05-Feb-2016 - Regenerative medicine developers now have a new supplier for mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), the multipotent stromal cells derived from marrow and other tissues like muscle and dental pulp for tissue...
04-Feb-2016 - Therapure Biopharma has postponed its IPO citing market conditions.
04-Feb-2016 - Piramal has announced its intention to invest $10m (€8.9m) in Coldstream Laboratories, the US sterile injectable CDMO it bought last year.
03-Feb-2016 - Biologics developers backed by Medicxi Ventures’ new €210m ($229m) fund will use Lonza for contract manufacturing under an existing deal with Index Ventures .
02-Feb-2016 - Novasep has announced it is expanding API synthesis its facility in Boothwyn, Pennsylvania and confirmed that US growth is important after the sale of Pharmachem.
01-Feb-2016 - To move forward as an industry, CROs must focus on the patient and build strategic partnerships, says Quintiles executive.
27-Jan-2016 - French CDMO Amatsigroup will offer complete biologics development services and expand its European presence through the acquisition of Q Biologicals.
27-Jan-2016 - Recipharm has raised SEK276m ($32m) to part finance the acquisition of a majority stake in Indian CMO Nitin Life Sciences that it announced in October.
27-Jan-2016 - Austrianova has launched cell banking and fill finish services for cell therapy developers at its facility in Singapore.
26-Jan-2016 - Hermes Pharma has added hot melt coating capabilities to its offering and hopes the food industry technique will win it pharma customers with unpleasant tasting APIs.
25-Jan-2016 - Catalent will pursue strategic acquisitions and licensing in 2016, said VP Marketing & Strategy Elliott Berger, noting growth areas include complex delivery technologies and specialised logistics.
21-Jan-2016 - Catalent will expand its cGMP facility in Japan to bring secondary packaging and clinical supply services to the region.
21-Jan-2016 - Johnson Matthey has expanded its UK biocatalysis R&D operations in response to growing drug industry demand.
20-Jan-2016 - Novozymes has launched its albumin operations as a stand-alone subsidiary and reiterated that its pharma business is no longer a growth driver.
19-Jan-2016 - Drug manufacturers, regulators, and consumers are increasing pressure on pharma companies to make the Rx-to-OTC switch, as non-prescription medications are cheaper and easier to access.
19-Jan-2016 - While CMOs are currently engaged mainly through tactical outsourcing, this paradigm will shift as more companies begin outsourcing to preferred providers, says ISR report.
19-Jan-2016 - Colorcon has acquired Paulaur Corporation’s sugar sphere business to help feed pharma’s demand for multiparticulate dosage forms.
14-Jan-2016 - As it becomes increasingly expensive to develop drugs, analysts predict that deal-making will become more important for pharmaceutical companies seeking to offset R&D costs.
14-Jan-2016 - India’s CRO industry is playing catch-up to the generic and manufacturing sectors, according to the departing CEO of one of the largest players, Syngene.
12-Jan-2016 - According to analysts, the vaccine contract manufacturing market is poised for growth, and change, as new players emerge in the East.
12-Jan-2016 - As annual projected pharmaceutical R&D returns continue to decline and companies are under increasing pressure, focus may be the defining factor.
11-Jan-2016 - A chemotherapy drug marketed by Eagle Pharmaceuticals has become the first product approved for commercial manufacture from AMRI’s once troubled Burlington facility.
04-Jan-2016 - MG America, the US subsidiary of MG2 Bologna, Italy, is expanding its filling division through a recent strategic partnership with COMAS.
22-Dec-2015 - Recipharm AB announced yesterday that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Alcon, a Novartis company.
18-Dec-2015 - The Swedish Government has announced a multi-million kronor plan to back biopharmaceutical research and manufacturing in the country.