and highly variable, and yet only a handful of key parameters are typically controlled in real time. Critical process parameters and key performance...

Facilities

eBook: New, innovative technology addresses manufacturing operational challenges

Oct. 31, 2023
Hydraulic tank scale calibration reduces downtime and water consumption and improves productivity.

eBook: Facility trends 2023

May 18, 2023
The pharma industry is feeling pressure to deliver products at warp speed, leaving companies scrambling to increase productivity without sacrificing quality or breaking the budget...

eBook: Pharma predictions & trends 2023

April 25, 2023
Leaders share forecasts as the industry continues to push through challenges

White paper: Applying green chemistry in pharma manufacturing

Oct. 10, 2022
The pharmaceutical industry is under intense pressure to reduce the environmental harm caused by drug development and manufacturing. Learn about Green Chemistry principles and...

White Paper: Rooftop Safety Audit Guide for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities

Oct. 10, 2022
Now more than ever, it is important to protect employees, contractors, and anyone else who accesses your facility's roof. Making rooftop safety a priority at your location can...

eBook: Facility trends 2022

May 26, 2022
With utility costs on the rise, many pharma manufacturers are taking a closer look at their facilities and finding that better facility design, resource management and maintenance...

Research report: The true value of real-time microbial monitoring

Dec. 28, 2021
With many pharma manufacturers operating sophisticated (and costly) continuous water purification systems, results that come days after a sample has been taken do little to ensue...

Research report: The true impact of machine failure in pharma

Dec. 17, 2021
Today’s pharmaceutical industry is facing big expectations and opportunities.

eBook: Pharma preparedness

Sept. 9, 2021
For the past year, the pharma industry has been in the spotlight, as drugmakers unite to tackle COVID-19.

eBook: Facility trends 2021

April 29, 2021
Often taken for granted until something goes wrong, facility design, resource management and maintenance strategies can offer sources of overlooked savings.

Generics

eBook: Solid dose trends 2023

July 18, 2023
The industry’s most established dosage forms, solid dose drugs are shelf stable and easy to administer. But today's drug formulations are complex and high potency, and OSD drugmakers...

eBook: Generic Drugs 2019

June 27, 2019
The generic and biosimilars industry has positioned itself as the solution to the challenge of skyrocketing health care costs.

eBook: Generic Pharma 2018

May 30, 2018
Generics step up to the plate, challenges and best practicies for manufacturing biosimilars and excipient trends

IT

Research report: OT cybersecurity concerns in pharma

June 2, 2023
How is the pharma industry progressing on this vital journey?

White paper: Prepare your cyber defenses & learn how to protect your critical assets

Oct. 13, 2022
Dragos's annual ICS/OT Cybersecurity Year in Review provides an overview and analysis of ICS vulnerabilities, global threat activity targeting industrial environments & industry...

White paper: Mastering simulation in pharma

Oct. 12, 2022
The power of simulation in designing a pharmaceutical manufacturing process is due to the unique and detailed information it can provide for many operations. Learn more in this...

Report: ICS/OT cybersecurity year in review 2021

Oct. 10, 2022
Dragos's annual ICS/OT Cybersecurity Year in Review provides an overview and analysis of ICS vulnerabilities, global threat activity targeting industrial environments, and industry...

Case study: Improving therapy initiation with an AI-guided patient support program

Oct. 10, 2022
There are many factors that can affect medication access and initiation. With the power of AI and predictive analytics, patient support interventions can be optimized to allow...

eBook: Smart Pharma

Dec. 28, 2019
Digital technology is continuing to play a widening role in the pharma world — at least, for companies willing to begin the transformation

Large molecule

White paper: Personalized medicine — Succeeding beyond the blockbuster

Oct. 12, 2022
The traditional model for the pharmaceutical industry has focused on the development of blockbuster, broad-spectrum medicines that treat millions of patients globally. However...

eBook: Biopharma trends

Sept. 27, 2022
The pandemic underscored what we already knew to be true for biopharma industry: We need to make therapeutics faster and more affordably.

eBook: Biopharma trends 2021

April 1, 2021
Biologic drugs have profoundly transformed modern medicine.

