Pharma packaging goes futuristic
A France-based packaging solutions company plans to launch
heat-shrink labels with integrated holograms into the pharma
industry, in what it believes will be the next big counterfeiting
solution for the sector.
Report shows gaps in pharma performance
A study of 50 pharmaceutical lines has uncovered 'substantial
gaps' in performance between the more operationally savvy and
those with less nous.
No lack of innovation in pharma, says Wyeth
The often cited decline in R&D productivity and dwindling
innovation within the pharma industry is actually a thing of the
past, according to Wyeth's head of business development.
Pharma tops most IP-intensive list
The pharmaceutical industry has come up top in the most
Intellectual Property (IP)-intensive industry in the US, according
to a report released this week.
Pfizer offers insight on R&D outsourcing in Japan
Pfizer, among others, recently offered an insight into R&D
outsourcing in Japan, where this services market is still fairly
immature, with growth potential in several key areas.
Big pharma's wish list
Some of the world's largest pharma firms have set out what
therapeutic areas and specific mechanisms are becoming more
important to them, and which will be left by the wayside.
IMA investments paying off
Pharmaceutical packaging and processing machinery specialist IMA
has announced its half year results, with its active expansion
plans paying dividends and its pharma business going strong.
Althea Technologies, Hyaluron, WuXi PharmaTech, Draxis Health, Hill Top Research, Premier Research and Holmes Biopharma - People on the move
Althea Technologies, Hyaluron, WuXi PharmaTech, Draxis Health, Hill
Top Research, Premier Research and Holmes Biopharma have all had
people on the move in the world of pharmaceutical outsourcing.
The 'global disaster' of fake internet pharmacies
Fake internet pharmacies are a growing "global disaster"
with increasingly dangerous consequences, pharmaceutical industry
Evotec branches services into India
Germany-based Evotec has branched out its contract services into
India, forming a joint venture with local firm Research Support
International (RSI) in a bid to cut costs.
Drug costs set to rise as China tax increase kicks off
China's recent change in its export policy is expected to have a
knock-on effect in the global pharma industry and lead to a rise in
China carries out execution on corrupt drug official
China has wasted no time in executing the first of its convicted
corrupt former drug officials after his desperate appeal for life
Pfizer tops list of most sought-after firms
Pfizer, Novartis and Sanofi-Aventis were the companies who
attracted the most interest from pharmaceutical business
researchers in the first half of the year, according to a UK pharma
market research firm.
Adaptive trials are heating up
Adaptive trials were a hot topic at this year's Drug Information
Association (DIA) Annual Meeting, held in Atlanta. The first of a
free seminar series on the subject will also be run by three
industry pioneers next week.
NPS takes steps in new outsourcing plan
NPS Pharmaceuticals has sold two facilities and appointed a new COO
as part of a recently revealed restructuring strategy to rely more