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Boehringer Ingelheim's adalimumab biosimilar candidate shows promise

Boehringer Ingelheim's adalimumab biosimilar candidate shows promise

26 Oct 2016

Phase III study established equivalence in efficacy and similar safety profile between BI 695501 and Humira (adalimumab) in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis.

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Pfizer announces US availability of biosimilar Inflectra

Pfizer announces US availability of biosimilar Inflectra

21 Oct 2016

Inflectra will be the first biosimilar monoclonal antibody (mAb) to be available in the US.

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Merck Research Laboratories facilities designated as “Milestones in Microbiology” sites

Merck Research Laboratories facilities designated as “Milestones in Microbiology” sites

18 Oct 2016

Facilities chosen for their contributions to anti-infectives and vaccines.

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Pall Life Sciences wins BPI 2016 Best Downstream Application Award

Pall Life Sciences wins BPI 2016 Best Downstream Application Award

6 Oct 2016

Cadence Acoustic Separator system is a novel single-use solution for the clarification of cell culture bioprocess fluids.

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SSB launches two single-use Sartocon loop assemblies with integrated polyethersulfone membrane

SSB launches two single-use Sartocon loop assemblies with integrated polyethersulfone membrane

30 Sep 2016

Assemblies save up to 60% on processing time and offer a safe approach to ultrafiltration of biologics and vaccines.

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Pall Life Sciences to introduce continuous bioprocessing with single-use technologies

Pall Life Sciences to introduce continuous bioprocessing with single-use technologies

29 Sep 2016

Will enable manufacturers to reduce costs by eliminating cleaning and validation requirements, as well as hardware infrastructure.

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AbbVie opens first phase of its global manufacturing facility in Singapore

AbbVie opens first phase of its global manufacturing facility in Singapore

29 Sep 2016

New site expands the company's global operations for small molecule and biologics manufacturing, and marks the company's first manufacturing presence in Asia.

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FDA approves Amgen's new biosimilar for multiple inflammatory diseases

FDA approves Amgen's new biosimilar for multiple inflammatory diseases

25 Sep 2016

Amjevita is the first adalimumab biosimilar approved by the FDA and has been approved for the treatment of seven inflammatory diseases.

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GE to invest €150 million in biopharmaceutical manufacturing campus in Ireland

GE to invest €150 million in biopharmaceutical manufacturing campus in Ireland

21 Sep 2016

Company also in the process of setting up a training collaboration with National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) to develop skills for Ireland’s biologics sector, training 1,500 professionals per year.

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Rentschler doubles manufacturing capacity to address growing demand for biopharmaceuticals

Rentschler doubles manufacturing capacity to address growing demand for biopharmaceuticals

21 Sep 2016

Innovative Twin system with two 3,000-L bioreactors and associated downstream processing equipment put into operation. Second significant expansion in one year.

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AstraZeneca's first biologic respiratory medicine shows positive results in severe asthma

AstraZeneca's first biologic respiratory medicine shows positive results in severe asthma

8 Sep 2016

Benralizumab Phase III trials met primary and key secondary endpoints.

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Sartorius Stedim Biotech presents the first fully integrated upstream platform

Sartorius Stedim Biotech presents the first fully integrated upstream platform

1 Sep 2016

Unique product and service portfolio extensively covers all steps from cell line development to commercial manufacturing processes.

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