CPHI Podcast Series

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    CPHI Podcast Series: What to expect from novel excipients?

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: What to expect from novel excipients?

    This podcast episode aims to explain the importance and intricacies of developing excipients and then goes into more depth regarding the excipient market, how this differs globally, what tactics different companies are now using to gain ground and push the field forward to be able to develop more innovativ...
    CPHI Podcast Series: The 2023 Retro – what have we learnt from the past year in pharma?

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: The 2023 Retro – what have we learnt from the past year in pharma?

    Welcome to the last episode of 2023! Digital Editor Lucy Chard is joined by her team in a special retrospective episode to close out the year. Guests Vivian Xie, Editor for CPHI Online and Tara Dougal, Content Director for Pharma, discuss their highlights from the year; diversity, sustainability, and the C...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Start-ups take centre stage at CPHI Barcelona

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Start-ups take centre stage at CPHI Barcelona

    Matthew Wise has worked with the CPHI Content team a lot over the last couple of months discussing the start-up space in the pharma industry, particularly in leading up to our annual event for CPHI which took place this October in Barcelona. In this podcast we spoke about the event, which for the first tim...
    CPHI Podcast Series: What does the changing US Pharma market mean for industry and patients alike?

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: What does the changing US Pharma market mean for industry and patients alike?

    The podcast will aim to cover the recent changes in legislature around drug pricing in the USA, and what this means for the global pharma market, as well as the impact it will have on the US population in terms of access to medicine. The price negotiations with Medicare are targeting medications used in th...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Exploring neurological frontiers in Alzheimer's and beyond

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Exploring neurological frontiers in Alzheimer's and beyond

    Alan Palmer of Elixa MediScience joins us for this episode to talk about neurological disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and everything that is encompassed under this terminology.  In the podcast we cover the history of disease and research, the social and economic impacts, the different modalities a...
    CPHI Podcast Series: AI and drug discovery

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: AI and drug discovery

    In this episode, Bill Whitford from DPS Global speaks to Editor Lucy Chard giving context to the use of AI in different aspects of medicine and drug discovery, including how it can help revamp drug repurposing strategies and save time when searching for drug targets. We also see the implications the techno...
    CPHI Podcast Series: The ripple effects of nearshoring in pharma

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: The ripple effects of nearshoring in pharma

    In the most recent instalment of the CPHI Podcast Series, Digital Editor Lucy Chard is joined by Sandra Sánchez y Oldenhage, Founder and CEO of PharmAdvice, to discuss nearshoring and reshoring in the pharmaceutical industry, and the subsequent ripple effects.  Sandra is a 35-year life sciences executive ...
    CPHI Podcast Series: outsourcing and manufacturing trends

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: outsourcing and manufacturing trends

    Gil Roth, President of the Pharma & Biopharma Outsourcing Association, delves into the most exciting aspects of outsourcing and manufacturing in this interview, including some of the biggest areas of innovation and technology, such as cell and gene therapeutics. We also get an update on the industry as a w...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Designing Drug Conjugates

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Designing Drug Conjugates

    In this episode from the CPHI Podcast Series Louise Duffy and Campbell Bunce from Abzena speak to Digital Editor Lucy Chard, using their cumulative knowledge to give an overview of the drug development and manufacturing processes, demonstrating all of the aspects that go into such an undertaking as making ...
    CPHI Podcast Series: An insight into the Chief Sustainability Officer

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: An insight into the Chief Sustainability Officer

    In this episode Digital Editor Lucy Chard finds out more about being the Chief Sustainability Officer in the pharmaceutical industry from Nic Hunt, Global Head of Sustainability at Nelipak Healthcare Packaging. In the podcast we discuss what it means to be in the role of a Chief Sustainability Officer, h...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Ursatec – celebrating 30 years of pioneering preservative free

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Ursatec – celebrating 30 years of pioneering preservative free

    The podcast focused on the 30 year anniversary of Ursatec in the provision of preservative-free pharmaceuticals, medical devices and cosmetics. We took a look through the Ursatec portfolio, the importance of safety and sustainability in their products, and what the future holds for the company.  Ursatec...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Celebrating International Women’s Day by championing women’s health

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Celebrating International Women’s Day by championing women’s health

    As part of celebrating International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2023, we wanted to highlight the importance of supporting women’s health. Historically, women’s medicine, in relation to diseases, and sexual and reproductive rights, has been chronically overlooked in the wider field. We hope to use this po...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Rare Disease Day – Pharma fulfilling an unmet need

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Rare Disease Day – Pharma fulfilling an unmet need

    This February 28th, we have a special feature episode to mark Rare Disease Day. Rare disease is an oft overlooked field of medicine, but one which is steadily becoming more recognised. Rare diseases affect around 300 million people globally. By their nature, rare diseases are incredibly difficult to resear...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Sustainable Strategies in the Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Sustainable Strategies in the Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry

