update - Kaleo wants all patients to have access to Auvi-Q, regardless of insurance coverage
26-Oct-2016 - Kaleo has said it will relaunch Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection) a year after a recall by licensee Sanofi removed the Epipen rival from the market.
News in brief
25-Oct-2016 - The US FDA has placed a Phase III trial of Inovio’s candidate DNA cancer vaccine VGX-3100 on clinical hold over concerns about its delivery device.
25-Oct-2016 - Everstone Capital has acquired a 70% stake in drug delivery tech firm Rubicon Research Pvt for $33m (€30m).
24-Oct-2016 - Lannett is confident it can prove the extended release tech in its Concerta generic is equivalent to the original after the US FDA said it will seek withdrawal of firms ANDA.
20-Oct-2016 - Bespak has launched an auto-injector designed to deliver higher viscosity drug formulations.
20-Oct-2016 - Acura Pharmaceuticals has licensed rights to use it anti-abuse technology to develop drug formulations to prodrug firm Kempharm.
17-Oct-2016 - CDMO Juniper Pharma Services has added a small-scale roller compactor as the latest investment in its enabling technology offerings.
10-Oct-2016 - QuiO has raised $1.05m to develop its real-time adherence monitoring solution for injectable therapies – a device which could allow CROs to monitor injection events remotely.
Drug Delivery: Featured news
Eli Lilly is conducting several experiments on the International Space Station (ISS) US National Laboratory over the next year – with several implications for pharma back on Earth.
On the eve of the historical vote on Scottish independence from the UK tomorrow, we take a look at the pharma inventions Scotland gave the world.