lighting design

Lighting design for life sciences facilities

Life sciences facilities are unique workspaces that combine office space with highly specialized laboratory, research, and manufacturing areas. In this article, we explore the many roles lighting design plays to enhance the variety of activities that take place at these innovative companies—while at the same time improving energy efficiency and supporting employee wellness.

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7 human-centric design principles to improve the life science workplace

7 human-centric design principles to improve the life science workplace

Whether you’re leasing a lab space or building an all-new drug manufacturing facility, you’ll see a greater return on your capital investment when you deliver a workplace that fits the needs of your employees. That’s the principle behind human-centric workplace design, and it’s the key to a more resilient, flexible, and productive life science facility.

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Capital Procurement Strategy: Best Practices Amidst Supply Chain Volatility

Capital Procurement Strategy: Best Practices Amidst Supply Chain Volatility

Capital projects driven by strict schedules rely on gathering the right materials, trades, and technology at the right time. But today’s volatile market conditions can impact pricing and availability, leading to long lead times and frustrating delays.

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process architecture

An introduction to process architecture for the life sciences

Process architecture is a specialized area of architecture that leverages design principles with process expertise and regulatory knowledge. Here’s why it’s essential for life sciences facilities.

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Contextual design: how life science architects create environments that foster innovation

Contextual design: how life science architects create environments that foster innovation

Architects who envision and develop efficient and innovative life science facilities must specialize not only in the fundamentals of any architecture project—creating a building that is safe, sustainable and aesthetically pleasing—but also in the unique considerations and constraints inherent to an industry on which lives depend.

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person holding ipad to operate machinery

The control philosophy: what it is, how it works, and why every manufacturer should have one

A control philosophy defines your organization’s vision for digitalization and helps your team align current and future technology-related decisions with that vision.

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The difference between aseptic processing and terminal sterilization

The difference between aseptic processing and terminal sterilization

Both aseptic processing and terminal sterilization remove contamination from drug products, but the two methods are not the same, and they are not interchangeable.

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process architects in aseptic and sterile manufacturing

For efficient aseptic and sterile manufacturing, process architects are key

Designing an aseptic and sterile manufacturing facility that meets regulatory requirements takes expertise. Designing it to operate efficiently is even more challenging. Process architects are an important part of the team that can help you meet that challenge with confidence.

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What’s next for the life science industry?

What’s next for the life science industry?

Real talk from the front lines of today’s research and manufacturing landscape

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RNA strand

The promise of RNA-based therapies

Decades of scientific progress in understanding the root cause of many formerly intractable diseases has opened up new treatment options, namely through RNA-based therapies. This second wave of biopharma, in which our understanding of the ways coding portions of our genome relate to disease, allows us to intercede earlier, and at more specific and effective junctures.

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