Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Rutronik shows innovative approaches with UV LEDs

From industry through to medicine and public infrastructure, the use of UV LEDs is offering new approaches in the fields of sterilisation, deep cleaning of air and water, agriculture and industrial manufacturing. For example, ultraviolet A-rays are suitable for use in vertical farming, while the…

🕘 16/07/2020

Werum IT Solutions receives "Asia-Pacific Bioprocessing Excellence Award 2020" for its PAS-X MES

Werum IT Solutions, a supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) and manufacturing IT solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, was awarded the "Best Bioprocessing Supplier Award: Automation – Software" for the second consecutive year at the 7th Annual…

🕘 08/07/2020

Dispensing: what do we mean by accuracy and repeatability?

A number of the products that we offer are described as being highly accurate, precise and/or repeatable. We believe that these criteria are important to a process where consistent, high quality output is required, and they have a big impact on productivity through reduction of material waste…

🕘 19/06/2020

AI-based precision medicine mining of UK Biobank finds 13 human COVID risk genes

Data scientists from UK-headquartered AI precision medicine company, PrecisionLife, have used the Company’s proprietary AI enabled precision medicine platform to identify 59 repurposing drug candidates that could be used to develop new therapeutic strategies to increase the survival rate of…

🕘 06/05/2020

Controlling innovation to deliver high value-low volume, flexible, continuous manufacturing

Perceptive Engineering is collaborating with Chemtrix and a multinational pharmaceutical company in Singapore to deliver a collaborative solution for the production of high value-low volume chemical/pharmaceutical production through small scale flexible continuous manufacturing. Following the…

🕘 24/04/2020

igus e-skin energy chain systems receive ISO Class 1 certification for cleanrooms

The e-skin energy chain system provides cleanroom equipment with data, power and media without unwanted particles contaminating the air, as proven by the Fraunhofer Institute IPA. All three e-skin energy chain types, with and without cables, have ISO Class 1 certification, which is the…

🕘 21/04/2020

Sewtec Automation's critical role in supply and production of food and pharmaceutical products

Industrial robotics specialist Sewtec Automation has a ‘critical role to play’ in the supply and production of essential food and pharmaceutical products during the Covid-19 crisis, according to a national trade body. The Processing and Packaging Machinery Association (PPMA) made the…

🕘 31/03/2020

Can 3D printers help to solve Coronavirus?

Business owners with additive manufacturer and 3D printer capability are calling on the UK Government to tell them how they can best help the effort to build more ventilators for the NHS. Richard Dinan, CEO of Buckinghamshire based Pulsar Fusion, has already started using his company’s 3D…

🕘 30/03/2020

Transitioning to smarter pharma: How mature is your digital plant?

We have all heard of digital plants, but there is often little guidance for plant managers on how to transition to these futuristic facilities. For the pharmaceutical industry, the Digital Plant Maturity Model (DPMM) is providing a roadmap. But, with the majority of plants operating as digital…

🕘 25/03/2020

Manufacturing exports slump to lowest level in three years

Britain’s manufacturers are calling on the Government to work with industry and take whatever steps are necessary to mitigate the impact of coronavirus on supply chains on the back of a survey showing exports have slumped to their lowest level in three years. The Q1 Manufacturing Outlook…

🕘 16/03/2020