Archive for the ‘Life Sciences’ Category

Advancing Innovation in Pharmaceutical and Biologics Manufacturing

Posted in Life Sciences, Regulatory Compliance on Monday, August 13th, 2018. No comments yet
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In a U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s FDA Voice blog post, FDA Budget Matters: Investing in Advanced Domestic Manufacturing, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb opened noting: Advanced manufacturing, which includes various technologies, such as continuous manufacturing and 3D printing, holds great promise for improving the American market for drugs and biologicals. Emerson’s Ron Rossbach shared […]

IIoT in the Life Sciences Industry

Posted in Industrial IOT, Life Sciences on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018. One comment so far
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When it comes to benefitting from new technologies, pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers often feel constrained from implementing changes due to possible revalidation regulatory requirements. In this short 1:52 video, Industry 4.0 in Life Sciences, Emerson’s John Nita explains how technologies such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies have actually been around longer than the […]

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, […]