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The next technological frontier in pharmaceutical manufacturing

As the pharmaceutical sector is ramping up production of vaccines against COVID-19, it faces enormous manufacturing and logistics challenges. Quality assurance is a key part of the pharmaceutical manufacturing process, ensuring that products conform to requirements and are not defective. Here, Stephen Hayes, managing director of Beckhoff UK, an automation …

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Pharmaceutical automation: send in the robots

Recent years have seen the development of digital pills — tablets that combine traditional medicine with sensors that monitor the body after ingestion. This is just one example of how digitalisation is advancing pharmaceuticals. Here Dave Walsha, commercial development officer at precision drive system supplier, Electrical Mechanical Systems (EMS), explores …

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The future of pharmaceutical

Back in the nineteenth century, the undeveloped nature of the trade meant that pharmacists sold a vast array of medicines alongside soft drink, hair gel and even heroin as over-the-counter medicines. Today, pharma is one of the world’s most rapidly advancing industries, considering the quick development of the COVID-19 vaccine …

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Water activity analyser for food and pharmaceutical applications – with live demonstration service!

The latest Series 4TE instrument from Labcell – the exclusive UK distributor of Aqualab water activity analysers, is an accurate, quick, simple and cost-effective way for food manufacturing and pharmaceutical companies to gain valuable information about gels, powders, pastes and tablets. New for customers is a live-demonstration service so that potential …

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Acquisition of Novatron Scientific by Rhopoint Metrology Ltd.

Rhopoint Metrology Ltd are pleased to announce their acquisition of Novatron Scientific Ltd. Rhopoint Metrology are a specialist provider of laboratory and onsite ISO 17025 calibration services with laboratories in Birmingham and Bristol, specialising in the disciplines of: Dimensional/Mechanical Electrical Mass Pressure Temperature The full UKAS schedule of accreditation (0720) …

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Process control valves – making the right choice

Modern process control valves offer a wide range of features and benefits for industries that require precise control over fluids, steam and other gases. With so many control valves on the market, it is important to establish the features that will deliver the most cost-effective design for a particular application. Damien …

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Yokogawa acquires nanopipette technology from US venture for use in life science applications

Yokogawa has acquired a nanopipette technology that was developed by BioStinger, a spin-off from the University of California, Santa Cruz. This technology is able to target specific locations inside individual cells, enabling the injection of target substances such as genes or drugs and the extraction of intracellular materials. The low …

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