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How to Create Sustainable Drug Lifecycles with Alternate Route Scouting

Demands on a drug’s synthetic processes naturally evolve during its lifecycle. Scouting alternative methods for synthesizing active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) early in process development — before they are needed by changing…

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Earth Day 2021: Reinventing Business As Usual

April 22 is Earth Day and this year’s theme is Restore our Earth. On their website, Earthday.org states “When life around the globe returns to normal, our world cannot return…

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Overcoming the Challenges of API Complexity

Pharmaceutical drug molecules are becoming increasingly complex, posing challenges in formulation development and manufacturing. This is particularly true of small molecule drug APIs and peptides, both of which have a…

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Coronavirus & Drug Supply Chains: The Pharma Industry Searches for Answers

Coronavirus has impacted drug supply chains. At first blush, people will likely read that sentence to mean drugs aren’t arriving at their intended destination. That precursor chemicals, intermediaries, APIs, or…

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World Environment Day: Beating Plastic

There were many remarkable moments during this year’s World Cup – but the Japanese and Senegal teams and their fans really stand out for non-football-related reasons. They gained global admiration…

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Synthetic Route Scouting: Factors to Improve API Manufacturing

Synthetic route selection is a crucial element in API manufacturing. While the requirements of the synthetic process of a drug will naturally evolve during its life cycle, scouting alternate routes…

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At ContractPharma.com: an Industry Survey and a Little Green Chemistry

I recently came across two interesting articles in recent issues of Contract Pharma. One was their annual outsourcing survey, which I find often dovetails with our experiences at Neuland. The…

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6 Pharma API Regulatory Challenges to Watch

A couple of years ago, I published a post on 5 API Regulatory Challenges to Avoid, and it was interesting to look over the list and contemplate what updates I’d…

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Pharmaceutical API Contract Manufacturing: Reading Room

I’ve been trying to get caught up on some reading this month, and thought I’d put together a roundup of interesting articles I’ve run across recently. Grading GDUFA, at Contract…

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Embracing Green Chemistry

There’s an article on Piramal’s Pharma Solutions division at PharmTech about how they are encouraging pharma companies to implement green chemistry earlier in the drug development cycle. Yes, we agree…

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