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Artificial intelligence to discover drugs in a multi-year multimillion dollar deal

Artificial intelligence to discover drugs in a multi-year multimillion dollar deal

26 Jul 2017

AI thought to have massive potential to reduce the cost associated with the discovery of new drugs.

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New research highlights lack of confidence in serialization preparations

New research highlights lack of confidence in serialization preparations

25 Jul 2017

40% of industry professionals admit they are not clear about the global requirements for serialization.

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STA signs 5-year supply agreement with TESARO

STA signs 5-year supply agreement with TESARO

24 Jul 2017

STA will provide supplies of certain starting and intermediate materials for the recently launched Zejula.

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Merck launches Remicade biosimilar for all eligible indications, in the US

Merck launches Remicade biosimilar for all eligible indications, in the US

24 Jul 2017

The biosimilar's list price will represent a 35% discount to the current list price of Remicade.

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Lilly backs Nektar Therapeutics' novel immunological therapy

Lilly backs Nektar Therapeutics' novel immunological therapy

24 Jul 2017

NKTR-358 has the potential to treat a number of autoimmune and other chronic inflammatory conditions.

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GSK receives FDA approval for a new self-injectable formulation of Benlysta

GSK receives FDA approval for a new self-injectable formulation of Benlysta

23 Jul 2017

The approval marks the first subcutaneous self-injection treatment option for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

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Boehringer Ingelheim breaks ground on $217 million expansion of Fremont, California manufacturing facility

Boehringer Ingelheim breaks ground on $217 million expansion of Fremont, California manufacturing facility

23 Jul 2017

Expansion will triple capacity, add nearly 300 new jobs.

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Merck and Pfizer collaborate with Corning to modernize pharmaceutical glass packaging

Merck and Pfizer collaborate with Corning to modernize pharmaceutical glass packaging

23 Jul 2017

Collaborations result in development of Corning Valor Glass.

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Recipharm and LIDDS establish industrial manufacturing capabilities for a novel prostate cancer product

Recipharm and LIDDS establish industrial manufacturing capabilities for a novel prostate cancer product

20 Jul 2017

GMP Manufacturing line industrialised according to a unique process invented by LIDDS, involving the installation of novel equipment that is new to the pharmaceutical industry.

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Catalent and academia on quest to better understand pediatric drug formulation and delivery challenges

Catalent and academia on quest to better understand pediatric drug formulation and delivery challenges

20 Jul 2017

Goal of the collaboration is to identify therapies and diseases for which there is a high need for pediatric-friendly formulations.

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LifeArc negotiates exclusive licence deal with Nemysis for oral iron supplement technology

LifeArc negotiates exclusive licence deal with Nemysis for oral iron supplement technology

20 Jul 2017

IHAT, a novel synthetic material, is a commercially viable alternative to ferrous salts for iron supplementation.

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Onyx helps to accelerate TopiVert’s compounds to clinic

Onyx helps to accelerate TopiVert’s compounds to clinic

19 Jul 2017

With support from the CRO, TopiVert has been able to accelerate scale-up and produce GMP batches, which are now being used in clinical trials.

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