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Collaboration at work with FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies

December 17, 2019 - Featured, Gene therapy

When looking for a new fill-finish solution for its gene therapy manufacturing operations, CDMO FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies turned to isolator technology offered by Vanrx Pharmasystems. Thomas Page, Vice President, Engineering and Asset Development, was interviewed by the editor of The Medicine Maker about their experience working with Vanrx.

Regulatory factors of modern injectable drug manufacturing

February 15, 2019 - Article, Featured

NNE’s latest article appearing on Pharmaceutical Online focuses on regulatory opinion around aseptic production technology, including VHP sterilization. Regulatory authorities are increasing the pressure to remove human intervention from biopharma aseptic filling, resulting in fully automated systems.


Roche presents on the role of robotics in their manufacturing strategy

On November 6 at AAPS, Markus Stübchen, Roche’s Global Technical Lead for Large Molecule Drug Product & Clean Utilities, delivered the presentation Novel Approaches for Robotics Use in Sterile Manufacturing. The presentation described how Roche / Genentech will use Vanrx's SA25 as part of a "network" strategy.

November 22, 2018 - Featured, News

Bring new drug products to market faster

In a 2018 interview, Esteban Santos, executive VP for operations at Amgen, described how pharmaceutical companies need to accelerate drug development, build facilities faster and respond faster to changing market conditions. This blog will explore how Vanrx’s aseptic processing machines can help achieve these goals.

October 15, 2018 - Blog, Featured

The future is gloveless for biopharma aseptic filling

Vanrx was featured in the leading international publication Cleanroom Technology for redesigning the aseptic filling process with our gloveless isolator technology. This article explains how the future of aseptic filling is shifting away from glove ports / conventional isolators and moving toward robotic systems.

September 25, 2018 - Article, Featured

Manual aseptic processing needs to end

Manual aseptic processing is definitely not the best approach— it’s the last resort. Vanrx would go a step further and suggest that manual aseptic processing should end. The technologies and process understanding exist to do away with operator-driven aseptic technique.

September 7, 2018 - Blog, cell therapy, Featured, Gene therapy

Smoothing the path to isolator adoption for aseptic filling

In March 2018, data from surveys presented at ISPE Aseptic and PDA Annual Meeting provides important insights into aseptic filling methods. Pharma companies state that there are significant obstacles to adopt isolators or RABS. Vanrx suggests that these obstacles are avoided by adopting fully robotic gloveless isolators.

August 1, 2018 - Article, Blog, Featured

Robotics in pharmaceutical manufacturing

In 2010, our CEO Chris Procyshyn ‘wrote the book’ on the use of robotics in pharmaceutical manufacturing. In this blog, we look at his chapter “Isolated Robotics” in the publication Advanced Aseptic Processing Technology and review where Vanrx stands today on the use of robotics.

July 13, 2018 - Article, Blog, Featured

Vanrx hosts first collaborative User Group meeting

Vanrx recently hosted its first User Group meeting, with customers and members of the Matrix Alliance partnership, coming to Whistler for two days of collaborative discussion. The goal being to share information and strategies regarding the implementation of Vanrx’s Aseptic Filling Workcells.

June 18, 2018 - Featured, News

Vanrx Microcell wins Interphex ‘Best in Show’ award

Vanrx Pharmasystems’ Microcell Vial Filler has won the ‘Best in Show’ award at Interphex 2018, which "recognizes accomplishments and display in the use of knowledge, innovation, and state-of-the-art technologies to achieve extraordinary levels of quality, production goals, and objectives.”

April 18, 2018 - News, Tradeshow

Aseptic filling for viral vector therapies

Gene therapies and other personalized medicines delivered using viral vectors have the ability to reach cells without detection and enable the therapeutic “payload” to pass through the cell’s walls. These are sometimes described as “cruise missiles for (insert disease name here).”

January 29, 2018 - Blog, cell therapy, Gene therapy

Infographic: Flexible aseptic filling is easier with Vanrx

Many companies are considering flexible aseptic filling machines as they build manufacturing capacity for new injectable therapies. The challenge is to make multiple products, delivered in a wider array of formats. Learn how Vanrx defines flexibility and why modularity does not equal flexibility.

January 16, 2018 - Featured, Infographic

Multiplexing sterile injectables manufacturing

It's the movie multiplex applied to pharma manufacturing, with flexibility, speed to market and market entry benefits. When operations are sized for smaller units of production using flexible technologies, and then duplicated, a less expensive, more adaptable model emerges.

June 5, 2017 - Blog, Featured

Vanrx appoints Shreedhar Instruments as its distributor in India

Shreedhar Instruments has become Vanrx's exclusive distributor in India. The company has extensive coverage across all of India's pharmaceutical manufacturing centres, and an excellent reputation amongst the country's leading companies. New business partnership brings robotic aseptic filling systems to Indian pharmaceutical market.

June 4, 2017 - Featured, News

Automation & Drives India: Advancing Through Robotic Automation

Market forces are changing the pharmaceutical industry and forcing manufacturers to adopt more flexible methods of production. The article details how India’s pharmaceutical industry is advancing through robotic automation within a gloveless isolator for the production of sterile injectables.

May 24, 2017 - Featured, News

Faster to market: Aseptic filling in prefabricated cleanrooms

Speed, flexibility, and scalability: the three key manufacturing metrics for successful pharmaceutical companies over the next 10 years. In this collaborative article with G-CON Manufacturing, read about the integration process and benefits of combining Aseptic Filling Workcells with modular cleanrooms.

January 25, 2017 - Blog, Featured

White paper: A New Paradigm for Manufacturing Injectable Medicines

Vanrx's white paper “A New Paradigm for Manufacturing Injectable Medicines” details a solution that supports the flexible production of parenteral drug products. This solution resolves long-standing issues in aseptic production, while enabling manufacturers to bring drug products to market faster.

November 1, 2016 - White Paper

Comment on NY Times article on drug rationing

Looking at the reader comments from the recent New York Times article “Drug shortages forcing hard decisions on rationing treatments,” you see the frustration and anger as clinicians forced to make ethical decisions and patients receiving less than optimal outcomes because of reduced dosing.

January 29, 2016 - Blog, cell therapy, Pharma Industry

Vanrx introduces quality assurance technology

A new vision targeting system was introduced at the Parenteral Drug Association’s (PDA) "The Universe of Pre-filled Syringes and Injection Devices" conference. This revolutionary technology inspects nested vials, cartridges, syringes, and their corresponding closures, to provide a more accurate, cost-effective and efficient filling process.

November 3, 2015 - News

Taking a page from semiconductors

At an industry conference a couple of years ago, following a panel discussion on aseptic technologies, a question was left to linger in the air by an attendee: “Why do we not look at other industries for ideas?”

September 22, 2015 - Blog, Pharma Industry


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