27-May-2016 - TxCell has been cleared to restart a Phase IIb trial of its candidate Crohn’s disease cell therapy by European regulators.
26-May-2016 - Xellia Pharmaceuticals has started building a stability and release-testing unit at its API facility in Budapest, Hungary that is designed to support increased output.
25-May-2016 - Selcia has opened a production facility for 14C radiolabelled drug ingredients in the UK citing growing demand from CROs and sponsors running first-in-man studies.
25-May-2016 - Colorcon will buy BASF’s Kollicoat excipient coating product line in a deal announced today.
24-May-2016 - Recipharm has announced it will serialize customers’ products for free until legislation comes into force in key markets.
23-May-2016 - Recombinant albumin supplier Albumedix will help Hebei Changshan Biochem Pharma develop a once-a-week diabetes treatment.
19-May-2016 - Ajinomoto Althea has been granted a US patent for a whole antibody crystallization method that is faster at producing stable, biologically-active crystals than current techniques.
19-May-2016 - Aesica Pharmaceuticals has adopted a flexible serialization system capable of helping customer meet track and trace requirements in China, Korea and other key markets.
19-May-2016 - According to the most recent Biopharma CEO Confidence Index, CEOs are shifting their focus back to their pipelines and have plans to increase outsourcing.
18-May-2016 - As “one of the fastest growing areas in pharma,” the demand for finished dosage formulations is having an impact on several aspects of the CMO industries.
18-May-2016 - Suir Pharma is set to close or be sold with the loss of 130 jobs less than a year after it was acquired by Slovakian API manufacturer Saneca Pharmaceuticals.
17-May-2016 - Fermion will invest €30m ($33m) to expand its API facility in Hanko, Finland to build its high potency drug ingredient manufacturing business.
17-May-2016 - Juniper Pharma Services has upped mixing capacity at its facility in Nottingham, UK to give it the ability to support Phase III studies of topical and semi-solid products.
17-May-2016 - Biogen has licensed rights use a gene therapy delivery technology from developer Regenxbio.
11-May-2016 - Recent capacity growth means the UK will be a cell and gene therapy hub for years to come according to the authors of a new manufacturing survey.
11-May-2016 - The US Government is set to extend an anthrax vaccine supply contract, and Emergent Biosolutions believes its new commercial-scale facility coming online was a driving factor.
10-May-2016 - The contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) launched its new Almac Pod™ service solution to safeguard customer’s products.
10-May-2016 - The BioProcess Innovation Center is a new three-story, 62,000 square foot facility in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
10-May-2016 - Repligen says it intends to build out a recently acquired German facility to support its European downstream technologies presence.
10-May-2016 - Juniper Pharma Services will up its solubility enhancement capabilities through the addition of a new spray-dryer at its site in Nottingham, UK.
09-May-2016 - Inadequate record keeping at Merck & Co.’s contract manufacturer has delayed the European launch of its hepatitis C drug Zepatier (elbasvir and grazoprevir).
09-May-2016 - The manufacturing suspension at a French softgel plant and low demand for modified release tech stunted Catalent’s Q3 2016 results, the firm says.
05-May-2016 - AMRI has acquired the Italy-based chemical company, Euticals, in a move that expands its API development and manufacturing business.
04-May-2016 - Germany's Merck has upped bioreactor capacity at its facility in Martillac, France in an investment it says broadens its biologics manufacturing offering.
03-May-2016 - Samsung Biologics has been contracted by its joint venture entity Samsung Bioepis to manufacturer biosimilars from its facility in Korea.