Canadian contract manufacturing organisation PharmEng International, which has been hit by dwindling cash reserves in recent months, got a boost last week when its subsidiary Keata Pharma was awarded a C$3m research grant.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a draft guidance on the measures pharmaceutical and other manufacturers should take to make sure imported FDA-regulated products are in line with federal statutes and regulations.
Pharmaceutical Product Development of the US is expecting to post a 12 per cent hike in revenues in 2009, helped by the recent opening of offices in Ireland and Singapore and new deals with Merck & Co.
The market for packaging machinery is set to grow 5 per cent a year and be worth $40bn (€30.3bn) by 2012, driven partly by a hike in demand for drug products in “pharmerging” economies, according to a new industry report.
Since its inauguration last year, IPEC China has been working to improve the quality of excipient manufacturing in the country. in-PharmaTechnologist spoke with organisation president Nevin Cheng about the steps the body has taken so far and what it will...
The FDA has established its first permanent presence in Latin America by opening an office in Costa Rica as part of “Beyond Our Borders Initiative”, which has also seen the agency set up three sites in China.
As 2008 drew to a close and people the world over welcomed the New Year, few would have noticed the passing of Europe’s paracetamol industry as Rhodia closed the doors of the region’s last manufacturing facility in Roussillon, southern France.