27-Sep-2016 - Becton Dickinson says it is upgrading equipment and technology at its Holdrege manufacturing facility to better serve the global diabetes market.
News in brief
22-Sep-2016 - Colorcon and Dow have expanded a nine year controlled release alliance to include further solubility, coating and ion exchange platforms.
19-Sep-2016 - Shire says it will appeal a decision invalidating a patent surrounding the controlled-release composition of its ulcerative colitis drug Lialda (mesalazine).
14-Sep-2016 - Lonza has licensed rights to synthetic adeno-associated viral vectors developed by scientists at US hearing research centre, Massachusetts Eye and Ear.
14-Sep-2016 - AstraZeneca has struck a supply deal with Bespak for components in pressurised metered-dose inhalers (pMDIs) for a recently approved COPD treatment.
14-Sep-2016 - Aptar Pharma has formed an alliance with Becton, Dickinson & Co to develop new self-injection devices that will tap into the strong growth in injectable drugs.
13-Sep-2016 - Novo Nordisk has recalled six lots of its GlucaGen HypoKit pen in the US after customers in Europe complained of detached needles.
13-Sep-2016 - Catalent has announced its intention to buy Pharmatek Laboratories to boost its drug bioavailability offering.
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