Green chemistry

Green chemistry: Reframing the mindset of the pharma industry

December 16, 2022
In the last two decades, the pharma industry shifted towards the implementation of green chemistry practices and sustainability strategies, in search of innovative ways to minimize its environmental footprint. Green pharmaceuticals focus on minimizing hazards and pollution while adopting greener drug discovery routes and development practices.
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Cyclodextrins: History and applications of a versatile ingredient

September 19, 2022
Cyclodextrins are cyclic oligomers of glucose that naturally occur from the enzymatic degradation of the most essential polysaccharides, starch. They have been known for almost 130 years but they really made their breakthrough in the 1980s with the first applications in the pharmaceutical and food industries.
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