Serina Therapeutics has developed a new way of synthesizing polyoxazoline (POZ) polymers for drug delivery applications that, it claims, is free of the drawbacks that have hampered previous production methods.
Warwick Effect Polymers (WEP) have chosen R&D outsourcing
specialist Avantium to jointly develop their polyethylene glycol
PolyPEG technology for biopharmaceutical compounds, enhancing their
bioavailability and pharmacokinetics.
Varian has announced it is to acquire Polymer Laboratories for $42
million (€35.7 million)in a transaction that adds consumables and
instrumentation for Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) analysis to
its product portfolio.
Materials company, Micromuscle, has developed an electro-active
polymer technology that allows the controlled release of liquid
medications that reflect an emerging class of advanced materials
with new revolutionary properties.
BASF, the world's largest chemical company, and Seppic, an offshoot
of Air Liquide Healthcare, have embarked on a strategic cooperation
to jointly develop and market coating systems for film coating of
tablets in the drug industry.
MIP Technologies, a Swedish firm specialising in polymers with
binding properties, has signed a deal which could take its
technology out of the laboratory sector and into the realms of
large-scale production of pharmaceuticals.
German chemicals group BASF has launched two new pharmaceutical
film-coating products, cementing its position in a market estimated
to be worth about €200 million and growing at 5 to 6 per cent a
Owens-Illinois has developed a new generation of plastic bottles
and vials for pharmaceutical applications that have significant
advantages over glass counterparts, including shatter resistance
and low rates of damage in production...
BioProgress has started legal proceedings against Stanelco Fibre
Optics claiming ownership of several patents related to processes
used in gelatine-free encapsulation. Stanelco recently unveiled its
own ambitions in this area after...
Switzerland's Novartis has been awarded a US patent for a novel
means of extending the shelf life of pharmaceuticals. The invention
describes the use of a plastic bottle made from a polymeric
material that is impregnated with...