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Get news on biopharmaceutical packaging and biologic logistics for large-molecule therapies including vaccines, therapeutic patches, cell therapy, blood and tissue products, and monoclonal anti-bodies. Biologics may be used for humans or animals in hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and home care applications. Articles also cover aseptic processing/packaging, clean rooms, isolators, and/or restricted access barrier systems, sterilization, biologics distribution and regulatory issues.

Watson-Marlow: Brushless DC gear motor
April 7, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Watson-Marlow: Brushless DC gear motor

DriveSure adaptable drive with fully integrated speed controller is for biopharmaceutical, medical device, and process analysis equipment.
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Dr. Michael Drues is President of Grafton, MA-based Vascular Sciences, an education, training, and consulting company. He can be reached on Linkedin®, by phone at 508.887.9486, and by e-mail at mdrues@vascularsci.com
March 17, 2014 | Column/Opinion

10 questions for the future of medicine, circa 2024

The global healthcare community’s responses to these 10 questions could have a profound impact on the future of medicine—and its packaging.
Desmond Hunt addressed U.S. Pharmacopeia issues at PDA Europe 2014.
March 12, 2014 | News

PDA Europe addresses regulatory and standards issues

Regulatory and standards agencies must move forward to take into account complex biologics, single-use manufacturing, improved testing methods, etc. And in some cases they must look back at current regulations and ask, how did this get in here in the first place, and is it still relevant today?
New technology and trends revealed at PDA Europe, held in Brussels.
March 12, 2014 | News

New technology and trends revealed at PDA Europe

Bayer’s Dr. Joerg Zuercher points the way for future considerations in parenteral packaging.
March 7, 2014 | News

Create the future of the cold chain industry

Innovation, performance, demographics, and environmental factors addressed in new survey on logistics and temperature-sensitive healthcare products.
Bosch: Sterilization tunnels
March 7, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Bosch: Sterilization tunnels

Modular, energy-efficient drying and sterilization tunnels address customer-specific requirements.
MP Global Thermal Packaging Products: Thermal envelopes and box liners
February 26, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

MP Global Thermal Packaging Products: Thermal envelopes and box liners

Foam-free, eco-smart packaging protects temperature-sensitive payloads.
Almac adds low-volume Klöckner blister line to bridge gap between clinical and commercial co-pack operations.
February 25, 2014 | News

Almac adds blister line to co-pack operations

Almac adds low-volume Klöckner blister line to bridge gap between clinical and commercial co-pack operations.
Winning in the Pharmapack Awards' Quality of Life category was Nanopass 34, the World’s thinnest pen needle, which was developed by Japan’s Terumo and is notable because it minimizes discomfort or pain caused by injections.
February 13, 2014 | News

Responsible innovation and the 2014 Pharmapack Awards

Among the themes that echoed at Pharmapack Europe 2014 was that of responsible innovation.
Liventa Bioscience now produces human collagen membrane sheets for orthopedic uses.
February 7, 2014 | News

Dry vapor shippers help Liventa Bioscience deliver cell-based biologics

Strategic alliance with Cryoport for portable cold chain logistics allows longer shelf life for live tissue cells.

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