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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the World Pharmaceutical Frontiers editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought-provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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Using chemical tesging to track and trace counterfeit drugs
03 November, 2017
Michael Völlinger, programme manager and business process owner at...
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Continuous manufacturing can improve quality in pharmaceutical industry 03 November, 2017 Moving from batch to novel production is no easy task. The same goes for building bridges between manufacturing processes, as well as the role and process of analytical...

Lipid-based suspension can unlock new horizons in oral bioavailability 03 November, 2017 It might be an understudied and unfashionable delivery method, but lipid-based suspension could unlock new horizons in oral bioavailability. René Holm of Janssen Belgium talks to...

Temperature monitoring during drug transport and storage 03 November, 2017 The Lower Silesian Oncology Centre is the first hospital in Poland to install Blulog’s wireless solution for temperature monitoring. The machine-to-machine technology enables...

Tamper-proof barcodes to remove counterfeit drugs from supply chain 03 November, 2017 In 2019, the European Union will implement a pharmaceutical verification system mandated by the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD); a law passed by the European Commission five...

Addressing the challenges of injectable biologic and wearable drugs 03 November, 2017 The use of injectable biologic therapies and wearables is rising. These drugs, however, present several challenges for manufacturers and patients; the large size of the molecules...

Unique device identifiers for medical equipment 03 November, 2017 Soon, every piece of medical equipment around the globe will be required to be marked with a unique device identifier that will enable the unambiguous verification of hardware...

Building confidence of pharma sector on air transport of temperature-sensitive products 03 November, 2017 Air cargo stakeholders are working hard to build the pharmaceutical industry’s confidence in its capacity to transport temperature-sensitive products. The International Air...

Prevention of temperature deviation in the pharma packaging 03 November, 2017 Philippe François, global head of supply chain management at Novartis, discusses budget allocation and temperature-maintenance visibility for the distribution process with...

Connected health services and smart device solutions 03 November, 2017 Medicom, a Phillips-Medisize company, discusses the rise of smart device solutions and connected health services with World Pharmaceutical Frontiers, and focuses on how these tools...

Procurement process automation necessary for pharma firms 03 November, 2017 When it comes to bringing automation into the procurement process, pharma companies are lagging behind. In fact, many firms resist adopting the new technologies made available...

Active and passive packaging solutions for ambient-temperature pharmaceuticals 03 November, 2017 Ambient temperature is a broad term when it comes to transporting medical products. It varies among countries and storage facilities, with particular requirements for different...

Parenteral control - challenges of formulating novel excipients 07 April, 2017 While continuing to occupy a smaller market share of drug delivery than oral solid dosage, parenteral formulations are today a major focal point – not least because of rapidly...


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