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So far Wayne Woodard has created 11 blog entries.

How a tightening labor market impacts Biotech and Pharma Manufacturing

By |September 13th, 2018|Cost, Manufacturing, Operations|

With the latest release of employment data from the U.S. Labor Department, it is apparent that, at least in the short term, unemployment is nearing a fifty-year low. While that should cheer new graduates in the Life Sciences, the news may foretell a [...]

Argonaut Manufacturing Services acquires lyophilization expert LyoGen

By |July 11th, 2018|Lyophilization, Press Release|

Carlsbad, CA, 07/11/18– Argonaut Manufacturing Services, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) serving molecular diagnostic and biopharmaceutical companies, today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire LyoGe [...]

Key factors in choosing the right biotechnology contract manufacturer

By |May 1st, 2018|Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Tips and Tricks|

Choosing the right contract manufacturer to partner with is critical for your business success. Get it right, and a good contract manufacturer relationship gives you superior supply chain leverage. Choose the wrong contract manufacturer and you risk [...]

Increasing Cost of Innovation. The 3rd Driver of the Foundry Model in the Molecular Diagnostics Industry

By |March 28th, 2018|Cost, Manufacturing|

Part Three – Increasing Cost of Innovation The third driver that is triggering the growth of the foundry model in Molecular Diagnostics is the ever Increasing Cost of Innovation. The similarity between molecular diagnostics and the 1980’s chip fabric [...]

The 2nd Driver of the Foundry Model and how it’s shaping the Molecular Diagnostics Industry

By |February 27th, 2018|Cost, Manufacturing, QA/QC|

Part Two- Leveraging Commonality The second driver that spawned the growth of the foundry model was the ability to Leverage Commonality. By the mid 1980’s, the techniques used to manufacture a wafer and eventually a semiconductor chip were largely co [...]

Three Reasons why the Foundry Model will revolutionize manufacturing in the Molecular Diagnostics Industry

By |January 23rd, 2018|Cost, Manufacturing|

Part One - Keeping Pace in Innovation The foundry model is poised to fundamentally transform the biotechnology sector. As it revolutionized the semiconductor industry in the mid 1980’s, the foundry model brings to molecular diagnostic companies a met [...]

Learn how to keep your manufacturing train from derailing

By |May 23rd, 2017|Manufacturing, News and Announcements, Tips and Tricks|

This animated video explains how biotech and diagnostic companies can reduce manufacturing risk while getting to market faster. The manufacturing journey doesn't have to be hard. If you want reagents, made right, watch this video. Want to learn more [...]

8 Tips to Help Your Team During Annual Operational Planning (AOP)

By |November 14th, 2016|Business Development, Operations, Tips and Tricks|

Surviving Annual Operational Planning: Part 2. One of the largest challenges a leader faces is keeping their team motivated during annual operational planning season. In my experience, two camps form; one that calls for immediate action and one that [...]