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

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

Formulation process with enhanced batch determination in ERP

TMCMedical Device, News, Pharmaceuticals

Formulation in the Pharma industry is becoming increasingly complex and the industry must move to more robust ERP solutions to not only track the batches, but to determine the batches within the formulation process. Batch determination is an important process in formulation, which involves determining different active and inactive ingredients, based on a set of complex rules. These ingredients are … Read More

M&A – Who owns legacy data?

TMCM&A, Medical Device, Pharmaceuticals

M&A is the new normal for Life Science companies, driving innovation and growth; the capability to successfully integrate or divest businesses is a major source of competitive advantage. The industry has seen major acquisitions in recent years, with the Top 20 transaction volumes between $10 and $70 billion USD. When looking at these acquisitions in more detail, we see different … Read More