Category Archives: biopharma

  ~~ Getting Patients a Drug That Works October 25, 2017 David Marash MENG, Keck Graduate Institute Supply chain integrity is a fundamental component of effective patient treatment. The 10th annual Biosupply Management Alliance Conference highlighted many challenges and solutions in this space. Thermal and vibrational shocks were singled out as major sources of deviation […]

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Oct 18, 2017 Devendra Mishra Co-Founder and Executive Director, Bio Supply Management Alliance   When the Bio Supply Management Alliance (BSMA) was born a decade ago right here in the Bay Area, the goals were lofty: create a worldwide community of operations and supply chain management leaders and professionals in the biotech, biopharma, and biomedical […]

BSMA Conference Report October 17, 2017 Nancy Matti Master of Engineering, Biopharmaceutical Processing 2018 Keck Graduate Institute Claremont, CA As a graduate student studying various process developments and manufacturing platforms, I never looked into what happens to my drug product afterwards. I naively assumed shipping the product to the pharmacies and hospitals around the world […]

  Swetha Prabhakaran 10/17/2017 As biopharmaceutical process engineers-in-training at KGI, most of us are only exposed to the R&D, process development, quality and regulatory features of the industry. I’m sure that the other BSMA conference attendees in my cohort would agree that the experience has really opened our eyes to the supply chain aspect of […]

Addressing Global Risk and Opportunities Response to regulatory uncertainties and rapid innovation in the global supply chains for temperature-controlled medicines were highlighted at the 8th Annual Conference of the Bio Supply Management Alliance (BSMA). Although much attention was naturally placed on large molecule biotech drugs, several speakers made the point that every product has prescribed […]

Innovations to Meet Regulatory Requirements, Reduce Costs, and Improve Efficiency Calabasas, November 12, 2015. The 2015 Bio Supply Management Alliance (BSMA) Conference met in Foster City, CA at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Executives from over 40 biopharma companies addressed challenges and exchanged solutions for Clinical Supply Chain Management which poses one of the biggest challenges […]

Foster City, CA, October 29, 2015:  The 2015 Bio Supply Management Alliance Conference met in Foster City, CA at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The 240+ members in attendance heard a broad spectrum of speakers address the major issues confronting supply chain executives in the biopharma industry, namely genomics-data-driven incubation, improved processes in the end-to-end supply chain […]

THEME: “BIOTECH STRATEGIC SOURCING SUMMIT: REDUCING COST, LEAD TIME & DEFECTS” Calabasas, CA, March 31, 2014: The world’s leading community of supply chain management professionals in the biopharma industry will come together at Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at USD on June 24 to focus on the critical issue of Strategic Sourcing in the rapidly […]

  Foster City, CA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 The convergence of scientific discovery, computing technology, the regulatory framework, and supply chain management intersected at the Bio Supply Management Alliance conference. Industry supply chain leaders gathered to learn the best practices and new approaches to achieve improved operational results. Devendra Mishra, Executive Director of the Bio […]

BSMA Launches SCM Initiative for Molecular Diagnostics Testing Industry Calabasas, CA, July, 18, 2013: The Bio Supply Management Alliance (BSMA) has appointed Mike Crowell as the Chairman of the “Molecular Diagnostics Testing” strategic steering committee in order to enable sharing of best supply chain management practices, technologies, governmental regulations and market opportunities in a rapidly […]