02-Dec-2016 - Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. has also laid off its Chief scientific officer David Lewis - as part of the 34 staff cull - after several trials using delivery vehicle Ex1 were stopped by the firm.
30-Nov-2016 - Arrowhead has abandoned development of therapies which use its Ex1 delivery vehicle, axing multiple clinical trials and sacking staff.
30-Nov-2016 - Delivery device with West Pharmaceutical Services has completed the expansion of its plant in Mulhuddart, County Dublin.
28-Nov-2016 - Catalent will add two Canadian manufacturing facilities to its softgel network through the acquisition of Accucaps.
23-Nov-2016 - Evonik has laid plans to expand a polymer facility in Alabama to cater for growing demand for sophisticated drug delivery and medical devices.
22-Nov-2016 - The US FDA has cleared Aduro Biotech to recruit for trials of its listeria-based immunotherapies after the firm modified protocols to reduce the risk of subjects developing listeriosis.
22-Nov-2016 - Lyndra Inc. has developed a star shaped gastric device which claims to solve the problem of delivering drugs with short half-lives.
21-Nov-2016 - Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced its intention to buy Arsia Therapeutics citing its formulation viscosity reduction platform as the driver for the deal.
18-Nov-2016 - The US FDA has halted a trial of a candidate Hepatitis B infection drug developed by Arrowhead Pharma Inc. after primate deaths in a toxicology study.
14-Nov-2016 - Despite requiring more API, the price of inhaled insulin Afrezza has dropped below that of injected rapid-acting rivals says MannKind's CEO, reporting a resilient Q3.
10-Nov-2016 - Teleflex Medical Corp. has recalled devices used to deliver rescue therapies to people who have overdosed on opioids, following complaints of mechanism failure leading to a "public health crisis".
08-Nov-2016 - Mucosis B.V. has started a volunteer study of SynGEM, a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine formulated for nasal delivery.
03-Nov-2016 - Unilife has confirmed its intention to wind down its prefilled syringe business and focus on wearable technologies used to deliver biopharmaceuticals.
28-Oct-2016 - Bespak says the availability of the autoinjector version of UCB’s Cimzia on the UK National Health Service (NHS) is a validation of its delivery technology.
27-Oct-2016 - Envigo has collaborated with InterTek and OCSiAl to develop TUBALL™ single wall carbon nanotubes, which is the first of its kind to complete REACH registration.
27-Oct-2016 - Unilfe has started discussing the wind-down of its prefilled syringe business with customers after deciding to focus on wearable drug delivery technologies.
27-Oct-2016 - PepsiCo and TB Alliance are partnering to improve the bitter and unpleasant taste of today’s tuberculosis (TB) treatments - important in the treatment of children.
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.
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.