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Lilly to bag Loxo Oncology for $8 billion

Lilly to bag Loxo Oncology for $8 billion

8 Jan 2019

Acquisition will broaden the scope of Lilly's oncology portfolio into precision medicines.

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Catalent to double its commercial biomanufacturing capacity

Catalent to double its commercial biomanufacturing capacity

7 Jan 2019

The $200-million expansion will support customers’ development programs and commercial launches.

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BMS and Celgene merge to create premier innovative biopharma company

BMS and Celgene merge to create premier innovative biopharma company

3 Jan 2019

Significantly expands Phase III assets with six expected near-term product launches, representing greater than $15 billion in revenue potential.

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Cambrex completes acquisition of Avista Pharma Solutions

Cambrex completes acquisition of Avista Pharma Solutions

2 Jan 2019

Acquisition adds a full complement of early-stage development capabilities to Cambrex’s larger scale capabilities for APIs and finished dosage forms.

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Novartis offers to acquire CellforCure

Novartis offers to acquire CellforCure

1 Jan 2019

Proposed acquisition will expand manufacturing capacity for innovative cell and gene therapies.

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BMS receives offer from Taisho to purchase UPSA

BMS receives offer from Taisho to purchase UPSA

30 Dec 2018

The potential transaction would position BMS to further refine its portfolio to focus on transformational medicines for patients facing serious diseases.

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An increased risk of a hard or ‘no deal Brexit?

An increased risk of a hard or ‘no deal Brexit?

24 Dec 2018

A ‘no deal’ Brexit will change and burden how all industries that move materials and goods across borders, including the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors, do business.

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Recipharm to potentially end operations in Ashton-under-Lyne facility

Recipharm to potentially end operations in Ashton-under-Lyne facility

24 Dec 2018

The operation has not been profitable for several years; no likely prospect of it being able to deliver an acceptable return in the medium term.

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Alcon acquires Tear Film Innovations

Alcon acquires Tear Film Innovations

20 Dec 2018

Tear Film's iLux Device offers innovative, customizable treatment for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, a leading cause of dry eye.

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Pall opens Center of Excellence in Shanghai

Pall opens Center of Excellence in Shanghai

19 Dec 2018

The CoE showcases the latest end-to-end technological solutions for biomanufacturing.

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Croda acquires market-leading vaccine adjuvant specialist

Croda acquires market-leading vaccine adjuvant specialist

17 Dec 2018

Croda will not only gain ownership to Biosector’s rich development pipeline but will become the only adjuvant supplier in the world with an aseptic and GMP-certified manufacturing site for vaccine adjuvants.

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WuXi AppTec expands site in California for pharmaceutical R&D services

WuXi AppTec expands site in California for pharmaceutical R&D services

13 Dec 2018

Expanded facility will establish a center of excellence in screening, discovery biology, pharmacology, and small molecule process R&D including Phase I GMP manufacturing.

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