Article | May 2, 2016

CDMOs — At The Core Of Next-Generation Pharma Models

Source: Patheon – part of Thermo Fisher Scientific

By William E. Weiser, Ph.D., PDS Analytical Sciences

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In today’s pharmaceutical industry, the economic strains of keeping a company completely vertically integrated are no longer feasible. Smaller, virtual drug companies simply do not have the resources necessary to translate a molecule to a drug product, and larger companies can no longer endure the financial burden of keeping these resources in-house in the face of unpredictable pipelines. As these companies turn to outsourcing to bridge these gaps, they each bring a unique set of variables to the table that needs to be considered when forecasting manufacturing operations and supply chain management.

Patheon – part of Thermo Fisher Scientific