In today’s rapidly changing business and economic landscapes, successful R&D organizations are implementing new models that create pathways to accelerated product development, improved quality and compliance, enhanced customer safety, and reduced cost. This article examines the concept of establishing a digital thread across the product lifecycle in detail in order to understand how it can be utilized to drive innovation and efficiency in R&D, and across the organization.
The pipeline of biopharmaceutical drugs is rich and becoming increasingly diverse. Many new biologic modalities are being developed as established therapeutic classes move through their lifecycle. Wide arrays of different types of molecules are expected to coexist within product portfolios and manufacturing networks. It is clear that this will have a significant impact on manufacturing facilities. Strategies need to be developed to prepare facilities for these challenges.
The Internet of Laboratory Things – a disruptive set of technologies that is changing the way innovators are managing their labs.
A global corporation in the pulp and paper industry made the decision to implement a LIMS In order to allow for greater efficiency and optimization in their laboratory processes and more sustainable growth for the company.
The project management landscape is changing. With an increased emphasis on efficiency and the advent of new and disruptive technologies, being a project manager today is more challenging than being just ten years ago. In today’s highly competitive environment, IT organizations have to contend with condensed timelines, while significant cost cutting measures are often employed to keep projects on track and under budget. Unfortunately, indiscriminate cost cutting often leads to diminished quality or performance in the end result.
The FDA expects organizations to have full visibility and control over their processes - with shared responsibility for contract manufacturing.
Traditional Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) implementations are notorious for keeping people awake at night. Industry analysts like Strategic Directions and ARC Advisory Group have estimated the failure rate of commercial LIMS solutions to be as high as 60 percent with many of them failing to deliver original customer requirements after lengthy and expensive deployments.
AkzoNobel is a leading worldwide producer of decorative paints, performance coatings and specialty chemicals headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. They supply industries and consumers with innovative products in four key market segments: buildings and infrastructure, transportation, consumer goods and industrial applications. The company has approximately 50,000 employees in over 80 countries and more than 200 production sites.
Exalenz Bioscience expanded its BreathID Hp urea breath testing product line by introducing the new BreathID Hp Lab system at the recent 2017 annual scientific meeting of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) in San Diego