Category: Manufacturing

Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing and The Rising Adoption of Sophisticated 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 contract manufacturing

Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing: The Solution to Production of Complex Substances

The inherent expertise of CMOs and CDMOs is believed to be capable of enabling reduction in the time-to-market a product, significant cost-benefits, as well as access to larger production capacities and novel technologies.  It is worth mentioning that there has been substantial merger and acquisition activity in the pharmaceutical contract manufacturing market in the past

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gain: Bringing to Light The Continuous Manufacturing Equipment 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 manufacturing, the automation of various aspects of the production process has led to the establishment of the continuous manufacturing paradigm. However, the transition to continuous manufacturing is

Modular Facilities: A Paradigm Shift in Pharmaceutical Facility Design

The concept of modular building 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 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 the

Outlook for the contract manufacturing industry following the growing biologics 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 therapies) were approved in the US. Further, over 8,000 biological pharmaceutical products are

Microbial Contract Manufacturing: Growing Microbial-Based Biologics Pipeline Boosts The Market

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 expression systems for the production of various biologics have side-lined some of the earlier concerns associated with

Peptide APIs – A Deeper Look Into Contract Manufacturing Market

The recent years have portrayed the renaissance of peptide APIs, as pharma industry has once again turned its attention towards the potential of therapeutic peptides. Adoption of peptides as therapeutic agents have side-lined some of the earlier concerns associated with them, such as bioavailability, and has led to manufacturing of high-quality peptides in a larger

Favorable Demand Dynamics within the Ophthalmic Drugs Contract Manufacturing Market

In the past two decades, advances in optometry, along with an increased understanding of human eye and vision care, have led scientists to develop innovative treatment methods in order to treat eye disorders and to overcome the limitations offered by conventional medical practices. The current ophthalmic diseases treatment landscape is characterized by a number of

Growing Pipeline of Microbiome-based Live Biotherapeutics Fuels the Manufacturing Demand

Live biotherapeutics are fragile bacteria, which require ideal conditions of heat, moisture and pH of products, to survive and prevent premature germination. In fact, manufacturing is presently one of the biggest bottlenecks in this domain; manufacturing such products is both technically challenging and financially demanding. One of the biggest challenges in the development of a