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Canada's Stellar Acquires Tribute Pharmaceuticals

Canada's Stellar Acquires Tribute Pharmaceuticals

5 Dec 2011

Stellar Pharmaceuticals has acquired Tribute Pharmaceuticals to create a leading North American specialist pharmaceutical company.

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AVEO & Boehringer Ink Manufacturing Pact for Ficlatuzumab

AVEO & Boehringer Ink Manufacturing Pact for Ficlatuzumab

2 Dec 2011

Boehringer will produce ficlatuzumab for clinical trials and AVEO retains all rights to develop and commercialize ficlatuzumab.

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MacroGenics & Servier Ink Pact for Novel Anti-Cancer Drug

MacroGenics & Servier Ink Pact for Novel Anti-Cancer Drug

2 Dec 2011

MacroGenics and Servier have entered into an option for a license agreement for the development and commercialization of MGA271.

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World AIDS Day: Sustaining Investment Makes Global Progress

World AIDS Day: Sustaining Investment Makes Global Progress

1 Dec 2011

Increased access to HIV services resulted in a 15% reduction of new infections over the past decade and a 22% decline in AIDS-related deaths in the last five years.

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Quintiles Expands Partnership with Prodia

Quintiles Expands Partnership with Prodia

1 Dec 2011

Jakarta-based Prodia will provide Quintiles with exclusive access to Prodia’s harmonized central laboratory for a two-year period.

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Univar Expands Distribution Agreement with Innophos

Univar Expands Distribution Agreement with Innophos

30 Nov 2011

Univar has expanded its distribution agreement with Innophos to distribute the latter’s full range of specialist phosphates in Turkey.

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Haupt Pharma’s Site in Japan Successfully Inspected

Haupt Pharma’s Site in Japan Successfully Inspected

30 Nov 2011

The Germany-based contract manufacturer's site in Japan was successfully inspected without any significant observation being issued.

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Stevanato Plans Expansion in Mexico & Italy

Stevanato Plans Expansion in Mexico & Italy

30 Nov 2011

The Mexican plant will be capable of supplying enough glass containers, ampoules, vials and cartridges for pharmaceutical use to satisfy North American market demand, as well as South and Central American markets.

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GVK Bio & Moulder Center Ink Drug Discovery Pact

GVK Bio & Moulder Center Ink Drug Discovery Pact

29 Nov 2011

GVK Bio will be responsible for the target validation, lead identification and lead optimization of small molecules in selected therapeutic areas.

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Summit Receives FDA Orphan Drug Status for SMT C1100

Summit Receives FDA Orphan Drug Status for SMT C1100

29 Nov 2011

Summit's DMD therapy has earned the US FDA orphan drug status.

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EU Launches Anti-trust Probe into J&J and Novartis

EU Launches Anti-trust Probe into J&J and Novartis

29 Nov 2011

If the European Commission concludes that Johnson & Johnson and Novartis break European Union anti-trust laws, the EC could impose huge fines.

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U.S. PhRMA Welcomes Russian WTO Accession

U.S. PhRMA Welcomes Russian WTO Accession

28 Nov 2011

Russia’s accession agreement will cause its import duties to fall across the board, and importers of pharmaceuticals will no longer need import licences.

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