Biomanufacturers today face new challenges to produce more efficiently, with increased quality. Many facilities have a mix of old and new equipment, often running independently on custom software. Intensified processes require a higher level of automation and often call for the rapid addition of sensors, pumps, separation mechanisms such as filters, and other peripherals. Regulatory requirements are driving an increase in data collection, including comprehensive electronic batch records. Efficient facility management demands integration of the overall process with plant manufacturing execution systems. These challenges demand smarter solutions.
Consider this compilation as an informative, thought-starter to help you contemplate how to meet today’s challenges and your business needs.