28-May-2015 - Dutch scientists have used 3D printing to produce a protective scaffold that could make cell transplant-based diabetes treatment more successful and eliminate the need for immunosupressive drugs.
27-May-2015 - Novartis has partnered with Google-backed Rani Therapeutics to assess an oral platform which delivers biologics through the intestinal wall using needles made of sugar.
20-May-2015 - Serendex Pharmaceutical is a step closer to developing an inhalable biopharmaceutical for lung disease after adopting stabilising tech from Novozymes.
19-May-2015 - Almac is coupling tiny shark proteins to a cancer-killing warhead to develop an oncology drug, saying their small size makes for easy conjugation.
13-May-2015 - Patheon has sold its Mexican operations to Perrigo for $34m as it looks to transform the Banner business it acquired back in 2012.
13-May-2015 - The EMA (European Medicines Agency) is changing the way it assesses quality of topical drugs for marketing authorisations.
12-May-2015 - Eli Lilly is building a drug delivery and device innovation centre in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
12-May-2015 - Sanofi's inhaled insulin drug Affrezza has generated lower than expected revenue due to marketing delays rather than low demand according to MannKind CFO, Matthew Pfeffer.
07-May-2015 - Vaccines being developed using Catalent's oral Zydis platform would increase compliance and cut costs but Big Pharma is slow to get on board, the firm says.
06-May-2015 - Capsugel says it is bolstering its service to offer specialised dry powder inhalation (DPI) formulations, allowing biotherapeutics to be delivered to the lung rather than by injection.
04-May-2015 - A liquid-gel which solidifies in the stomach could offer drugmakers an effective modified-release delivery option, according to the lead scientist behind the project.
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22-Apr-2015 - Recipharm has begun negotiations to manufacture a prostate cancer drug-device candidate for Swedish pharma firm LIDDS.
20-Apr-2015 - Johnson & Johnson will scale up manufacturing of a three-day wearable patch pump used to deliver insulin, in preparation for a post 2016 launch.
16-Apr-2015 - Catalent has doubled production capacity and added extra analytical lab space at its facility in Winchester, Kentucky, US.
16-Apr-2015 - BASF, Abitec and Gattefossé dominate the solubility excipients market but growing demand for tech to enhance API solubility is creating opportunities for smaller suppliers according to new research.
15-Apr-2015 - Recipharm has invested $2m (EUR1.8m) in metal co-ordinated chemistry (MCC) specialist Synthonics in a deal that will also see it help develop the US firm’s range of targeted drug products.
14-Apr-2015 - A drug candidate which prevents the export of viral RNA in infected cells could lead the way in developing a functional cure for HIV, according to Abivax.
02-Apr-2015 - The European Investment Bank (EIB) has loaned Innocoll AG €25m to support development of a post-surgical painkiller and diabetes-related infection drug delivered using its collagen-based tech.
31-Mar-2015 - Columbia Laboratories has licensed a technology for delivering peptides using an intra-vaginal ring developed by MIT scientist Robert Langer.
26-Mar-2015 - Capsugel will invest $25m (€22m) to expand production of vegetarian-friendly drug and food supplement capsules.
26-Mar-2015 - Biohaven Pharmaceutical has created a melt in the mouth anxiety drug using formulation technology licensed from Catalent.
19-Mar-2015 - 3D printers have been used to create tailor-made drug delivery tools, including bioactive radiology devices.
18-Mar-2015 - More cancer drugs are going to be delivered using nanoparticles according to Frost & Sullivan, which says research breakthroughs are going to drive adoption of such technologies.
12-Mar-2015 - New hepatitis B treatment guidelines advocate use of Gilead and BMS drugs and underline WHO concerns that needle reuse spreads the virus.