Archive for the ‘Life Sciences’ Category

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, […]

Data Integrity for Pharmaceutical and Biotech Manufacturers

Posted in Life Sciences, Regulatory Compliance on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018. No comments yet
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Update: This post has been updated with a link to the most recent Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) ‘GXP’ Data Integrity Guidance and Definitions – March 2018 document. For pharmaceutical, biotech and other manufacturers in highly-regulated industries, the production data is as important as the product itself for release to sale. Data integrity […]

Identify and Resolve Cell Therapy Batch Manufacturing Exceptions

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018. No comments yet
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We conclude our series on improving cell therapy manufacturing with a closer look at the review by exception process. In the manufacturing process of cell therapeutics, product cycle times are extremely short and any exceptions occurring during the production process must be found and addressed quickly. Emerson’s Bob Schiros notes that manufacturing execution systems, such […]

Increasing Autoclave Reliability via Machine Learning Technology

Posted in Life Sciences on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018. No comments yet
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ARC Advisory Group’s Paula Hollywood moderated a session, IT/OT/ET Convergence at the 2018 ARC Industry Forum. Here’s the description from this session: The convergence of IT (Information Technology at the enterprise level) and OT (Operations Technology, the information and automation technologies employed in the plant), is not new, but the relationship is intensifying. What is […]