Smart contracts on blockchain could help prevent distribution of counterfeit drugs in the pharmaceutical supply chain, a review shows.
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The International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering’s GAMP® 5 guidelines steer validation practices for pharma companies to meet computerized system expectations. Members of the GAMP steering committees, Lorrie Schuessler, Charlie Wakeham and Stephen Ferrell, share the some of the key changes in the second edition update and how these should be…
The coronavirus pandemic encouraged biopharmaceutical companies to adopt smarter approaches to vaccine development. Here, Vishnu Kumar and Soundar Kumara from Pennsylvania State University, and Vijay Srinivasan from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), explore the emergence of platform-based vaccine technologies and their potential expansion to treat other life-threatening diseases.
Research suggests companies are often disappointed by new technologies because they have inflated expectations that do not match the tech's practical capabilities.
Rama Rao, CEO of Bloqcube, discusses the benefits of blockchain-based systems for clinical trials and how their implementation could revolutionise drug development.
The global medical authentication provider is urging the government to secure the UK’s medicines supply by modernising the system with blockchain technologies.
Blockchain is perhaps best known as the technology on which Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are built. Notwithstanding that adoption in the life sciences and healthcare sectors is still in its relative infancy, companies and other organisations in these sectors are increasingly exploring and deploying blockchain solutions. Here, legal experts James…
The alliance between Chronicled and Deloitte intends to enhance security and efficiency in the pharma supply chain by bring to market new blockchain-powered solutions.
A new infographic from Study Medicine Europe reveals how blockchain can optimise the healthcare and pharma industries. Here, the information is broken down and discussed.
A report released by pharmaceutical industry leaders in the US demonstrates how blockchain helps to track and trace prescription medicines.
At a recent event, pharmaceutical packaging experts discussed strategies to reduce waste and protect the bottom line.
Pharmaceutical industry experts have highlighted the key trends for the coming year for drug delivery and packaging.
A new report has predicted that, even though the healthcare sector has been slow on the uptake, blockchain will play a pivotal role, creating new ways for pharmaceutical stakeholders to exchange information.