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Marken forms pharma development team

London: UK:  Marken, a pharmaceutical supply chain provider, has set up a development team called Cortec, to create ‘”industry changing” cold chain technologies.

The Cortec group, led by Robert Tungatt, quality and compliance director, Marken, aims to develop best practices, packaging and temperature monitoring technologies for the clinical trials industry.

“This group was formed to drive innovation within Marken and the industry,” says Elan Josielewski at Marken

“We are developing a new shipping box for use with lab specimens in clinical trials.  By leveraging the expertise in our team we are able to establish a design that will be universal and qualified to a higher standard across all countries,” he says.

“Since it is specifically designed for its function we are able to reduce the carbon footprint and still keep the same pricing despite the enhanced specifications.