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New large-capacity bioprocessing centrifuge enhances productivity and reliability

New large-capacity bioprocessing centrifuge enhances productivity and reliability

22 Mar 2016

Thermo Scientific Sorvall BIOS 16 centrifuge designed to provide simplified, flexible bioprocessing.

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BioPharmaSpec expanding into Asia with new business development teams

BioPharmaSpec expanding into Asia with new business development teams

21 Mar 2016

Scientists can meet with BioPharmaSpec experts at BioPharma Asia to discuss characterization strategies for accelerating their biosimilar development.

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ModiQuest Research and Sobi to continue their collaboration on antibody generation

ModiQuest Research and Sobi to continue their collaboration on antibody generation

20 Mar 2016

ModiQuest will screen their high class in-house phage display libraries, ModiPhage.

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Monoclonal antibodies headline innovation in gastric cancer treatment pipeline

Monoclonal antibodies headline innovation in gastric cancer treatment pipeline

17 Mar 2016

GBI Research says pipeline consists of 29% monoclonal antibodies.

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Pall launches pyrofree sterile, ready-to-use glass vials

Pall launches pyrofree sterile, ready-to-use glass vials

16 Mar 2016

The packaging has been specifically designed for the processing of small batches such as clinical and technical lots, orphan drugs or personalized medicines.

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Patheon signs flexible manufacturing agreement with Amgen

Patheon signs flexible manufacturing agreement with Amgen

14 Mar 2016

Patheon has developed unique solutions and business models providing flexible manufacturing options for clients to address the complex client needs in a changing landscape.

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FDA issues a draft guidance for industry on Implementation of the ‘Deemed to be a License’ Provision of the BPCI Act of 2009

FDA issues a draft guidance for industry on Implementation of the ‘Deemed to be a License’ Provision of the BPCI Act of 2009

11 Mar 2016

The draft guidance explains that FDA will not approve any pending or tentatively approved application for a biological product under the FD&C Act after 23 March 2020.

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Peregrine Pharmaceuticals announces formal commissioning of new, state-of-the-art commercial manufacturing facility

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals announces formal commissioning of new, state-of-the-art commercial manufacturing facility

9 Mar 2016

Facility being operated by Avid Bioservices subsidiary with capacity to potentially generate additional $40 million in annual revenue.

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FDA accepts sBLA for Keytruda (pembrolizumab) in advanced NSCLC

FDA accepts sBLA for Keytruda (pembrolizumab) in advanced NSCLC

7 Mar 2016

Application based on data from KEYNOTE-010, which showed superior overall survival for patients taking Keytruda compared to chemotherapy in patients with PD-L1 expression on one percent or more of the cancer cells.

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Sartorius Stedim BioOutsource contract testing facility in Glasgow successfully passes FDA inspection

Sartorius Stedim BioOutsource contract testing facility in Glasgow successfully passes FDA inspection

2 Mar 2016

Certified quality of analytical services for developers of biologics and biosimilars .

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World’s second biggest influenza vaccine manufacturer expands operations at Speke site

World’s second biggest influenza vaccine manufacturer expands operations at Speke site

25 Feb 2016

£22 million investment in Liverpool by global biopharma company.

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Irvine Scientific launches new feed media to maximize productivity in large-scale bioproduction

Irvine Scientific launches new feed media to maximize productivity in large-scale bioproduction

24 Feb 2016

BalanCD CHO Feed 4 is a chemically-defined, animal component-free powder feed for large-scale bioproduction in a variety of high performing CHO cells.

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