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Determining the Physical Robustness in Post-Lyo Cakes, as published in the Spring/ Summer 2021 edition of Innovations in Pharmaceutical Technology

by biopharmaelena in App notes & Scientific posters, BTL News

As featured in the Spring/ Summer 2021 of Innovations in Pharmaceutical Technology, this article was authored by Dr Kevin R Ward, Joshua Robinson and Thomas B Codd at Biopharma Group. This article outlines the physical robustness in post lyo cakes and new stabilisation methods within biotherapeut...Read more

Application TechNote: PCR Diagnostic Kits & Freeze-Drying Considerations

by biopharmaelena in App notes & Scientific posters, BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content

Click the image below to read the latest TechNote from SP Scientific: Whether you have a general enquiry, want to discuss your requirements with a specialist or need a quote, we’d love to hear from you, contact us today!Read more

A 2020 Hindsight Look at How COVID-19 Has Affected the Freeze Drying Industry and What We Have Learned from It

by biopharmaelena in Application and Tech Notes, BPS News, BTL News, Intelligent Freeze Drying

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]2020 proved to be a challenging year in the field of freeze drying/lyophilisation due to the rapidly shifting timelines required to get products to market. This was especially prevalent across the diagnostic and pharmaceutical sectors. In this article, we will b...Read more

Application note (DSC): Analysis of formulations for freeze drying

by biopharmaszymon in App notes & Scientific posters, BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content, Intelligent Freeze Drying

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) is arguably the preferred method of thermal analysis for freeze drying. DSC measures the heat flow in and out of a sample over a temperature range compared against a reference pan which is usually empty. Traditionally heat flow is plotted against time but, ...Read more

How Biopharma Group is Solving The Freeze Drying Bottleneck For Diagnostic & Vaccine Production

by biopharmacharis in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content, Intelligent Freeze Drying

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] As featured in the September 2020 issue of International Labmate (Pages 48-49), please see our latest article authored by Tim Lewis on how Biopharma Group has successfully adapted the freeze drying cycle development process for the production of diagnostic a...Read more

How increased remote working is boosting the popularity of specialised remote learning.

by biopharmacharis in BTL News, BTL News Cat 1, BTL Right Sidebar Content, Intelligent Freeze Drying

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] With the Covid 19 pandemic causing concerns about spreading infection and highlighting remote working practices throughout organisations large and small as a consequence, some people have, understandably, worried about whether to attend 'in person' training co...Read more

Application Note: Investigating the Effect of Glycerol on the Mechanical Properties of Model Biotherapeutic Formulations

by biopharmaelena in App notes & Scientific posters, BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content, Intelligent Freeze Drying

Freeze-drying (lyophilisation) is a common method of stabilization for protein-based therapeutics and vaccines.  While lyophilisation is considered more gentle than other drying methods, proteins are often formulated with amorphous saccharides or polymers, which can serve not only to prevent dena...Read more

Superior results and efficiencies achieved in food freeze drying

by gstrongitharm in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content, Intelligent Freeze Drying, Uncategorized

Water is generally the main ‘ingredient’ in food and has a considerable impact on both physico-chemical and mechanical properties, which constantly change during storage [2,5]. The products shelf life is limited by the biological activity of microorganisms and water deeply affects it. Bacteria an...Read more

The End of an Era – Changes Are Afoot at Biopharma Group

by biopharmacharis in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content

  It is with regret that we find ourselves announcing that, after 17 years of stellar service at the heart of Biopharma Group helping build the company to where it is today, Peter Williams has chosen to retire for personal reasons. Peter shall be stepping down from his role as Group Sal...Read more

How to prevent your cake from collapsing in Freeze Dried Products?

by biopharmaszymon in BTL News, BTL Right Sidebar Content, Uncategorized

Many drugs are unstable in solution and degrade rapidly over time, therefore they must be freeze dried to produce a suitable stable product which can be shipped and has an acceptable shelf-life for storage. The freeze dried product can be reconstituted to produce a solution containing the drug re...Read more