    Sustainability in pharma is now gaining the recognition it deserves, quickly becoming one of the biggest priorities for pharma companies across the spectrum. Upgrading this Packaging in pharma comes in all shapes and sizes – whether we are talking about replacing single use plastics in manufacturing, or wa...
    CPHI Podcast Series: The importance of Pharma 4.0 to innovation leads in India

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: The importance of Pharma 4.0 to innovation leads in India

    In this latest episode from the CPHI Podcast Series, Digital Editor Lucy Chard speaks to Sanjay Sharma, Global Head of Manufacturing, from Dr Reddy’s. Sanjay has over 26 years of experience in roles encompassing sales, the supply chain, and technical operations. Pharma 4.0 is the upgrading of the pharma i...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Driving innovation with pharmaceutical startups

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Driving innovation with pharmaceutical startups

    The pharmaceutical industry is brimming with innovation – from biologics such as cell and gene therapies to COVID-19 treatments and precision oncology drugs. And as pharmaceuticals grow more advanced, so too must the drug delivery and packaging solutions that get them safely from the manufacturer to the pa...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Identifying and monitoring animal health and diseases to prevent the next pandemic

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Identifying and monitoring animal health and diseases to prevent the next pandemic

    An outbreak of zoonotic disease can have devastating economic and social consequences, as evidenced by the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing concern over monkeypox. Defined as a disease that has transitioned from a vertebrate animal to humans, zoonoses account for about 60% of known infectious diseases and ...
    CPHI Podcast Series: The importance of novel excipients for innovative drug development

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: The importance of novel excipients for innovative drug development

    Excipients are essential to the formulation of drug products, but their importance in supporting innovative drug development is often underestimated. According to the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council (IPEC), drugs that have yet to be developed may need more excipients than are currently av...
    CPHI Podcast Series: The Supplements Market – From Slump to Surge

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: The Supplements Market – From Slump to Surge

    The supplements market is on the rise, with products like vitamins, herbal drinks, and protein powders found in more household cupboards than ever before.

    While supplements can be an excellent way to cover deficiencies not addressed by food intake, the wide range of products available in hea...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Pharma 4.0 and the Digitalisation of Manufacturing

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Pharma 4.0 and the Digitalisation of Manufacturing

    In this episode we delve into the issue of Pharma 4.0 and what steps the industry is taking to transition pharma manufacturing to a much more digitalised model. The pharma industry is constantly seeking new ways of streamlining its manufacturing processes and digitalisation lies at the core of this tran...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Decentralised Clinical Trial Design - Collecting Real World Data in a Remote Setting

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Decentralised Clinical Trial Design - Collecting Real World Data in a Remote Setting

    In this podcast interview with Fabien Du Fraisse and Deepu Joseph at Quanticate, we delve into the trend of decentralising clinical trials Not only does the transfer of clinical trials more and more away from investigator sites and into volunteers’ homes offer a more patient-centric approach and reduce...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Success in healthcare M&A, taking a people-first approach

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Success in healthcare M&A, taking a people-first approach

    Many companies are turning to M&A to optimise their portfolios and gain access to new technologies, fuelled by an abundance of capital in the sector. These deals can have transformative effects on the companies involved; ideally promoting synergy, diversifying product offerings and improving economies of s...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Connecting the user to your product – Smart packaging for smart devices

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Connecting the user to your product – Smart packaging for smart devices

    Smart devices are revolutionising how we live our lives and changing the shape of the industries adopting them. One such industry is healthcare, where the benefits of context-aware devices and real-time data sharing are having tangible effects on patient outcomes. Many smart devices, like wearable monit...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Securing the Biopharma Workforce of the Future

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Securing the Biopharma Workforce of the Future

    The biopharmaceutical industry has seen incredible growth in the past decade, and shows no sign of slowing as the need for specialised treatments in oncology, immunology and vaccines continue to grow. To support innovation, the biopharma industry needs a suitably skilled workforce, and therein lies one ...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Orally Dissolving Tablets

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Orally Dissolving Tablets

    In this month’s CPHI podcast, sponsored by Galien Pharma, we focus on the technology behind orally dissolving tablets. The orally dissolving tablet is a solid dosage form that is sometimes viewed as an unsung hero compared to other patient-centric drug delivery systems. ODTs are becoming increasingly im...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Annual Report 2021 Roundtable

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Annual Report 2021 Roundtable

    In this special edition podcast, Informa Markets pharma editor Gareth Carpenter speaks to Bikash Chatterjee, CEO at Pharmatech Associates and Dan Stanton, Editor and Founder at BioProcess International about some of the findings in the recently published CPHI Annual Report 2021, including latest innovation...
    CPHI Podcast Series: The opportunities and challenges of providing fill and finish services for mRNA platforms

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: The opportunities and challenges of providing fill and finish services for mRNA platforms

    mRNA (Messenger ribonucleuc acid) technology has been thrust into the limelight in recent months, with the platform proving to be the springboard for two approved vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The complex science around mRNA is very different from that of small molecule traditional pharmaceutic...
    CPHI Podcast: The distinction of drugs vs cosmetics from a regulatory perspective

