Fire diamonds and workplace safety

Fire diamonds and workplace safety

The NFPA “fire diamond” is a recognized tool to help keep safety in labs. This Crambridge micro nugget introduces the fire diamond in easy-to-understand terms. Short videos such as this is great for playing in a loop at public displays in high trafficked ares  – like lobbies and cafeterias. Contact info@crambridge.com for a version of […]

Training for compliance vs. Training to think

Training for compliance vs. Training to think

While you read this article, about 60 deviations will be logged within global GMP environments*. Half of them would have been caused by “human error”. Most of these will end with “retraining” as one of the corrective actions. How to deal with deviations caused by human error: Option 1) Classroom Training: with a trainer using a […]

Quality training as the anti-Jugaad

Quality training as the anti-Jugaad

Is India really running pharma and biotech sweatshops? India is the market leader in high quality generic medicine. The drugs that people from Africa to the Americas to Japan rely on to relieve ailment. But you probably haven’t heard of India’s market dominance. Instead, what you’ve likely heard of is quality lapses, squalid facilities, and […]

Want to increase your chances of start-up success? Lack focus.

Want to increase your chances of start-up success? Lack focus.

I recently had an industry watcher tell me that the key ingredient to a start-up’s success is focus. You need to be focused like a laser on your product, objectives, financial plan and execute without distractions, he said. Apparently this is especially true for life sciences start-ups. I could not disagree more. Great scientists make […]

The fallacy of “protecting your turf”

The fallacy of “protecting your turf”

I’ve been getting Indian CROs on CRAMbridge over the last couple of weeks and am amazed by the breadth and depth of scientific talent they have in-house. With the right amount of direction from upper management, this can be leveraged to make these guys truly innovative biotech companies. But there’s one troubling thread that’s common […]