Archive for the ‘Life Sciences’ Category

Optimizing Media Flow in Biologics Manufacturing

Posted in Life Sciences on Monday, June 11th, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Emily Anderson Flexible facilities are a growing trend in the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry. Manufacturers increasingly look to produce multiple products and maximize production time. To meet these requirements, an automation strategy must maximize the flexibility of the process equipment. The preparation, storage, and distribution of media often requires real-time flowpath selection and bumpless transfer […]

Moving to Electronic Batch Records

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018. One comment so far
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Yesterday we highlighted advancements in exception management technology for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturers. Exception management is one element in an electronic batch record (EBR). Other elements for the EBR which also have high data integrity requirements include equipment management, material management and batch record process flow and recipe management. In a PharmTech article, Making the […]

Improving Batch Manufacturing Quality Review Cycle Time

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018. One comment so far
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Exceptions in batch manufacturing processes are the deviations that occur outside the prescribed specifications. For pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturers, quality and manufacturing personnel must review these exceptions. Traditionally, this quality review process occurs after the batch has completed. A recent news release, Emerson Helps Life Sciences Companies Reduce Time to Market with Faster Quality Reviews, […]

Tech Transfer in Drug Development Pipeline and Industry 4.0

Posted in Life Sciences on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Zuwei Jin Among all of the important trends in life sciences industry such as modular plants, integrated modules, out-of-box smart factory, single-use equipment, PAT, and manufacturing execution systems (MES), IIOT has been receiving high interest including among pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers. It is our view that the same technology advancement that makes Industry 4.0 […]

Technology Trends for Life Sciences Manufacturers

Posted in Life Sciences on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018. No comments yet
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We seem to be fully in the swing of industry conferences. This week is the pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing industries’ INTERPHEX conference in New York City. It: …brings over 11,000 global industry professionals and 650+ leading suppliers together to “Learn It, Experience It, Procure It” through a combination of no cost technical conference, exhibits, demonstrations, […]