05-Dec-2016 - Accinov has teamed up with Canadian clinical research organisation (CRO) Biodextris to provide a transatlantic biomanufacturing ‘plug and play’ service for biopharmaceuticals—with a particular expertise in vaccines.
01-Dec-2016 - Idifarma has invested over €300,000 in its facility in Spain in order to offer its customers automated capsule filling for commercial batches.
30-Nov-2016 - Vetter's new data processing center at its headquarters in Ravensburg, Germany has met all criteria required to meet the European DIN EN 50600 standard.
29-Nov-2016 - Lion Biotechnologies has expanded its ‘favorable’ existing relationship with WuXi AppTec to manufacture its autologous cell therapy products.
29-Nov-2016 - Fighting counterfeit medications is a “team sport,” and contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) play a “pivotal role,” says Applied DNA Sciences.
29-Nov-2016 - Cellectar Biosciences has announced a partnership with the Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) to establish manufacturing capacity ahead of the company’s NCI-supported Ph II trial of CLR 131.
29-Nov-2016 - Patheon has bought a US API facility from Roche in a deal that will also see the CMO supply the Swiss firm with drug ingredients.
28-Nov-2016 - The FDA is still in “the early stages” of overseeing 503B outsourcing facilities, but efforts continue as concerns surround the oversight of drug compounders, according to a recent report by...
28-Nov-2016 - Ideal Cures has added a fourth manufacturing location at Sikkim in India to meet the demand of its local customers and to expand its global customer base.
28-Nov-2016 - Catalent will add two Canadian manufacturing facilities to its softgel network through the acquisition of Accucaps.
24-Nov-2016 - A written quality agreement between a sponsor and a contract manufacturer can facilitate compliance with cGMP, the US FDA says in its finalised guidance.
23-Nov-2016 - The acquisition of a stick sachet packaging line from Merz expands Almac Group’s MHRA/FDA-approved UK commercial packaging facility to meet the growing demand for specialist packing solutions.
22-Nov-2016 - Lyndra Inc. has developed a star shaped gastric device which claims to solve the problem of delivering drugs with short half-lives.
21-Nov-2016 - Larger CMOs are likely to be better for commercial manufacturing but small players offer niche services and agility for lower volumes, say Symbiosis and Idifarma.
17-Nov-2016 - Only one-third of manufacturing is currently conducted in-house, from development stages to after commercial launch, according a recent report.
11-Nov-2016 - The Almac Group is planning to expand its operations in Europe and North America with an investment totaling £27m across three sites.
10-Nov-2016 - Saneca Pharma will invest in its manufacturing site in Slovakia to service a five-year agreement supplying the Menarini Group with controlled release pellets.
09-Nov-2016 - Analysts suggest a Trump presidency won’t have a material impact on contract research organizations – though a shake-up in trade policy could complicate the larger, global pharmaceutical industry.
08-Nov-2016 - Adents and Microsoft have introduced a new platform that allows contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) to leverage data generated during the serialization process.
04-Nov-2016 - Biologics manufacturing and testing activities helped Charles River Laboratories grow in Q3 and will drive further gains say analysts.
02-Nov-2016 - The $34m expansion at its Madison, Wisconsin site will support Phase III and commercial biologics production, says Catalent.
02-Nov-2016 - Smaller drugmakers are shifting away from generics and towards niche new molecules says Recipharm, which has expanded a small-scale API facility to feed demand.
25-Oct-2016 - IDT Biologika has been awarded a five-year contract to provide live virus filling and finishing services in a deal worth up to $50m.
19-Oct-2016 - Almac Group’s Diagnostics business will engage with pharma to validate the link between its immune response assay and checkpoint inhibitor based therapy.
19-Oct-2016 - This week CordenPharma announced the completion of its new highly potent API process bay for category 4 compounds.