GMP Consultants, Validation, Engineers & Architects

PharmOut is a professional consultancy specialising in supporting the medicinal cannabis, cosmetics, medical devices, veterinary, pharmaceutical manufacturing industries with offices in Australia (Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane), Hong Kong, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and United States.

We offer a broad range of services, from GMP compliancequalification & validationTGA regulatoryengineering and architectural consulting services to the following industries medicinal cannabispharmaceuticalblood & tissue, pesticides, veterinary and medical device manufacturers, as well as related hospital and pharmacy operations. See industries we serve.

What PharmOut Offers

PharmOut holds ISO 9001:2015 certification from LQRA and our Quality Management System is certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard for the provision of architectural design, engineering and consultancy services.

PharmOut’s carefully selected Growers, Engineers, Architects and Consultants all have many years of experience spanning the wide reaches of industry from pharmaceuticals and biologics to pharmacy, veterinary and medical device industries and since 2016, Medicinal Cannabis Consultants and growing experts.

We have seen and understand most the problems that can occur from the initial facility design all the way to scale up development and manufacturing and we have experience that can help to prevent costly and time consuming mistakes as well as address any problems you might have.

As a leading pharmaceutical consulting company, our aim to give you a competitive advantage and our expert GMP consultants, trainers, pharmaceutical engineers and architects are focused on providing practical, cost effective GMP compliant solutions, all of which have a focus on improving your bottom line across the entire life cycle of your products.

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QA, GACP and GMP Consulting Expertise

Trevor Schoerie - Engineering, Validation and GMP Consultant

Medicinal Cannabis – our Medicinal Cannabis Consultants can offer practical knowledge and experience on implementing or enhancing your Pharmaceutical Quality Systems (PQS) to meet GACP and GMP code requirements from various agencies like the USFDA, EU and PIC/S.

Pharmaceuticals – our pharmaceutical consultants can offer practical knowledge and experience on implementing or enhancing your Pharmaceutical Quality Systems (PQS) to meet GMP code requirements and those based on ICH Q10 / ISO 9001:2015 for Pharmaceuticals.

GMP Audits – we can help with GCP, GLP and GMP gap audits / assessments / remediation plans to help you prepare for regulatory audits and inspections from agencies such as the TGA/MHRA/US FDA.

Medical Devices / IVDs – we are well versed in ISO 13485 and have implemented a number of ISO 13485:2003 and ISO13485:2016 Quality Management Systems for medical device manufacturers as well as implementation to meet US FDA 21 CFR Part 820 requirements in the past few years.

Blood and Tissue – we can advise on blood and tissue GMPs – including the country-specific GMPs like those issued by the TGA or Annex 2 from the EU and PIC/S codes of GMP.

Pesticide and Veterinary Drug – we can assist with GMP compliance to the US FDA, EU and the APVMA GMP codes.

Qualification and Validation of Facilities, Utilities, Systems, Equipment and Computerised Systems

Process validation – we offer Pharmaceutical and Medical Device process validation that will comply to PIC/S, EU EMA and US FDA regulations.

Equipment validation – we can validate the equipment you have according to pharmaceutical and international regulatory standards in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practice.

Cleaning validation  – we can validate cleaning protocols in place for your pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing facilities.

Computer systems validation – we offer computer systems validation to US FDA 21 CFR Part 11 and TGA, EU and PIC/S PE 009 Annex 11 regulations.

Temperature mapping  – we have the expertise and equipment on hand to perform temperature mapping of your warehouses, cold rooms and other temperature controlled spaces.

Architectural and Engineering Consulting Services

We can help you design, build and operate manufacturing facilities that will fully comply with international Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) regulations as issued by agencies such as the FDA, MHRA, CFDA and other PIC/S member agencies.

Our growers, architects and engineers are experts in designing world class health science facilities such as hospitals and aged care units as well as GLP laboratories and GMP-regulated manufacturing sites and cleanrooms. They will ensure that work done adheres to the correct standards and help to avoid costly mistakes.

We also offer a facility design review service and can give an informed independent review of your facility plans to ensure regulatory compliance and efficient workflows within a facility or a medicinal cannabis grow house.

Regulatory Affairs – Medical Device / Drug Registration

We can provide advice and answer your questions on the Australian TGA’s medical device and drug registration process as well as prepare dossiers to support drug or device registration with the TGA and conduct mock ISO 13485 audits.

On-site Contracting Services

If you need human resources for a project, we have Pharmaceutical Engineers, GMP Consultants, Validation Consultants, Regulatory Affairs Consultants and Technical Document Writers available at short notice to send to your site at competitive rates.

On-site and Public GMP Training

We offer a wide range of online GMP training courses, these can be purchased and performed as individual courses or bundled courses focused by industry, region and regulatory agency, i.e. specific to TGA, MedSafe, PIC/S, US FDA or EU.

We regularly offer a wide range of public GMP training courses in Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. We also frequently fly to any location in the world and deliver GMP training onsite and Medicinal Cannabis Training.

SharePoint eQMS

PharmOut works closely with our sister company, QikSolve, a leading Australian SharePoint consultancy providing a GMP-compliant electronic Quality Management System (eQMS) for regulated and medicinal cannabis companies.

This programme, called Ibiqs, has been based on SharePoint and is a contemporary, efficient and compliant way to manage controlled documentation.

Need to Validate SharePoint, or an eQMS? Find out more.

Medicinal Cannabis Consultants

12 steps of a medicinal cannabis cultivation and production

12 steps of a medicinal cannabis cultivation and production

Medicinal Cannabis Extraction, Winterization & Filtration Stages

Example of a Medicinal Cannabis Extraction, Winterization & Filtration Design and 3D walk throughs

PharmOut has helped 75% of all successful medicinal cannabis compliance applications in Australia and many international clients, within the Australia New Zealand region, we are the leading Medicinal Cannabis Consultants offering turn key designs for both the head and grow houses.   PharmOut has a the ability to offer a full range of services from compliance licensing, cultivation, production, extraction to final dosage forms from a US office and experienced master growers. We like to think of it as hardware (facility design and engineering) and software (paper systems), after all GMP is often said to mean “Get More Paper”.