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Pharmaceutical contract manufacturing/contract research market worth $238.3 billion by 2025

Pharmaceutical contract manufacturing/contract research market worth $238.3 billion by 2025

6 Jun 2017

Expanding market for biosimilars and biobetters is anticipated to pronounce the demand for contract development and manufacturing support.

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Lonza acquires cell and gene contract manufacturer PharmaCell

Lonza acquires cell and gene contract manufacturer PharmaCell

6 Jun 2017

Lonza has successfully completed the acquisition of PharmaCell, a cell and gene contract manufacturer in Europe with employees in Maastricht and Geleen (NL). In 2016, PharmaCell had sales of EUR 11 million.

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Acasti Pharma and CordenPharma announce large-scale production of CaPre with continuous manufacturing

Acasti Pharma and CordenPharma announce large-scale production of CaPre with continuous manufacturing

6 Jun 2017

Continuous manufacturing process will enable improved quality control and cGMP compliance, while reducing energy consumption, waste and raw material.

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Colorcon expands in India

Colorcon expands in India

5 Jun 2017

The new technical service laboratory is the company's 20th across the world.

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Sartorius Stedim Biotech launches ambr 15 bioreactor system with Nova BioProfile FLEX2 integration

Sartorius Stedim Biotech launches ambr 15 bioreactor system with Nova BioProfile FLEX2 integration

5 Jun 2017

QbD studies in upstream processing more rapidly performed.

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Novartis announces ground-breaking collaboration with IBM Watson Health on outcomes-based care in advanced breast cancer

Novartis announces ground-breaking collaboration with IBM Watson Health on outcomes-based care in advanced breast cancer

5 Jun 2017

Collaboration will use real-world patient data and cognitive computing with aim of improving outcomes in advanced breast cancer.

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Extractables-free deep-well plate for uHPLC and MS applications

Extractables-free deep-well plate for uHPLC and MS applications

2 Jun 2017

Porvair Glass Vial Deep-well plates are precisely manufactured to ensure complete compatibility with automated equipment.

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Vertex reaches long-term reimbursement agreement with ROI for Orkambi, Kalydeco and future CF medicines

Vertex reaches long-term reimbursement agreement with ROI for Orkambi, Kalydeco and future CF medicines

1 Jun 2017

Agreement provides access to Orkambi for people who have two copies of the F508del mutation and expands access to Kalydeco for all eligible patients.

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Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions publishes research-based insights on oncology

Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions publishes research-based insights on oncology

1 Jun 2017

Pharmaceutical companies should play a larger role in patient support programs.

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Hikma signs an exclusive license and supply agreement with Octapharma for Octaplex

Hikma signs an exclusive license and supply agreement with Octapharma for Octaplex

1 Jun 2017

Deal adds the first plasma-derived treatment to Hima's product offering.

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Vetter and Microdermics to develop innovative microneedle drug delivery systems

Vetter and Microdermics to develop innovative microneedle drug delivery systems

31 May 2017

Microdermics has successfully demonstrated the initial safety of its microneedle system, and is planning Phase I human clinical trials for vaccine and therapeutic delivery, to be initiated in 2017.

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Cambrex invests in new capacity and continuous flow technology at its Karlskoga, Sweden facility

Cambrex invests in new capacity and continuous flow technology at its Karlskoga, Sweden facility

30 May 2017

The expansion is part of an ongoing strategic campaign to invest in small molecule API manufacturing across the company's global network of facilities.

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