Below are examples of projects Verta Life Sciences have completed for clients.

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Supply Chain Case Studies
  • Quickly implementing measures to mitigate loss in sales and establish alternative supply routes.
  • Simplifying a supply chain to drive cost reductions.
  • North African Distribution Optimization.
  • Lean Supply Chain.
  • The implementation of a Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process.
Supply Network Rationalization
  • Establishing a global program to rationalize the manufacturing network of a major pharmaceutical company.
  • Rationalizing a Contract Manufacturing Organisation (CMO) network to consolidate activity, reduce cost, increase quality and respond to changes in market.
Manufacturing Strategy Case Study
  • Establish a manufacturing strategy to provide sufficient manufacturing capacity to meet projected demands at key stages of product development, and in preparation for launch.
New Product Introduction Case Study
  • Identifying suitable manufacturing partners to manufacture clinical trials materials and prepare for launch.
Technology Transfer Case Study
  • Implementing a robust technology transfer process to ensure technical transfers occur on time with no disruption to supply.
Improving Manufacturing and Business Processes
Lean Microbiology Laboratory
  • The volume of samples to be tested by the micro lab was forecasted to increase by 30% in the next 12 months.
  • How could the lab throughput be improved to allow absorption of the extra work without any additional headcount?
Lean Six Sigma
  • Providing an external analysis and recommendations on the current status and potential gains of your Lean and Six Sigma deployment,.
  • Leading workshops and training events, and providing ongoing implementation and project support
  • Developing a structured approach to implementing the cultural and people changes necessary to ensure that your business improvements endure in time
  • Working closely with your team as well as your customers and suppliers to build the “Lean Supply Chain”.
Process Improvement and Process Technology Case Studies
  • Selection of appropriate technology and companies to improve cleints current Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) manufacturing process to significantly improve cost of goods (COGs).
  • Establishing a Oral Solid Dose (OSD) manufacturing technology and process platform.
Packaging Technology Case Studies
  • Review of a client’s current packaging specifications and transit procedures to reduce damage during transit.
  • Resolution of stability failures by the selection apropiate container/closure system, and packaging procedures.
Driving Quality and Compliance
Implementation of a Risk Based Global Audit Program Case Study
  • Implementing a risk based global audit program for a multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer enabling focused and consistent evaluation of their compliance risks
IT strategy and CFR21 Part 11 Compliance Case Study
  • Creating and executing a Validation Master Plan to ensure a leading national health care organizations existing laboratory information system (LIS) was FDA compliant including 21 CFR Part 11.
Establishing Advanced Manufacturing Capability
Capacity Planning Case Study
  • Developing a capacity plan that minimizes and defers significant capital expenditure.
Facility Strategy and Creation Case Studies
  • Helping a client understand their long term space and functional requirements, analyzing options to meet its facility needs and recommending the way forward.
  • Creating a new manufacturing facility for solid dosage and liquid products that leverages innovative technology to allow efficient production of short runs of multiple products.
Equipment Selection, Procurement, Installation and Qualification Case Study
  • Specifying and procuring suitable manufacturing equipment to manufacture phase III clinical trails materials for a drug loaded device.
New Manufacturing Site Start-up Case Study
  • Establish the program of work required to start-up operations in the new manufacturing facility and gain regulatory approval as quickly as possible.
Site Sale Case Study
  • Identifying potential purchasers for manufacturing sites no longer required and negotiate sales to deliver win/win for the selling and buying organizations.
Making Change Happen
Change Management Case Study – Quality Focus
  • Helping a major pharmaceutical company ensure continued compliance in an environment of increasingly stringent regulatory requirements.
Project Management Case Study
  • Rapidly installing and start-up a technically challenging robotic technology project to enable a step change in business performance.
Mergers & Acquisitions Case Studies
  • Review available Due Diligence data of a product in phase IIb of a development program and recommend if the acquisitions should progress from a manufacturing and supply perspective.
  • Integration of the manufacturing and supply operations following the acquisitions of a specialist virtual pharmaceutical company for $1.6 billion by a larger pharmaceutical company.
  • Helping a small pharmaceutical company purchase a legacy product from a large pharmaceutical company.