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An automated modular assembly line for drugs in a miniaturized plant

By Hu, Chuntian; Testa, Christopher; Wu, Wei; Shvedova, Khrystyna; Shen, Dongying; Sayin, Ridade; . Halkude, Bhakti; Casati, Federica; Hermant, Paul; Ramnath, Anjana; Born, Stephen; Takizawa, Bayan; O'Connor, Thomas; Yang, Xiaochuan; Ramanujamd, Sukumar; Mascia, Salvatore

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We report here a fully automated, end-to-end, integrated continuous manufacturing process for a small-molecule generic medication with built-in quality assurance. The entire process fits into a box of 30.7 m2 modular footprint and a total residence time of less than 30 h, with a throughput up to 40.3 x10-6 tablets per year


Chemical Communications. Volume 7, 2020



Type of publication

Peer-reviewed journal


  • Continuus Pharmaceuticals
  • IMA S.p.A.
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)USV Private Limited

Article Classification


Classification Areas

  • PAT
  • Oral solid dose