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WCG acquires pharmacovigilance firm Vigilare

By Melissa Fassbender

WIRB Copernicus Group (WCG) has expanded its portfolio of companies to include the pharmacovigilance and drug safety solution provider Vigilare International.

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Quality-by-design: How to mitigate risk in drug development

By Melissa Fassbender

As the industry continues to externalize components of the supply chain, global regulatory authorities are requiring a “quality-by-design” (QbD) approach to help mitigate risk across the drug development process.

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Packaging design: how to ensure successful patient outcomes

By Melissa Fassbender

As holidays shoppers wrap up their presents with ribbons and bows, Outsourcing-Pharma.com reviews how contract pharmaceutical packaging companies help ensure successful patient outcomes with iterative design.

WuXi finds success in pilot testing of edible microtags

WuXi finds success in pilot testing of edible microtags

By Zachary Brennan

Service provider and contract manufacturer WuXi PharmaTech is vouching for TruTag Technologies’ edible microtags following a pilot project adding to evidence that they can help root out counterfeits.

China is looking to amend its GCP and bring more of the clinical trial industry up to speed

Amended Chinese GCP could aid development of CRO industry

By Zachary Brennan

The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) is proposing to amend its GCP (good clinical practices) to add more specific responsibilities for sponsors, Ethics Committees (ECs) and sites as part of efforts to further protect study subjects, experts say.