• TBD-Biodiscovery became TBD Pharmatech

    TBD-Biodiscovery became TBD Pharmatech

    On 22nd of September we changed our brand name from TBD-Biodiscovery to TBD Pharmatech. The legal name will remain TBD-Biodiscovery Ltd. The change of the name means a new logo with a fresh visual identity and a new website. The founder and CEO Andrus Tasa explained the need for the change: „When we started the company in 2006 the main aim was to refine substances from plants, hence the name TBD-Biodiscovery – to discover from plants. Over the years we turned more towards pharmacy and organic synthesis and the old name didn’t seem suitable anymore.“ The new name TBD Pharmatech

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  • TBD Pharmatech at DCAT Week 2023

    TBD Pharmatech at DCAT Week 2023

    March 20-23 2023 TBD Pharmatech will be present at DCAT Week 2023! This is the first time TBD Pharmatech is attending DCAT Week. We are already looking forward to discuss CDMO collaboration! Book a meeting with TBD Pharmatech’s CBO Olga Tšubrik via LinkedIn, contact us via webpage or write directly to sales@tbdpharmatech.com. DCAT Week 2023 is the premier global event held annually in New York City for companies engaged in the Bio and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Value Chain. It is hosted by the Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT), a not-for-profit, member-supported, global business development association whose unique membership model

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  • What are inactive pharmaceutical ingredients?

    What are inactive pharmaceutical ingredients?

    Inactive pharmaceutical ingredients (IPIs) are ingredients found in medication that do not directly affect the treatment of a disease or condition. While they may not be active, these components can still have an impact on the overall effectiveness of a drug. Understanding IPIs is important to ensure that your medications are working as intended. What do IPIs do? Inactive pharmaceutical ingredients come in many forms and serve a variety of purposes. For example, some are used as fillers and binding agents to help make tablets more consistent in size and shape. Others, such as colorings, flavorings, and preservatives, may be

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  • Project: PET-Diagnostics in collaboration with PharmIdea

    Project: PET-Diagnostics in collaboration with PharmIdea

    TBD Pharmatech worked on a PET-diagnostics project together with Latvian partner SIA PharmIdea from 2017 until 2019. The main objective of the Project was to develop a PET-product used in Positron emission tomography-computer tomography (PET-CT) for cancer, Alzheimer or Parkinson diagnostics. The outcome of the Project was final dosage form of the PET-product with all the documentation package, necessary for its implementation in nuclear medicine centers and hospitals. After the first Product has been developed and marketed, TBD and PharmIdea plan to continue the cooperation and develop the next PET-diagnostics and other products for oncology studies, studies of Alzheimer and

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  • LIOS and TBD Pharmatech join forces

    LIOS and TBD Pharmatech join forces

    On 21st February 2023, the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis (LIOS) and TBD Pharmatech signed the Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen the drug manufacturing performance of the Baltic region. The alliance will perform joint projects for manufacturing technology development and the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). It will also support and promote new trends in API manufacturing such as the introduction of green technologies and advanced safety aspects. “Memorandum of understanding with TBD Pharmatech is a very important step forward for LIOS to become an integral part of the API technologies development ecosystem by linking our research capacities to

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  • Pharmaceutical compliance

    Pharmaceutical compliance

    Pharmaceutical compliance is a crucial part of the drug development process. It includes the processes and activities undertaken by a pharmaceutical company to ensure that its products meet all the applicable regulatory requirements. What is pharmaceutical compliance? Pharmaceutical compliance refers to the process of ensuring that a product or service meets all applicable regulations before it can be released to patients. This includes everything from making sure that the ingredients are properly sourced to ensuring that manufacturing processes meet stringent quality control standards. Compliance also applies to marketing materials, labeling requirements, and advertising regulations. Companies must ensure that their products

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  • Maarjavälja career day 2023

    Maarjavälja career day 2023

    On 9th of February the annual Maarjavälja career day 2023 took place. The career day is organized by Faculty of Science and Technology of University of Tartu. The event brings together companies and students from fields of chemistry, physics, genomics, molecular and cell biology etc. Hence, for students this is a perfect opportunity to meet their future internship and career possibilities. TBD Pharmatech participated in the career day to introduce the opportunities for students specializing in chemistry. As a one of a kind company in Estonia developing and producing API-s working at TBD Pharmatech is an unique option to start

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  • Medicine shortage: actions taken in Estonia and EU

    Medicine shortage: actions taken in Estonia and EU

    Lately the shortage of medicines and health products has become an important topic everywhere around the world. Health professionals from European countries, as well as from Canada and US have been warning about potential medicine shortage. In the end of December such effect were clear in Estonia too when antipyretic syrups were nowhere to be found. At the same time doctors needed to find alternative treatments for patients in need for some specific antibiotics since they were also short in supply. Causes of shortages The supply chain disruption in pharmaceuticals is actually nothing unprecedented. However, the past few years have

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  • CMC in pharma

    CMC in pharma

    Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) is a critical component of the drug development process. CMC in pharma is responsible for ensuring that the drugs being developed are safe, effective and high-quality. What is CMC? CMC stands for Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls. It’s a term used in pharma to refer to various procedures involved in developing, producing and testing pharmaceutical products. CMC also includes processes such as identification of raw materials used in production, establishing standards of quality control and specifications for finished products. Furthermore, product stability testing, verifying manufacturing methods and equipment used in production.  The main purpose of CMC

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  • Change of legal name – officially TBD Pharmatech

    Change of legal name – officially TBD Pharmatech

    On Friday, 13th of January 2023 the legal name of our company was changed to osaühing TBD Pharmatech. We started using the new name already in September 2022 as it was a big part of the whole rebranding process. Now we can fairly say that the rebranding is complete and TBD-Biodiscovery has officially become TBD Pharmatech. Here‘s an article in Meditsiiniuudised about the rebranding of TBD.

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  • GMP for APIs

    GMP for APIs

    Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) is a set on important requirements of the drug manufacturing process. It is a system for ensuring that active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) are produced safely, consistently and in compliance with relevant regulatory standards. What is GMP? GMP stands for Good Manufacturing Practice and refers to a set of guidelines that must be followed when manufacturing APIs. These guidelines are designed to ensure that the production process meets a certain level of quality control, safety and consistency. They have been developed by regulatory bodies such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines

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