Exciting Times In Boston! (And No We’re Not Talking About Baseball)

The Quincy Center for Innovation has now officially opened!  Velesco CEO Dave Barnes recently attended the Grand Opening of the Quincy Center for Innovation as one of the keynote speakers.  Several hundred people were gathered for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, including city and state officials, local business owners and potential investors.  See below for links to the press...

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Ophthalmic Drug Products – Recent Webinar and Velesco’s Capabilities

The Velesco team recently attended an ophthalmic drug product webinar.  The training titled ‘Ophthalmic Products – Quality and Performance Tests’ was presented by Margareth R.C. Marques, M.Sc., PhD., USP Senior Scientific Liason.  This webinar was of interest to us due to our extensive experience with ophthalmic drug products which includes analytical method development, small scale...

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‘Design Validation Protocol and Acceptance Criteria for Chromatographic Methods’ webinar

The Velesco team recently attended a validation webinar from the comforts of our conference room here at the MLSIC facility.  The training titled ‘Design Validation Protocol and Acceptance Criteria for Chromatographic Methods’ was presented by Kim Huynh-Ba of Phamalytik.  This webinar caught our attention as we’re always keen to keep up our knowledge on regulatory requirements and...

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It’s That Time of Year – Preventative Maintenance and Calibrations

We’ve come to that time of year again, when our HPLC systems are due for their preventative maintenance and calibration.  We have 6 HPLC systems all staggered within a 3 month window for calibrations and preventative maintenance.  It’s fun to be able to work on the instrument – take it apart, replace and clean parts, and put it back together again.  Having worked at a large company...

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Developing a Stability-Indicating Method: Forced Degradation

At Velesco, we are occasionally asked to explain the process of developing a stability-indicating HPLC method.  One very important step in determining whether a method is stability-indicating is to perform Forced Degradation experiments.  Here, I will explain these experiments and how we approach the process. It’s important to challenge your analytical method for its ability to accurately...

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