Remembering Doug Smith, Founder of NanoCool

Pelican BioThermal regretfully announces the passing of Doug Smith, a pioneer in the insulation and temperature-controlled packaging industries. Doug, a proud father and grandfather, avid cook and caring employer, passed away on January 11, 2021. 

Pfizer receives approval to store vaccine at higher temperatures

Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug administration (FDA) provided approval for the Pfizer vaccine to be stored at a standard freezer temperature for up to two weeks instead of the deep-frozen temperature range that was previously required which will make the delivery of the vaccine easier.

Air Cargo Trends in a Pandemic World

Previous predications in pharmaceutical transportation trends, highlighting declining air passenger numbers and air freight demand increasing, have been pandemic-propelled. Coronavirus continues causing worldwide disruption, and it is anticipated its industry impact will continue throughout 2021 and beyond.

Impact of COVID-19 on Cold Chain

Recently, Dominic Hyde, Vice President of Crēdo™ on Demand presented on the Impact of COVID-19 on Cold Chain during a webinar hosted by Global Clinical Supplies Group.

Another COVID-19 vaccine is right around the corner

Late last week, Johnson & Johnson announced topline efficacy and safety data from the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE clinical trial, highlighting that the single-dose COVID-19 vaccine in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies met all primary and key secondary endpoints.