Industry Insights

  1. Pharma Liquid Filling Systems — Comparison And Selection Guide
    11/2/2017

    Having sold filling lines for all types of liquid pharmaceutical products (hundreds of lines in aggregate), Bosch Packaging Technology is in a unique position to advise on filling system selection.

  2. The Role Of Packaging In Supply Chain Management
    2/14/2018

    In order to achieve a successful supply chain management, packaging systems have to be connected with aspects of marketing, logistics, productions, and the environment.

  3. Streamlined Supply Chain Solutions Boost Efficiency
    8/24/2017

    When customers consolidate their supply chain and use one vendor from drug substance through drug product, it can transform the entire drug development process into a more efficient system.

  4. Is Your In-House Strategy Ready For The Uncertainties Of Biologic Drug Development?
    7/7/2017

    A company has to be able to withstand the highs and lows of biologics development. To avoid costly mistakes and wasted efforts, a company must prepare for surprises along the drug development pathway.

  5. Pharmaceutical Lifecycle Management Strategies – Maximize Returns And Minimize Risk
    3/29/2017

    The patent cliff and a reducing drug pipeline are the two biggest challenges faced by innovator companies today. With the expiry of blockbuster drugs and early entry of generics, the pharmaceutical industry has lost about $157 billion in sales between 2010 and 2015. This is hampering the industry’s ability to fund drug development programs. Until about two decades ago, most drugs had an effective patent life of about 17 years, but changes to regulatory requirements and challenges by generic companies has resulted in only about 7 to 11 years of market exclusivity for innovators’ drugs.

  6. A Consultant's Guide To Flexible Biomanufacturing Solutions
    5/26/2017

    Consultants play a critical role in ensuring the long-term success of small biopharmaceutical companies, though much of their work happens behind the scenes. 

  7. Business and Cultural Considerations When Managing Clinical Supplies for Asia-Pacific Studies
    2/8/2018

    In addition to careful adherence with all applicable regulatory and Customs requirements, sponsors should understand and be sensitive to the cultural and business norms of each country included in their study.

  8. Applying Quality Systems Approach To Improve Supply Chain Management
    7/15/2016

    This article presents a quality systems technique that is ideal for improving trust between a manufacturer and a supplier, as well as improving the overall quality of medical devices.

  9. Anticipating The Formulation Challenges Of Complex Molecules
    6/7/2016

    Due to the increasing complexity of today’s API molecules, formulation problems are arising with greater frequency, delaying development, and burdening developers with unanticipated and heavy costs.

  10. Biosimilar Manufacturer Builds Facility Designed For Drug Cost Savings
    5/11/2017

    Alvotech facility features a high yield disposable fermentation and downstream process, with a fill-and-finish line for vials and prefilled syringes, tied together with a complete, end-to-end upstream/downstream automation and Manufacturing Execution System.