01-Dec-2016 - Takeda has started work on a vaccine plant to make its candidate Dengue fever virus vaccine, TAK-003.
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01-Dec-2016 - Idifarma has invested over €300,000 in its facility in Spain in order to offer its customers automated capsule filling for commercial batches.
28-Nov-2016 - Plans to build a five-story biomanufacturing plant in Ireland could be shelved following the clinical failure of Pfizer's proposed cholesterol-lowering candidate bococizumab.
21-Nov-2016 - Continuous manufacturing and sterile production innovations have dominated requests to participate in the US FDA’s Emerging Technology programme, the Agency says.
21-Nov-2016 - Larger CMOs are likely to be better for commercial manufacturing but small players offer niche services and agility for lower volumes, say Symbiosis and Idifarma.
14-Nov-2016 - Thermo Fisher Scientific has provided Rutgers’ researchers with hot-melt extrusion tech to support development of continuous manufacturing for drug production.
14-Nov-2016 - Recent facility closures due to a hurricane and a power outage have cost Patheon around $15m in lost revenues, the firm says.
10-Nov-2016 - Saneca Pharma will invest in its manufacturing site in Slovakia to service a five-year agreement supplying the Menarini Group with controlled release pellets.
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The world’s largest modular cGMP biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility came online this week in Wuhan, China.