UK encapsulation specialist BioProgress has signed a license option
deal for a liquid fill technology with the consumer healthcare
division of US drug major Wyeth. If taken to fruition, the
agreement would mark the company's...
Distek has developed a new product in its range of devices for
testing how well pharmaceutical tablets dissolve that does not need
a water bath. The benefit? A reduction in maintenance, faster
throughput and less system vibration...
The UK's recently adopted standard for child resistance in
non-recloseable pharmaceutical packaging such as blister packs
contains a serious flaw that must be addressed, according to
Stephen Wilkins, secretary of the UK's...
The pharmaceutical industry's contribution to the UK's trade
balance has jumped by nearly a quarter in the first six months of
this year compared with the same period in 2002, figures released
today by the Association of...
The pharmaceutical industry has welcomed the passage of new
legislation by the UK Parliament that will give police new powers
to intervene in public order offences, including those carried out
by animal extremist groups.
"Tremendous advances in science and technology, along with the
shrinking period for patent exclusivity, are creating unprecedented
opportunities for the drug development industry," said a CEO
this week while discussing the...