LEAN INNOVATION FOR LABS

Set a new standard for productivity, quality of

service and compliance in QC and R&D labs.

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WHAT WE DO

Avellana have led the way in innovatively applying Lean to laboratory environments over the past two decades.  We have successfully tailored and implemented Lean solutions for labs during dozens of Lean Lab projects and global programs with the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.  Our innovative process improvements have saved millions of euro, at the same time as transforming service levels and guaranteeing full compliance.

We intimately understand the unique challenges that labs face, in terms of workload volatility, unpredictability, mix and variation, and the range of deadline pressures for release, stability/compliance and validation samples.

Through facilitation and mentoring of process innovation teams, we ensure that the Lean solutions we implement for the complex demands of labs are visual, easy to use and maintain, and that the solution is sustainable because it is owned by your people.

AVELLANA’S LEAN LAB ETHOS

PEOPLE

Having worked with lab personnel for two decades, we understand the underlying motivation of scientists to add value through the true application of the knowledge they have gained in their careers.

We help people in labs to understand and manage the frustrations of volatile workloads, which seem to forever bar them from this goal of adding value. Avellana’s goal is to provide the space for analysts to be able to spend their time doing valuable things, apply their knowledge to problem solving, and be fulfilled in their work.

ENVIRONMENT

Our vision for labs is to create a working space that inspires analysts and teams to deliver high-quality results, productively and on time, in an organic culture of ideas-sharing and continuous innovation.

Our interpretation of establishing order in labs extends beyond the physical elements of visual controls, visual boards and routine team huddles, to a shared understanding of priority work, cross functional synergy, and space and time to think and collaborate.

AND SUCCESS FLOWS FROM THERE…..

By creating an environment in which people can easily collaborate, visualise, prioritise and put order on their work, all of the measurable benefits of a Lean Innovation culture flow… and keep flowing!

PRODUCTIVITY

People are more productive, because they take pride in doing valuable work.

QUALITY OF SERVICE

Customers get a reliable, on-time service because exceeding customers’ expectations is a way of life.

COMPLIANCE

Compliance is a given, because your people view their lab as the industry benchmark against whom others are measured.

HOW A PHARMA QC LAB TRANSFORMED PERFORMANCE
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