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Continuous manufacturing can help reduce supply chain disruptions

Clifford Rossi at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, USA, talks to European Pharmaceutical Review about his research that suggests continuous manufacturing for oral solid dosage drug products is not just a winning investment strategy but can also reduce supply chain disruptions from global risk events.

Reducing supply chain risks

Breaking through barriers

This PharmTech report discusses efforts to overcome barriers to a broader adoption of continuous processes in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Overcoming hurdles to continuous manufacture

Japanese firms form API joint venture

Seven Japanese companies have created a joint venture that will develop continuous manufacturing of APIs and intermediates. The new company named Pharmira will be majority owned by Shionogi Pharma and based in Amagasaki City.

Pharmira joint venture




Batch vs. Continuous, Scale-Up & Scale-Down, Case Studies

9 June 2022, Hilton, Philadelphia, USA

This event run by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is part of the Process Development Symposium that runs from 7-9 June and looks at the different process steps of continuous processing versus batch.

AIChE event

SCS Seminar on Flow Chemistry 2022

27-29 June 2022, Villars-sur-Glâne, Switzerland 

Delayed from February 2022, this event will be led by senior scientists and experts from academia and industry. It will focus on issues such as batch to flow; flow reaction optimization; safety; scaling up; and reactors and reactor design.

SCS seminar


22-26 August 2022, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

This year returns to an in-person event with a focus on “Modular and Connected Production”, “The Digital Lab” and “Product and Process Security”. The event will also host a “Digital Hub” and the “Green Innovation Zone”.