30-Oct-2014 - Novo Nordisk on Wednesday announced plans to hire up to 90 people at its newly-acquired manufacturing facility in West Lebanon, New Hampshire.
News in brief
29-Oct-2014 - A head-hunter explains why Regeneron, Novo Nordisk and Genentech top a global survey of science employers, but Pfizer is nowhere to be seen in the top 20.
28-Oct-2014 - Jordanian drugmaker Hikma says it has received a US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Warning Letter over environmental monitoring at its plant in Portugal.
27-Oct-2014 - Roche has announced plans to invest 3bn Swiss Francs ($3.2bn) in a 433-ft R&D centre and extra offices for 3,600 employees.
27-Oct-2014 - Novo Nordisk has been served with a subpoena over alleged manufacturing issues at its site in Kalundborg, Denmark.
23-Oct-2014 - GlaxoSmithKline plans to cut manufacturing, sales and R&D as part of a three year plan to save £1bn ($1.6bn) annually.
23-Oct-2014 - Almost 100 jobs at a commercial packaging facility in New York are set to go as part of Actavis’s continued integration of Forest Laboratories.
20-Oct-2014 - Eli Lilly is set to close one of its Puerto Rican facilities as patent expirations and a shifting portfolio reduce its need for capacity.
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Richard Steiner and Maik Jornitz
GEA and G-CON
Simon Sturge leaves Boehringer Ingelheim to head Merck's biosimilars unit, as well as the European Medicines Agency, Shire and EFPIA in this week's People on the Move column.