22-Feb-2017 - Momenta Pharmaceuticals has reiterated its belief that problems at a US Pfizer plant mean the FDA is unlikely to reach a decision on its 40mg version of Teva’s Copaxone before April.
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16-Feb-2017 - End-to end service offerings are a differentiator within the fragmented CMO industry and not driven by pharma demand, a Results Healthcare report says.
15-Feb-2017 - Quotient Clinical Ltd. has bought Charles River Laboratories’ contract manufacturing business, QS Pharma LLC.
14-Feb-2017 - Thermo Fisher Scientific says it is buying Finesse Solutions, its long-term supplier of measurement and control solutions for bioprocessing applications.
13-Feb-2017 - Symbiosis has opened an office in Boston, Massachusetts citing growing demand for vial filling services for highly potent APIs and large molecule injectable formulations.
13-Feb-2017 - GSK has warned that Donald Trump’s plans to encourage US drug production must take the global nature of pharma supply chains into account.
13-Feb-2017 - Atlas Genetics has said it will expand manufacturing capacity for cartridge-based STI tests at a UK facility owned by drug delivery technology firm Bespak Europe ltd.
08-Feb-2017 - Sales within the pharma division of German engineering firm GEA were down in 2016, partly due to an unexpected €18m contract cancellation.
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The world’s largest modular cGMP biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility came online this week in Wuhan, China.