eBook: 2020 Biopharma Trends

April 7, 2020
There’s no denying that biopharma drugs will play a vital role in the future of medicine.

eBook: Biopharma Manufacturing Trends 2019

March 14, 2019
How slow-motion trends are driving biopharma growth, the dangerous impact of unproven stem cell therapies and more.

eBook: Liquid dose trends

Aug. 26, 2016
Parenteral drugs are taking a strong position alongside the more established oral solid dose forms and are quickly coming into their own.

eBook: Biopharmaceutical Technical Resource Guide

Dec. 20, 2015
Biopharma R&D spending by PhRMA members grew from $2 billion in 1980 to some $51.6 billion in 2013. While no one’s crystal ball can exactly predict where the industry is headed...

eBook: Advancing biopharma process control

July 7, 2014
In biopharmaceutical development, scale up and scale down are critical to developing a robust process and maintaining product quality. This eBook is a resource for best practices...

Packaging

eBook: Pharma packaging trends 2022

Oct. 10, 2022
Packaging plays many roles in today's pharma industry. Not only does the right packaging protect drug quality, it can further sustainability initiatives and even create a strategic...

Special report: Modern pharma packaging supply strategies

Oct. 10, 2022
Pharmaceutical packaging products are getting cleaner, safer, and smarter than ever, and deciding how to choose a supplier requires more thought. Leading producers are laser focused...

eBook: Pharma packaging 2021

Sept. 9, 2021
Packaging plays a critical role in safeguarding the quality of the world’s drug supply.

eBook: Packaging Trends 2020

Oct. 19, 2020
Packaging plays a critical role in ensuring the quality and efficient distribution of the world’s drug supply.

eBook: Packaging Trends 2018

Nov. 1, 2018
Packaging systems vendors are more closely considering space, simplicity and flexibility in new designs

Research Report: Filling Pharma’s Label Management Void

June 9, 2017
Industry survey indicates pharma’s need to move towards a single, connected label management solution.

eBook: Packaging trends 2016

Oct. 20, 2016
Once viewed as a mundane part of the business, primary packaging of pharmaceuticals has morphed into a hotbed of creativity.

Pharmaceutical Packaging Trends eBook

Oct. 29, 2015
Pharmaceutical packaging plays a critical role in ensuring the efficient distribution and safe consumption of the world’s drug supply.

eBook: Glass vs. plastic packaging

Oct. 24, 2014
Packaging format, materials and innovation have become an interesting discussion of critical importance to the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry.

eBook: Transforming Pharmaceutical Packaging, Quality & Efficiency with Machine Vision

July 25, 2014
Imagine the total number of pharmaceuticals being packaged every day, readied for patient consumption around the world – perhaps too many to count accurately. That is where machine...

Quality & risk

White paper: How controlled freezing becomes reality

Nov. 30, 2022
Learn how controlling the freezing behavior of bulk drug substance can improve viability of your final product.

eBook: Supply chain

Oct. 13, 2022
Supply chain challenges have always been a fact of life for pharma manufacturers. The pandemic further highlighted the importance of visibility and control across the pharma supply...

Application note: Monitoring pharma solvent drying processes

Oct. 12, 2022
What if you could achieve faster off-gas composition analysis without sacrificing precision and quality? Learn how to gain improved precision, accuracy, long intervals between...

eBook: Ensuring container closure integrity during deep cold storage and transport

Oct. 12, 2022
Are you working with a pharmaceutical product that requires deep cold storage? Studies have shown that deep cold storage temperatures can introduce risk to the container closure...

White paper: How can pharma can better weather this new economy

Oct. 10, 2022
Biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries continue to experience increased pressure on financial performance due to several factors, including a rise in the cost of raw materials...

eBook: Quality 2022

May 26, 2022
In the pharma industry, quality is an area where this is no room for compromise. As such, manufacturers' pursuit of quality enhancements is ongoing.

Special Report: Efficiency gains for pharmaceutical QC

Dec. 23, 2021
When it comes to pharmaceutical water, anything less than perfection is a risk.

eBook: Pharmaceutical Serialization

Aug. 17, 2017
As the industry invests in serialization capabilities to ensure regulatory compliance, they have the opportunity to explore how serialization can be used to develop new processes...

