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January 19, 2022
Blog 120

The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Manufacturing to China

Trust is important when selecting a contract manufacturing organization (CMO), particularly when offshoring. With more biopharmaceutical companies looking to China-based CMOs, companies need to understand both the opportunities and the challenges the market presents.
December 15, 2021
Blog 1216

Quality Resolutions

There are no holidays or time off when it comes to complying with regulations. Companies always need to be ready to meet the latest standards. With that in mind, new FDA programs are sure to keep pharmaceutical companies of all sizes busy in the year ahead. Here’s how to get through.
December 2, 2021
Blog 122

Drafting a Marketing Application? Let Your Creativity Bubble Up

The Quality Modules 2 and 3 are well-defined components of the Common Technical Document (CTD) containing both drug substance (active ingredient) and drug product sections, each containing required presentations of Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) information, covering processes and key control parameters, and various justifications supported by qualification and validation studies.
November 18, 2021
Blog 1118

The Do’s And Don’ts of Selecting A Contract Manufacturer

As any pharmaceutical company knows, most drugs don’t make it into the clinic so the medical chemistry process early on involves just a few kilograms of product. But if all goes well, and the drug makes it into the clinic, suddenly the quantities become metric tons or more, and the manufacturing and safety processes become quite different.
November 4, 2021
Blog 114

How To Tell A Compelling CMC Story In Your NDA/BLA Application

Storytelling is integral to the pharmaceutical regulatory process. It’s really what your new drug application (NDA) or biologics license application (BLA) is all about. It’s about deciphering the data to tell a reviewer how your process and product works.
October 7, 2021
Blog 105

Avoiding and Addressing Surprises in the API Manufacturing Process

When you’re developing and manufacturing your active pharmaceutical ingredients, the last thing you want to deal with is surprises. Unfortunately, even with the soundest methods, processes, and strategies, problems occur in manufacturing.