Manufacturing

Formulation development: which is the direction?

We are in the era of controlled release formulations, but new emerging technologies are coming, such as fixed dose combinations or those with dual release profile

Envi committee final opinion on the SPC manufacturing waiver makes genericists...

The ENVI Committee’s adoption of the Compromise Amendments on the SPC manufacturing waiver proposed regulation make genericists happy and originator disappointed.

Glabal Report

Job market in Life Science sector

A sample of Italian workers have been involved in the research "Talents in the Life Science 2018" of Kelly Services, according to which about two thirds (67%) of the respondents work with contractual forms different from the permanent one

Medical devices in 2030

Shift the focus from cost to value. An analisys of medical device markets and industry direction of next years, till 2030.

R&D

Company

Time measures in the clean room 4.0 environment

Hazel® Tempus is a smart wall clock specifically designed to be used within sterile industrial environments to precisely indicate time along all the different steps of the manufacturing process. In can be used as an element of the Hazel®  smart platform, or as a single device to be integrated with other smart devices

Environment controls: an Industry 4.0 approach

The digital integration of different single control systems operating within a production environment is a key feature of the new paradigm of Industry 4.0 manufacturing. Dos & Donts developed the Hazel® platform to support the needs of the pharmaceutical industry of a better integration and communication of systems, especially to control the strictly regulated cleanroom environment

IRIS guide to the platform for parallel distribution industry users

The new IT platform launched by the European Medicines Agency is based on the Iris Regulatory & Scientific Information Management Platform, to directly and safely manage notifications of medicinal products intended for parallel distribution

Packaging and green economy

The main producers are adapting to new green economy requirements and the packaging of pharmaceutical products are made using recyclable materials such us plastic, paper, glass and aluminum

New rules on safety features

Falsified medicines are often disguised as authentic medicines but may contain ingredients of bad or toxic quality, or in the wrong dosage. As they have not been properly checked for quality, safety and efficacy, as required by strict EU authorisation, they can pose a real risk to your health

Blockchain technology in the pharmaceutical logistics industry

The potential of blockchain technology in the pharmaceutical logistics industry is significant; however, the transition to the effective adoption of these new solutions will require further technological development and the willingness to collaborate on the part of all the actors involved