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read more about Cambrex announces stability storage expansions in Ireland and Belgium
Stephen Delaney Managing Director of Q1 Scientific at new site in Belgium

Cambrex announces stability storage expansions in Ireland and Belgium

Cambrex today announced the expansion of their stability storage business, Q1 Scientific, which offers environmentally-controlled stability storage services to the pharmaceutical, medical device and life sciences industries.  Q1 Scientific will open a new 20,000 sq ft cGMP facility in Belgium and add an additional 10,000 sq ft at their existing facility in Waterford, Ireland.  The … Continued


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Ken O'Shea

Ken O’Shea to speak at Stability Studies conference

Are you joining us at stability studies 2022? This year, we are looking forward to our first ever Stability Studies conference with a full line-up of pharmaceutical industry experts. Joining us at the conference as a guest speaker is Ken O’Shea, Founder and Managing Director of Qbd Pharma Solutions and Co-founder and CTO of new … Continued


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Andy Moloney joins Q1 Scientific as Business Development Manager

Andy Moloney joined the Q1 Scientific team earlier this year as a Business Development Manager to help support both new and existing customers. Prior to joining us at Q1 Scientific, Andy was working in medical device sales and has over 20 years’ experience in the healthcare industry.


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Stability storage for combination products

Stability storage for combination products

The rapidly accelerating demand for combination products continues to drive technological advances in merging product types. However, the convergence of pharmaceuticals with medical devices brings a host of new challenges in stability studies and storage. At a high level the FDA defines combination products as “therapeutic and diagnostic products that combine drugs, devices, and/or biological … Continued


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Reduction in cold chamber humidity

Taking control of cold chamber humidity

In any standard refrigerated chamber, the average humidity will read between 90 – 100% relative humidity (RH). When RH can rise to 90 – 100% in a cold chamber, the formation of condensation is pretty much inevitable so how can you take control of cold chamber humidity?


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Photostability testing at Q1 Scientific

Photostability testing theory and practice

Pharmaceutical manufacturers must establish the stability of their drug products towards light.  But what makes a drug molecule or formulation unstable to light, and how can appropriate protection be given? Find out in this guest post from Dr. Mark Powell on photostability testing.


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Derek Grubb Stability Lead at Q1 Scientific

Meet our Stability Lead

Derek Grubb joined the Q1 Scientific team back in 2016 as a part time driver, transporting samples back to customers. Since then, Derek has progressed through the company and was recently promoted to Stability Lead. Derek now manages our sample set-downs and returns while working closely with our quality team to ensure compliance with internal … Continued


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Meet Marie the Q1 Scientific Stability Operations Manager

Meet our Stability Operations Manager

Marie Morrissey joined the Q1 Scientific team back in 2014 as a Stability Coordinator with responsibility for sample pulls, set downs and documentation. Since then, Marie has progressed through the company and was recently promoted to Operations Manager. Marie now manages our operations team, all aspects of our stability storage operations and works closely with … Continued


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Shelf Life Evaluation and Extrapolation

Shelf life evaluation and extrapolation

How do you set a retest period for a drug substance or shelf life for a drug product? How can extrapolation be applied to propose a retest period or shelf life for a drug product that extends beyond the period covered by real-time stability data? In this article, we outline how we can assist you with … Continued


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Stephen Delaney - CEO at Q1 Scientific discusses COVID19 vaccine storage and distribution

No capacity storage issues for COVID19 vaccine

Recognising that the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine will need to be stored at subzero temperatures along with distribution challenges in rolling it out across Ireland, Q1 Scientific already stores and distributes medical drugs at this level and are ready to provide their services to store and distribute the anticipated COVID19 vaccine.