Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Körber and Inmation announce partnership for data-driven shop floor integration in the pharma factory of the future

Körber, a supplier of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for the pharmaceutical, biotech and cell & gene therapy industries, and Inmation, a technology leader in global real-time information management, announce their partnership. “With this agreement, we continue to pursue our…

🕘 7 days ago

High-speed analysis of powder and tablets with hyperspectral imaging

A common application of NIR spectroscopy is the identification of the active compound or active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) present in a tablet or drug. A French company, Indatech has developed a new technology for powder and tablet analysis that relies on the innovative use of optical probes…

🕘 09/08/2021

Pressure key to increasing biopharmaceutical yields

Biopharmaceuticals, or biologically produced medications, are rapidly being used to treat a host of chronic and genetic conditions. Expected to be worth $535 billion by 2027, the biopharmaceutical market is currently undergoing significant growth. However, production issues are hampering the…

🕘 06/08/2021

Cranfield University leads the way for foundation industries to achieve net zero targets

Cranfield University is leading a research consortium examining how the foundation industries can grow and develop while helping achieve the net zero 2050 environmental targets. TransFIRe (Transforming Foundation Industries Research and Innovation hub) was developed in response to the Industrial…

🕘 02/08/2021

Almost half of European and US pharmaceuticals companies struggle to use data insight despite recognising its importance

Nearly half of pharmaceutical companies (48%) admit their competitiveness is suffering because they cannot extract or use insights from data they already have within their business. An equal percentage (48%) admit they do not use their own data for business decisions as well as they could. The…

🕘 17/05/2021

Transforming manufacturing resilience could add £26bn of productivity value to the economy

The global omni-channel product and services solutions provider for industrial customers RS Components (RS) has launched the Resilience Index, one of the most comprehensive studies of UK resilience that paints a mixed picture for senior engineers looking to build resilience into their plan…

🕘 12/03/2021

Manufacturers more open to innovation because of Covid-19, as Made Smarter Technology Accelerator announces industry partners

New research commissioned by Digital Catapult and the Made Smarter Technology Accelerator reveals that COVID-19 could prove to be a turning point when it comes to UK manufacturers implementing advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, the internet of things or 5G, with 77%…

🕘 06/01/2021

2021 predictions for UK entrepreneurs & SMEs

Mark Supperstone, Managing Partner at ReSolve, a restructuring and investment practice, on how he believes 2021 will pan out for the UK’s entrepreneurs and SMEs: • Further Government assistance for employers. Whilst the furlough scheme was previously slated to end in March, the Chancellor has…

🕘 05/01/2021

Sensirion and TTP Ventus collaborate on high-performance microfluidics driver

Sensirion, the leading manufacturer of flow and environmental sensors, is pleased to announce its collaboration with micropump manufacturer TTP Ventus Ltd on the design of a compact high-performance microfluidics driver. The system has been created to support laboratory prototyping and product…

🕘 19/10/2020

Survey finds two-thirds of process industry companies are anticipating fully-autonomous operation by 2030

Yokogawa Electric Corporation revealed results of a global end-user survey on the outlook for industrial autonomy, which shows that 64% of respondents from companies in process industries are anticipating fully autonomous operations by 2030. The survey provides an in-depth view of future trends in…

🕘 17/09/2020