April 12, 2023
Automated bioprocessing – 7 advantages of automation
Automation is affecting various aspects of our lives, including bioprocessing. In this article, we will explore the advantages that come with this development.
April 11, 2023
Drug substance vs. drug product – these are the differences
The terms "drug substance" and "drug product" are often used synonymously, although there are some fundamental differences between them. We will point them out in the course of this article!
April 6, 2023
Bioprocessing – everything you need to know
Bioprocessing is a fundamental technology for various aspects of our lives, including the biopharma industry. In this article, we will provide some interesting facts about applications, techniques and future expectations regarding bioprocessing.
March 20, 2023
Filling of drug substance: 5 threats you should know
When it comes to the filling process of drug substances, there several aspects to be considered to achieve high-quality results with as little product loss as possible. In this article, we will discuss 5 major threats for the filling of drug substances.
March 17, 2023
Microbial Fermentation Manufacturing: Advances through single-use technologies
Microbial fermentation is a powerful, flexible microbiology process used to generate microbial cells or biomass such as proteins and enzymes for the production of vaccines and therapeutics. There are still some challenges to overcome. Many of these challenges in fermentation manufacturing can be solved by replacing traditional systems with single-use technologies.
March 16, 2023
Biopharma packaging - requirements and solutions
In this article, we will discuss the special requirements of biologicals in terms of packaging as well as efficiency and sustainability aspects of biopharma packaging.
March 14, 2023
Primary and secondary packaging of drug substances
Throughout the manufacturing process of drug substances, the liquids must be transferred frequently, such as during the upstream and downstream processing. Safe packaging of large volume substances is of high necessity in each step. Protection is ensured by appropriate primary and secondary packaging. This article will provide an overview of the different types of primary and secondary packaging materials, which are used specifically for safe handling of drug substance.
March 14, 2023
Cold chain handling for fermentation: Single-use solutions to lower costs
As expert for cold chain handling in bioprocessing, Single Use Support is providing solutions to meet challenges for safe storing and shipping associated with right freezing and thawing methods and temperature control for long-term storage. Their development approach leads to innovative systems that enable manufacturers to replace manual processes with fully automated end-to-end processes that not only push efficiency but also increase output.
March 6, 2023
Biopharmaceutical processing – how disposable solutions increase safety and efficiency
Biopharmaceutical processing is indispensable across various fields of medicine and life sciences. In this article, we will discover how single-use solutions can increase efficiency and safety in biopharmaceutical processing.
March 1, 2023
Meeting cGMP regulations with innovative single-use technologies
Manufacturers in the pharmaceutical industry are required to comply with cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practice). End-to-end solutions based on automated single-use technologies are an auspicious choice for drug substance manufacturers, given their many advantages. Their implementation in the manufacturing process promises efficiency, high product quality, cost reduction, and energy savings.
March 1, 2023
cGMP - everything you need to know
The current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulations - originated and checked by the FDA - apply to companies operating in pharmaceutical, biotech, or med tech industries. They require the latest standards in terms of production, manufacturing, and packaging and thereby ensure pharmaceutical quality meaning quality in manufacturing processes and patient safety as the ultimate goal. The detailed requirements, importance of cGMP, and how companies can best meet the cGMP regulations, are discussed in the following.
February 28, 2023
Shipping pharmaceutical liquids and its challenges
The global distribution of pharmaceuticals is complex and demanding, requiring precise handling and storage of sensitive products. With the rise of personalized medicine and the increasing globalization of the industry, the need for safe and efficient shipping and supply chain has never been more important.