As the UK enters new territory following its departure from the EU, legal experts Marie Manley and Chris Boyle from Sidley Austin explore the resultant consequences for biopharma companies and the regulatory opportunities that lie ahead.
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Many biologic formulations use a variety of high-purity injectable grade disaccharide excipients to ensure functionality and stability of the final product. In this article, Sunil Kumar Nataraj, Bastiaan Dickhoff and Thontesh GC explore the use of these sugars in the stabilisation of biologics and provide recommendations to manufacturers for enhancing…
Effective supply chain management can cut costs, improve service and enhance company revenues; however, the pharma industry has historically been a slow adopter of leading-edge practices. Nikki Withers discussed the fundamentals of contemporary supply chain management with Ed Sweeney, Professor of Logistics and Systems at Aston University, who believes that…
Articles in this in-depth focus explore the four fundamental elements of effective supply chain management and discuss how the implementation of reliable guidelines could lead to the success of 3D printing for pharma.
In this issue we discuss whether clinicians know enough about the development of biosimilars to buy in, explore the biggest M&A trends in pharma and what to expect this year and consider the importance of disaccharides in the stabilisation of biologics. The journal also features articles on the fundamentals of…
After manufacturing delays, AstraZeneca will now provide the EU with the 40 million COVID-19 vaccine doses it originally agreed to supply.
Around 2,000 workers critical to the UK COVID-19 vaccine supply chain will be offered inoculations against the novel coronavirus.
Dave Williams explores why the cold chain requirements for COVID-19 vaccines may have a lasting impact on the pharmaceutical supply chain.
The global medical authentication provider is urging the government to secure the UK’s medicines supply by modernising the system with blockchain technologies.
Richard Daniell explains why Europe needs a strong pharmaceutical manufacturing base and supply chain to ensure a resilient network.
Despite the stringent storage conditions required for Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, the need for a return to normal life has levelled the playing field for all candidate prophylactics against SARS-CoV-2.
According to the alliance, 70 poor countries will only be able to vaccinate one in 10 people against COVID-19 next year after rich countries bought up most prophylactics.
The EMA and HMA have published their joint strategy for the next five years, detailing how the regulatory network can continue the supply of safe and effective medicines.
A group of hackers has sent phishing emails to various people involved in COVID-19 vaccine cold chain distribution to gain insight, IBM has revealed.
As ISO IDMP data standards gradually progress to implementation in Europe, Lise Stevens asks what bearing they might have had in the context of the global COVID-19 crisis.