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Modernizing pharmaceutical manufacturing is seen as offering a solution to drug shortages and vulnerabilities of drug supply chains, but there are technical, regulatory, and other barriers to doing so. The virtual workshop Barriers to Innovations in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing held on June 2-3, 2020, provided a venue for discussing barriers to innovations in the pharmaceutical industry and included sessions on integration, intensification, and control; innovative processing technologies; and disruptive technologies and convergent innovations. It was hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee to Identify Innovative Technologies to Advance Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and served as the second information-gathering activity to assist the committee with producing its consensus report. This Proceedings of a Workshop-in Brief summarizes the presentations and discussions that took place during the workshop.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Barriers to Innovations in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: Proceedings of a Workshop–in Brief. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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