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Coffee and Quiche with Indiana’s Life Sciences Industry Leaders at IBJ’s Life Sciences Power Breakfast

Coffee and Quiche with Indiana’s Life Sciences Industry Leaders at IBJ’s Life Sciences Power Breakfast

Questions to the panelists Friday morning at Indianapolis Business Journal’s Life Sciences Power Breakfast all revolved around a central theme: how to overcome challenges faced by the life sciences community in Indiana. The panelists, P. Ron Ellis from Endocyte, David L. Johnson from BioCrossroads, Wade Lange from Lange Advisors, Ping Poulsen fom Safis Solutions, William Weldon from Elanco, and Alisa Wright from BioConvergence, all provided their insights to a room filled with 300 interested life science community members. Notable takeaways from this event include:

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Beyond the Bottom Line: 10 Insights from Leading Women in Life Sciences

“Women hold approximately 10% of upper-level management positions in science and technology industries,” according to a current study, which makes the accomplishments of the following women that much more impressive. Not only have they navigated their careers to become successful executives, but they have also achieved this in the face of significant adversity. In a recent life sciences panel discussion, these women shared valuable insights from their experiences in working their way to the top.

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Track and Trace in Pharma: Why it Matters

Track and Trace in Pharma: Why it Matters

On November 27, 2013, President Obama signed the Drug Quality and Security Act (or H.R. 3204) into law. Title II of the Act, known as the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, mandates that drug manufacturers will be required to create electronic tracking systems to ensure the legitimacy of pharmaceutical products introduced into the supply chain. Commonly known as “track and trace,” this system will be implemented in a phased approach over the next 10 years.

How does it work?

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Top 10 from IQPC: Shipping 99.7% Excursion-free & More

Top 10 from IQPC: Shipping 99.7% Excursion-free & More

If you missed out on IQPC’s 11th Annual Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum last week in Chicago, here’s my “Top Ten Takeaways” list (quality agreements, cargo security, international shipping, and more):

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18 Wheels and a Dozen . . . Thefts? How to Protect Your Pharmaceutical Cargo

18 Wheels and a Dozen . . . Thefts? How to Protect Your Pharmaceutical Cargo

Last year, the U.S. experienced 946 incidents of cargo theft, naming 2012 as the worst year on record. However, for the pharmaceutical industry in the U.S., 2012 was a huge success. What is happening in the world of pharmaceutical cargo security that might contribute to this considerable progress?

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