By Ed Miseta, Chief Editor, Outsourced Pharma and Clinical Leader
In preparation for the spring 2014 hiring season, The CECON Group has recently developed guidelines for choosing the best consultant for a project. Selecting and managing a technical consultant can be a challenge, especially if the subject matter is well outside of the hiring manager’s field of expertise. In the pharmaceutical industry, consultants can help companies of any size to deal with various aspects of drug development, including the selection of suppliers and outsourcing partners.
By Adrian Possumato, Global Director of Healthcare Packaging, Multisorb Technologies
As the healthcare market continues to grow and evolve, sorbent (desiccant, oxygen absorber, hydrocarbon adsorbent) manufacturers are faced with developing new sorbent formats that will allow placement flexibility while continuing to positively impact the drug or device stability profile.
By John Van Tol, Harro Höfliger Packaging Systems
When it comes to the topic of capsule filling, the first and most immediate issue to consider is the equipment used for this purpose. Obviously, selection of the most suitable encapsulator is an extremely important consideration. There are several questions you need to ask while working through the selection process.