20-Jun-2012 - New 'similar biologics' guidelines will curb the rising cost of innovation, attract overseas investment and ensure patients have access to drugs according to the Indian Government team which launched them...
14-Jun-2012 - Biogen Idec expects the market for injectable MS drugs to shrink as patients choose more convenient delivery forms.
13-Jun-2012 - Eli Lilly will use its drug delivery device capabilities to boost the competitiveness of its developmental basal insulins, the firm’s SVP said.
12-Jun-2012 - The CEO of Lycotec says its chocolate formulation of a liver-targeted oral compound has attracted interest from the NIH and FDA.
11-Jun-2012 - The upcoming tender for antiretroviral meds (ARVs) in South Africa will be opened up to more companies in a bid to tackle shortages, an insider told us.
07-Jun-2012 - in-PharmaTechnologist.com presents a roundup of drug delivery news, including a FDA set back at Amylin and expansion at Particle Sciences.
04-Jun-2012 - AptarGroup is buying Stelmi for €165m ($205m) to expand into primary packaging components for injectable delivery devices.
28-May-2012 - West Pharmaceutical Services expects significant growth from biosimilars as manufacturers use novel delivery devices as a “key differentiator”.
15-May-2012 - Codexis posted a jump in pharma sales after the Lipitor patent loss drove an uptick in demand for its atorvastatin intermediate.
07-May-2012 - The need for novel delivery technologies is greater than ever as firms scramble to extract maximum value from drugs, an Interphex speaker said.
21-Mar-2012 - Formac Pharmaceuticals and WR Grace say their silica platform can improve the formulation selection process for poorly soluble APIs (active pharmaceutical ingredients).
13-Mar-2012 - Acuros is seeking development partnerships with Big Pharma over its recently launched water-powered drug delivery pump.
13-Feb-2012 - The FDA has said biosimilars can use different drug delivery devices than their reference products in its long-awaited guidance.
06-Dec-2011 - Samsung will set up a $300m biosimilars development JV with Massachusetts, US-based Biogen Idec, building on the partnership it forged with CRO Quintiles earlier this year.
19-Oct-2011 - Hospira says ‘quality actions’ taken to fix problems at key injectable drug manufacturing plant in US reduced its third quarter earnings.
10-Oct-2011 - iBio is expanding use of its green plant technology to biosimilar mAbs after producing rituximab using the system.
06-Oct-2011 - South Korean drugmaker Dong-A and Japan’s Meiji Seika Pharma will build a biosimilars plant in a bid to target the global Ab-based drug market.
26-Sep-2011 - ProMetic Life Sciences is supplying an affinity adsorbent to a Chinese biopharm for use in scale-up of a biosimilar.
22-Sep-2011 - Oxford Pharmascience expects the challenges facing biopharm to drive interest in its drug delivery and reformulation technologies.
14-Sep-2011 - Albemarle says it will increase what it charges for generic APIs from next month, citing increasing regulatory and testing costs as the main reasons for the hike.
14-Sep-2011 - Biocon has begun work on the Malaysian biopharm plant that will serve its deal with Pfizer, and is now providing Lipitor ingredients.
29-Aug-2011 - Chemicals maker Granules India says it will expand manufacturing capacity for oral solid dose (OSD) APIs and drug intermediates in a bid to better meet the needs of clients.
02-Aug-2011 - OctoPlus is targeting specialty generics manufacturers it believes can benefit from its controlled release drug delivery technologies.
28-Jul-2011 - MeadWestvaco (MWV) has reported increased market share is driving double-digit growth in sales of medical pumps.
05-Jul-2011 - Merck Serono has received European approval for prefilled pen injectors designed to increase compliance during fertility treatment.