Posts Tagged ‘life sciences’

Measurement Repeatability in CIP and SIP Operations

Posted in Life Sciences, Pressure on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017. No comments yet
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One only has to do a Google image search on pharmaceutical equipment to see the clean, sanitary conditions required for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical processing. The measurement instrumentation must be able to handle the tough conditions when cleaning and sanitization operations are performed. In a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing article, Ensuring Batch-to-Batch Repeatability in Sanitary Processes, Emerson’s Kyle […]

Pharmaceutical and Biotech Manufacturing Data Integrity

Posted in Life Sciences on Thursday, November 10th, 2016. No comments yet
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The integrity of the data behind the production of pharmaceutical products is paramount. In recent years, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has increasingly observed data integrity related Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) violations during CGMP inspections. At the recent Emerson Exchange conference, Emerson’s Michalle Adkins co-moderated the Life Sciences Industry Forum session with […]

Pharmaceutical and Biotech Automation Knowledge Exchange

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Event, Life Sciences on Thursday, October 13th, 2016. No comments yet
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The pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries have been interpreting recent FDA draft guidance—Data Integrity and Compliance With CGMP Guidance—and exploring new areas such as continuous manufacturing. The Emerson Life Sciences team has a full program of forums, workshops and short courses available for manufacturers in the Life Sciences industries at to October 24-28 Emerson Exchange conference […]

Integrated Biometric Authentication in Electronic Records

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Thursday, August 4th, 2016. No comments yet
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How many of you have more passwords than you can possibly remember? Count me in with the affirmatives. Biometric authentication is one way to overcome this large and growing problem. For process manufacturers and producers, especially those in highly regulated industries such as pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, authenticated actions also need to be recorded to […]

Trends in the Life Sciences Industry

Posted in Life Sciences on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016. 2 comments so far
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For pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers, trends in the market place are driving changes in the way they have historically operated their production processes. I caught up with Emerson’s Michalle Adkins who shared these trends with me. She identified six major areas: continuous manufacturing, single use technology, biosimilars & generics, personalized medicine, demographic shifts, and taking […]