27-Apr-2017 - H&T Presspart has bought the rights to manufacture and commercialise a capsule-based dry powder inhaler (DPI) from Hovione.
News in brief
- Cipla targets South African asthma market with breath activated inhaler
- Claris to sell injectable drug business and facilities to Baxter
- Arrowhead fires CSO & Co-inventor of delivery tech responsible for clinical trial abandonment
- Amgen secures a wearable injector deal with Unilife
- MannKind ups Afrezza production but Sanofi says sales are modest
DISPATCHES FROM BPI EUROPE 2017
26-Apr-2017 - Sanofi Pasteur says heavy investment in messenger RNA (mRNA) is warranted as such technology could revolutionise vaccine development and manufacturing.
20-Apr-2017 - Unilife Corporation has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and confirmed that a key customer for its wearable injectors business has halted a project.
19-Apr-2017 - Partnering and collaborating to advance drug delivery innovation is essential, now more than ever, say industry experts from Boehringer-Ingelheim and Merck.
13-Apr-2017 - Arecor has entered a £45m ($56m) agreement to develop once daily injection of Cadila Pharmaceuticals’ basal insulin product using its reformulation technology.
11-Apr-2017 - Ohr Pharmaceutical has raised enough money to complete a Phase III trial of its AMD drug - Squalamine – just days after NASDAQ officials gave it 180 days to regain the exchange’s minimum listing price.
10-Apr-2017 - Ferring Pharmaceuticals has agreed to help Alrise Biosystems develop its drug delivery technology in its latest encapsulation-focused agreement.
06-Apr-2017 - Xenetic Biosciences says success for Shire’s haemophilia A candidate SHP656 will validate its PolyXen drug delivery technology platform and could net the firm up to $100m.
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