Research Report: Exploring Pharma's CAPA Challenges

Aug. 1, 2017
Bringing the Pharma industry closer to it's CAPA goals requires a systematic approach. This special report presents the results and analysis of a recent industry survey indicating...

Special Report: Addressing Supply Chain Challenges

April 26, 2017
Supply chain collaboration is underleveraged in the pharmaceutical industry. Other sectors have put more focus on managing their supply chain, but most of pharma’s collaboration...

Small molecule

Case study: Manufacturing dry powder media from development to large-scale cGMP production

Jan. 17, 2024
Learn the process and results of a two-phase scale-up strategy that was used for three complex dry powder medium products.

White paper: What is tabletability?

April 26, 2023
Want to know how to create a successful tablet? One robust enough to survive the journey from manufacturing to packaging is key. Don't do it correctly, you could have a tarnished...

eBook: Solid dose trends 2022

May 26, 2022
Oral solid dose drugs — the pharma industry’s most established dosage forms — are cost-effective to manufacture, shelf stable and easy to administer.

eBook: Solid dose trends 2020

March 14, 2020
Oral solid dose formulations — the pharma industry’s tried-and-true treatment forms — continue to play a pivotal role in the industry’s quest to produce quality, effective treatments...

eBook: Solid Dose Trends 2019

May 29, 2019
The buzz may be around biologics, but the oral solid dose sector is still going strong

eBook: Solid dose trends 2017

May 8, 2017
With more than a century of safe, effective usage, oral solid dose products are a proven pharmaceutical market mainstay. While the dosage form isn’t fading away any time soon,...

2016 Solid Dose Trends

May 23, 2016
While the oral solid dosage form has not seen what OSD subject matter expert Dave DiProspero calls a “silver bullet change,” the sector has continued to stay relevant.

eBook: Solid Dose Spotlight

April 15, 2015
Seeking Agile, Excellent Oral Solid Dose Operations

eBook: Advancing Solid Dose Manufacturing

Dec. 31, 2014
Pharmaceutical manufacturers are looking to advance the efficiency and quality of manufacturing solid dose products that are often increasingly complex.

Spray Gun Optimization in Tablet Coating

Jan. 5, 2005
In this paper, Rudolf Schick, director of Spray Analysis and Research Services for Spraying Systems Co., discusses the "why" and "how" of optimizing pharmaceutical spray coating...

Unit operations

eBook: Best of pharma 2022

Nov. 17, 2022
A collection of the most-read feature articles of the year, chosen by the Pharma Manufacturing digital audience

Special report: Digital transformation for greater supply chain resilience

Oct. 10, 2022
Over the last several years, pharmaceutical leaders have come to realize that their old ways of supply chain management are vastly inadequate for today’s hard-hitting challenges...

White paper: Selecting the right system to move biopharma equipment

Oct. 10, 2022
A start-to-finish guide for understanding and evaluating equipment move options.Organizations need to find the move system that will keep their operations moving swiftly, efficiently...

eBook: Predictions and trends

May 26, 2022
While change does not always happen quickly in the pharma industry, the ongoing global pandemic has quickened the pace of emerging trends.

eBook: Best of pharma 2021

Dec. 17, 2021
A collection of the most-read feature articles of the year, chosen by the Pharma Manufacturing digital audience.

eBook: Pharma Innovation 2021

Dec. 1, 2021
This year in particular, the pressure has been on pharma to keep pace with the ongoing demand for pandemic products, while also meeting the needs of rapidly expanding areas of...

eBook: Predictions and trends 2021

July 14, 2021
In the highly regulated pharma industry, technological changes and progress tend to become evident relatively slowly.

eBook: Global Dose 2020

Dec. 16, 2020
Pack your bags and join the editors of Pharma Manufacturing as we examine the state of pharma beyond the borders of the United States, exploring the pluses and minus of different...

eBook: Best of Pharma Manufacturing 2020

Dec. 4, 2020
A collection of the most-read feature articles of the year, chosen by the Pharma Manufacturing digital audience.

eBook: Pharma Innovation 2020

Nov. 30, 2020
Pivoting is nothing new for equipment and technology vendors. Innovation is about staying relevant; the most innovative vendors are often those who best adapt to meet the changing...