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Thermo Fisher: new pumps compatible with all bioprocessing techs

The miniflex can dispense up to 370mL per minute.

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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Novartis eyes Asian market with $160m Singapore ophthalmic plant

15-Apr-2014 - Novartis subsidiary Alcon has opened the doors to its new $160m facility in Singapore for the manufacture of ophthalmic drugs.

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Sun Pharma's $3.2bn Ranbaxy acq: 'Compliance first, synergies later'

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.

Baxter gains access to haemophilia gene therapy platform in $70m Chatham buy

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.

GSK to invest $166m in manufacturing in Sub-Saharan Africa

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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Baxter to continue to grow manufacturing network in pharma spin-out

31-Mar-2014 - Baxter says it will spin out its pharma business to form two separate companies by 2015.

Hospira adds $60m to Rocky Mount's turnaround in lawsuit settlement

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.

Janssen Button? Will GSK's F1 team up prompt other collaborations?

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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EMA to rejig variations procedures and industry contact staff in April

EMA to rejig variations procedures and industry contact staff in April

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Janssen Button? Will GSK's F1 team up prompt other collaborations?

Janssen Button? Will GSK's F1 team up prompt other collaborations?

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Indian API maker slammed with US FDA Warning over data issues

Indian API maker slammed with US FDA Warning over data issues

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US FDA issues new bioavailability guidelines

US FDA issues new bioavailability guidelines

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Bioavailability breakthrough key to new cancer drug OKed in Japan

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