Industry 4.0: a vision for personalized medicine supply chains?

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INTEGRATION OF MANUFACTURING & DELIVERY INTO HEALTHCARE

Juergen Branke, Suzanne S Farid & Nilay Shah

Industry 4.0 foresees a digital transformation of manufacturing resulting in smart factories and supply chains. At the heart of the concept lies the vision of interconnected materials, goods and machines, where goods find their way through the factory and the supply chain to the customer in a self-organized manner. Industry 4.0 is gaining traction in high value manufacturing sectors. This expert insight article explores what this technology-driven vision has to offer the biopharmaceutical industry, and in particular cell and gene therapies.

Submitted for review: Apr 29 2016 Published: Jul 5 2016
DOI: 10.18609/cgti.2016.027
Citation: Cell Gene Therapy Insights 2016; 2(2), 263-270.
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