CONTENTSSpring 20221014 2434 Manufacturing 10 How Cloud ERP Software Can Help Manufacturers Succeed Post-BrexitThe repercussions of events like Brexit and the global pandemic have caused uncertainty and a need to rethink strategy altogether. However, an integrated SaaS solution can provide a holistic view of the business and enhanced control over processes.14 Plant-Powered Formulations Offer a Sustainable FutureInnovative oral therapeutics that meet patients’ needs for ease of use and the desire for more environmentally friendly solutions, have the best chance of success.16 Predictive Digital Twins Help Pharmaceutical Companies PlanIn an uncertain environment, using technologies like digital twins and predictive simulation can help forecast the impact of changes across the manufacturing process without affecting current business practices.18 How API Manufacturers and Technology Suppliers Can Mitigate Potent API Processing RisksCompanies are striving to build safety, quality, and efficiency into their potent API processes, but there are challenges to be faced on that journey to ensure these hazardous compounds are handled properly.21 Improving Systems Integration in ManufacturingPharma has been slow to adopt new technology in its manufacturing plants, partly because it fears change and partly because it often has a mix of legacy equipment. However, embracing greater interoperability through technology can smooth processes and support data integrity.24 The Changing Face of Quality ManagementSmart automation is enabling new ways to monitor and intervene pre-emptively in pharma manufacturing. Find out the views of industry experts, who debated the subject in a roundtable video discussion.27 Advances in In-Line Rheology Measurement of Topical PharmaceuticalsMany elements make up the composition of topical pharmaceutical products, and maintaining the correct rheological characteristics is vital to avoid product quality and even failure.Digital 30 A Roadmap to Effective Digital TransformationOutdated, siloed, and inconsistent data infrastructures are hampering advances in pharmaceutical manufacturing. By adopting the ‘simplify, optimise, automate, outsource’ method, a foundation of optimised processes can be built to reduce complexity.34 Transforming Patient Data Automation for Clinical TrialsManual duplication of records is time-consuming and risks errors. New technology, that works with all systems, promises to eliminate these challenges and improve data integrity.38 Powering Clinical Trial Analytics With AutomationUsing end-to-end technology across the clinical trial process, married with updated quality standards, will accelerate the review and usability of data, thereby reducing time to market for new therapies.41 ‘Storming and Forming’ Cloud DeploymentPharma companies are starting to understand the benefits of digitalisation and cloud storage, moving from merely gathering data to exploiting it for competitive advantage.44 Microbiomes and the New Bio RevolutionThe potential for microbiomes to transform drug development and improve health and wellbeing is huge. Data science will help to unlock its promise and accelerate the new bio revolution.Regulars 6 Editorial DeskThe IPT editorial team attempts to navigate the latest pharmaceutical innovations in a time of devastation in Ukraine and around the world.8 Industry NewsDiscover some of the latest innovations and products from the biggest companies in the pharma industry.46 EventsIn-person exhibitions are back for 2022. Take a look at what’s in store for the next quarter in pharma.Index of Advertisers7. Connect to Pharma
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