By Michael Gagne, President, Aquasyn LLC
This case study discusses the need for a fully automated, disposable chromatography system which was PLC controlled and designed for use in a cGMP environment. The required applications for the chromatography system included contamination removal and concentration and purification of biologically derived proteins used in the production of research and clinical materials. Read more.
Biomanufacturing managers are embracing a flexible factory platform that accelerates their deployment of new capacity while lowering risk and reducing capital costs. This paper reviews a flexible production concept that can be deployed in 9 to 18 months at a total cost of less than 50% of conventional plants. Download now.
Combination Connections For Single-Use Applications
By Brent Bushnell, Bioprocess Applications Specialist, Colder Products Company
This short, detailed Q&A provides information about combination connections and explains their use in single-use bioprocessing. It offers a guide on how single-use systems can be designed to integrate the combination connectors, and discusses applications that benefit from utilizing them. Read more.
For Single-Use Systems, CMOs Are The Big Spenders
By Eric Langer, President and Managing Partner, BioPlan Associates, Inc.
Single-use systems are rapidly becoming commonplace in the biopharmaceutical industry, even in commercial manufacturing. Results from our 9th Annual Report and Survey of Biopharmaceutical Manufacturers indicate that budgets for single-use components are also on the rise, meaning this trend is likely to continue. Read more.
Single-Use Saves Time For Contract Manufacturing Organization
By Martyn Botterill, Technical Business Director, Patheon UK
There are many reasons why a single-use approach is considered or adopted by pharmaceutical manufacturers. In a 2010 survey, the most important reason for the increasing use of disposables was elimination of cleaning (90.9% of respondents) and third was reduced cross-contamination (83.3%). Read more.