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Smart Consulting Group Invited to Join National Small Business Associations Technology Council!

West Chester, PA January 28, 2016

Nigel J. Smart PhD, Managing Partner of Smart Consulting Group, a Pennsylvania Life Sciences Pharmaceutical Consulting firm, has been invited to join the National Small Business Associations Technology Council, to provide insights into Regulatory and Technology issues that affect small businesses in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Speaking today about the membership, Dr. smart said “This is a great opportunity to provide input into issues that affect our industry and especially those that are affecting small businesses.”

Smart Consulting Group is a Pennsylvania Life Sciences/Pharmaceutical Consulting Company with offices in West Chester, PA that focuses on key issues connected with manufacturing quality and operational excellence.

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Smart Consulting Group Welcomes New Location!

Orange County, California January 08, 2016

Smart Consulting Group today introduces its new West Coast office in Orange County, California.

Company Managing Partner Nigel Smart PhD. Announces that this is a new exciting venture for us as we recognize the growing importance of the California market to our business.

We are pleased to be in a position to expand the services that we are currently providing to clients in California and believe that having a location at the heart of the Southern California region will enhance our ability to service our client base.

For more information about our new location and services, please contact Sarah McCammon at 484-319-6288 or via e-mail at

Smart Consulting Group Receives National Certification as a Women’s Based Business Enterprise

The WBENC Welcomes Smart Consulting Group as a Certified Member

West Chester, PA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013

Smart Consulting Group, a premiere pharmaceutical consulting firm received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the PA-DE-sNJ a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the PA-DE-sNJ is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations, and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.

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Lean Biomanufacturing by Nigel Smart Now Available Online

Smart Consulting Group’s Nigel Smart writes based on his 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.


West Chester, Pa (PRWEB) September 18, 2013

Nigel Smart’s new book, “Lean Biomanufacturing,” is now available online at and ready to ship.

Smart Consulting Group’s Nigel Smart provides a detailed discussion on how biomanufacturing firms can increase their profits by reducing waste, improving productivity and increasing efficiencies.

“This book is a refreshing departure from the traditional scholarship on pharmaceutical manufacturing,” said Smart. “Many textbooks take a generic approach to lean manufacturing processes as applied across multiple industries. ‘Lean Biomanufacturing’ is the first book to specifically address core concerns within the pharmaceutical industry, and it serves as an indispensable resource to organizations aiming to improve their performance within this niche market.”

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Smart Consulting Group and The Catalyst Group Form Alliance to Supply Quality Compliance Consulting Services For the Pharmaceutical Industry

Alliance helps pharmaceutical companies maintain high quality control standards amidst tough regulations.


West Chester, PA (PRWEB) June 14, 2013

Smart Consulting Group and The Catalyst Group have formed an alliance to provide consultation and staff augmentation services that helps the pharmaceutical industry maintain the highest standards in quality compliance. The Smart Consulting Group / Catalyst Group alliance is now helping even the largest companies to maintain good manufacturing practices and superior quality standards in less time.

More than ever, marinating an FDA compliant manufacturing process is essential for all pharmaceutical companies that want to avoid costly disruptions in production and heavy fines.

Dr. Nigel Smart, from Smart Consulting Group, says “The alliance between our two companies is seen as complementary in that it allows us to pool our expertise and knowledge so our clients can benefit from the best in lean biomanufacturing practices and stay government compliant amidst ever increasing regulations.”

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