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Charlie Maher

As Global Director, Process and Manufacturing Technology, Charlie Maher leads large, complex projects, and strategic programs to deliver excellent customer value on-time and on-budget. Charlie previously served in the United States Navy where he commanded a nuclear-powered submarine and was the Chief of Staff of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, the Navy’s R&D facility for undersea weapon systems. 
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Best Practices in Technology Transfer

By Charlie Maher, May 28, 2020

Technology Transfer and the Product Lifecycle

Technology transfer is integral to the lifecycle of virtually every pharmaceutical product. Tech transfer enables a product to advance from the development lab into clinical manufacturing and then scale-up to commercial production. As demand grows, tech transfer is instrumental in adding additional manufacturing capacity at locations across the globe. Tech transfer may involve site-to-site transfers internal to a sponsor company, transfers between a sponsor company and a CMO (either direction), or from one CMO to another CMO (in or out of network). It is not unusual for a product to undergo multiple tech transfers during its lifecycle.

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