Clinical trials are essential for licensing pharmaceutical products, so carrying them out requires operational excellence.

Formulation development services are crucial for developing formulations and identifying the most ideal dosage forms for their pre-clinical or clinical applications. The services require the proper equipment, fully equipped facilities, and formulation development specialists.

Clinical trials and development services specialists

Using its intel, insights and decades of experience in the pharmaceutical sector, Pharmaceutical Technology has compiled a list of companies that assist with clinical research, formulation development, pre-clinical trials, clinical manufacturing, clinical trials, and regulatory services.

The list also includes contract research organisations (CROs) that can be hired for clinical research and development (R&D) and early development activities for pharmaceutical, veterinary and medical device products.

Companies offering drug lifecycle management services, audits for clinical trials, and regulatory submission assistance can also be found on the list.

The information given in the download document is aimed at pharmaceutical executives, manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, engineers, technicians, technical sales engineers, process engineers, product development chemists, R&D chemists, and other individuals involved in the pharmaceutical industry and production.

The download contains detailed information on the suppliers and their product offerings, as well as contact details, to help inform your purchasing decision.

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Pharmaceutical development and services

Pharmaceutical development and services encompass a range of activities, including but not limited to:

  • Product or process optimisation
  • Formulation development for new chemical entities (NCEs)
  • New formulations to improve the delivery of existing dosage forms
  • Feasibility studies
  • Development of colloidal and self-emulsifying drug delivery systems
  • Process scale-ups
  • Technology transfers
  • Batch manufacturing

Product development process in pharmaceutical industry

The pharmaceutical development process is a complex task that involves several stages before the final product is created.

These stages include pre-clinical efficacy and safety trials, active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) development and manufacturing, R&D, drug substance and drug product development and manufacturing, clinical trials material packaging and logistics, and regulatory compliance checks.