Issue 77 | December 2018

In the next issue of Pharma Technology Focus, we find out why top pharmaceutical companies are pulling out all the stops, even dropping prices, in order to get a piece of the Chinese pharmaceutical market, and following accusations that link the threat of superbugs resulting from antimicrobial resistance to antibiotic waste, we examine how drug firms should be disposing of their waste.

Also in this issue, we take a look at what can be done to improve the validation of scientific results that drive innovation in the pharma sector, explore a new initiative to design a global gateway that will help government procurement agencies access information on thousands of individual patents anywhere in the world, and speak to industry experts to find out how pharma companies can keep up with the rise of tech behemoths.

Plus, we profile an innovative new drug development concept, which uses video game technology to develop novel medicines in the digital world, find out if the global supply chain is prepared for the next pandemic, and examine a digital approach to securing the medical supply chain.


Editor | Eloise McLennan

Group Editor | Susanne Hauner

Commissioning Editor | Daniel Garrun

Writers |  Allie Nawrat, Charlotte Edwards, Abi Millar, Sally Turner,

Elliot Gardner, Emil Eifrem, Venu Mallarapu
Magazine Designer | Marzia Del Gaone

Graphic Designers | Paulius Zutautas, Kate Cuntapay,

Anett Arc, Sara Basto, Ashley McPherson, Tyrrell Lowe​​​​​​​, Noemi Balint
Lead Designer | John Hammond 
Digital Publishing Director | Duncan West


Sales Manager | Nimai Amin

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Deputy Editor | Callum Tyndall

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