When national businesses become global operations… With the industry sourcing more raw materials and services from around the world and distributing its products in new markets, companies are adapting their business processes to suit a more complex global operating environment.
16-Oct-2014 - Strategic relationships with contract manufacturers are becoming the standard, but big and small pharma demands differ considerably according to the two largest CDMOs, DPx and Catalent.
01-Oct-2014 - Australia’s largest clinical CRO Novotech has expanded its services into China with a new office in Shanghai.
22-Sep-2014 - Political instability in Ukraine has not diminished international drug industry desire to conduct clinical trials there according to a new report.
18-Sep-2014 - Following the recent IPO from Catalent, has private equity called time on the CDMO industry? Outsourcing-pharma’s Dan Stanton thinks it has for now.
18-Sep-2014 - Pharma service companies looking to access the growing Philippine and Indonesian markets have been invited to join a Public-Private trade mission by the US Department of Commerce.
17-Sep-2014 - As contract manufacturers continue to consolidate , some in the industry are questioning whether the resulting companies have the ability to offer the same services as the former individual companies.
16-Sep-2014 - In a venture with plasma products manufacturer Octapharma, DHL has opened a €3.4m ($4.4m) cold-chain logistics centre in Germany for the pharma and life sciences industries.
08-Sep-2014 - The high cost and complexity of producing biopharmaceuticals for clinical trials limits supplies and makes effective logistics even more important than for small molecule studies says Almac.
01-Sep-2014 - CRO Synexus has expanded its presence in “the gateway to Africa” by acquiring the Helderberg Clinical Trials Centre (HCTC) in Capetown.
31-Jul-2014 - Growing pharma demand in China has led SGS Life Sciences to expand its validation testing and lab service offerings at its Shanghai site.
29-Jul-2014 - Increased emphasis on global clinical trials is promoting consolidation of contract research organisations (CROs), according to an industry report by M&A services firm 11T Partners.
28-Jul-2014 - AmerisourceBergen has reported “outstanding operational and financial performance” for the third quarter 2014, and is set to pass the $100bn revenue mark for the fiscal year.
23-Jul-2014 - Germany-based full-service CRO (contract research organization) Accovion has expanded European presence with new offices in Italy, France and Eastern Europe.
22-Jul-2014 - Efficient relationships with contract manufacturers are being held back by Big Pharma’s ‘intellectual arrogance’ and ill-defined operational teams, according to an ex-Director at GlaxoSmithKline.
17-Jul-2014 - West’s new pharmaceutical packaging facility in India will reduce supply lead times for its Asia-Pacific customers, the company says.
15-Jul-2014 - While the overall bioscience industry has seen 7.4% jobs growth between 2001 and 2012, the sector encompassing CROs and other research, testing and medical labs has grown by more than...
09-Jul-2014 - Several international CMOs will establish themselves in Russia over the next few years as pharma looks to satisfy the country's manufacturing policies, the CEO of R-Pharm predicts.
07-Jul-2014 - Sponsors and CROs must ensure that clinical studies are properly designed and that investigators work on a maximum of three trials simultaneously under new guidelines issued by Indian regulators.
24-Jun-2014 - Simbec Research has bought Orion Clinical Services in the latest deal backed by the Welsh Government’s £100m life sciences investment fund.
18-Jun-2014 - Big pharma is moving towards strategic partnerships with CMOs, according to speakers at the Global Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing (GPCM) Conference, with the ideal number of partners being ten.
10-Jun-2014 - Bureaucracy is the biggest problem in accessing the Brazilian clinical research market, according to local CRO Techtrials, who says its expansion into the US was a far easier procedure.
02-Jun-2014 - Sponsors trialling drugs in Asia should insist on the highest manufacturing standards and consider local production to successfully navigate the varied and complex regulations that govern research in the region...
27-May-2014 - Eli Lilly is maintaining greater in-house control as manufacturing processes become more complex, whilst MSD is leveraging external over-capacity to fulfil its needs, the firms told Outsourcing-Pharma.com during a recent...
07-May-2014 - Medpace Laboratories, Singapore will serve and support new and existing Medpace pharmaceutical clients conducting clinical research in the rapidly expanding Asia Pacific region.
05-May-2014 - A mega-merger between Pfizer and AstraZeneca would bring increased business to CROs say Icon and Parexel, if past experiences are to go by.