28-Apr-2016 - Precision pharmaceutical manufacturing is crucial to the UK’s economy, according to life science minister George Freeman MP.
27-Apr-2016 - [View the story "Live from Interphex 2016" on Storify]
27-Apr-2016 - Fette Compacting has unveiled its first capsule filling machine, which is capable of outputting 400,000 capsules per hour – a new record in the industry.
26-Apr-2016 - 3D printing can make drug production simpler and cheaper according to a UK expert who says using it for commercial production is about “numbering up” not scaling up.
26-Apr-2016 - The savings will come from centralising manufacturing services and will complement the firm’s cost-saving business division launched last year.
26-Apr-2016 - Regulations, recruitment and facility refits are holding continuous manufacturing back, but a Rutgers’ associate behind J&J’s recent success believes industry can overcome these hurdles.
21-Apr-2016 - Novo Nordisk has announced plans to expand an insulin production site in France in the latest investment in its manufacturing network.
21-Apr-2016 - Industry will be encouraged to adopt continuous manufacturing methods following the regulatory success of Janssen’s Prezista, says Rutgers University associate director and Interphex speaker Doug Hausner.
20-Apr-2016 - Single-use is the future but stainless steel bioreactors will always play a role in drug production says an expert, who thinks firms could do worse than consult a CMO before deciding in which technology to invest.
20-Apr-2016 - The US FDA has published draft revisions to a thirteen-year old CMC guidance it says will increase the flexibility of post-approval changes for drugmakers.
19-Apr-2016 - Janssen says the new US FDA-approved production method for its HIV drug Prezista is more efficient and will help it better control inventory.
19-Apr-2016 - The US FDA has hit an Indian formulation facility run by Alembic Pharmaceuticals with a Form 483 with four observations.
14-Apr-2016 - Several US states have approached Braeburn Pharmaceuticals after the firm said it was reassessing plans to invest $20m in North Carolina following the passing of House Bill 2.
14-Apr-2016 - Redx Pharma has announced plans to set up a development facility and new headquarters in Alderly Park, Cheshire.
13-Apr-2016 - Janssen is already working on continuous manufacturing methods for other drugs says Rutgers University which helped develop the new Prezista production process approved by the US FDA.
07-Apr-2016 - Anti-LGBT legislation has prompted Braeburn Pharmaceuticals to reassess plans for a $20m facility in North Carolina, but will others in "the nation’s number one state for biomanufacturing" follow suit?
06-Apr-2016 - Eli Lilly will pump €35m ($40m) into a new facility in Ireland focused on the continuous manufacturing of its APIs.
05-Apr-2016 - GE has teamed up with Zenith Technologies to implement automation across its single-use and modular bioprocessing technologies.
31-Mar-2016 - The US FDA says it will not approve Opko's kidney disease drug Rayaldee until contract manufacturer Catalent fixes problems at its softgel plant in Florida.
31-Mar-2016 - The European Pharmacopeia Commission has adopted a revised monograph that allows a broader range of purification methods to be used for the production of water for injectable pharmaceuticals.
29-Mar-2016 - Know-how underpinning the tech astronauts use to detect infections in space could streamline cell therapy manufacturing according to new GE Healthcare partner LeukoDx.
23-Mar-2016 - Hitachi Chemical has licensed cell therapy manufacturing technology from PCT in a deal that may see the firms set up a European JV.
21-Mar-2016 - Affymetrix has rejected a $1.5bn rival bid and said it prefers to merge with Thermo Fisher Scientific.
10-Mar-2016 - Hovione and Vertex Pharma have teamed up to set up a continuous manufacturing facility at the former’s site in New Jersey, US.
10-Mar-2016 - Germany’s Merck expects to achieve cost synergies of €90m ($98m) in 2016 from the integration of Sigma-Aldrich which the firm acquired in November.