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AptarGroup to Acquire Stelmi Group for $207M

AptarGroup to Acquire Stelmi Group for $207M

1 Jun 2012

AptarGroup is to acquire the Stelmi Group, a maker of elastomer primary packaging components for injectable drug delivery.

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Pharmaceutical Companies Allocating More Money to Digital Marketing

Pharmaceutical Companies Allocating More Money to Digital Marketing

31 May 2012

A report by Cutting Edge Information has highlighted the growing importance of digital marketing in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Pharmaceutical Companies Have 'Limited' Experience of REMS Plans

Pharmaceutical Companies Have 'Limited' Experience of REMS Plans

30 May 2012

Best Practices' latest report looks at trends in supporting risk mitigation programmes in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Announces Global Industry-academia Collaboration

Bristol-Myers Squibb Announces Global Industry-academia Collaboration

30 May 2012

The International Immuno-Oncology Network will work to improve scientists' understanding of ways to harness the immune system to fight cancer.

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China's Pharmaceuticals Sales Force Levels Surpass US for First Time

China's Pharmaceuticals Sales Force Levels Surpass US for First Time

29 May 2012

China now has a larger pharmaceutical sales force than the US.

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World Health Assembly Endorses GVAP

World Health Assembly Endorses GVAP

28 May 2012

Following the approval by the World Health Assembly, the GVAP will be adapted for implementation at the regional and country level.

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PPD Names New CEO

PPD Names New CEO

25 May 2012

Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC has announced that its board of directors has named David Simmons chairman and CEO.

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India to Sign MoU with Japan to Facilitate Pharma Exports

India to Sign MoU with Japan to Facilitate Pharma Exports

25 May 2012

Constant interaction with the Japanese local industry association will help the Indian players to understand their market needs and also help to synchronise India's regulatory standards with that of the Japanese.

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Pharma Companies Urged to React to Changing Payment Landscape

Pharma Companies Urged to React to Changing Payment Landscape

23 May 2012

Drug manufacturers that meet new expectations of value in healthcare will have a competitive advantage, says PwC.

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Report Looks at Growing Need for Cold Chain Storage

Report Looks at Growing Need for Cold Chain Storage

23 May 2012

Experts predict that four-fifths of major drug products will require cold chain storage and handling by 2016.

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Osiris' Prochymal Becomes World's First Approved Stem Cell Drug

Osiris' Prochymal Becomes World's First Approved Stem Cell Drug

22 May 2012

Prochymal has become the world's first approved stem cell drug.

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India Emerges as Major Hub for API Sourcing

India Emerges as Major Hub for API Sourcing

22 May 2012

Many Indian API players are well ahead of other countries in filing of DMFs in US and CoS in Europe. With investments in R&D and focus on quality as well as cost, Indian companies have been able to maintain their position in the international market.

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