03-Sep-2015 - GLP-1 drugs and oral formulations will not diminish demand for insulin patch-pumps says CeQur, which has raised $100m (€89m) to support production of its PaQ delivery device.
News in brief
03-Sep-2015 - Sanofi wants to expand its inhalable drug production site in Cheshire, UK to increase capacity for both its own brand drug production operations and its contract manufacturing business.
01-Sep-2015 - Bristol-Myers Squibb has acquired the rights to buy immunotherapy firm Promedior and could pay up to $1.25bn (€1.1bn) depending on the clinical development of its lead fibrosis product PRM-151.
27-Aug-2015 - US researchers say 3-D printed microscopic fish robots will allow intelligent drug delivery.
27-Aug-2015 - Novo Nordisk could spend up to $2bn (€1.8bn) on two facilities to support its diabetes portfolio, including an oral long-acting GLP-1 analogue set to enter Phase III trials.
26-Aug-2015 - Pharma firms developing inhalable drugs often fail to test that their formulations are compatible with their intended delivery devices early enough according to Intertek.
24-Aug-2015 - Google has announced plans to launch its life sciences team as a standalone unit under its new Alphabet structure.
20-Aug-2015 - An erstwhile whistleblower who accused Unilife of fraud and violating US FDA validation regulations has apologised and withdrawn his allegations.
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