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A quick and cost effective project

Does it have to take a long time and huge investment to get into pharmaceuticals ? Face it projects die or can take a very long time. The effort.... READ MORE.....

Cross Contamination - 1: The Rules

Definition - The contamination of a product by materials that are not part of the formulation, from another product. Requirements Changes in.... READ MORE.....

Cross Contamination - 2: The Numbers

The EMA regulations require a risk assessment and also suggests a methodology to be followed. If you don't know what figures are required.... READ MORE.....

Cross Contamination - 3: Likely Routes

Leaving aside mix up, where product A is mixed with product B, and mis-labelling where product A is labelled as product B to have cross contamination.... READ MORE.....

HIV - Preventing it's spread

Current Aids treatment is still expensive and just supresses the virus – it does not cure it. Preventing the spread of HIV is key. A drug.... READ MORE.....

Reduced Access Barrier Systems – RABS

We have recently designed a facility for sterile products - the liquid filling of vials and subsequent freeze drying. Initially we started with.... READ MORE.....

Business Needs - A design driver

Design should vary to suit the client's business drivers. Designs for the same technical purpose may vary from the client to client. For.... READ MORE.....