06-Jul-2015 - GSK’s HIV unit ViiV Healthcare and China-based Desano Pharmaceuticals have forged an agreement whereby Desano will manufacture the API of GSK’s HIV drug Tivicay (dolutegravir) in China.
02-Jul-2015 - Lonza will set up a dedicated manufacturing suite for Alexion, producer of the world’s most expensive drug Soliris.
01-Jul-2015 - Transgene will close a biomanufacturing facility with the loss of 120 jobs to cut costs after Novartis pulled out of an immunotherapy collaboration last year.
30-Jun-2015 - Juniper Pharma Services has won a contract to manufacture ‘sono-sensitive particles’ used to aid delivery of cancer drugs into solid tumours for OxSonics.
30-Jun-2015 - Novasep is investing €10m ($11m) in a bio-conjugation plant it says will offer drugmakers a more complete antibody-drug conjugation (ADC) service.
30-Jun-2015 - TxCell is set to expand a trial of its candidate Crohn’s disease cell therapy to the US after the FDA accepted its IND application.
29-Jun-2015 - Swiss CMO Lonza and Canada’s Octane Biotech have entered an exclusive technology evaluation of the Octane Cocoon cell production platform for personalized cell therapy manufacturing with the goal of a...
26-Jun-2015 - TxCell will enhance operator training and dedicate more resources to quality monitoring at the cell therapy facility where it halted production this week.
26-Jun-2015 - In a rare move for the UK’s MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency), the regulator has helped to “future-proof” CMO Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies’ mammalian cell culture manufacturing facility in...
24-Jun-2015 - Vaccine developer Aeras and CMO (contract manufacturing organization) IDT Biologika have formed a strategic partnership that includes the acquisition of Aeras's Biopharmaceutical Development Center (BDC) manufacturing facility by IDT.
23-Jun-2015 - German-based contract manufacturer apceth has received regulatory approval to use two new GMP cleanrooms for aseptic processing, which will be used for the handling and genetic manipulation of various types...
22-Jun-2015 - Swedish scientists who developed the solubility enhancing nanotech excipient Upsalite say it can also be used to improve delayed release formulations.
22-Jun-2015 - Raffles PharmaTech has contracted ScinoPharm to make the API for a generic version of the arthritis pain drug celecoxib being developed for the US market.
19-Jun-2015 - Novasep has signed two partnership agreements for the Japanese markets. The agreements were with Allied Laboratories, a life science and chemical consulting company, and with AR Brown, which will represent...
18-Jun-2015 - Contract research organisation WuXi has entered a manufacturing collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania to produce gene therapy vectors.
17-Jun-2015 - Polydrug Laboratories chose not to log customer complaints about APIs made at its plants in Maharashtra according to Slovenian regulators.
17-Jun-2015 - Lonza will build a viral therapy production site in Houston, Texas in a bid to capture a share of the growing gene therapy market.
16-Jun-2015 - Delivery device maker Biocorp has announced plans to go public and list of Paris’ Alternext market as part of an effort to win more Big Pharma deals.
15-Jun-2015 - Contract manufacturer PCI Synthesis has signed up a dozen new Boston-based biotech and medtech customers as local demand has grown.
12-Jun-2015 - A Jubilant HollisterStier sterile manufacturing facility hit with a warning letter in 2013 has been upgraded following inspections by the US FDA last year.
11-Jun-2015 - An expansion at Vetter, a contract win for Dalton and a pre-approval inspection at LSNE – welcome to Outsourcing-Pharma’s round-up of sterile manufacturing news.
10-Jun-2015 - Site audits by Brazilian pharma regulator ANVISA are “exactly the opposite” to the US FDA’s, says CMO Kemwell as it prepares to export to Brazil for Johnson & Johnson.
10-Jun-2015 - Recipharm has been awarded commended for its revenue model and “achievements and success beyond the norm” by industry group, SwedenBio.
10-Jun-2015 - Aspyrian Therapeutics has selected CDMO Goodwin Biotechnology to complete process development, scale-up, and cGMP manufacturing of their novel antibody drug conjugate (ADC).
09-Jun-2015 - Accuratus Lab Services has bought the chemistry, manufacturing and controls (CMC) operations of Array BioPharma to boost its CDMO offering.