Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Medicinal Chemistry
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Pharma Tech Trends and Development Cost Solutions

Published: Thursday, April 04, 2013
Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013
Bookmark and Share
METTLER TOLEDO’s new on-demand webinar, “Methods to Improve Chemical Process Development,” takes on the challenges of today’s pharmaceutical market.

The free webinar lays out the pressures currently being faced by the industry—including cost and regulatory pressures—and explores the chemistry workflows and emerging technologies that are helping industry participants address these challenges, remain competitive, and protect profits.

With the reality of patent cliffs, regulatory standards, attrition, and globalization, companies are learning to work fast and “lean” without sacrificing effectiveness and safety. In the webinar, targeted technology application and the methodologies it enables results in an ability to handle increased experiment volume—the kind that will be required for success if pharmaceutical industry trends continue—while lowering development and production costs.

Accounting for issues such as inherited chemistry, variable yields, and long development cycles, the webinar looks at real-world examples of industry giants such as Pfizer using technologies that help understand particle and reaction characteristics for significant process enhancement. In situ mid-IR spectroscopy and Focus Beam Reflectance Measurement (FBRM®)—as well as workstations that incorporate them—are shown to illuminate particle growth/crystallization and other critical reaction characteristics to shorten cycle times, increase yields, enhance safety, and ease scale-up. One production initiation example lowered costs by at least $.5M—a savings that will compound with each successive use of the equipment.

Reaction Progress Kinetics Analysis is also discussed in detail. This methodology, developed by Professor Donna Blackmond who is currently with Scripps Research Institute, allowed researchers to develop a kinetic model in significantly fewer experiments over traditional methods, which in turn helped optimize a synthetic route for enhanced commercial viability.


Further Information
Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,500+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 3,700+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.


Scientific News
Combining Chemotherapy With Immune-Blocking Drug Could Stop Cancer Growing Back
Giving patients a drug that blocks part of the immune system from going into overdrive might help prevent cancer coming back in some people.
Researchers Pioneer Use of Capsules to Save Materials
Wax capsule delivery systems can simplify a wide range of chemistry transformations.
Photoredox Catalyst Unlocks New Pathways for Nickel Chemistry
Using a light-activated catalyst, researchers have unlocked a new pathway in nickel chemistry to construct carbon-oxygen (C-O) bonds that would be highly valuable to pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries.
Scientists Determine How Antibiotic Gains Cancer-Killing Sulfur Atoms
In a discovery with implications for future drug design scientists have shown an unprecedented mechanism for how a natural antibiotic with antitumor properties incorporates sulfur into its molecular structure, an essential ingredient of its antitumor activity.
Familiar Drugs May Block Ebola Virus Infection
A well-known class of molecules, many of which are already in use therapeutically, may be able to block the Ebola virus’s entry into cells and halt the disease in its tracks, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
New Extra ‘Sticky’ Microgel Could Revolutionise Bladder Cancer Treatment
Researchers have designed a new super-efficient way of delivering an anti-cancer drug which could extend and improve the quality of life for bladder cancer patients - and perhaps save lives.
Common Class of ‘Channel Blocking’ Drugs May Find a Role in Cancer Therapy
Discoveries in fruit flies prompt unusual treatment of patient with metastatic disease.
Common Medications Could Delay Brain Injury Recovery
Drugs used to treat common complaints could delay the recovery of brain injury patients according to research by University of East Anglia (UEA) and University of Aberdeen scientists, published today in Brain Injury.
Scientists Make Strides in Therapy Preventing Addiction Relapse
Single Injection of Drug Candidate Prevents Meth Relapse in Animal Models.
New Clot-Busting Treatments Target Number One Killer
Australian researchers funded by the National Heart Foundation are a step closer to a safer and more effective way to treat heart attack and stroke via nanotechnology.
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,500+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
3,700+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FREE!