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FDA’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Program: Accelerating the Drive to integrated Automated Manufacturing

April 15, 2024 || David Shenberger
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) Designation program aimed at accelerating the implementation of technologies that drive speed to patient and enhanced sustainability. For innovative companies, this provides an exciting opportunity to improve processes and drive sustainability. This initiative is part…

Challenges Implementing a Dark Factory in Biotechnology Manufacturing

December 11, 2023 || David Shenberger
The concept of a “dark factory” conjures images of secrecy and clandestine operations, but in the world of biotechnology manufacturing, it represents an innovative approach to production that promises increased efficiency, quality, and safety. A dark factory is an automated facility that minimizes human intervention, and the operations are primarily…