Patheon gave an update on its restructuring plans in Puerto Rico
yesterday, saying that its plant in Manati will be updated to
provide contract manufacturing of high-potency drugs and controlled
Pharma Serv, Puerto Rico's largest regulatory compliance and
validation services company for the pharma industry, has bought US
company Integration Validation Services (IVS) in a move to plant
its roots firmly in US soil.
Kendle is further expanding its reach across the globe, targeting
the Asia Pacific and Latin America in its plans for to capitalise
on the Phase I-III clinical development services market, tipped to
reach $3.6bn this year.
According to a new report, growing regulations in the European
pharmaceuticals industry is having a harmful effect on the market,
causing many companies to shift their bases to the United States
where the directives are more relaxed.
According to latest findings, the biotechnology/pharmaceutical
industry submitted 542 commercial Investigational New Drug (IND)
applications in 2004, increasing by more than a third from the
Pharmaceutical major Johnson & Johnson has installed a new
combined heat and power system at its research facility in La
Jolla, US, that could bring cost savings of more than $1 million
(€825,000) a year.