Strategic partners, controlling the supply chain and what happens when something goes wrong, were just three of the subjects discussed at this year's Global Contract Manufacturing summit - Europe’s largest and leading event for the contract manufacturing community - in London, UK.
20-Oct-2014 - BASF, one of the world’s largest chemical companies, has chosen Colorcon to distribute its Kollicoat Immediate Release (IR) tablet coatings.
24-Jul-2014 - Growth of Pharma strategic partnerships with contract development and manufacturing organisations (CDMOs) is driving consolidation, according to an industry report.
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.
16-Jul-2014 - The complex nature of biopharmaceuticals dictates the choice of contract manufacturer when compared with selecting a partner for small molecule drugs, according to a life sciences consultant.
10-Jul-2014 - A quality assurance audit is as beneficial to the CMO as it is to the sponsor selecting a third-party manufacturer, according to an ex-Merck Serono and MHRA consultant.
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.
23-Jun-2014 - Hidden costs and quality issues have encouraged pharma to abandon China and India, but Western CMOs are now under threat from a return to in-house manufacture, says a procurement consultant
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.