16-Apr-2014 - Thermo Fisher has launched a pump technology designed for applications across the bioprocessing production line and usable with "all" bioprocessing tech.
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15-Apr-2014 - Novartis subsidiary Alcon has opened the doors to its new $160m facility in Singapore for the manufacture of ophthalmic drugs.
07-Apr-2014 - Regulatory compliance will be the number one focus for Sun Pharma, the company says, following its $3.2bn (€2.3bn) takeover of Indian generics firm Ranbaxy.
02-Apr-2014 - Baxter has announced plans to buy gene therapy developer Chatham Therapeutics for $70m in a deal focused on the latter’s pipeline of haemophilia candidates and gene therapy delivery platform.
31-Mar-2014 - GSK says it intends to build five new drug manufacturing as part of a £130m ($215m) investment in sub-Saharan Africa.
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31-Mar-2014 - Baxter says it will spin out its pharma business to form two separate companies by 2015.
31-Mar-2014 - Hospira has agreed to pay $60m (€44m) to settle a lawsuit related to manufacturing and quality control deficiencies at its Rocky Mount facility, which is already subject to a $200m remediation programme.
26-Mar-2014 - GSK has ‘smashed’ production targets at a UK inhaler plant by revving up manufacturing operations with knowhow developed in Formula One pit lanes by partner, McLaren.
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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.