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.