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BD injects $100m into Nebraska insulin syringe plant

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27-Sep-2016 - Becton Dickinson says it is upgrading equipment and technology at its Holdrege manufacturing facility to better serve the global diabetes market.

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Colorcon and Dow extend controlled release alliance

22-Sep-2016 - Colorcon and Dow have expanded a nine year controlled release alliance to include further solubility, coating and ion exchange platforms.

Court rules in favour of Zydus' copy of Shire's controlled-release UC drug

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).

Lonza licenses rights to sell synthetic AAVs to gene therapy developers

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.

Bespak to supply AstraZeneca components for LAMA/LABA inhaler

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. 

Aptar and BD join forces on auto-injector device

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.

Novo Nordisk recalls GlucaGen HypoKit in US after error at syringe supplier

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.

Catalent to plug bioavailability tech gap with Pharmatek Laboratories buy

13-Sep-2016 - Catalent has announced its intention to buy Pharmatek Laboratories to boost its drug bioavailability offering.

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