27-Apr-2017 - Catalent Pharma Solutions has said it will increase spray drying capacity at a plant owned by recent acquisition Pharmatek Laboratories.
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26-Apr-2017 - Pharco Pharmaceuticals has granted a license to make, sell and export the hepatitis C drug ravidasvir (RAV) to Medicines Patent Pool (MPP).
25-Apr-2017 - LabCorp will relocate its UK CMC services unit to a larger site and has said it is confident the Government will maintain its commitment to the drug industry after Brexit.
1st Stem Cell Community day in Germany
19-Apr-2017 - Manufacturing tweaks have severe effects on the quality and yield of stem cells, says Pluristem which has successfully scaled-up production through a decade of process development evolution.
10-Apr-2017 - Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd has ordered cell culture technologies from Hitachi as part of its effort to develop a treatment for Parkinson’s disease.
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28-Mar-2017 - Private equity fund Permira has announced its intention to buy freeze drying firm Lyophilization Services of New England Inc (LSNE)
28-Mar-2017 - Mylan will close a manufacturing site in Decatur, Illinois that it gained when it bought Swedish drug maker Meda last year.
27-Mar-2017 - Eli Lilly will invest $850m in its US operations this year but warns the country’s antiquated tax system leaves the firm at a competitive disadvantage.
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The world’s largest modular cGMP biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility came online this week in Wuhan, China.