Pharma & Bio
Latest European Patent Office (EPO) data reveals the UK was responsible for 293 pharmaceutical sector patents in 2019 – an increase of 9.3% over the 268 filed during the previous 12 months.
Selecting the right vacuum technology for chemical and pharmaceutical processing applications is often difficult, cautions Uli Merkle.
The scale of pharmaceutical counterfeiting can be staggering to behold – whether in terms of the number of cases, the financial incentives or the economic loss to the legitimate industry.
Comment & Features
Official statistics reveal that pumps, pharma and biotech are boom areas for patents. When competition is fierce, it pays to attend to hygiene and precision.