Shaping The Emerging Biosimilars Landscape

The emergence of biosimilars in the U.S. will  undoubtedly have a marked impact on the pharmaceutical industry, but the market is young and malleable. Pharmaceutical manufacturers currently have a unique opportunity to shape perceptions and use of biosimilars among healthcare providers and their patients.

More From The Editor


More Pharma Mfg Insights


  • Making The Switch To Single-Use: Have You Thought Of Everything?
    Making The Switch To Single-Use: Have You Thought Of Everything?

    In 2014, Prolong Pharmaceuticals followed through with a decision to build a facility for the scale-up of their lead product, SANGUINATE. As part of this decision, the new facility would not utilize Prolong’s traditional manufacturing process and would instead switch to one that uses single-use technology (SUT) almost exclusively. Chuck Hart, Prolong’s director of manufacturing, recently sat down with me to discuss some areas he feels are sometimes overlooked when switching from traditional stainless steel to SUT.

  • Is Sustainability Possible With Single-Use Technology?
    Is Sustainability Possible With Single-Use Technology?

    At this point, it is well known that single-use technology (SUT) can offer many benefits to a manufacturer and their facility. However, there are concerns that single-use technology produces too much harmful waste to achieve sustainability. But is this true?

  • Could Birth Of “Big Generic” Be Foreshadowing “Big Biosimilar?”
    Could Birth Of “Big Generic” Be Foreshadowing “Big Biosimilar?”

    The past few weeks, the generics market has seen several players jump ship and one company grow significantly — and to some, alarmingly — larger.

  • TPP Negotiations Stall, Hold Back Biosimilars Market
    TPP Negotiations Stall, Hold Back Biosimilars Market

    As if the biosimilar naming debate between brand-name pharmaceutical companies and generic drugmakers wasn’t enough, these two sides continue to challenge each other — this time, over biologics data exclusivity in the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations.

  • Breaking News: Select Your CMO With Three (Well-Known) Attributes
    Breaking News: Select Your CMO With Three (Well-Known) Attributes

    Here’s your news bulletin: Another experienced source goes on record sharing three basics to selecting the best CMO: credibility, work ethic, and relationships. “I gained experience and understanding of outsourcing from running our own CRO,” says Chris K. Achar, CEO of Genzum Life Sciences.

More From Pharma Contributing Editors


  • Video: ResonantAcoustic® Mixing (RAM) Video: ResonantAcoustic® Mixing (RAM)
  • Pharmaceutical Spray Technology Video: Guide To Tablet Coating, Fluid Bed Processing, Vessel Cleaning Access a single comprehensive resource loaded with the newest in pharmaceutical applications for tablet coating, fluid bed processing and vessel cleaning to name a few.
  • Marken - IQPC 2011
    Marken - IQPC 2011 Marken’s Wes Wheeler speaks of the industry’s movement toward biologicals...with a growth rate projection of 50%. Marken is working to address that trend.
  • Video: Filamatic DAB-32 Series With Base Frame Filling--Filamatic Semi-Automatic DAB Series are heavy duty fillers that can be used with viscous, semi-viscous or free-flowing products. These machines are ideal to fill biological reagents, injectables, vaccines, ointments, oral medications, and are excellent for R & D projects. The DAB can be used to fill a variety of container sizes and shapes with volumetric adjustment from .03 to 1100 cc per nozzle. There is the flexibilty to be equipped with one volumetric piston pump or to add another pump at a later time if your production needs increase. It can also come equipped with two pumps to instantly double your output.
  • Introduction to Multivariate Data Analysis
    Introduction to Multivariate Data Analysis

    Brad Swarbrick, Vice President of Business Development at CAMO Software, gives a short introduction to multivariate data analysis, discusses some of its applications and how these powerful analytical tools are being used to improve products and manufacturing processes in a wide range of industries.

More Videos


  • Cook Pharmica
    Cook Pharmica

    Cook Pharmica is an integrated contract development and manufacturing organization that simplifies the supply chain needs of its customers. By offering a unique solution of providing support from drug substance through drug product and packaging all under one roof with one management team and one quality system, Cook Pharmica helps pharmaceutical companies mitigate their risk and avoid complicated technical transfers. Cook Pharmica also operates as a strategic partner with customers, freeing them up to focus on their core competencies, which typically include research and development of new products. By taking advantage of Cook Pharmica’s one source, one location model, pharmaceutical these companies can better leverage their budgets, simplify their supply chain needs, and achieve greater speed to market.

  • Pfizer CentreSource
    Pfizer CentreSource

    Pfizer CentreSource (PCS) is a leading pharmaceutical contract manufacturer that offers a range of GMP compliant sourcing and outsourcing services to meet your pharmaceutical production requirements.

  • Advanced Test Concepts (ATC Inc.)
    Advanced Test Concepts (ATC Inc.)

    Advanced Test Concepts, Inc. (ATC, Inc.) has offered our customers high quality, innovative and affordable Test & Measurement products for more than 20 years.

  • Capsugel

    Capsugel offers capsules for the pharmaceutical and dietary supplement industries in multiple polymers — gelatin, HPMC, and pullulan.






The Information Source for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry

Welcome to Pharmaceutical Online, the premier sourcing site for the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, find industry information on critical environment, particle sizing, pharma process control, pharma material handling, tablet production, pharma sterilizing, pharma cleaning, pharma filtration, pharma packaging, pharma inspection, & much more. Use our product showcase, and offline search service to expedite your discovery of new products and services. Our goal is to help buyers, like you, identify and select suppliers.

Pharmaceutical Online is part of the Life Science Connect media group. The vision of Life Science Leader and Life Science Connect is to help facilitate connections and foster collaborations in pharmaceutical and medical device development to find ways to get more life-saving and life-improving therapies to market. Connect, Collaborate, Contribute. Please take a moment to join our community and discover the benefits of your free membership.

Newsletter Signup
By clicking Sign Me Up, you agree to our Terms and that you have read our Privacy Policy.


Attendees call it “an A+ show,” and Pharma EXPO 2015 will deliver solutions for the entire pharma supply chain from 200 top-tier suppliers, networking opportunities with 5,000 peers and a world-class conference program from International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE). 


Learn More


Using Social Media for Patient Recruitment in Clinical Trials

September 3, 2015
1pm-2:30pm EDT, Online Training

Monitoring Electronic Health Records (EHRs): Frequently Asked Questions

September 9, 2015
1pm-2:30pm EDT, Online Training

Laboratory Data Integrity: Current Expectations for OOS Result Investigations

September 16, 2015
1pm-2:30pm EDT, Online Training
More Upcoming Courses


More Newsletters