Pharma 4.0: Advanced Manufacturing and Digital Transformation in Pharmaceutical Industry

N. Yazdanpanah
United States

Keywords: Ind 4.0, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Digital Transformation, Advanced Manufacturing


The Pharma 4.0 paradigm, analogous to the Industry 4.0, intends to utilize enabling technologies in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Process digitalization, utilizing big data, robotics and cyber-physical hybrid system in manufacturing, process automation, modular and distributed manufacturing, predictive maintenance and modeling, supply chain management, digital twin, and application of new data streams in continuous process verification will be the center of the Pharma 4.0 discussion to expedite process development and commercial manufacturing.