When national businesses become global operations… With the industry sourcing more raw materials and services from around the world and distributing its products in new markets, companies are adapting their business processes to suit a more complex global operating environment.
20-Nov-2012 - Brazil wants to buy pharmaceutical manufacturing technology from the Ukraine as part of a $4.5bn investment plan.
20-Nov-2012 - The Indian Government plans to offer financial assistance to small and medium pharma enterprises (SMEs) in a bid to drive the industry.
15-Nov-2012 - Domestic regulatory efforts to improve ingredient quality will increase costs but Indian industry will remain competitive, according to the Secretary of Commerce.
14-Nov-2012 - Regulators should force pharmaceutical firms to source from BSE-safe countries according to Rocky Mountain Biologicals' CEO.
24-Oct-2012 - Evonik has raised the price of its pharmaceutical amino acids as a result of rising maize and sugar costs.
15-Oct-2012 - Indian regulations should not change to suit Western GMP standards, according to the country’s Deputy Drug Controller.
10-Oct-2012 - Mutual recognition agreements between Western regulators would help ensure a safe API supply chain, according to the EFCG.
08-Oct-2012 - in-Pharmatechnologist.com is going to Madrid, Spain to meet API and excipient makers, Biopharma firms, processing tech developers and contract services organisation gathered for one of the drug industry's biggest trade shows....
08-Oct-2012 - Symbiosis has opened a new sterile manufacturing facility in Scotland for production of both pharma and biopharma products.
04-Oct-2012 - Latest EMA biosimilar guidance on reference products is a “major breakthrough” but there is still work to do, say industry experts.
03-Oct-2012 - The EMA plans to accept reference medicines sourced from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) under its updates biosimilar guidance.
25-Sep-2012 - Alchem International has expanded its sennosides production facility in India in a bid to meet pharma demand.
17-Sep-2012 - Health Canada has hit back at claims it is “secretive” about its overseas supply chain because it is unsafe.
13-Sep-2012 - Pall Corporation has once again hailed its biopharma consumables business a key factor in its sales growth.
11-Sep-2012 - Takeda has opened a new $96m (€75m) pharma facility in Russia as part of its bid to “outgrow” the already thriving local market.
05-Sep-2012 - Researchers from UCLA say the WHO’s latest proposal to “test and treat” the entire population of South Africa for HIV every year is unrealistic.
30-Aug-2012 - Hospira has bought Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceutical’s active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) facility in Aurangabad, India, to support its expanding antibiotic business.
16-Aug-2012 - A new hydrogel which can provide a sustained drug release of up to six months could cut diabetes dosage down from 365 injection per year to just two, according to researchers.
16-Aug-2012 - Theorem and Gallus say their new biologics manufacturing partnership is aimed at giving a “leg up” to drugsmakers in emerging markets looking to market products in the US.
14-Aug-2012 - US biosecurity experts are calling on industry and the Government to “get a handle” on the supply chain for drugs used in times of pandemic or bio attack.
08-Aug-2012 - Aurobindo has announced long term plans to steer away from its generics making business in a bid to focus on long term API manufacturing partnerships.
17-Jul-2012 - Religion is playing a big part in increasing gelatine woes for Indian drugsmakers, according to Beroe.
20-Jun-2012 - A risk-benefit assessment framework for new drugs is a must for Pharmas, a leading industry expert told attendees at BIO 2012 in Boston.
14-Jun-2012 - The Indian Government must better support modernisation efforts at small businesses to boost GMP compliance, a report found.
07-Jun-2012 - The US FDA has sent warning letters to eight biopharma companies for failing to register production facilities.