    Podcast CPHI Podcast: The distinction of drugs vs cosmetics from a regulatory perspective

    As more and more companies operating in the pharmaceutical space are moving into cosmetics, the temptation is to think that life will be much easier from a regulatory and compliance perspective. However, while it is true that pharmaceuticals are more heavily regulated, this does not mean that cosmetics ...
    CPHI Podcast Series: The Cannabinoid Opportunity for Cosmetics & Pharma

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: The Cannabinoid Opportunity for Cosmetics & Pharma

    Cannabinoids have caught the attention of Pharma and Cosmetic companies alike in recent years, celebrated for their anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties in cosmetic products, and neurological and chronic pain benefits on the pharma side. There is also rising consumer demand for ...
    Pharmapack Podcast: Patient Partnerships for Medical Devices

    Podcast Pharmapack Podcast: Patient Partnerships for Medical Devices

    Healthcare provision is constantly evolving. Whereas in the past, decision making on treatments for patients was very much the domain of physicians and doctors, patients now feel more empowered to be involved in the decision making process. The healthcare industry is fully aware of this change and sees a c...
    CPHI Podcast Series: M&A strategies in the CDMO sector

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: M&A strategies in the CDMO sector

    This month we discuss what is driving M&A strategies in the pharma space, paying particular attention to how investors regard the potential for the growing but fragmented CDMO sector The contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) market is projected to grow to just short of $158 billion ...
    Pharmapack Podcast Series: Senior patient-friendly drug device design - Part Three

    Podcast Pharmapack Podcast Series: Senior patient-friendly drug device design - Part Three

    Partnering with one of northern Europe’s oldest academic universities, Lund University in Sweden, Pharmapack has launched this three-part podcast series, delivering the latest insights on medication packaging innovation and the gathering momentum towards patient‐centric design. In the third and final ep...
    Podcast: CPHI Discover – A look ahead to three days of insightful content: Listen Now!

    Podcast Podcast: CPHI Discover – A look ahead to three days of insightful content: Listen Now!

    Our online pharma event CPHI Discover is almost upon us! While we’ll be delving into the typical themes of ingredients, manufacturing, supply chain logistics and technology, we’re also going to be examining some newer trends which are impacting on pharma manufacturing and distribution – such as highly poli...
    CPHI Podcast Series: Pharmaceuticals in the Environment and Antimicrobial Resistance

    Podcast CPHI Podcast Series: Pharmaceuticals in the Environment and Antimicrobial Resistance

    Pharmaceuticals discarded in the environment pose a risk to fish and other wildlife, for example by affecting their ability to reproduce, by altering their behaviour in ways jeopardising their survival, or through direct toxic effects. Increased awareness has prompted further investigation, as well as call...
    Pharmapack Podcast Series: Patient-Centric Packaging Design & Innovation - Part Two

    Podcast Pharmapack Podcast Series: Patient-Centric Packaging Design & Innovation - Part Two

    Partnering with one of northern Europe’s oldest academic universities, Lund University in Sweden, Pharmapack has launched this three-part podcast series, delivering the latest insights on medication packaging innovation and the gathering momentum towards patient‐centric design. Podcast Two: How do you a...
    Special Podcast: CPHI Outlook Roundtable - Listen Now

    Podcast Special Podcast: CPHI Outlook Roundtable - Listen Now

    In this special roundtable podcast exploring potential opportunities in a post-vaccinated world, we are joined by a panel of three world class experts – Bikash Chatterjee, CEO of Pharmatech Associates; Parrish Galliher, Managing Director, BioProcess Technology Group, a division of BDO USA and Valdas Jurkau...
    Podcast: Spray Drying- Formulation Approaches and Technologies

    Podcast Podcast: Spray Drying- Formulation Approaches and Technologies

    This podcast originally aired as part of CPHI Discover - 17-28 May 2021 Spray drying is used in various pharmaceutical applications and has become an increasingly popular technique in the production of formulations of poorly soluble APIs and inhalable dry powder formulations. This remarkable technology ...
    Podcast: Hot Melt Extrusion- Formulation Approaches and Technologies

    Podcast Podcast: Hot Melt Extrusion- Formulation Approaches and Technologies

    This podcast originally aired as part of CPHI Discover - 17-28 May 2021 While hot melt extrusion was developed in the 1930s and initially used in the plastics and food sector, the pharmaceutical industry has now firmly embraced this technology platform in its manufacturing as a way of solving formulatio...
    Podcast: Co-Crystals - Formulation Approaches and Technologies

    Podcast Podcast: Co-Crystals - Formulation Approaches and Technologies

    This podcast originally aired as part of CPHI Discover - 17-28 May 2021 Co-crystals are crystalline materials composed of two or more different molecules, typically active pharmaceutical ingredients and co-crystal formers in the same crystal lattice. Tailoring of co-crystals can provide opportunities to...

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