Patheon adds development services at Italian plant
Canadian CMO Patheon has set up a pharmaceutical development services (PDS) sterile products suite at its manufacturing facility in Ferentino, Italy.
ethica thinks Matrix' data analysis tool is good eidyia
ethica Clinical has added biomarker data analysis technology to its roster of services in a C$1.25m (€782,899) deal with fellow Canadian CRO Matrix Pharma.
Xybion and Locus team up on animal and preclinical data management
US firms Xybion Medical Systems and Locus Technology say their new animal management and data analysis partnership will help streamline preclinical development and reduce research costs.
Nanotech deal to boost oral bioavailability
Yissum is collaborating with Aurum, Ventures MKI to develop a nanotechnology controlled release delivery platform, which is designed to increase the bioavailability of orally administered lipophilic drugs.
Mass loan boosts Wolfe’s facility
Wolfe Laboratories (WLI) has been given a $500,000 (€375,000) loan by the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) to construct the first stage of an aseptic fill/finish manufacturing facility.
Biomodels provides screening services to APS
Biomodels is providing preclinical services to Applied Protein Sciences (APS) under the terms of a strategic alliance, which is intended to speed product development and expand pipeline.
Cell Therapeutics seeks to offload preclinical unit
Seattle, US-based Cell Therapeutics Inc is looking at ways to reduce its involvement in a preclinical research facility based in Bresso, Italy, as it tries to cut costs.
WuXi, Covance split before deal is consummated
The much-trumpeted partnership between China’s WuXi PharmaTech and Covance to provide ‘world class preclinical research services’ has been called off.
Pharmaceutical manufacturing: people on the move
in-PharmaTechnologist.com presents its periodic round-up of
personnel changes in pharmaceutical manufacturing and development.
PPI partners with UK services firm
Pharmaceutics International (PII) has cemented a new partnership
with a UK firm that will see it gain bring new preclinical and
clinical services to the North American market.
Lilly forges multi million dollar supply chain deal
BioConvergence has forged a 'significant' supply chain
partnership with Eli Lilly, worth millions of dollars over ten
New China:US preclinical partnership formed
US-based MPI Research and China's Shanghai Medicilon have formed a
joint venture in preclinical services, as they position themselves
to cash in on what is a budding market sector in China.
French CROs have eye on niche market
Two French contract research organisations (CROs) that specialise
in ophthalmology have banded together to offer specialised services
to this niche market.
Preclinical services news in brief
In this week's review of activity within the preclinical research
services arena, new deals have emerged involving Arius Research,
Fusion Antibodies, Samaritan Pharmaceuticals and Advinus
Legumes encapsulate oral antifungal drug
US-based drug delivery firm, BioDelivery Sciences International
(BDSI), has asked for approval to start clinical trials of a soya
bean-based delivery technology that would lead to the first oral
version of amphotericin B, a widely-used...