In 2015, Aprecia Pharmaceuticals produced the first tablet manufactured through 3D printing to be approved by the FDA. Now, with applications in controlled release, short-run medicines, and even the potential for on-site printing at pharmacies, 3D printing technology has the ability to transform the pharmaceutical industry.
By Bernhard J. Paul, Ph.D., principal consultant, Carinth Consulting LLC
Equipment and procedures are of limited use without trained and competent staff. While it’s common to say a company has experience with a certain technology, it is, of course, the people at that firm who, through their experience and know-how, are able to utilize equipment and procedures in successful applications of technology.
An individual that knows the product and processes from start to finish, having performed the tasks at each stage, gives the client reassurance and the CMO retains a valuable employee by avoiding burnout or loss of focus.
By Kevin Olson, Industry Standard Research
Service marketers are often evaluated on results outside of their control and on nonstrategic measures. However, service marketers can take control of their marketing performance by implementing credible marketing effectiveness measures and creating their own narrative.
With few potential blockbuster drugs in the pharma pipeline right now, drug companies are increasingly looking at other options to meet the needs of patients and increase revenue in the oral solid dosage arena.