Clinical Trial Supply USA

September 16 - 18, 2014

Boston, MA



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“A very experienced speaker panel and great to have regulators involved” Global Clinical Supply Chain Strategy - Takeda
“Highly valuable to me: excellent networking, broadens my knowledge and I gain in depth access to experts enabling me to address burning questions.”CTS Manager – Merck
“Great “state of the art” update on temperature sensitive clinical trial supplies!”Manager, CMC Operations, ActoGeniX

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  • Infographic: Clinical Trial Supply USAInfographic: Clinical Trial Supply USA
    Nearly a third of all respondents stated that CROs would be an area of active investment in the next 6 months. 50% of respondents will be running 6 or more clinical trials in the BRIC region. Read about this and more in our latest infographic exploring the latest trends in clinical trial supply.

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  • Prepare, Prepare, Prepare - Lindsay Pinnick on International Clinical SupplyPrepare, Prepare, Prepare - Lindsay Pinnick on International Clinical Supply
    Clinical trial supply is a complicated enough business, but working internationally can really complicate matters. Read Pharma IQ's interview with Lindsay Pinnick, Clinical Supply Manager at UCB, who spoke to us about how to deal with the difficult issues which surround international supply.
  • Responding to Changes in Clinical Environments Before They Occur- Buz HillmanResponding to Changes in Clinical Environments Before They Occur- Buz Hillman
    Ahead of the Clinical Trial Supply Event in Boston this September, the conference chairman Buz Hillman, Associate Director - Clinical Supply Systems at Johnson and Johnson talks to us about how data can be used to predict requirements for clinical trials and how efficiency in supply can be maximized.
  • Supply Chains Still the Biggest Issue When Sourcing Comparators for TrialsSupply Chains Still the Biggest Issue When Sourcing Comparators for Trials

    With healthcare's growing emphasis on the comparative effectiveness of new drugs in relation to what is already available, recent times have brought forth an expectation for developers to prove additional benefits at the clinical trial stage. But with more and more studies being conducted on a global scale, the process of sourcing comparators is fraught with difficulty.

    According to a poll conducted by Pharma IQ, complex supply chains are still the biggest challenge for drug developers trying to source comparators for clinical trials. Generally speaking, there are two main issues holding back the supply of comparator drugs – security and time delays.

  • Talking Heads: 7 Growing Trends in Clinical Trial SupplyTalking Heads: 7 Growing Trends in Clinical Trial Supply
    Pharma IQ had a quick ring around with some of our trusted experts who are working in clinical trials to get an overview on current and emerging trends in clinical trial supply. This panel of experts included, Robert Bronstein, Director - Clinical Supply Operations, MacroGenics; Robert Smith, Clinical Trials Expert and Steven A. Jacobs, MBA, R.Ph.President, Global BioPharm Solutions, LLC.

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  • Loss in Global Clinical Supply Logistics: Have You Paid Attention to Your Reverse Supply Chain Lately?Loss in Global Clinical Supply Logistics: Have You Paid Attention to Your Reverse Supply Chain Lately?

    In this Cold Chain IQ interview Robert Bronstein, Director Clinical Supply Operations, MacroGenics, talks to Andrea Charles from Cold Chain IQ, about the cost of temperature controlled shipments, getting solution providers attention when it comes to small shipments, and the developing and implementing clear strategies for reverse logistics in the clinical supply chain.

  • Video interview with Robert Bronstein: The Last Mile in the Supply ChainVideo interview with Robert Bronstein: The Last Mile in the Supply Chain
    Robert Bronstein, Director Supply Operations at Macrogenics, speaks to Pharma IQ about the lack of visibility in the last mile of the supply chain and suggests ways the industry can overcome this. He also looks ahead to changes in regulations and how that will affect the Clinical Supply Chain.
  • Marken: Triangle Partnerships between Pharma, CROs & Supply Chain Organisations
    As pharma companies have a mandate to reduce costs and  look  to optimise their supply chains globally and ensure that patients receive drugs on time, Ariette Van Strien, Senior VP, Commercial Operations at Marken,  spoke to Pharma IQ at the recent Clincial Trial Supply Conference in Basel on what  the new GDP guidelines for regulations will mean to the Pharma industry and explains the role of Marken on becoming an extended CRO to their customers as they approach regulatory changes.
  • Logistics, Planning & Forecasting and Improving Stakeholder Relationships: Hot Topics at CTS 2013
    Pharma IQ spoke to Steve Jacobs, President Global BioPharm Solutions and the Chair of Clinical Trial Supply Europe 2013, about his expectations of the main talking points at the conference in Basel last week.  Steve predicted the hottest topics for discussion this year to be Logistics, Planning and Forecasting and looking at ways to improve communication and relationships with stakeholders.
  • Drive Successful Commercial Product Launches through Effective Key PackagingDrive Successful Commercial Product Launches through Effective Key Packaging

    Whoever said it’s what's in the inside that counts was quite frankly lying. Given that you invest so much time, money and resources on a product - don't you want to ensure the packaging in which it’s promoted is as good, if not better than what's inside? Successful commercialisation is the end point which every biopharma company strives for, but quite often packaging selection and design is overlooked or the last aspect to be considered. 

    Effective packaging can help you increase profits, gain a bigger market share and better serve your customers. We know that your time is precious, so we've put together a webinar with some key industry experts to share their knowledge on ensuring product integrity throughout the supply chain and a pharma case study from Vertex pharmaceuticals to share the practicalities of packaging selection and design which promise not to compromise on aesthetics.