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In-depth analysis of the critical issues impacting the full spectrum of the pharmaceutical manufacturing value chain.

Reforming drug pricing in the US has emerged again with the signing of executive orders by President Trump late last week. What do the executive orders require, and what is the impact on the pharmaceutical industry? Drug-pricing reform...

A recent analysis by BioPlan Associates outlines the major trends impacting biomanufacturing and related supply lines. From the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to ways to increase biomanufacturing productivity to reductions in biomanufacturing...

China is the second largest national pharmaceutical market in the global pharma industry and a large supplier of pharma ingredients globally. In the wake of COVID-19 and related economic and supply impacts, will that role change, and if so,...

Leaders from the European Union (EU) have reached an historic agreement in breadth and size to create a EUR 750 billion ($864 billion) recovery fund to rebuild EU economies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and have agreed on a new long-term EU...

The industry is weighing in on the European Commission’s proposed Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe, which sets forth a roadmap for innovation, manufacturing, and medicines supply in Europe, including the COVID-19 impact. What is the plan, and...

Formulation and drug-delivery technologies play an important role in new product development, both in formulations with new active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and in new routes of administration for existing APIs. How are solid-dosage...

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and concerns over pharmaceutical supply-chain vulnerabilities, the policy debate to repatriate and increase domestic drug manufacturing in the US is receiving increased attention. This week presumptive...

Digitalization is playing an increasingly important role in drug-development and commercialization, but how about in new products themselves? Are digital medicines the wave of the future or an interesting, but far-reaching possibility? Digital...

It has been four years this week (June 23, 2016) since UK voters approved a referendum for the UK to exit the EU (i.e., Brexit). Whether the UK will have a deal or not in forming its future relationship with the EU is still on the negotiating table...