Aluminium foil as a packaging solution is marking its centenary in 2010. Stefan Glimm, executive director of the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA), reflects on how this packing mainstay continues to build on its ability to provide the highest...
SAFC Pharma is preparing for the shift towards cell culture-based vaccines, while still supplying and growing in the traditional sector, to ensure it can grow in coming years, according to a company director.
The impact of the economic downturn is still being felt but SAFC remains "cautiously optimistic" about 2010, believing its close relationships with clients and investment in key emerging markets will generate business.
AAPS 2009 has drawn to a close but over the three days numerous trends and debates emerged, including the strategies CROs are using in the downturn, and we take a look at these in our conference round up.
US group Thermo Fisher Scientific and industrial engineering giant Siemens have teamed up to offer the pharmaceutical industry a new way of assessing processes used during early drug development, manufacturing scale up and commercial production.