iSpeak Blog

May 30, 2014
ISPE, along with the support of McKinsey & Company , is finalizing a meaningful program that will help standardize the use of metrics across industry while supporting the request of the FDA for a risk-based inspection program. Participants in this pi...
May 29, 2014
Grifols is the winner of the 2014 ISPE Facility of the Year Award for Project Execution for their North Fractionation Facility, located in Clayton, North Carolina. The $340 Million project is a 150,000 SF expansion on their existing campus for Human...
May 29, 2014
New Robotics Streamline Operations and Minimize Contaminant Build-up Robots on the Rise in Pharma According to a recent study by PMMI , robots are projected to be used for 27 percent of new line installations for medical device primary packaging by 2...
May 28, 2014
If you are going to the ISPE-FDA CGMP Conference , be sure to follow the events on Twitter with hashtag #ISPECGMP. If you are not attending, you can read the session recaps on ISPEAK, which is a great way to stay engaged at your leisure. Now, on to t...
May 28, 2014
F. Hoffmann-LaRoche Ltd, Basel-Switzerland is the winner of the 2014 ISPE Facility of the Year Award for Sustainability which h onors approaches that conserve energy, minimize waste and incorporate green manufacturing techniques. Q2K-Building 250 The...
May 27, 2014
What makes the list of must eats in Baltimore? What else but Crabs, crabs, crabs! You haven’t eaten like a local unless you sit down, strap on a bib and get your hammer ready to crack open a dozen hot, steamed crabs, covered in old bay. To blend in a...
May 27, 2014
Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals received the ISPE Facility of the Year Award for Operational Excellence . This award honors application of modern management techniques that improve operating efficiencies and quality. Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals’ ma...
May 23, 2014
Penn Pharmaceutical Services Ltd. was the winner of the ISPE Facility of the Year Award for Facility Integration. This award recognizes superior design and conceptual planning that lead to excellent facility and process integration. Penn Pharma Conta...
May 23, 2014
Currently there are no standards or guidelines for system functionality that manage Investigational Medicinal Products (IMPs). Lack of standards for data and functionality has resulted in varying terminology, data formats, and controls, which can oft...
May 22, 2014
Patheon PharmaServices (formerly DSM Biologics) is the winner of the ISPE Facility of the Year Award Winner for Process innovation. This award r ewards cutting-edge process manufacturing techniques, including fundamental scientific processing approac...