Magnesium Alloys: Revolutionising the Pharmaceutical Industry

Apr 10, 2017

The pharmaceutical industry has been growing by 7.8% year on year, and its worth is estimated to be $1.6 trillion by 2020. However, the pharmaceutical industry is facing a range of challenges, including rising customer expectations as well as declining R&D productivity. Therefore, it is increasingly important to get the best possible products to market by improving existing product lines and introducing new ones. This can often be diffi cult, with innovative solutions hard to come by Paul Lyon, Programmes Technology Manager at Magnesium Elektron, shares his views on revolutionising the pharmaceutical industry. ...

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How Much Energy Do You Throw Away Aft er Lights Out?

Apr 10, 2017

When the last person out at night turns off the lights, how many of us are lulled into a false sense of security into thinking that the energy consumption of our offi ces or factory also switches off for the night? The following white paper, written by Mike Glanfi eld, Chartered Energy Manager at Epsilonium, questions whether we are doing enough. ...

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The Big Data Cure-all?

Apr 10, 2017

Data management is an issue for any business these days, but particularly in life sciences where growing regulatory demands and commercial pressures are increasing the risk for companies that don’t have the latest information to hand. Drawing on examples from other markets, Elvis Paćelat, VP Compliance Solutions at Amplexor Life Sciences, distils some best-practice data ...

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Comparison of Marketing Authorisation and its Requirements for Singapore and Thailand

Apr 10, 2017

The availability of generic medication is an important issue in the ASEAN regions. The regulatory requirements of various countries of the world vary from each other. Therefore, it is challenging for the companies to develop a single drug which can be simultaneously submitted in all the countries for approval. The regulatory strategy for product development has to be established before commencement of developmental work in order to avoid major surprises after submission of the application. The JSS College team with Balamuralidhara V. at the Regulatory Affairs Group, Department of Pharmaceutics, JSS College of Pharmacy provides an overview on Singapore and ...

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Tamper-evidence – A Vital Matter of Safet

Jan 8, 2016

This article, written by Alessio Bressan at IGGB and starting from the concept of falsified medicine as postulated in the European directive, focuses on the options actually on the market concerning tamper-evident systems. It closes by demonstrating how a system integrated in the outer packaging and completely mechanical is able to improve the safety of the outer packaging and protect it against counterfeit attempts in an effective way. ...

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