Is your PMO delivering the value you expected?

TMCMedical Device, Pharmaceuticals, PMO

Life sciences companies today are continually developing new products, services and technologies. The resulting project culture leads to a challenge in managing projects effectively. Therefore, many organizations have invested in Program and Project Management organizations (PMO). These organizations often work well for standard projects. However, in a more complex environment we have noticed the following pattern: Lack of “content”: career … Read More

Tenthpin – European All-Hands meeting

TMCBlog, News, Organization

Our third European All-Hands meeting occurred last week in Spain. We invited our European team to the beautiful island of Mallorca for a weekend full of exciting activities. Our growing Tenthpin Management Consultants teams from Switzerland, Germany, Portugal, and the UK spent 3 days swimming, diving, drinking, dining, and relaxing, while celebrating our second successful year in business. During the meeting, … Read More

Blockchain supporting Traceability in Life Sciences: Myth or Reality?

Tenthpin AuthorBlog, Pharmaceuticals, Supply Chain

To implement full Traceability, the physical supply chain flow of goods needs a parallel flow of serialization information. For every movement or change of ownership, a new status with specific characteristics is updated. All this information requires: Storage and maintenance in a secure database; Shared infrastructure among partners, regulatory organizations, and patients; Use of a globally accepted standard; A secure … Read More

Personalized Medicine: 10 Requirements for Pharma Supply Chain

TMCClinical, Pharmaceuticals, Supply Chain

Medical Care Provider Once the appointment with the patient is scheduled and confirmed at the Apheresis centre the planning for following steps will be executed. Specialized Courier The patients T-Cells will be tested, and if passed, they will be shipped to the manufacturing site, while the cells will be kept at predefined temperature. Pharmaceutical Plant The manufacturing process will contain … Read More

SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) in the Life Sciences Industry

TMCMedical Device, Pharmaceuticals

The increased pressure on the Life Science industry to adhere to regulatory compliance and have full traceability of their products has forced companies to take a hard look at their current warehousing and distribution processes.  A fully integrated supply chain with complete visibility is now more important than ever to combat the increase in counterfeit drugs and ensure patient safety … Read More

eLabel: Future-proof, label-proof – the transition from physical to electronic (clinical) labels

TMCClinical, Medical Device, News, Pharmaceuticals

Labeling is one of those fascinating Clinical Trials topics that our consultants have been involved in for over ten years. Printed labels and booklets are still the norms for Investigational Medicinal Products (IMP); however, it does not come as a surprise that companies are looking into options to go paperless. Electronic labels, or e-labels, have become buzzwords in the Life … Read More

Will 2018 be the year of biotech M&A?

TMCM&A, Medical Device

We are just a month into 2018 and the biotech sector is already seeing a significant pickup in merger and acquisition (M&A) deals.   In just the past 30 days, there has been already $27.5 billion USD in deals within the biotech sector.  Highlights include Sanofi’s acquisition of Bioverativ, Celgene’s buyout of Juno Therapeutics, and Takeda Pharmaceutical buying TiGenix. M&A becomes … Read More