Pharma & Device Forum 2024: Overview & Recap
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Pharma & Device Forum 2024: Overview & Recap

The 2024 Pharma & Device Forum was held on May 23-24 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC) in Victoria, Australia. This was an important gathering of pharmaceutical manufacturing and medical device industry professionals including business owners, quality managers, operations experts, product developers and cleanroom engineers. This is a “for industry, by industry” life…

Technology Transfer: The Bridge Between Academia and Industry
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Technology Transfer: The Bridge Between Academia and Industry

The definition of technology transfer (TT) may vary depending on the type of TT. It is generally referred as bridge between academia and industry, though it may also involve transfer of knowledge within the industry. In the pharmaceutical industry, TT would very often include transfer of new product and process from development to manufacturing. It…

Vietnam’s Pharmaceutical Industry: Current Landscape and Future Outlook
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Vietnam’s Pharmaceutical Industry: Current Landscape and Future Outlook

The pharmaceutical sector in Vietnam has witnessed substantial growth and transformations in the past two decades. Government health policies have played a pivotal role in accelerating the development of Vietnam’s pharmaceutical industry, leading to a significant increase in its market size—from USD 5.4 billion in 2018 to an estimated USD 6.5 billion in 2021. According…

Digital Health Technologies – Revolutionizing Healthcare
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Digital Health Technologies – Revolutionizing Healthcare

In a world where technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace, the integration of digital health technologies into the healthcare landscape has become increasingly vital. Recognizing the significance of this convergence, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken a significant step forward this month (October 2023) by establishing a new Advisory Committee on…

Essential Information for Class IIa & Class IIb Medical Device Listings 
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Essential Information for Class IIa & Class IIb Medical Device Listings 

Navigating the Latest TGA Amendments: Essential Information for Class IIa & Class IIb Medical Device Listings Ever since the shakeup of the European Union (EU) Medical Device Regulations (MDR) in 2017, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) have adjusted their dependence on utilising the EU as their basis for listing on the Australian Register of Therapeutic…