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Can you believe we’re already in August? Though time seems to have flown by quickly, this year has been defined by our collective ability to adjust to a series of changes amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Want to tell us how it’s affected you and your company? Email maryam.mahdi@texerepublishing.com to share your thoughts. Below, key opinion leaders from across the pharmaceutical industry give their take on the ongoing outbreak in The Pandemic Diaries. And we also look at other key trends shaping the industry: biosimilars and green chemistry.

Stay safe and until next time, Maryam Mahdi, Associate Editor.

The Pandemic Diaries
How is the business of making medicine changing in light of the COVID-19 pandemic?
Biosimilars’ 2020 Breakthrough?
08/04/2020 | Stephanie Sutton
The FDA has approved its first biosimilar of 2020: Pfizer’s Nyvepria (pegfilgrastim-apgf).
Pandemic Profiteering
08/05/2020 | Maryam Mahdi
How are counterfeiters exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to make a profit?
A Greener Toolbox
08/03/2020 | Martin Hayes
There are ample opportunities for pharma companies to transition to greener chemical processes. Martin Hayes from Johnson Matthey tells us more.
Trends in Biopharma

The Medicine Maker and NIBRT are launching a new webinar series to discuss some of the biggest trends in Biopharma. Register today to secure your free place! Click here

White Papers
Exploring the relationship between molecular characteristics and bulk rheological properties of biodegradable polymers

Molecular and bulk characterization of PLA and PLGA samples using multi-detector GPC and rheometry. Read More.

Understanding Excipient Functionality in a Formulation

The aim of formulation development is to design a product and its manufacturing process to consistently deliver the intended Quality Target Product Profile (QTPP).  Read More.

Special Promotion
The Innovation Awards 2020, Nominations now OPEN!

Nominations are now open for The Medicine Maker 2020 Innovation Awards. Coming to our December issue of The Medicine Maker, The Innovation Awards will showcase the top technologies to have been released throughout 2020. Nominations will close on November 3, 2020. Good Luck!

Must-See Events Worldwide

We work with event organizers from all around the world to help bring the pharma industry together, from large congresses to intimate meetings that fit around a table. Discover some of the events that we partner with and and stay up-to-date with the latest developments.

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