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iNova Pharmaceuticals announces the launch of iPitch 2020

iNova Pharmaceuticals announces the launch of iPitch 2020

3 Jul 2020

Following on from the success of the inaugural iPitch launch in 2019, iNova Pharmaceuticals is delighted to announce the launch of a new round of iPitch challenges for 2020.

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Ajinomoto introduces fast track platform for drug product manufacturing

Ajinomoto introduces fast track platform for drug product manufacturing

30 Jun 2020

AJILITY is designed to speed novel or existing therapeutics from development to manufacturing and into the clinic.

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PCI Pharma Services completes biotech Center of Excellence

PCI Pharma Services completes biotech Center of Excellence

29 Jun 2020

The global outsourcing solutions provider is also set to expand its biotech capabilities in Europe.

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Stevanato Group pledges to provide glass vials for potential COVID-19 vaccines

Stevanato Group pledges to provide glass vials for potential COVID-19 vaccines

29 Jun 2020

The company agrees to provide CEPI with 100 million glass vials, which can store 20 doses per vial (2 billion doses in total).

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FDA approves new Dupixent prefilled pen

FDA approves new Dupixent prefilled pen

23 Jun 2020

The prefilled pen supports more convenient self-administration for patients with chronic type 2 inflammatory diseases.

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CordenPharma & Moderna extend lipid supply agreement for Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine

CordenPharma & Moderna extend lipid supply agreement for Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine

23 Jun 2020

The amended manufacturing agreement, which originally specified CordenPharma facilities Switzerland, now extends to the CDMOs France and US sites.

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BIA Separations introduces PrimaS multi-mode ligand bioprocessing technology

BIA Separations introduces PrimaS multi-mode ligand bioprocessing technology

16 Jun 2020

Novel platform initially focussed on high-resolution industrial-scale processing of therapeutic mRNA.

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Sanofi to build EUR 490 million vaccine production facility in France

Sanofi to build EUR 490 million vaccine production facility in France

16 Jun 2020

The French pharma company will also invest EUR 120 million to create a new research center at Marcy-l'Etoile dedicated to vaccines

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Catalent inks deal with AstraZeneca to manufacture COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Catalent inks deal with AstraZeneca to manufacture COVID-19 vaccine candidate

15 Jun 2020

The company's Anagni, Italy facility will prepare to supply hundreds of millions of doses of the vaccine candidate if it's approved.

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WuXi Biologics signs lease for a clinical manufacturing facility in the US

WuXi Biologics signs lease for a clinical manufacturing facility in the US

9 Jun 2020

The deal represents the contract manufacturer's third US site.

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Fujifilm invests $928 million to expand CDMO's biologics production facility in Denmark

Fujifilm invests $928 million to expand CDMO's biologics production facility in Denmark

9 Jun 2020

Investment will double the site's drug substance manufacturing capacity and will expand its capabilities to include fill/finish, and enhance its current assembly, labeling and packaging services.

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Oxford Biomedica and VMIC seal UK vaccine manufacturing capacity deal

Oxford Biomedica and VMIC seal UK vaccine manufacturing capacity deal

8 Jun 2020

The collaboration will significantly increase the UK’s capacity to manufacture viral vectors vaccines as part of a national effort in response to COVID-19.

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