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Avacta and Glythera collaborate to develop novel, potentially highly potent, drug class

Avacta and Glythera collaborate to develop novel, potentially highly potent, drug class

14 Jul 2016

The collaboration will evaluate the use of Avacta’s Affimer technology in combination with Glythera’s PermaLink conjugation chemistry.

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Amgen and Daiichi Sankyo announce agreement to commercialize biosimilars in Japan

Amgen and Daiichi Sankyo announce agreement to commercialize biosimilars in Japan

14 Jul 2016

The deal includes several biosimilars in late-stage development, including biosimilars of adalimumab, bevacizumab and trastuzumab.

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Apax Partners to acquire the operating subsidiaries of Invent Farma

Apax Partners to acquire the operating subsidiaries of Invent Farma

13 Jul 2016

Invent Farma develops, manufactures and markets generic drugs.

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Brexit uncertainty favours internationally focused pharmaceutical professionals

Brexit uncertainty favours internationally focused pharmaceutical professionals

13 Jul 2016

Its likely that a number of firms will relocate their services to mainland Europe or Ireland.

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BioStem Technologies begins construction of new laboratory facility

BioStem Technologies begins construction of new laboratory facility

13 Jul 2016

New facility will house multiple general labs, cleanrooms, and small batch manufacturing rooms.

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Cambrex completes $50 million investment in large-scale API manufacturing and storage

Cambrex completes $50 million investment in large-scale API manufacturing and storage

12 Jul 2016

The company's investment reflects the strong market demand for small molecule APIs.

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Emulate to collaborate with Seres Therapeutics to support the development of novel microbiome therapeutics

Emulate to collaborate with Seres Therapeutics to support the development of novel microbiome therapeutics

12 Jul 2016

Seres to use Emulate's Intestine-Chip technology to identify promising new microbiome therapeutic candidates for inflammatory bowel disease.

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SGS introduces fast, accurate genotypic microorganism identification offering at its Chicago, IL facility

SGS introduces fast, accurate genotypic microorganism identification offering at its Chicago, IL facility

12 Jul 2016

FDA guidance states that genotypic methods have been demonstrated to be more accurate and precise than traditional biochemical and phenotypic methods.

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Cipla to launch South Africa’s first biotech manufacturing facility

Cipla to launch South Africa’s first biotech manufacturing facility

12 Jul 2016

The plant will manufacture biosimilars and construction is scheduled to start in early 2017, with full operations expected to commence in the third quarter of 2018.

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Scots first to receive breakthrough immunotherapy for lung cancer

Scots first to receive breakthrough immunotherapy for lung cancer

11 Jul 2016

Eligible patients in Scotland will be the first in the UK to access this life-extending treatment and will be ahead of those patients in England and Wales.

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Powerful software utility for modelling freeze drying cycles

Powerful software utility for modelling freeze drying cycles

11 Jul 2016

SP Scientific's LyoModelling Calculator enables those developing freeze drying cycles to calculate the time required for primary drying and the maximum product temperature.

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FDA approves first and only single monthly injection for a PCSK9 inhibitor

FDA approves first and only single monthly injection for a PCSK9 inhibitor

11 Jul 2016

Amgen's Repatha (evolocumab) Pushtronex system (on-body infusor with prefilled cartridge) provides a new, monthly single-dose administration option.

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