Understanding pharmaceutical legislation is vital for successfully navigating the complex global clinical trials market and ensuring the timely supply of your Investigational Medicinal Products (IMPs). In Europe the Qualified Person (QP) plays a crucial role in bringing safe and timely products to the market. For pharmaceutical companies based outside of Europe it is important to understand...Full Article »
212 avenue Paul Doumer 92508 Rueil-Malmaison Cedex FRANCE Tel: +33 1 46 69 85 00 Fax: +33 1 47 25 98 44 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.sofrigam.com Created in 1979 by an industrial pharmacist, Sofrigam is a leading company in the design, testing, manufacture and qualification of isothermal and refrigerating packaging for cold chain shipments selling to the largest pharmaceutical...Full Article »
Russia's pharmaceutical industry is poised for growth. Driven by increased state investment and expansion in the parapharmaceuticals sector, the country's market is set for a compound annual growth rate of around 13 percent between 2011 and 2013, according to RNCOS figures. What this growth brings with it is a need for improved infrastructure, not least in the field of cool chains....Full Article »
The pharmaceutical industry's 'cold chain' , the controlled route along which temperature-sensitive products are distributed, plays a critical role in ensuring the shelf life and integrity of medicines and biologics. Most supply chains of this kind are optimised somewhere between 2 and 8 degrees C, but the actual tolerances depend on the specific goods being transported. An...Full Article »
Distributing ambient products has always presented a challenge, but no more so than in the current changing global landscape of the pharmaceutical industry. The very emerging markets and fields which are offering opportunities for the industry, are presenting challenges for those involved with distributing the finished products. Distribution volumes are changing in line with...Full Article »
Cold chains are growing in importance across the pharmaceutical industry as the number of products requiring temperature controlled shipments increases. With the Middle East hoping to grab an increasingly large slice of the market, as well as cope with the healthcare challenges being presented by its own population, it will have to look to develop its capabilities in this area...Full Article »
Nominated by peers, the following is a list of Pharma IQ 's top tweeters in the field of Social media in pharma: Follow angel189 Angel Gonzalez Healthcare Advertising, Social Media Marketing, Branding, Managing Change, Entrepreneur, Blogger, Husband & Father of Four Follow Berci Bertalan Meskó, MD Medical doctor, founder of Webicina.com, speaker, blogger, health 2.0...Full Article »
It can be a challenging task to identify and manage risks associated with the transportation of goods, especially pharmaceutical goods, which need stringent temperature controlled transportation. This cool chain management might pose a huge challenge as the pharmaceutical supply chain needs to be managed in accordance with the regulatory requirements of the European Union, among the member...Full Article »
GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer and AstraZeneca – just three of the pharmaceutical companies which have turned to social media in an effort to boost their public profile and eventually increase sales of their products. However, there are some inherent contradictions which exist between social media and pharmaceutical marketing. The former is a largely unregulated platform, while the later has a...Full Article »
As the world's focus shifts towards reducing carbon emissions, the pharmaceutical industry finds itself facing a dilemma in maintaining strict safety standards while improving its environmental credentials. One of the key areas where this must be met head on is in the energy intensive field of temperature controlled distribution, where a breach in the cold chain could severely reduce the...Full Article »Events of Interest
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