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ICH consults on guidelines for continuous manufacturing

The International Council for Harmonisation has opened on 27 July a public consultation on its draft guidelines for the Continuous Manufacturing of Drug Substances and Drug Products. Adoption of the final guidelines is anticipated in November 2022.

ICH consultation

Pfizer – speeding up new drug development

A Q+A with Brian Henry, Pfizer’s Vice President, Drug Product Design, Medicinal Sciences, on installing continuous technology at its facility in Sandwich, Kent, UK.

Pfizer’s Kent investment

Flow chemistry in a world-scale factory

A proposed world-scale intermediate production plant in Shanghai, China, will use flow chemistry or microreaction technology from Ehrfeld Mikrotechnik.

China plant uses flow chemistry

Continuus opens new lab for high-potency drugs

Continuus Pharmaceuticals has opened new laboratory space near its HQ in Woburn, Massachusetts, USA, and introduced new continuous technology to aid in the development of high-potency drugs.

New Woburn facility

Sterling hires professor to lead flow chemistry team

CDMO Sterling Pharma Solutions has appointed Ian Baxendale, currently Chair of Synthetic Chemistry at Durham University, to lead a team at its Dudley, UK site to research and demonstrate flow chemistry, also offering the technology to customers. His three-year secondment has been funded by Innovate UK.

Sterling flow chemistry hire