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What is Driving the Outsourcing Market?
Divyaa Ravishankar, Senior Industry Analyst, Frost & Sullivan Life Sciences
January 29, 2015
CRO industry generates healthy partnerships through co-development of drugs, diagnostics and demand for functional services.  Read More »
Pharmaceutical Fine Chemicals…Quo Vadit?
Dr. Enrico T. Polastro , Arthur D. Little
January 29, 2015
Captive and merchant demand estimated at $80 billion and growing 4-5% per annum.  Read More »
2015 Resolve to Take a Closer Look at Risk-Based Monitoring
James Streeter, Senior Director, Oracle Health Sciences
January 29, 2015
Reducing the cost of clinical trials likely tops the list of New Year resolutions for many health sciences organizations.  Read More »
Supplier Selection: A Roadmap to a Good Start
George Tyson, CMC and supply chain consultant
January 29, 2015
Good supplier selection is a key element of success in the pharmaceutical industry today.  Read More »
Jump Starting the Non-Profit Research Engine
Kate Hilyard , Managing Director, BioFocus
January 29, 2015
How CROs are teaming up with disease foundations to accelerate drug discovery.  Read More »
Using Technology to Improve Study Startup
Roshan Padbidri and Maria Breaux , goBalto Singapore and goBalto San Francisco
January 29, 2015
A necessary step that provides companies with a competitive advantage.  Read More »
Heavy Metals in Drug Products
Nikki Schopp, Team Leader in charge of ICP-MS, ICP-OES and AA testing, SGS
January 29, 2015
The potential presence of trace amounts of heavy metals in drug products is a real cause for concern with regulators.  Read More »
A Human Factors Road Map for Self-Injection Device Design
Chris Evans, Director of Innovation at West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
January 29, 2015
It is essential for pharmaceutical companies to understand the journey a patient goes through.  Read More »
Newsmakers: CMOs and CDMOs Have a Trade Association to Call Their Own
November 13, 2014
The new Pharma & Biopharma Outsourcing Association aims to help advance the industry’s regulatory, legislative and business interests.   Read More »
Contract Packaging Business Trends
Tim Wright, Editor
November 13, 2014
Contract Pharma spoke to several contract packagers to get a feel for the current state of the multi-billion-dollar contract packaging market.  Read More »
Clinical Trial Supplies 101: Outsourcing Primer for Virtual Pharma and Biopharma Companies, Part II
Alex McClung, Xcelience
November 13, 2014
Getting packaged investigational materials dispensed to the patients taking part in clinical trials, on time and correctly, requires orchestrating myriad activities. This is the second in a series of articles outlining specific quality concerns associated with packaging clinical trial supplies and how to effectively manage those concerns.   Read More »
Next-Gen ADCs: Collaborating to Improve Supply Chains for Development and Technology
Dr. Cynthia Wooge and Dr. Jyothi Swamy , SAFC
November 13, 2014
A look into today’s ADC landscape and how collaboration aims to address ADC customer challenges.  Read More »
The New EU GMPs for Cross Contamination
Stephanie Wilkins , PharmaConsult US, Inc.
November 13, 2014
Industry needs to prepare in order to comply with the updates.  Read More »
Driving Innovation Through Contracting
David Agrella, Bryan Haas, Pharm.D., Timothy King, Dr.P.H. and Scott Maisto , PPD
November 13, 2014
This article discusses the advantages to both biopharmaceutical companies and their vendors of moving outsourcing spend to a commercial model focused on the desired deliverable and not the level of effort required to achieve the deliverable.  Read More »
Streamlining Antibiotic Development
Suzanne E. Dale, Ph.D., D(ABMM) , ACM Global Central Laboratory
November 13, 2014
Looking at the role of the central microbiology laboratory.  Read More »

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