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Drug API & Peptide Trends: 2019

With the global population continuing to both increase and age, pharma industry growth is likely to continue. While facing pricing hurdles in well-established mature markets, the emerging drug markets (China,…

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Neuland Patent Spotlight: Paliperidone Palmitate & Antipsychotics

The use of anti-psychotic drugs to treat conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder is on the rise and estimated to reach $18.5 billion by 2022. It is a market…

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Case Studies from Neuland’s Process Engineering Lab

In our PE Lab, a team of 27 highly specialized engineers integrates the key attributes of QbD process understanding, process control, and continuous improvement with advanced equipment, Design of Experiments…

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API Synthesis Properties Affecting Yield, Delivery Date & Purity

Properties which can affect an API’s yield, delivery date and purity include: Type of Synthesis Propinquity Complexity of Structure Cost Efficient Synthesis Carryover of impurities into drug substance Minimum isolation…

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QbD and Evaluating ‘What-If’ Drug Manufacturing Scenarios

In recent posts on the topic of Quality by Design and drug manufacturing, we referenced (here, here and here) the importance of being able to reduce unanticipated challenges by developing…

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Inside QBD: Chemists & Engineers Collaborate on Quality

In a PharmTech webcast, the Neuland team linked up with Dr. San Kiang – Research Professor from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Rutgers University. The objective was a discussion…

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NCEs Versus Generics – Adjusting Project Tactics & Objectives to Maximize Success

Since generic drugs are – on average – 20 to 90% cheaper than innovator drugs (or NCEs), the market for generics has grown considerably in recent years as a means…

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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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Speed-to-Market: Streamlining Pharma API Production

In both the generic and innovator pharmaceutical API production sectors, time-to-market is a critical factor. How critical? A one-day delay in reaching the market could mean the loss of $1…

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Continuous Improvement in Drug Manufacturing – Still a Ways to Go

The healthcare industry is driven by scientific innovation, often in response to various public health crises. But while science & discovery often leap forward, the physical act of manufacturing a…

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