Yesterdays’ ISPE Ireland seminar on ‘Continuous Manufacturing-The Future of Pharmaceuticals?’ at Fota Island Resort in Cork gave some food for thought to the sold-out audience. A panel of eminent speakers from Ely Lilly, Pfizer and GSK, amongst others, provided evidence of the extraordinary (by extraordinary I mean gob smackingly awesome) benefits of the routes they have taken towards CFM. Words like flexible, agile, pods, modular were sprinkled throughout the presentations. Take a look at what
And still the dance goes on, as we await white smoke from Dail Eireann. Despite the dithering of politicians, the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) continues its good work. The NCC was established by government in 1997, and serves to advise the Taoiseach and the Government on key competitive issues facing the Irish economy. On March 31st last it published a brief and easily understood bulletin outlining the importance of ensuring that the foundations for sustainable
So says WalMart’s CEO Adi Ignatius, in a recent HBR interview. At $485.9 billion USD in 2016, WalMart is the world’s largest company by revenue. Adi, appointed as CEO in 2014, may just be worth listening to. See the full article here.