Category: BIOMANUFACTURING

Digital Manufacturing – Current Scenario and Future Trends

Breakthroughs in the biotechnology industry, over the last few decades, has provided a considerable boost to the overall development landscape of biopharmaceutical drugs. In 2022, a milestone was witnessed when the number of approvals received by biologics narrowly outpaced those reported by small molecules. Further, in the same year, nearly half of the biologic approvals

mRNA Manufacturing: Pioneering the Future of Medicine

mRNA manufacturing has completely revolutionized the field of medicine and significantly influenced the study and treatment of human diseases. The success of COVID-19 vaccines paved the path for mRNA vaccines and therapeutics. Safety, efficacy and rapid production of mRNA drives the interest in this domain. However, mRNA production is fraught with several challenges as the

Cell Free Protein Expression: Transforming Biomanufacturing

Overview of Cell Free Protein Expression Cell free protein expression systems are ­in-vitro platforms which allow occurrence of biochemical reactions in the absence of living cells. These expression systems utilize bio machinery harvested from the lysate of disrupted cells for the manufacturing of a wide array of macromolecular and small molecule products. Biomanufacturing utilizing cell

Manufacturing Execution System: A Necessity in Healthcare Market

Like any other industry, the healthcare industry is drastically growing in its way. Thus, manufacturers need to update themselves with the new technologies and tools to stay relevant and competitive with the current market trends. Manufacturing execution system plays a crucial role in achieving long term competitive advantages in the healthcare industry. Manufacturing execution system

MES System: A Step Towards Smart Manufacturing in Healthcare

The continuously growing demand for healthcare products and present economic environment drives the need for adoption of automated tool and technologies in order to improve manufacturing, process, increase throughput reduce cycle time, maintain quality and to get the best out of the available resources to eliminate unnecessary production costs. It is worth mentioning that in

Transformation of Biopharmaceuticals Manufacturing Through Single Use Bioreactors

Recently, in the biopharmaceutical industry an increasing demand for quality biologics has been observed, where single use bioreactors have emerged as one of the most prominent and reliable solution for biomanufacturing. Disposable bioreactors have transformed the process of conventional biomanufacturing, and their adoption is increasing rapidly for production of various biologics, such as antibody, recombinant proteins,

Next Generation Biomanufacturing – The Upcoming Era of Digital Transformation

Upon realizing the potential of digital biomanufacturing over traditional processes, players are actively undertaking initiatives to adopt advanced platforms to drive operational excellence, visibility, control and synchronization in bioprocessing. Industry 4.0: An amalgamation of physical equipment and smart software Digital biomanufacturing offers real-time process optimization based on factors, such as anticipated product quality and batch

CMO Manufacturing and The Rising Adoption of Novel Processes

Recent developments in pharmacology and biotechnology have been able to drive significant advances and innovation in understanding the root causes of various diseases; this has further aided in the discovery and development of more targeted treatment strategies. It is worth noting that such advances in the healthcare industry have made pharmaceutical development and CMO manufacturing

Continuous Manufacturing System Providers

Over the years, several industries have implemented evolutionary changes in their respective manufacturing processes. One to the most rewarding advancements in this direction, is process automation. In pharmaceutical contract manufacturing, the automation of various aspects of the production process has led to the establishment of the continuous manufacturing system providers. However, the transition to continuous

Modular Cleanroom: A Paradigm Shift in Pharmaceutical Facilities

The concept of modular cleanroom has long been employed in other sectors, but it has only recently acquired traction in the pharmaceutical business over the last two to three decades. Modular cleanroom construction is a process wherein factory-produced, pre-engineered building units, which are constructed offsite under controlled plant conditions, are assembled on site to construct

Biologics CMO: Industry Outlook and the Growing Pipeline

The recent years have portrayed the renaissance in the domain of biologics, as pharmaceutical industry has once again gained attention towards the production of bioproducts. In fact, in 2019, a total of 28 biopharmaceutical products (including monoclonal antibodies, recombinant proteins and gene therapy) were approved in the US. Further, over 8,000 biological pharmaceutical products are

Microbial Fermentation: Growing Microbial-Based Biologics Pipeline

The recent years have portrayed the renaissance in the domain of microbial fermentation, as microbial biopharma industry has once again gained attention towards the production of biologics using microbial expression system. The modification and innovation in the microbial fermentation based expression systems for the production of various biologics have side-lined some of the earlier concerns