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29-Aug-2019

Merck Acquires Data Management and Analysis Platform for Biopharma Real-Time Process Monitoring and Reporting

Merck Acquires Data Management and Analysis Platform for Biopharma Real-Time Process Monitoring and Reporting

  • Web-based platform provides easy on-demand access, across functions and with suppliers, to data for aggregation, analysis, visualization and management
  • Advances company’s BioContinuum™ Platform to deliver contiguous manufacturing

Merck has acquired all ownership rights to the ProcessPad™ platform from Simplyfeye Softwares Private Limited. The agreement includes the transfer of all copyrights and relevant intellectual property related to this software platform.

The ProcessPad™ platform is a data management and analytics solution developed specifically for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry. The platform:  

·         Aggregates data from a variety of external data sources for various batches, parameters and unit operations, efficiently capturing all development, scale-up, commercial and process data on one single platform

·         Analyzes quantitative and qualitative batch manufacturing data using various process analysis tools, which also aid in troubleshooting

·         Visualizes the data by generating a variety of report, charts, and tables for annual product reviews, root cause investigations and corrective and preventive action (CAPA) implementation, etc.

·         Manages data simply through easy browser-based access to all process data from a variety of diverse stakeholders

The acquisition of the platform is another building block for Merck’s BioContinuum™ Platform, a confluent offering of intensified, advanced processing and digital technologies and services that allow a customer to go beyond continuous processing. The BioContinuum™ Platform will deliver contiguous manufacturing for Biopharma 4.0, the industry-specific global vision and initiative based on Industry 4.0.

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Last Updated: 29-Aug-2019