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Captek Softgel International acquires J+D Labs

Captek Softgel International acquires J+D Labs

6 Aug 2017

J+D Labs’ extensive experience manufacturing a wide-range of softgels, specialized tablets, capsules, and powder formulations complements Captek’s offerings.

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NICE approves Abraxane for pancreatic cancer

NICE approves Abraxane for pancreatic cancer

6 Aug 2017

Life-extending pancreatic cancer medicine to be made available immediately on the NHS.

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Lonza acquires Micro-Macinazione to create the leader in micronization capacity and capabilities

Lonza acquires Micro-Macinazione to create the leader in micronization capacity and capabilities

4 Aug 2017

Bolt-on acquisition adds value to other areas of Lonza’ business, including Health & Nutrition ingredients and excipients.

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The new KTP 590X rotary press sharpens Romaco Kilian’s effervescents profile

The new KTP 590X rotary press sharpens Romaco Kilian’s effervescents profile

4 Aug 2017

Romaco will additionally show Innojet process technology and Kilian services at POWTECH.

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BMS to acquire IFM Therapeutics to strengthen oncology pipeline focus on innate immunity

BMS to acquire IFM Therapeutics to strengthen oncology pipeline focus on innate immunity

4 Aug 2017

Gains full rights to IFM’s preclinical STING and NLRP3 agonist programs focused on enhancing the innate immune response for treating cancer.

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Biopharma stages a strong recovery over the first half even as M&A deals disappoint

Biopharma stages a strong recovery over the first half even as M&A deals disappoint

4 Aug 2017

EP Vantage releases half-year reviews of pharma & biotech and medtech performance.

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FDA grants Genentech’s Alecensa Priority Review

FDA grants Genentech’s Alecensa Priority Review

3 Aug 2017

Designation given for initial treatment of people with ALK-positive lung cancer.

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IDT launches first Cas9 enzyme that drastically reduces CRISPR off-target effects without significant loss of on-target activity

IDT launches first Cas9 enzyme that drastically reduces CRISPR off-target effects without significant loss of on-target activity

3 Aug 2017

The launch represents a major step towards therapeutic use of CRISPR.

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BMS receives FDA approval for Opdivo Injection for metastatic colorectal cancer

BMS receives FDA approval for Opdivo Injection for metastatic colorectal cancer

3 Aug 2017

Approval based on CheckMate -142, in which Opdivo demonstrated an objective response rate of 28% among patients who received prior treatment with a fluoropyrimidine, oxaliplatin, and irinotecan.

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UBM and Restec discontinue Russia partnership

UBM and Restec discontinue Russia partnership

2 Aug 2017

RESTEC to organise a stand-alone IPhEB exhibition in Russia from 2018 onwards.

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Baxter completes acquisition of Claris Injectables, expanding generic injectable medicines portfolio

Baxter completes acquisition of Claris Injectables, expanding generic injectable medicines portfolio

2 Aug 2017

Baxter plans to invest in further increasing Claris Injectables’ capacity and capabilities, including adding new aseptic manufacturing and lyophilization.

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Essentra Wins Editor’s Choice Award at Asian Manufacturing Awards 2017

Essentra Wins Editor’s Choice Award at Asian Manufacturing Awards 2017

1 Aug 2017

Essentra has won the Editor’s Choice Award, one of two ‘Special Awards’ at the Asian Manufacturing Awards 2017. Essentra marketing manager Emma Chen attended the awards and said: "We are absolutely thrilled to have won the Editor's Choice Award. To hav...

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