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.
20-Aug-2014 - EU law changes mean all UK firms handling pharmaceuticals for export outside the EEA must now be inspected and pay license fees according to the MHRA.
18-Aug-2014 - Eurofins Genomics has installed next generation DNA and RNA sequencing systems by Roche and Illumina, citing growing sponsor demand for high throughput services.
18-Aug-2014 - UDG Healthcare has sold its share in a pre-wholesale supply chain JV to partner Alliance Boots and outlined plans to invest some of the €82m ($110m) proceeds in its packaging and marketing...
14-Aug-2014 - Northern Ireland-based contractor Almac will create 348 jobs over the next five years in its pharma and clinical services business according to UK enterprise, trade and investment Minister, Arlene Foster.
13-Aug-2014 - IMCD has seen a modest increase in operating profit and revenue since going public in June according to first half results published earlier today.
13-Aug-2014 - The ICH is looking for a new manager for its MedDRA international regulatory terminology standards system to replace current contractor, aerospace and defence technology giant Northrop Grumman.
11-Aug-2014 - Supply chain specialist Marken announced last week the opening of their newest clinical trials depot in Sao Paulo, Brazil to help sponsors and CROs looking to conduct trials there and...
07-Aug-2014 - All the latest hires in our weekly column.
06-Aug-2014 - Healthcare company Premier has purchased Hospira subsidiary TheraDoc, a provider of electronic clinical surveillance, for $117m (€87.5m).
31-Jul-2014 - BioClinica, a provider of clinical trial management tools, is helping Isis Pharmaceuticals and its antisense drug development program bring on more and larger clinical trials, including 16 trials for 2014.
31-Jul-2014 - Growing pharma demand in China has led SGS Life Sciences to expand its validation testing and lab service offerings at its Shanghai site.