Thursday February 27, 2020

Pharma in three dimensions

Martin Wallace of GSK is evangelical about the potential for 3D printing to transform the pharmaceutical industry

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
4th June, 2017
Martin Wallace, director of technology seeking at GSK: ‘I basically look out for new technology and science’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

The pharmaceutical industry could be transformed by 3D printing with local pharmacies able to mix and dispense specific drug prescriptions, according to GSK’s director of technology seeking.

Martin Wallace told The Sunday Business Post that while there is a great deal of hype around the technology, industry is starting to reach a point where it can find practical uses for 3D printing. Wallace said the pharmaceutical sector, in particular, could use it to...

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