26-Aug-2015 - Pharma firms developing inhalable drugs often fail to test that their formulations are compatible with their intended delivery devices early enough according to the Intertek team behind research stressing the...
26-Aug-2015 - Swedish CDMO Recipharm will contract manufacture a three-drug combination antibiotic for emerging Israeli biopharma RedHill.
25-Aug-2015 - A GSK facility in Memphis Tennessee which was scheduled to be sold off will now receive $2m to improve its manufacturing infrastructure.
25-Aug-2015 - Regis Technologies has opened a site for manufacturing highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients (HPAPIs) in Illinois.
24-Aug-2015 - QuVa Pharma has bought an outsourcing facility from Healix in the first step in an effort to establish a national compounding pharmacy chain.
24-Aug-2015 - Hemispherx has signed supply deals with US blood centres to address supply issues that delayed relaunch of genital wart drug, Alferon.
24-Aug-2015 - Pfizer has received the final regulatory clearances to acquire Hospira but the US FTC says it must divests four sterile injectable products.
20-Aug-2015 - An erstwhile whistleblower who accused Unilife of fraud and violating US FDA validation regulations has apologised and withdrawn his allegations.
20-Aug-2015 - Anti-infectives firm Xellia has moved its North American HQ to the lyophilisation plant in Raleigh, North Carolina that it bought from Fresenius Kabi last July .
20-Aug-2015 - The Italian Ministry of Health has banned compounding pharmacies from preparing drugs containing any of seven APIs after chemists were discovered making dangerous off-label weight loss treatments.
19-Aug-2015 - Pakistani pharmaceutical manufacturers are today halting production in protest at changes to manufacturing regulations.
19-Aug-2015 - There’s little chance US companies will consider Iran as a venue for pharmaceutical contract manufacturing, even in the current era of limited détente between the two countries, experts say....
18-Aug-2015 - Contract manufacturer Emergent BioSolutions and biosimilar developer Pfenex have both announced in recent days that they’ve won contract manufacturing and development grants with the US government.
13-Aug-2015 - Manufacturers of excipients are being sent inappropriate requests for stability data by some regulators and pharma companies, threatening to disrupt the supply chain, IPEC claims.
13-Aug-2015 - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) has selected CMC Biologics for process development and manufacture of specific monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) to test for their capacity...
12-Aug-2015 - Contract manufacturing will rise over the next five years as drugmakers feel the pressure to reduce supply chain time, and choose to focus on in-house R&D rather than conduct their...
11-Aug-2015 - Service provider and contract manufacturer WuXi PharmaTech is vouching for TruTag Technologies’ edible microtags following a pilot project adding to evidence that they can help root out counterfeits.
10-Aug-2015 - A host of recent small deals, expansions, office openings and other news from CDMOs (contract development and manufacturing organizations) and CROs (contract research organizations) around the world.
06-Aug-2015 - New Jersey-based generics CMO (contract manufacturing organization) Amneal Pharmaceuticals has purchased a 200,000 square foot facility in Cashel, Ireland.
05-Aug-2015 - The US FDA has accepted for review Opko Health’s New Drug Application for a potential treatment for chronic kidney disease (CKD) and vitamin D insufficiency that uses Catalent’s proprietary softgel...
05-Aug-2015 - With contract revenue growth of nearly 40%, CDMO (contract development and manufacturing organization) AMRI is seeing its acquisitions of OsoBio , two Aptuit facilities and a UK aseptic facility pay off.
04-Aug-2015 - Baxter’s contract manufacturing business is expected to take a nearly 10% hit as one of its "major customers" has elected to self-manufacture products previously made by the CMO (contract manufacturing...
04-Aug-2015 - French biotech TxCell is outsourcing manufacture of its T-cell therapy Ovasave to MaSTherCell, and says it expects to regain GMP certification of its own site later this year.
03-Aug-2015 - CDMO (contract development and manufacturing organization) Xcelience has made a structured cash investment in Pennsylvania-based Powdersize, which specializes in milling, micronization and powder size classification.
27-Jul-2015 - A Standards & Poor analyst has rated contract development and manufacturer AMRI as ‘stable,’ but says it lacks the scale and breadth of offerings of its competitors in the CDMO...