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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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Vibalogics set for live biological filling boost

Vibalogics set for live biological filling boost

1 Sep 2016

The CDMO has expanded its capabilities with a new automatic vial filling line to meet increased demand.

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Merck announces FDA filing acceptance of NDA for MK-1293, an investigational follow-on biologic insulin glargine

Merck announces FDA filing acceptance of NDA for MK-1293, an investigational follow-on biologic insulin glargine

8 Aug 2016

Marketing Authorization Application to the EMA currently under review.

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Catalent Biologics and Zumutor collaborate to develop antibodies with enhanced ADCC Activity

Catalent Biologics and Zumutor collaborate to develop antibodies with enhanced ADCC Activity

2 Aug 2016

The partnership created a fucose knockout GPEx cell line expressing high levels of an anti-HER2 antibody.

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Merck to provide Provantage End-to-End development and manufacturing services to Y-mAbs for lead antibody compound

Merck to provide Provantage End-to-End development and manufacturing services to Y-mAbs for lead antibody compound

1 Aug 2016

Includes scale-up and GMP manufacturing of drugs in late-stage development.

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Codexis completes obligations under R&D agreement with leading biopharmaceutical company

Codexis completes obligations under R&D agreement with leading biopharmaceutical company

28 Jul 2016

Enzyme developed with CodeEvolver technology for preclinical therapeutics program exceeds agreement requirements.

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GSK announces significant new investment in UK manufacturing network

GSK announces significant new investment in UK manufacturing network

27 Jul 2016

Investment in advanced manufacturing of new respiratory and biopharmaceuticals portfolio.

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