What Does the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) Mean for SMEs and CMOs; and More Importantly, Are These Organisations Ready?

Jan 4, 2018

The implications of the directive are far-reaching and affect all pharmaceutical manufacturers, regardless of size. As time runs out and the deadline grows ever closer, Christian Taylor of Zetes explains in his article how CMOs and SME pharmaceutical manufacturers can ensure they are compliant. If smaller organisations embrace the regulatory changes – using them as an opportunity to optimise their supply chains, they can create true business value, making it pay to be compliant. ...

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Cardiabase, a Banook Group company, supports the World Health Organization (WHO) in the fight against malaria

Nov 29, 2017

Cardiabase, a Banook Group company, the global provider of cardiac safety, central imaging and endpoint adjudication services for clinical trials, today announces that it has been supporting the World Health Organization (WHO) in the fight against malaria with the full agreement of the promoters of the clinical studies concerned. The company is able to provide the WHO with relevant and up-to-date information on the cardiotoxicity of antimalarial drugs when evaluating new malaria treatments in development. It can also provide crucial information for malaria management recommendations that the WHO publishes on a regular basis. Malaria is an infectious disease caused by ...

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Tjoapack launches new bottle packing line

Nov 29, 2017

Contract packaging organisation (CPO), Tjoapack, has launched its new bottle packing line following a major investment earlier this year. The new line, which is now operational at its facility in Etten-Leur, the Netherlands, triples the CPO’s capacity using high-throughput technology and caters for the growing demand for bottle packing services in Europe. Tjoapack, which specialises in primary packaging for solid dosage forms, unit dose packaging and secondary packaging, now has 19 packaging lines for blisters, wallets and bottles and supplies to customers in over 40 countries across Europe, North & South America, Asia and Africa. Dexter Tjoa, director corporate strategy ...

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At Pharmaceutical Serialization & Traceability Summit 2017, Adents to Address Aspects of Comprehensive Level 4 Solutions

Nov 21, 2017

Adents, a leading provider of premier versatile serialization and track-and-trace solutions, will deliver a presentation on November 29 addressing the components needed to achieve a comprehensive Level 4 cloud serialization and traceability solution at the Pharmaceutical Serialization & Traceability Summit 2017, November 27-29 at the Vienna Marriott Hotel. Titled How to Ensure Reliable and Seamless Management, Sharing and Reporting of Serialization Data, the presentation will be given by Pavel Lotkov, Director of Product Management.   With EU FMD serialization deadlines approaching in February 2019, and enforcement of the US DSCSA scheduled for November 2018, comprehensive serialization efforts are in full ...

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Pharmtech & Ingredients: Innovative packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries

Nov 16, 2017

Gerresheimer will be at booth A225 at the Pharmtech & Ingredients international exhibition in Moscow (Crocus Expo IEC) from November 21 to 24, presenting innovative glass and plastic products and solutions for packaging and administering medicines safely and easily. “There is a trend toward small-scale production and multi-purpose lines, meaning RTU (ready-to-use) packaging is becoming more common, especially when it comes to vials and syringes.” This is the point Nikolaus Netzel, Product Manager Prefillable Systems at Gerresheimer, will be making in his talk on the development of prefillable system applications for syringes and injection vials on November 23, from 10:30 ...

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