January 2013 Issue
Downstream capacity still lags behind upstream, but shortages are now acute rather than chronic
Anything from excess moisture to variable API loading can affect tablet quality. PAT methods and equipment innovations can reduce variability.
FDAs Office of Product Quality needs a change agent. Ali Afnan has a suggestion.
Hand-held spectrometers can save laboratory costs while improving traceability
Evolutionary change is good, but as Takedas EVP Tadataka Yamada recently said, revolutionary change is best. Just remember that it is built on the back of failure.
Devices for measuring water vapor in process applications are often different from those used in environmental conditions.
A recent report from Accenture highlights six technology trends that will influence Big Pharma in the years ahead.
An assortment of pump and valve innovations help provide clean process efficiencies.
Success depends on speed, and addressing all potential risks and regulatory questions from the earliest design stages.
Dynamic test methods assess moisture to improve process understanding and development