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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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Second skin – wearable drug delivery
26 October, 2016
A variety of new polymers and other materials created in the past few...
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The sprinkle formula – the viability of minitablets 19 September, 2016 Getting children to take their medicine for coughs and colds is always difficult, but it becomes even more complicated when their condition is life-threatening. The introduction...

The new cool – the changing face of pharma transportation 19 September, 2016 New drugs, new regulations and a the need for a global cold chain have all radically changed the way pharmaceutical goods are transported around the world. What can companies do to...

The future is biological - high-concentration liquid formulations 19 September, 2016 The field of biologic drug delivery has evolved from low to high-concentration liquid formulations. Dr Kerstin Walke, head of global pharmaceutical development, biopharmaceuticals...

New mechanics of quality control – bringing medicines to market 19 September, 2016 Pharmaceutical companies are under growing pressure to bring medicines to market quicker while simultaneously facing greater competition, higher quality and safety concerns,...

Find your balance – bridging internal capacity gaps 19 September, 2016 Internal capacity gaps need to be solved with the right outsourcing strategy; however, outsourcing itself can be performed in very different ways. In the words of Petra Wicklandt...

Ingredients for success – challenges facing API manufacturers 19 September, 2016 While still a vibrant and growing sector, API manufacturers faces a number of challenges from tightened regulations to higher manufacturing costs and increased competition. Where...

The changing face of product identity 19 September, 2016 Internal capacity gaps need to be solved with the right outsourcing strategy. Kerry Taylor-Smith explains how document-centric organisations can switch to an information-centric setup...

Pack to the future – medical packaging for the elderly 19 September, 2016 Many older patients find that packaging is a direct barrier to medication adherence, but is the industry doing enough to develop inclusive and accessible options? Elly Earls meets...

Supply-chain lockdown – serialisation regulation 19 September, 2016 The growing challenge posed by serialisation regulation is adding strain to many businesses’ finances. World Pharmaceutical Frontiers looks into the dos and don’ts of the...

Blanket decisions – hot trends in the cold chain 19 September, 2016 Thermal blankets can be an effective and economical means of protecting medicinal products from temperature spikes. World Pharmaceutical Frontiers gets under the covers to weigh up...

Versatile performers – the future of functional excipients 19 September, 2016 Excipients are more than just ‘fillers’ or vessels in drug delivery; they can, according to a spokesperson from the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council, “help...

Logistical nightmare - Delivering temperature-sensitive air freight 19 September, 2016 Delivering temperature-sensitive air freight on time, intact and economically is a perennial headache for the healthcare industry. Programme leader Andrea Gruber explains how...


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