30-Jan-2015 - While Icon is adding 200 new jobs at a new innovation center in Ireland, PPD is looking to double its packaging warehousing capabilities and quadruple its distribution services on the island.
29-Jan-2015 - Google and Biogen Idec are teaming up to crack multiple sclerosis, the latest crossover between pharma and the wearables world.
29-Jan-2015 - New hepatitis C drugs produced by Gilead, Janssen and AbbVie contributed to a first quarter spike in revenue for AmeriSourceBergen’s Pharmaceutical Distribution business.
28-Jan-2015 - US Pharma firms are prepared for delays in the supply chain caused by Winter Storm Juno thanks to advanced planning and backup generators, says a logistics expert.
27-Jan-2015 - Sales of consumables and analytical tools grew 20% in India in 2014 due to demand from generic drugmakers, says Waters Corporation.
26-Jan-2015 - Computer-based drug modelling is moving from a discovery aid to a clinical tool accepted by regulators, according to pharmacokinetics experts.
23-Jan-2015 - Biotec Services International, daughter company of clinical trial suppliers Packaging Coordinators Inc (PCI), has expanded its cold-chain storage and distribution capacity in response to client demand for a “one-stop shop”.
22-Jan-2015 - Draft guidance distinguishing wearable medical devices from ‘general wellness’ devices could slow pharma’s adoption of such data in the short-term, according to an analyst.
19-Jan-2015 - With lawyers in more than 60 countries, North Carolina-based niche company Clintrax is looking to cut the time it takes to initiate a clinical trial by improving contract negotiations with...
15-Jan-2015 - AstraZeneca and Baxter are opting to transport pharmaceuticals by ocean and land routes as costs and cold chain security drive a drop in air freight.
13-Jan-2015 - Did you know that throughout the nineteenth century, vaccination left a scar known as “the mark of the beast”? Or that parents believed vaccination would cause children to grow cows’...
13-Jan-2015 - CROs, as well as sponsors, are receptive to, and plan to increase their use of ePRO (electronic patient reported outcomes), according to a survey published Monday from the Tufts Center for the...
12-Jan-2015 - Chinese service provider WuXi PharmaTech has acquired NextCODE Health, a US and Icelandic genomic analysis and bioinformatics company, for $65m in cash.
08-Jan-2015 - Chinese CRO WuXi PharmaTech has launched WuXi V-Lab, a mobile app to help researchers and chemists in need of small-molecule compound synthesis.
07-Jan-2015 - The $43bn (€36bn) megamerger between Medtronic and Covidien is one step closer after shareholders voted to approval the deal yesterday.
07-Jan-2015 - Certara subsidiary and regulatory and medical consultancy Synchrogenix has acquired ClinGenuity, the only artificial intelligence-assisted medical writing service in the pharmaceutical industry. Terms of deal were not disclosed.
23-Dec-2014 - The year is over so time to reflect on who bought who, who sued who and who had what approved in our 2014 review quiz.
22-Dec-2014 - US package delivery giant UPS has announced it will buy Polish healthcare logistics firm Poltraf SP zoo from private equity fund Ortie Capital Investment.
19-Dec-2014 - British Airways and Iberia’s cargo division IAG has become the first airline to be awarded accreditation under new EU Good Distribution Practices (GDP) guidelines.
18-Dec-2014 - The holidays are fast upon us, so let’s put ‘business’ to one side and get into the festive mood. To keep in the spirit of things, we’ve got a ‘gift’...