August 19, 2021

Trust and Expertise: Defining The Value Of The Person-In-Plant

As sponsors have started to shift more and more of their manufacturing to outsourcing partners, relationship building has become an even greater priority. This is where the person-in-plant becomes an invaluable source for building a more trusting relationship with the contract research manufacturer (CMO). Essentially, a person-in-plant is a sponsor employee or, more often, a third-party expert consultant who is present at the contract manufacturing site to observe, support, and provide feedback to all stakeholders.
November 18, 2021

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.
January 19, 2022

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.