2009

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  • Demonstration: Numbering Up in the Microreactor Market

    Corning has thrown its hat into the continuous processing ring, with a belief that its new continuous flow reactors are suited for an industry ready to change. At Interphex 2010, Corning's Bill Seiderman talks about how the reactors optimize reactions and give them improved purity levels and environmental profiles.

    05/03/2010
  • Monitoring Critical Environments: What FDA Wants, What Wireless Means

    Environmental monitoring is about keeping products safe and stable, but also about mitigating inspection risk. Veriteq's Ken Appel shares suggestions on what FDA expects within its new science- and risk-based paradigm, and recommends caution in adopting new wireless technologies.

    05/03/2010
  • Contract Manufacturing: Ensuring Continuity in Tech Transfer

    Metrics, Inc. has grown from an analytical outfit into a full-blown CDMO. Clients expect not just speed in development, but continuity through to commercial manufacture. VP Dave Varley, speaking at Interphex 2010, explains how to ensure seamless tech transfer by keeping key people in close and constant communication.

    05/03/2010
  • Demonstration: Label Inspection in the Round

    Mettler Toledo's CI-Vision is a 360-degree inspection system. Four cameras work together to present a complete view of the label and ensure accurate readings of codes and dates, explains MT's Doug Pantazi at Interphex 2010.

    05/03/2010
  • Demonstration: 2-D Barcode Simplicity

    Mettler's Mark Feher demonstrates the new XMV Mark + Vision system, which prints 2-D verifiable code on cartons, and then inspects and rejects if necessary.

    05/03/2010
  • Leading a Horse to Water: Can Pharma Take After Food and Beverage?

    The food and beverage industry has been quick to adopt advanced, automated aseptic technologies that greatly increase throughput while taking the human element, so to speak, out of the equation. Why can't pharma? Aseptic expert Jim Akers weighs in, in this Interphex 2010 interview.

    05/03/2010
  • Pushing the pH Envelope

    Sensorin continues its development of a self-calibrating pH sensor, which it hopes to market later this year. At Interphex 2010, CEO Carolyn Kahn explains why she feels the sensor is a breakthrough in biopharma process monitoring, and talks about single-use technologies and future developments.

    05/03/2010
  • Will Health Care Reform Stifle Pharma Innovation?

    New health care laws will have unintended consequences that may hold the drug industry back, particularly in regards to biosimilars. The new biosimilar legislation is "an important first step," says Deloitte's Matthew Hudes, but there is much work to do, with FDA the key player.

    04/29/2010
  • Chris Matthews: Interphex 2010 Keynote

    News anchor and political commentator, Chris Matthews, moderated a Keynote panel discussion on "Healthcare Reform and its Impact on the Biopharmaceutical Industry" at Interphex 2010 in New York City.

    04/28/2010
  • Webinar: PAT and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: Overcoming the Trials and Tribulations

    This webinar featuring Drs. Ian Mutton, PhD, formerly of Glaxo SmithKline, now Founder and Member IEXA100, Rick Cooley, PhD, formerly of Eli Lilly, now Market Development Manager Process Analytics, Dionex Corporation and Bruce Bailey, PhD Product Applications Manager, Dionex Corporation focuses on the challenges of PAT in moving on-line HPLC measurements from QC to process; and addresses the problems of non-UV absorbing analytes using Charged Aerosol Detection.

    04/14/2010
  • The Expanding Role of Online TOC, Digital Conductivity, and Intelligent Sensors in Process Analysis

    While sensors and process analytical technologies have made drug manufacturers' lives easier, Total Organic Carbon analysis remains a critical challenge. Jim Cannon, head of markets and OEM for Mettler-Toledo Thornton, guides us through some of the trickier aspects of TOC applications, and how process analytics can ensure control and compliance. He also explains the concepts of Digital Conductivity and Intelligent Sensor Management, and how they're changing pharmaceutical operations.

    Mettler-Toledo Thornton
    03/26/2010
  • Stem Cell Review: Biological Processes & Industrial Production

    What are the biological processes that stem cells go through? What are the industrial processes we need to manufacturing? What do we know about cancer stem cells? How do iPS cells fit into the picture vs. embryonic stem cells? In this episode we investigate how the science and research of stem cells is being translated into industrial cell processes to create FDA approvable, and commercializable products. Differentiation, proliferation, migration, retro-differentiation, trans-differentiation, transformation into cancer cells, the role of tumors' micro environments and epigenetics and all reviewed here by the field's foremost experts.

    BioBusiness.TV
    03/23/2010
  • Pfizer's Puente: The New Market Specialist

    Like olympic gymnasts, every year the best companies get more agile. As the world's largest drug maker, Pfizer is braced for change. It has cut staff and recently, for the first time, revenues from outside the US overtook revenues from inside. Dr. Jorge Puente, Pfizer's regional president of Worldwide Pharmaceuticals, is one of the leaders driving a new competitive strategy.

    03/17/2010
  • Podcast: Lucky and Good: Sourcing Success Is in the Details

    Michigan API manufacturer Ash Stevens' emphasis on clear communication and product quality has (along with good fortune) made it a home-grown success story with an international supplier and client base. Stephen Munk, President and CEO, shares secrets of sourcing success.

    03/09/2010
  • Focus on Pharma Podcast: Episode 1: Is Tech Transfer Broken? How Can We Fix It?

    We spend billions on drug development, yet precious few products make it to market. Could tech transfer be to blame? If so, why do so many companies get it wrong? In this first installment of our Focus On Pharma podcast series, sponsored by Thermo Scientific, tech transfer experts Stephen Perry, Russ Somma, Emil Ciurczak, and Paul McKenzie explore what’s broken with tech transfer, and how to fix it.

    01/20/2010
  • Single-Use Products: Tubing Sets vs. Manifolds

    Unlike traditional process tubing sets, which are susceptible to leakage and entrapment issues, single-use manifolds and assemblies feature molded connections to ensure the purity of the fluid path. AdvantaPure's John Stover explains.

    12/21/2009
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