Vaccination

Tensions rise as AstraZeneca, EU spar over vaccine delays

The European Union and drugmaker AstraZeneca sparred Wednesday over a delay in coronavirus vaccine deliveries as the deepening dispute raises concerns about the increasing competition for limited supplies of shots needed ...

Vaccination

Britain's Johnson pledges UK vaccine program will run 24-7

Britain's coronavirus vaccine program will operate around the clock seven days a week "as soon as we can," Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Wednesday as the U.K. accelerates efforts to inoculate millions of its most vulnerable ...

Vaccination

How long does it take to make vaccines?

In this post, we focus on how long it takes to develop and manufacture vaccines—particularly those designed to protect against COVID-19.

Vaccination

Lab developing a COVID-19 vaccine aimed at reaching billions

After cities shut down and citizens were urged to stay home to slow the spread of COVID-19, scientists in major cities like Boston were suddenly far removed from their labs. At MIT, on-campus research was ramped down, reduced ...

Vaccination

Five things you need to know about mRNA vaccines

The race for a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, or SARS-CoV-2, is on, with 54 different vaccines under development, two of which are already being tested in humans, according to the World Health Organization. And among ...

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Manufacturing process management

Manufacturing Process Management (MPM) is a collection of technologies and methods used to define how products are to be manufactured. MPM differs from ERP/MRP which is used to plan the ordering of materials and other resources, set manufactuirng schedules, and compile cost data.

A cornerstone of MPM is the central repository for the integration of all these tools and activities aids in the exploration of alternative production line scenarios; making assembly lines more efficient with the aim of reduced lead time to product launch, shorter product times and reduced work in progress (WIP) inventories as well as allowing rapid response to product or product changes.

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