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Researchers at MIT have created an automated microfluidics device that drastically decreases the time needed to diagnose sepsis.
On-the-go consumption, smaller pack sizes for portion control and convenience, sustainability, and recyclability are all current themes of innovation in global packaging.
Distributors provide between $33–$53 billion in cost savings annually to the pharmaceutical industry. A new report highlights trends including consolidation, personalized medicine and more.
One might expect these to be sleepy times at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, seeing as how its commissioner resigned in spring, and that it’s part of an administration that has a dogmatically anti-regulatory philosophy.
The Forum offers the public access to scientific research and collaborative efforts from the FDA’s network of 11,000 scientists.
TruLoc, composed of a laminated oxygen barrier film, is air-tight and features a patented open/close mechanism.
A new PMMI Business Intelligence report says consumers are turning to non-medical products to stay healthy and packaging is following the trend.
Zeus Scientific has developed a new streamlined Lyme disease test that’s easier to interpret than previous options.
In a recent white paper from PMMI Business Intelligence, OEMs, CPGs and 3PLs weighed in on taking e-commerce to the next level. Here are their anonymous comments.
Topics covered at ‘Transforming Health: Innovation in FDA Science’ will include labels, digital health, cannabinoids and more. It’s open to the public, industry and more. Register soon!
The PS1 Packserter automatically detects cut point to prevent double feeds, a variety of desiccant packets into bottles or other containers at speeds of up to 100/min.
Pfizer will be required to add a black box warning for Xeljanz, stating that patients who take it could experience a higher risk of blood clots or death.
A recent visit to DHL’s Chicago Gateway highlighted new NFC, RFID and automated weight and dim technologies the company is introducing, as well as its life sciences and healthcare logistics operations.
Shared sources and knowledge will benefit cell and gene therapy players through standardization, scalability, and compliance.
The system includes as many as four filling stations and has a product dosing range up to 200 ml.
The industry has traditionally borrowed packaging styles from the pharma and food & beverage industries. According to a new report from PMMI Business Intelligence, the nutraceutical market is moving away from rigid plastic and glass containers toward portable stick packs and flexible pouches.
Scientists have developed a wearable artificial graphene throat that attaches to the neck and transforms throat movements into sound.
86% say a UDI icon or the word “UDI” next to the barcode would make it easier to identify at the point of care. Also on the agenda: RFID tracking and product storage space concerns.
A partnership between the two companies has yielded six potential new drugs, but using customers’ genetic information to do so raises ethical questions.
Food and pharmaceutical industries are adopting Industry 4.0 technologies to modernize manufacturing for both regulatory compliance and continuous improvement.