Posts Tagged ‘life sciences’

Best Practice for MES-SAP interface Factory Acceptance Testing

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Monday, September 24th, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Jonathan Lustri Almost all Life Sciences manufacturing execution system (MES) projects include an interface to SAP, the enterprise resource management system. This interface is strategic in that this is how the business and production are tied together. It allows the manufacturing floor to be integrated with the business for cost accounting, material planning, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Automating Bioprocess Single-Use Systems

Posted in Life Sciences on Friday, March 24th, 2017. No comments yet
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For those not in the pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing industries, if you ever visit one of these facilities you’ll be struck by the clean, shiny stainless steel vessels and piping. Given the importance of hygiene in the production of medicines, most processes include clean-in-place (CIP) and sterilize-in-place operations (SIP). The capital costs and ongoing time […]