FDA Approves First 3D Printed Drug


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first 3D-printed drug this month, Spritam, designed to treat seizures brought on by epilepsy in children and adults. It was developed by Aprecia Pharmaceuticals Company using ZipDose, a 3D printer that … Read More

Zintro Feature Update: Add Attachments!

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Our Product and Engineering teams have been hard at work adding a new feature - Attachments. Check out the highlights below for more information: Users can now post attachments in any conversation. Both Clients and Experts can send and receive attachments. … Read More

Zintro Feature Update: New Profile Options!


Our Product and Engineering teams have been hard at work improving our Profiles feature. Check out the highlights below for more information:   Profile Enhancements 1) Experience and education: Enter all of your experience and education details … Read More

Inquiry Roundup- Food Packaging


Aluminium Foil Packaging Hi, We are looking for some insights on Food Packaging Aluminum/Paper Laminate Foil Industry. We are looking for experts who have an experience managing current procurement best practices in supplier engagement/diversification, … Read More

“Formulating a Successful Regulatory Strategy” Presented by Parul Chansoria

Zintro Webinar Presented by Parul Chansoria, Founder and CEO - Elexes Presenter's Note: "As the regulatory requirements constantly evolve and become increasingly complex, it is important for companies to formulate a thought through regulatory strategy … Read More

FDA Extends Compliance Date for Menu Labeling

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Last month, the FDA extended the compliance date for its controversial menu-labeling rule from Dec. 1, 2015 to Dec. 1, 2016. The new requirements apply to restaurants and similar retail food establishments with more than 20 locations, as well as food … Read More

Inquiry Roundup-Drug Formulation

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Regional Drug Delivery Device Require an expert with extensive knowledge of regional drug delivery device markets to help identify suppliers who can manufacture electronic drug delivery devices (smart inhalers, nebulizers, auto injectors and patch infusion … Read More

Success Story: Dr. Joseph Pimbley

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Dr. Joseph Pimbley is an independent financial consultant and expert in Capital Markets and Financial Risk Management. His experience includes leadership of business groups, information technology, enterprise risk management, and quantitative modeling teams. … Read More

Crop Biotechnology Impact on Developing Countries Part 2


Since 1996, the net economic benefit of crop biotechnology at the farm level has been $133.5 billion. In a previous post, we asked Zintro experts to share their thoughts about the report GM crops: global socio-economic and environmental impacts 1996-2013.  … Read More

Inquiry Roundup- Electrical Engineering

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Electrical Equipment Saudi Arabia I would like to get insights on various electrical equipments, focusing on the Saudi Arabia market. Price quotes, prices movements and price drivers are required. Product Categories: Transformer, Reactor, Switchgear, … Read More

Crop Biotechnology Impact on Developing Countries Part 1


According to an annual report from PG Economics, farmers in developing countries can benefit from GMO crops, particularly corn, soybeans, cotton, and canola. The report--GM crops: global socio-economic and environmental impacts 1996-2013--noted that global … Read More

Inquiry Roundup-Food Science


Food Science Hi, We are a start-up condiment company that is looking for a food scientist, who preferbably has access to a testing facility to test our ingredients, run a food analysis (pH, temperature, consistency, etc.). [Having access to a food facility … Read More

Success Story: John Verdone

John Verdone

Zintro expert John Verdone is a coatings chemist/formulator with 27 years of experience in the coatings industry. During that time, he has formulated many coatings over a wide range of substrates. A graduate of the College of Central Florida, John specializes … Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Food Manufacturing

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Pet Food Manufacturing In South Korea I would like to know the list of local and international pet food manufacturing units in South Korea along with their brand names. Further, a brand wise consumption share would be helpful. View Inquiry Food Flavor … Read More

Inquiry Roundup- Construction Engineering

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Highway Construction As Founder of a newly formed non profit Christian organization am looking for a highway engineering professional who has worked for several years as a general contractor managing and coordinating large construction projects. This … Read More

Massachusetts’ Role in the Biotech Market

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A Massachusetts state agency approved $2.2 million in grants this month to fund startups that reach early-stage milestones. The move stems from an identified gap in the Bay State’s booming biotech market. According to Susan Windham-Bannister, the outgoing … Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Chemical Engineering


 Petrochemical Industry Operational Efficiency Project: improving of operational efficiency and productivity of a large petro chemical Russian company – producer of suspension PVC (polyvinylchloride) and caustic soda. 1. International expert with … Read More

Success Story: Simona Bodiut


Zintro expert Simona Bodiut is a chartered/forensic accountant with extensive business and financial management experience. Her ability to adapt has made it possible to expand from Financial and HR to Procurement and Outsourcing projects among others. Simona … Read More

Zintro Feature Update: Close Inquiries + New Links + View Profile + Tools & More


Our Product and Engineering teams have been hard at work this past month building new features and updating existing ones. Here are some of the highlights below:   1) Direct inquiries no longer expire. Found a good Expert? Keep your 1 to 1 … Read More

Inquiry round up- Food Packaging


Food Packaging Machine We are looking into purchasing a machine to pack washed and processed leafy greens and herbs in clamshell packaging. I am looking for someone who can consult on the best options available for our operation. View Inquiry Animal Feed … Read More

Massachusetts Life Center Approves $2.2 M in Grants for Biotech


The Massachusetts Life Center recently approved $2.2 million in grants for biotech companies to reach early-stage milestones. The move is an attempt to fund startups earlier in their lifecycle. According to Susan Windham-Bannister, the outgoing president of … Read More

Inquiry round up- Medical device


Medical Device Manufacturing Dear all, We are starting a medical device company related to IVD (its a blood glucose monitoring wearable). We want to make sure to do the right things from the beginning. We would request your quote and timeline on all the … Read More

Researchers Identify Male-Determining Gene in Fight Against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses


Researchers at the Fralin Life Science Institute at Virginia Tech have identified a gene responsible for sex determination in mosquito that transmit yellow fever, dengue, and chikungunya viruses. Researchers think that because only female mosquitoes bite … Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Chemical Manufacturing


Chemical Manufacturing In Germany Hi, Looking for Industrial & Specialty Chemical Experts to share their expertise in understanding the following information for Silica and Silica Gel. 1. Production process 2. Raw material and percentage … Read More