24 Jan 2023

Parenteral Drug Development: Exploring the Potential Benefits of Terminal Sterilization

In this webinar, originally part of Pharmapack Europe 2022, S. Ross Tsakas, Pharmaceutical Segment Leader, Sterigenics discusses parenteral drug development. Parenteral drugs and the drug development lifecycle represent complexities across the multi-year, multi-million pledges made. With over 90 years of experience supporting the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries, we have identified 5 key hurdles: sterility, quality control, compliance, regulatory affairs, and routine manufacturing, we will delve into each challenge in a systematic, concise, yet compelling manner. As sterilization becomes a top-of-mind priority for clients along the entire supply chain, we stand poised to facilitate bolstering global health through strategic support initiatives that expedite products to market and help ensure their safety.

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