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In-depth analysis of the critical issues impacting the full spectrum of the pharmaceutical manufacturing value chain.

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved 27 new molecular entities thus far in 2015, with five NME approvals just in the last month. In the all-important race for commercialization, what are top contenders and what may be expected of...
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Although continuous manufacturing is common in other industrial production, such as food processing and petrochemicals, batch manufacturing is the prevailing method of production for the pharmaceutical industry. Led by a quality-by-design (QbD)...
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Having the right governance model for external partnerships is critical for a successful outsourcing relationship. So what are key elements of a sound governance model and where are the challenges. DCAT Value Chain Insights (VCI) looks at best...
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Partnerships are a mainstay in drug development, but the pharmaceutical industry is entering into a new era of innovation as it forges new models with non-traditional players and emerging technologies. So what might be in store for the industry?...
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From new approaches for patient adherence, to advances in anti-counterfeiting technology, and innovation in for protecting sensitive drugs, DCAT Value Chain Insights (VCI) examines recent trends and product introductions in pharmaceutical...
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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting in late August to gain feedback on its proposed quality metrics guidance, which outlines the agency's approaches to collecting and using data to aid in its regulatory review,...
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The OTC market is coming off an active year in 2014 and 2015 to date, which included two mega deals: the formation of a consumer healthcare joint venture between GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis and Bayer's $14.2 billion acquisition of the consumer...