02-Oct-2014 - The world is getting larger, at least it is in terms of the pharmaceutical industry, according to execs who cite security concerns when shipping to new markets as the top...
30-Sep-2014 - RSSL (Reading Scientific Service Limited) has invested £1.5m to open a laboratory that will expand operations in pharma and food.
29-Sep-2014 - Fraudsters who hoodwinked Medidata Solutions into transferring $4.8m to an "overseas" account this month did not access customer data says the clinical trial IT firm.
29-Sep-2014 - CRO LabCorp has entered a definitive agreement to acquire LipoScience for $5.25 per share, or about $85.3m (€67.2m).
25-Sep-2014 - The opening of a global IT centre in India will bring services back in-house, but AstraZeneca says it is not changing its outsourcing strategy for R&D and manufacturing.
23-Sep-2014 - PCI has bought packaging and distribution firm Biotec Services International citing demand for cold chain services from a growing injectibles market.
23-Sep-2014 - The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs today announced that it has accredited three more organizations, including two independent institutional review boards (IRB) in Massachusetts and a...
22-Sep-2014 - The $17bn (€13.2bn) acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich is “not just a milestone but a quantum leap” for Merck KGaA, the firm says.
18-Sep-2014 - Results from the 50 Most Influential People in Vaccines, Aligent changes CEOs, and more...
18-Sep-2014 - Pharma service companies looking to access the growing Philippine and Indonesian markets have been invited to join a Public-Private trade mission by the US Department of Commerce.
17-Sep-2014 - Suppliers Albemarle, Siegfried USA and Johnson Matthey join CROs, CMOs and other leaders of the services sector in New Jersey, US this week to discuss all things outsourcing....
16-Sep-2014 - In a venture with plasma products manufacturer Octopharma, DHL has opened a €3.4m ($4.4m) cold-chain logistics centre in Germany for the pharma and life sciences industries.
16-Sep-2014 - CRO (contract research organization) Parexel International has allowed clinical technology companies CRF Health and Clinical Ink to join its Perceptive Partner Program.
11-Sep-2014 - Cloud-based solution provider Medidata and CRO Icon have launched a joint initiative to bring new efficiency to the administration of electronic patient-reported outcomes (ePROs) in clinical trials.
11-Sep-2014 - Marken expects the first batch of trial supplies to reach its new depot in Sao Paulo, Brazil later this month.
10-Sep-2014 - WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), a provider of regulatory and ethical review services for clinical research, announced today it has acquired New England Independent Review Board (IRB).
04-Sep-2014 - New execs for ICON and PPD, plus services shake-ups in this week's column.
03-Sep-2014 - West Pharmaceutical Services has confirmed it is evaluating potential expansions but says rumours that it plans to pay €100m ($130m) for a facility in Ireland are premature.
29-Aug-2014 - Smaller pipelines make keeping to timelines particularly important in biopharmaceutical trials according to Exco InTouch, which says this pressure is driving EDC tech adoption.
28-Aug-2014 - Brussels airport has become the first European shipping hub to adopt a cold-chain certification programme for pharmaceutical cargo that industry group IATA claims “goes beyond” GDP requirements.
28-Aug-2014 - Regulatory experts dominate this week's column on who's who in pharmaceutical outsourcing.
25-Aug-2014 - Temperature fluctuations during shipping have led to costly clinical data delays and product recalls, but such problems can be avoided through supply chain pre-planning say distribution firms.
21-Aug-2014 - Clinverse, a provider of automated financial management tech solutions for clinical trials, has closed a $9.1m (€6.9m) round of funding led by New Jersey-based Edison Partners.