Inside the magazine
For the development of combination products, pharma and biotech companies have the option to establish an assembly and packaging infrastructure internally or to outsource to a contract manufacturing organisation. One such organisation, SHL, explains what the benefits are of using a manufacturing partner and outlines what it can offer in terms of an integrated process.
Mobile drug delivery pumps can significantly improve patients’ quality of life, however they require highly advanced disposable components to ensure that patients receive the exact dose required. Claudia Fink reviews how the components are produced and which secondary processing techniques are required and Raumedic's partnership with Sensile Medical.
With an eye on the current trends and range of innovations in the sector, particularly data and connectivity technology, Uri Baruch, Head of Drug Delivery, Cambridge Design Partnership, looks back on how far injectable drug delivery has come in the past thirty years, and forward to what the future may hold.
In the modern world of injectable drugs, one of the major considerations for pharma is choosing partner companies for the development and manufacture of the injection device components. Adam Shain, discusses several of the considerations that go into ensuring that the best possible partner is selected.
The autoinjector market is booming and is predicted to continue doing so for some time to come. In order to capitalise on this, pharma companies are looking to use their autoinjectors for multiple medications. David Philbrick presents the case for bringing on metal component manufacturers in the initial design phase to make the most out of the crucial expertise they can offer.