Piramal Healthcare is switching its UK API making operations to Morpeth, Nothumberland after a downturn in the Indian CMO’s international business cut capacity utilisation at its former base in Huddersfield to just 35 per cent.
Eli Lilly’s pursuit of outsourcing deals continues unabated with the pharma major entering into a cardiovascular R&D collaboration with Zydus Cadila that has been described as a “new paradigm for global alliances”.
Porsolt, a French contract research organisation (CRO) specialising in preclinical pharmacology services, has said it plans to open a new facility in Europe as well as boost its presence on the other side of the Atlantic.
The global economic downturn, impending blockbuster patent expiries and the wave of consolidation sweeping the pharmaceutical industry will drive demand for Patheon’s restructuring service according to CEO Wesley Wheeler.
Vetter Pharma-Fertigung (VPF), a specialist provider of pre-filled injection systems, has formed a new subsidiary, Vetter Pharma International (VPI) to take charge of sales, marketing and customer services.
Michael Schmitt, president of Alcan Global Pharmaceutical Packaging, believes a recovery in the global economy, the increasing demand for quality and the emergence of markets like India and Brazil will be key drivers for the packaging sector over the...
The International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council (IPEC) – currently represented by divisions in Europe, the Americas, Japan and China – could see sister organisations open up in Latin America and India in the coming months.