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Mobile technology, wireless monitoring systems, RFID. LIMS and electronic notebook systems. Automation, QBAS, & process analytical technology. Service-oriented architecture & integration. Risk management and CAPA.

Standards Promote Successful Use of Manufacturing Execution Systems

September 18, 2013

Equipment and Processing Report

Presenters at the 8th Annual Forum on Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) discuss how a vision and common terminology help companies implement MES globally.

Developments in Pharmaceutical Process Modeling

June 19, 2013

Equipment and Processing Report

Model-predictive design is applied to solid-dosage processes.

Model-Predictive Design, Control, and Optimization

June 2, 2013

Pharmaceutical Technology

Applying model-predictive methods and a continuous process-control framework to a continuous tablet-manufacturing process.

Process Analytical Technology and Process Control in Solid-Dosage Manufacturing

April 2, 2013

Pharmaceutical Technology

Industry is moving toward closed-loop control of continuous processing.

Incorporating Process Analytical Technology Data into Process Control

March 20, 2013

Equipment and Processing Report

Process analytical technology (PAT) is being successfully used to improve understanding and optimize pharmaceutical unit operations, but greater value can be obtained by integrating PAT with overall process control of a continuous manufacturing system. Pharmaceutical Technology spoke with Ivo Backx, manager of business and project development for the pharmaceutical industry at Siemens Industry Automation Division, to gain insight on the issues involved.

New Technologies Lead to New Challenges for Outsourcing Providers

December 2, 2012

PharmTech Europe speaks to Bhaskar Sambasivan from Cognizant to find out more about social media, mobility and cloud computing.

Improving Intelligent Device Management

October 17, 2012

Equipment and Processing Report

Strategic management of intelligent devices is important in any processing field, and a new standards committee at the International Society of Automation aims to provide direction so that manufacturers can better utilize the devices' capabilities.

In the Spotlight

July 2, 2012
Pharmaceutical Technology

New product reviews for July 2012.

Is Pharma Getting the Best out of Social Media?

June 1, 2012

Pharmaceutical Technology Europe

With social media receiving increased focus as the pharma industry strives to make the most of new communication technologies, we speak with Cognizant's Bhaskar Sambasivan to find out where pharma is when it comes to social media implementation and what more should be being done.


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