Drug industry demand for ways of improving drug bioavailability is increasing as industry development pipelines fill with BCS Class II and IV compounds.
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12-Nov-2013 - There are multiple ways to make amorphous dispersions in order to enhance bioavailability but spray dry dispersion (SDD) is often the most applicable, Bend Research says.
31-Oct-2013 - The acquisition of Bend Research by Capsugel may be “a marriage made in heaven” for customers, the firms say, as the first drug delivery tech is transferred.
28-Oct-2013 - Dow says the acquisition of partner Bend Research is “good news” and will strengthen its developments in solving solubility and bioavailability issues in drug formulation.
28-Oct-2013 - Regulatory pressure for risk-based supply chain management is increasing excipient suppliers’ audit burden according to the team preparing to launch the 'excipact' certification scheme as an independent association.
08-Oct-2013 - Enteris has secured its first partnership to develop metabolic peptides for Nordic Bioscience using an oral delivery platform it says offers unparalleled bioavailability.
06-Aug-2013 - Enteris has acquired an oral drug delivery platform from Unigene Laboratories and says the excipients used can increase solubility and absorption for both peptides and small molecules.
30-Jul-2013 - Catalent has completed the purchase of a Chinese softgel firm following regulatory approval.
24-Jul-2013 - Dry powder inhaler firms may soon be able to eliminate lactose from formulations if a new high dispersibility particle production platform is successful in trials.
09-Jul-2013 - Increased challenges in drug delivery have led to Catalent integrating its technologies and services in order to create a new business unit.
26-Jun-2013 - Critical Pharmaceuticals says its protein and peptide delivery technologies offer long acting injectables and greater compliance, saving money and easing patient administration.
17-Jun-2013 - The latest technology platform from Capsugel's four-month old DFS Unit offers greater bioavailabilty and stability in oral dose formulation, says the company.
18-Apr-2013 - Following its acquisition by Mayne Pharma, Metrics says it is to offer proprietary pellet form technology for advanced drug release and to increase bioavailability.
18-Mar-2013 - Drug solubility science, technology and solutions will take centre stage at “The Bioavailability Challenge” a free to attend online event in-Pharmatechnologist.com is hosting on Wednesday, March 20.
25-Feb-2013 - Bend Research has partnered with its second chemistry major in six months, teaming up with BASF to develop bioavailability-boosting excipients.
20-Feb-2013 - Royal DSM expects its pharma unit to perform better in 2013 driven by a generics and end-of-lifecycle drug-focused partnership strategy.
19-Feb-2013 - Dow has contracted Cambrex to make its solubility enhancing polymer HPMCAS, adding manufacturing clout to its bioavailability-focused collaboration with Bend Research.
18-Feb-2013 - Aesica and EmulTech claim a new sterile formulation technology could help drugmakers resurrect abandoned projects and extend the lifespan of marketed medicines.
13-Feb-2013 - EpiVax says combining its immune 'off switch’ drugs with Novozymes’ half-life boosting Albufuse platform could deliver a $3bn (€2.2bn) section of the autoimmune disease market.
11-Feb-2013 - Bend Research says collaboration between the Swedish MPA and the US FDA was the reasoning in pursuing GMP from the European body.
04-Feb-2013 - Patheon says expanding its UK facility is necessary in offering its Solupath services to a European and Asian market.
04-Feb-2013 - Solvias has bought quality control services firm Confarma, expanding its analytical offering and adding capacity in several EU markets.
30-Jan-2013 - Taiwanese API maker Scinopharm has taken a first step towards developing its own drug portfolio in partnership with delivery tech firm Foresee Pharmaceuticals.
24-Jan-2013 - Fuisz Pharma says a new tablet design will be of interest to pharma formulators who find esophageal transit failures hard to swallow.
23-Jan-2013 - The cost of proposed new tests designed to ensure levothyroxine tablet quality is a small price to pay for manufacturers to ensure patient safety says the UK MHRA.
15-Jan-2013 - Demand for improved bioavailability solutions will drive drug delivery dealmaking in 2013 according to a pharmaceutical industry expert.