Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

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

Coronavirus: major disruptive event to global supply chains

Commenting on the effect of the Coronavirus outbreak on the global supply chain, Professor Richard Wilding OBE, Professor of Supply Chain Strategy at Cranfield School of Management, said: “This is a major disruptive event with global implications for supply chains. Air freight is already down…

🕘 10/02/2020

Coaters armed

Pharmaceutical systems integration specialist, Optimal Industrial Automation, is reporting increased interest from across the industry in automation and mid-life upgrades to tablet coating equipment. The company, which has automated around 50 such machines for clients all over the world, attributes…

🕘 24/10/2014

Hitting Pharma costs where it hurts

A new white paper for the Pharma sector examines how manufacturers in this industry require efficient systems support for planning the effective provision of capacity and scheduling efficient operations. The paper, authored by Access, points out that smart systems are available to offer an…

🕘 21/10/2014