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AbbVie bucks Puerto Rico departure trend with $30m expansion

25-Mar-2015 - AbbVie is investing $30m (€27m) in contract manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico and plans to create 100 jobs over the next two years.

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Message is clear: Europe is in trouble in terms of pharma growth, experts say

17-Mar-2015 - The European pharma market isn’t likely to deliver much growth over the next five years as generic markets commoditize, IMS Health VP Graham Lewis warned participants at the DCAT (Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association) conference on Monday.

Penn invests in pill tech citing industry demand

11-Mar-2015 - Penn Pharma has added new tablet making technology at its facility in Tredegar, Wales citing drug industry demand for dry granulation manufacturing capacity.

Johnson Matthey builds HPAPI site in Scotland

11-Mar-2015 - API- and catalyst-maker Johnson Matthey has built high containment facilities for potent products at its site in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Sun Pharma goes after opiates with deal to buy GSK’s Aus business

03-Mar-2015 - Indian giant Sun Pharma has bought GSK’s Australian Opiates business.

California bill would require Big Pharma to unveil how drugs are priced

26-Feb-2015 - A new California bill introduced earlier this week would, for the first time, require pharma companies to unveil a number of unique operational costs as a way to better understand drug pricing.

FTC requires Novartis to divest two potential cancer drugs to Array as part of GSK deal

24-Feb-2015 - In order to close Novartis’ $16bn purchase of GlaxoSmithKline’s portfolio of cancer treatments , the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) is requiring Novartis to divest all assets related to its potential BRAF and MEK inhibitor drugs to settle anticompetitive charge.

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Message is clear: Europe is in trouble in terms of pharma growth, experts say
Dispatches from DCAT

Message is clear: Europe is in trouble in terms of pharma growth, experts say

The European pharma market isn’t likely to deliver much growth over the next five years as generic...

Distributing donated drugs a major challenge says UK neglected diseases group

Distributing donated drugs a major challenge says UK neglected diseases group

More drugs for tropical diseases have been donated since the London declaration of 2012, but getting them...

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'Black Mamba' or 'OMG': which (fake) sexual enhancement pill has the best name?

The FDA has tested hundreds of creatively named bogus supplements and found they contain hidden APIs. Take...

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