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Cobra Biologics delivers final plasmids for CombiGene's epilepsy project

Cobra Biologics delivers final plasmids for CombiGene's epilepsy project

13 Jul 2020

Further milestone paves the way for production of novel gene therapy drug candidate designed to treat drug-resistant focal epilepsy.

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Merck KGaA opens its largest M Lab Collaboration Center in Shanghai

Merck KGaA opens its largest M Lab Collaboration Center in Shanghai

13 Jul 2020

The center will host a new BioReliance End-to-End Solutions GMP manufacturing facility offering CDMO services to customers in China and Asia-Pacific.

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Vetter further expands its development service with new site in Austria

Vetter further expands its development service with new site in Austria

13 Jul 2020

The CDMO responds to the growing demand for complex fill and finish solutions.

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Regeneron wins $450 million US government manufacturing agreement for anti-viral antibody cocktail

Regeneron wins $450 million US government manufacturing agreement for anti-viral antibody cocktail

7 Jul 2020

The company began scaling up manufacturing of REGN-COV2 at business risk earlier this year to ensure the immediate availability of the product if clinical trials prove successful.

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SGS joins with Biophytis to launch international trial of COVID-19 related respiratory failure treatment

SGS joins with Biophytis to launch international trial of COVID-19 related respiratory failure treatment

7 Jul 2020

The CRO will undertake this clinical trial at multiple sites worldwide, starting at the AZ Sint Maarten hospital in Mechelen, Belgium.

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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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Catalent and ViralClear Pharmaceuticals partner on potential COVID-19 treatment

Catalent and ViralClear Pharmaceuticals partner on potential COVID-19 treatment

22 Jun 2020

The CDMO will work on developing a solution and a solid oral dosage form of ViralClear's merimepodib.

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Piramal acquires solid oral dosage drug product facility from G&W Laboratories

Piramal acquires solid oral dosage drug product facility from G&W Laboratories

22 Jun 2020

The site can also produce liquids, creams, and ointments, further expanding the CDMO's portfolio.

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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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Vektor Pharma finalizes formula for novel transdermal drug delivery system to treat Parkinson's

Vektor Pharma finalizes formula for novel transdermal drug delivery system to treat Parkinson's

8 Jun 2020

Optimizing the dosage form's efficiency reduces the amount of drug required in each patch.

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Emergent bags $628 million landmark CDMO deal to produce COVID-19 vaccine candidates

Emergent bags $628 million "landmark" CDMO deal to produce COVID-19 vaccine candidates

2 Jun 2020

The company will provide CDMO capabilities, capacities, and expertise to support the US government’s Warp Speed Program to pave the way for innovators to advance COVID-19 programs.

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SeraNova and Carna Biosciences to develop oral formulation of a new active ingredient

SeraNova and Carna Biosciences to develop oral formulation of a new active ingredient

26 May 2020

SeraNovo enters into a second license agreement with Carna Biosciences for development of oral formulation of Carna’s kinase inhibitor.

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