Knowledge management is one of your organisations most valuable assets and is integral to your organisational culture. This is particularly important for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies where knowledge is the critical foundation for achieving success. All R&D, manufacturing, engineering, clinical and regulatory work...

  The concept of team training or corporate training is simple. Its aim is to improve the skills of individuals within a team, which in turn will improve their overall knowledge and skill in a specific area. Consequently, the team will perform with greater competence and...

  During my time supporting the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical devices industries with training I have encountered a variety of different learning and development plans. They range from complex and sophisticated to minimal and ineffective. For an industry that is knowledge intensive (reliant on the knowledge...

  As a leader, you are responsible for your team's development. You must ensure your team is in the best possible position to hit its objectives. An effective training strategy will help you hit these goals. Research has shown organisations with higher training budgets are more...

  Planning and executing an effective learning and development plan for your team or organisation is critical for several reasons. Firstly, it is important to grow your team’s capabilities, in line with the overall business goals. Secondly, it helps attract and retain talent who are far...

  Watch Educo Life Science trainer Phil Clay discuss chemical characterisation. He discusses whether an extractables and leachables study is necessary. Whether or not an extractables and leachables study can avoid biocompatibility testing. What needs to be tested and how to select a good testing lab. Learn...

Regulatory lifecycle management is a major task when your product is approved in multiple countries. You must consider each countries process, regulations and timelines when filing a variation. It is important to understand these complexities to develop an efficient plan of action. We interviewed our regulatory...

A greater number of cell and gene therapies are entering development, often with innovative modalities. One of the biggest challenges is within bioanalytics when understanding biodistribution and pharmacokinetics of cell and gene therapies. As discussed below, a new way of thinking is often required to...

Getting a cell and gene therapy developed, manufactured, and approved on the market is challenging. There are numerous hurdles to overcome such as supply chain issues, aseptic working, patient access, efficacy and safety.  Below are short interviews with a range of Educo Life Science Trainers who...

  The Person Responsible for Regulatory Compliance (PRRC) is a requirement of the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In-Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR). Medical Device and IVD professionals across the globe are taking on this responsibility for their organisation. But what does it mean if you are the...

  We interviewed Educo Life Sciences trainer Sophie Nageotte to get her views on a career in pharmaceutical regulatory affairs, specifically CMC. Sophie discusses her career experiences and provides some advice for those working in regulatory CMC. She also discusses why CMC regs is an exciting...

  We interviewed Educo Life Sciences trainer Margit Holzer to get her views on a career in the biopharmaceutical industry, specifically manufacturing. Margit discusses her career experiences and provides some advice for those starting out in biotech. She also discusses future trends such as cell and...