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Bosch presents CIP system for use in vaccine production

To be used for cleaning the pharmaceutical purification equipment

Europe | Cleaning | Manufacturing | Pharmaceuticals

Designing future-proof and sustainable labs

Laboratory space is more expensive to build and run than most other facilities, so getting better performance and value out of labs is critical. Susan Birks reports from the recent S-Lab conference on lab design trends and cost-saving solutions

Design and Build | Sustainability

Toshiba starts vegetable production at its Clean Room Farm in Yokosuka

Aims to produce three million bags of vegetables a year

Design and Build | Asia

Opinion: Huge fines help to concentrate the mind

When potentially dangerous pathogens are released from supposedly high containment facilities, heavy financial penalties could be the best way of ensuring it never happens again

Containment | Europe | North America | Asia | Manufacturing

Beneath the surface: stainless steel for pharma production

Stainless steel needs to be maintained through suitable surface finishing and cleaning methods. Nigel Willcock, 3M’s Abrasive Systems Division, discusses the properties of stainless steel and how to optimise its benefits


How to set up and monitor a contamination control and sterilisation process

NSF Health Sciences Medical Devices, which assists companies in navigating US and international regulatory hurdles from product inception through to marketing, discusses how to set up a dynamic sterilisation process to deal with a constantly changing manufacturing environment

Regulatory | Measurement and Analysis

Lucideon invests in new pharmaceutical laboratories

To provide chemical and microbiological services to the pharma and healthcare industries

Europe | Measurement and Analysis

Improving process safety during surface disinfection

Regular floor disinfection is a necessary part of cleanroom operation but such manual processes are difficult to validate. Margarete Witt-Mäckel and Dietmar Pfennig describe how suitably designed equipment can help

Europe | Cleaning

TC BioPharm completes construction of its Clinical Manufacturing Facility

Two cleanrooms and office facilities have been built at Maxim Park, Glasgow

Design and Build | Europe | Biotechnology | Manufacturing | Pharmaceuticals

New sporicidal pouch wipes burst onto the scene

A flexible and convenient system has been developed that impregnates wipes and mop covers with sporicides and other biocides on the day they are needed, maintaining biocidal peformance, argues Redditch Medical