Pharmaceutical & Medtech Industry

Due to the high degree of innovation and the speed of development, the medical technology and pharmaceutical industries present automation technology with special tasks. The industries are characterized above all by stricter regulatory requirements and ever shorter development cycles. Automation is clearly determined by the factors of speed, costs and quality.

Author: Theresa Klein

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Category: Industry

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Top trends in medical technology include:

  • Automation and robotization to reduce the workload of surgical, hospital and nursing staff
  • The automation of interpretation and decision making from diagnostic values
  • Innovative technologies in data processing such as Big Data analysis and processing & Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Innovative technologies in manufacturing processes: Industry 4.0, digitalization of industrial production, automation, robotization

The pharmaceutical industry is undergoing rapid change and has benefited tremendously from the use of automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. Optimizing and automating manufacturing processes primarily involves improving performance as well as streamlining tasks. The benefits are many and include increased flexibility, shorter changeover times, digital monitoring and process control, and improved sterility.

The application areas of automation and robotization are for example:

  • Diabetes Monitoring Devices & Insulin Treatment Products
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Artificial Human Tissue
  • Vaccine processing
  • Biotechnologies
  • Robotics Lab


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