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Lilly invests heavily in UK

Lilly invests heavily in UK

US pharmaceutical major Eli Lilly has earmarked a hefty £220
million (€304 million) investment over the next four years in its
UK facilities, representing the largest investment by the firm in
any European country.

GMP for Atrix

GMP for Atrix

Drug delivery company Atrix Laboratories confirmed this week that
the German regulatory authority, Bundesinstitut fur Arzneimittel
und Medizinprodukte (BfArM), had recently completed a successful
inspection of Atrix's manufacturing...

FDA panel mulls cGMP issues

FDA panel mulls cGMP issues

As this edition of In-pharmatechnologist.com goes online, the US
Food and Drug Administration is convening the inaugural meeting of
its Advisory Committee for Pharmaceutical Science's Manufacturing
Subcommittee.

Extending plant powders

Extending plant powders

In the US this week, supplier of botanical extracts for the
pharmaceutical industry Pharmachem Laboratories announced that it
has acquired 'the largest botanical extraction facility in North
America, producing extracts for the...

Forum fuels knowledge in EU

Forum fuels knowledge in EU

An EU funded project is building the critical mass of knowledge
required to ensure that Europe meets the Lisbon objective of
becoming the world's most competitive knowledge-based economy by
2010, reports Cordis.

Biopharma merger in UK

Biopharma merger in UK

Spotlight on the home of the celebrated pork pie in England, with
the annoucement this week that Melton Mowbray-based Bridgehead
Technologies and Pharmalicensing - two biopharmaceutical business
development companies - are to merge.

D&E to offer outsourcing

D&E to offer outsourcing

US manufacturer of vitamins, minerals, herbs and supplements
D&E Pharmaceuticals, has launched a contract manufacturing
services initiative, principally aimed at small to medium sized
nutraceutical suppliers.

Cost cutting at Axis-Shield

Cost cutting at Axis-Shield

In a bid to improve efficiency and reduce costs UK in vitro
diagnostics company Axis-Shield is to shift the manufacture of
certain products from its site in Oslo, Norway to the company's
global headquarters in Dundee, Scotland.

Validation for pharma industry

Validation for pharma industry

A new validation package for pharmaceutical applications has hit
the market. Provided by Markem corporation, the new package is
intended to assist companies, in performing validation of new
coding equipment and to ensure that a specific...

Hope for FP6

Hope for FP6

Architects of the new instruments for the Sixth Framework Programme
will be heartened by news that a German report on the country's
networks of competence has concluded that such arrangements
stimulate innovation and, in turn,...

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