Realizing Smart Manufacturing for Pharmaceuticals

The life sciences industry is undergoing unprecedented changes with innumerable opportunities to expand globally while contending with evolving market conditions and tremendous technological advancements. As a result, there is a dire need for manufacturing enterprises to be more agile and flexible while ensuring strict adherence to stringent regulatory guidelines. Digitalization of manufacturing is the imperative choice to overcome these challenges. This white paper provides insights into industry challenges and guidance on the required digital transformation for manufacturing. It provides a map for a successful transformation of the rigid batch manufacturing enterprise into a more flexible and responsive manufacturing setup utilizing the proven capabilities of digital technologies. It describes the framework for defining and implementing the digital strategy and illustrates the technical and business roadmap to help convert challenges into opportunities to exploit.