Image: Die Fotografen/WKT “Young entrepreneurs’ walk of fame” – that was the motto for the tenth Young Entrepreneurs’ Award (Jungunternehmerpreis) awarded by “Junge Wirtschaft Tirol” at the WIFI Campus in Innsbruck. The award recognizes outstanding achievements by young entrepreneurs in order to highlight their importance and significance for the regional economy. The Young Entrepreneurs’ Award is […]
In November, Single Use Support GmbH Founder Johannes Kirchmaier presented the company’s newest development, the MITS.2D at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Washington to more than 60 industry experts. MITS.2D is a mobile integrity test system for single use bags and thanks to its innovative functions it constitutes an absolute novelty […]
LTR: Single Use Support founders Johannes Kirchmair and Thomas Wurm. ©die Fotografen As has been the case since 1993, the Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce recently awarded outstandingly innovative Tyrolean enterprises with the 2018 Tyrolean Innovation Price. On October 8th, Single Use Support was awarded first place in the “Technical Innovation” category based on the following […]
A medical dream is coming true. The immune system of cancer patients can be conditioned to detect – and fight – tumorous cells. Along with the classic trio of therapies, consisting of radiation, chemotherapy and operation, the CAR-T cell therapy is the next step in bringing medical practitioners closer to their dream of successfully combatting […]
The transport of high-quality biopharma substances is a very tricky issue. Why tricky, you might ask? It is tricky because “drug substance loss“ is a daily occurrence. To date, businesses have accepted a certain degree of loss, as logistics is not part of their core business. But this is about to change. The ever-increasing number […]
It is a well-known fact that the logistics process for liquids in the biopharma industry poses a bottleneck. Before the substances, which are generally of very high quality, reach the Fill & Finish Process they usually have to travel a long way; it is not uncommon that they travel halfway around the globe. For instance not every substance that is produced in Switzerland is filled and packaged there.
As is the case with a number of developments, a spontaneous idea and the will to shake things up led to something big. Two young entrepreneurs from Tyrol, Austria, took on the challenge to “hack” the biopharma logistics process, or, in other words, to reinvent if not revolutionize it.
It all starts with a grain of sand that by chance found its way into the oyster. The grain of sand is an annoyance; it poses a problem. The oyster feels disturbed so it deals with the intruder. But how does the oyster go about it – how does the oyster save its problem?