The Mafia is responsible for most pharmaceutical cargo thefts in Europe according to a researcher who says €30m worth of drugs are stolen each year.
MannKind has spoken about Receptor Life Science, a newly-formed company which last month licensed the Technosphere inhaled delivery platform from the struggling firm.
Novartis subsidiary Sandoz will commercialise small and large molecule injectables using French delivery tech firm MedinCell’s subcutaneous controlled release platform.
As threats to the pharmaceutical supply chain prevail, the industry is seeing increased regulatory scrutiny as well as more inspection requirements, says industry panel.
Cell therapy development and production will not be sustainable unless there is a vendor-led shift to automated processes, said experts in Brussels yesterday.
Envirotainer has partnered with Air China Cargo in deal that will see local and international drug and API makers use its range of cold chain shipping containers.
Sanofi Pasteur has launched a Zika vaccine project, levering its experience in developing vaccines for similar viruses, as the US government pushes for “intensified research.”