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.
30-Jul-2014 - McKesson Corporation, a healthcare services and information technology company, today announced a three-year extension to its pharmaceutical distribution agreement with CVS Caremark.
30-Jul-2014 - Cloud-based solutions provider Medidata saw its revenue increase 22% over Q2 last year to $83.2m as the company’s customer base saw steep growth.
29-Jul-2014 - Packaging Coordinators Inc (PCI) has announced its acquisition of Welsh contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) Penn Pharmaceutical Services in a £127m ($215m) deal.
28-Jul-2014 - AmerisourceBergen has reported “outstanding operational and financial performance” for the third quarter 2014, and is set to pass the $100bn revenue mark for the fiscal year.
24-Jul-2014 - WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), a provider of regulatory and ethical review services for clinical research, has acquired biosafety consultancy Alliance Biosciences. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
22-Jul-2014 - Basilea Pharmaceutica has selected Quintiles to commercialize its antibiotic Zevtera/Mabelio (ceftobiprole medocaril) in Europe.
21-Jul-2014 - Labs involved in EU-wide assessments of animal-free alternatives to drug quality and batch tests may soon be able leverage their work when seeking clearance to offer such methods as a...
17-Jul-2014 - The latest hires in pharmaceutical outsourcing in this week's column.