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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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Changes needed to prevent controversial pay-for-delay pharma deals

Changes needed to prevent controversial pay-for-delay pharma deals

26 May 2020

Researchers endorse a switch from the current first-filer system in the US to a system that instead rewards the first successful challenger.

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HKBU invents nanostructure that stimulates growth of stem cells for Parkinson's treatment

HKBU invents nanostructure that stimulates growth of stem cells for Parkinson's treatment

25 May 2020

The invention could pave the way for treatments to cure Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.

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AbCellera and Lilly seal multi-year antibody discovery collaboration

AbCellera and Lilly seal multi-year antibody discovery collaboration

25 May 2020

AbCellera, will use its antibody drug discovery platform to identify antibodies against up to nine targets.

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HKBU scientists develop technique to eliminate drug side effects

HKBU scientists develop technique to eliminate drug side effects

19 May 2020

The novel method paves the way towards the mass production of affordable therapeutic drugs that are made with recyclable materials.

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Vibalogics agrees to additional manufacturing for lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate of J&J unit

Vibalogics agrees to additional manufacturing for lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate of J&J unit

18 May 2020

CDMO is contracted to produce multiple clinical batches from German facility

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