Bridging the Gap between Finance, CMC & Program Management in Emerging Biopharma Companies

By |2022-06-30T16:04:53-04:0006/30/2022|

Bridging the Gap between Finance, CMC & Program Management in Emerging Biopharma Companies The CMC landscape is complex, uncertain, and dynamic, driving the CMC team to constantly adjust their plans and timelines. It can be challenging for Finance to assess the upstream and downstream impacts of such changes. Similarly, strategic business changes [...]

Transitioning to Computer Software Assurance from Computer Systems Validation

By |2022-03-29T09:57:35-04:0003/29/2022|

Transitioning to Computer Software Assurance from Computer Systems Validation Life science companies need to verify that GxP computer and software systems accurately support their intended business processes. The traditional approach for meeting this requirement is computer system validation (CSV). CSV emerged decades ago when computer systems were less reliable, and software was [...]

Event Recap: Building High-Touch Patient Supply Chains

By |2022-03-18T10:36:32-04:0003/18/2022|

Event Recap: Building High-Touch Patient Supply Chains Patient Outcomes: A Shift in Industry Focus The healthcare industry is increasing use of patient outcomes as a measure of quality and value. This drives biopharmaceutical companies to focus on patients in their commercial operations, technical operations, and supply chain. It was first prioritized [...]

CMC Project Plans: A Critical Tool for Early-Stage Biopharma

By |2022-01-25T10:42:30-05:0001/25/2022|

CMC Project Plans: A Critical Tool for Early-Stage Biopharma The Challenge for CMC Teams CMC activities are critical to early-stage biopharma companies preparing for commercialization. Growth of the company depends on the CMC team achieving milestones, which are technical and cross-functional. They also typically require capital investments. CMC teams operate in [...]

Are You Ready for Serialization Implementation?

By |2022-01-11T09:56:18-05:0001/11/2022|

Are You Ready for Serialization Implementation? A 7-Point Checklist for Emerging Pharma Companies Serialization implementation is probably on your radar already if you’re an executive at an emerging Biopharma company. Manufacturers need to implement a serialization management solution to fulfill today’s requirements under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA). So [...]

Benefits of Using Foreign Trade Zones for Emerging Biotech Companies

By |2021-12-07T11:14:42-05:0012/07/2021|

Benefits of Using Foreign Trade Zones for Emerging Biotech Companies We often see clients incurring high duties on importing key starting materials into the US. For emerging companies conducting R&D, paying duty on each import can significantly impact cashflow, sometimes measuring in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. This impact is amplified [...]

Pushing “Fast Forward” on Serialization Requirements: What Manufacturers Need to Do for 2022

By |2021-12-07T12:19:34-05:0011/16/2021|

Pushing “Fast Forward” on Serialization Requirements: What Manufacturers Need to Do for 2022 Originally published as a MassBio Guest Blog Stephanie L Byrne is a senior supply chain consultant and serialization lead focusing on DSCSA project leadership. She has helped more than a dozen life sciences companies realize the greatest impact from [...]

2022 Industry Serialization Requirements: Assessing 3PL Options for Sending EPCIS Data to Distributors

By |2021-11-16T08:50:29-05:0011/16/2021|

2022 Industry Serialization Requirements: Assessing 3PL Options for Sending EPCIS Data to Distributors Pharmaceutical manufacturers currently share transaction data with their trading partners at the lot level. The Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) mandates package level traceability by November 2023. Cardinal Health and McKesson are requiring that manufacturers provide fully aggregated [...]

Manufacturers Need to Start Now to Prepare for 2022 Serialization Requirements

By |2021-11-08T17:08:01-05:0011/08/2021|

Manufacturers Need to Start Now to Prepare for 2022 Serialization Requirements While the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) does not require manufacturers to send package-level serialization data downstream until November 27, 2023, the Big 3 distributors are accelerating this timeline and requiring that data by November 2022. Cardinal Health and McKesson [...]

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