23-Apr-2015 - Agilent Technologies has launched a quadrupole-time of flight (Q-TOF) mass spectrometry system for applications including food safety and pharmaceuticals.
23-Apr-2015 - Technology transfer is the first step to bringing pharma investments to Africa, says the African Regulatory Network (ARN).
22-Apr-2015 - The world’s top pharma and biologics manufacturing and processing companies have come together in New York this week to showcase the latest in equipment and services.
21-Apr-2015 - Pfizer and Regeneron are in Cuba this week, scouting the country for business opportunities.
21-Apr-2015 - Almost 600 staff at Allergan’s headquarters in Irvine, California, will be laid off in the Botox maker’s latest round of job cuts.
20-Apr-2015 - LB Bohle has opened a multi-million euro Technology Center it says can help expedite the shift to continuous processing within the pharma industry.
20-Apr-2015 - GEA said it expects to achieve a moderate organic growth in revenue and an operating EBITDA of between €580 and €620m in the current fiscal year 2015, but its growth is overshadowed by 1,450 job cuts.
16-Apr-2015 - To benefit from breakthrough therapy designation (BTD) pharma companies must be willing “bet on the right data” according to Roche, which says this could be a challenge for smaller firms.
16-Apr-2015 - Bayer has announced it will create a $100m (€94m) product testing site in California for its haemophilia A pipeline.
13-Apr-2015 - Novo Nordisk has opened a new manufacturing facility in Russia for the formulation and filling of insulin as a diabetes treatment.
13-Apr-2015 - Almac will transfer its custom peptide manufacturing business to a site at the Edinburgh Technopole business park in Scotland’s capital in a £3.5m move designed to expand capacity.
09-Apr-2015 - Mylan has bid $29bn (€27bn) to buy Perrigo in what the firm says will create a company with “unrivalled” manufacturing and supply chain capabilities across OTCs, generics and APIs.
03-Apr-2015 - Supply of the Adenovirus Type 4 and Type 7 Vaccine to all US military personnel has been secured through a five-year contract with Teva worth $170m (€156m).
30-Mar-2015 - Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has completed its $4bn (€3.7bn) acquisition of Ranbaxy after receiving the thumbs up from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
25-Mar-2015 - The European Commission has published guidelines on GMP excipients after a two-year consultation.
25-Mar-2015 - AbbVie is investing $30m (€27m) in contract manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico and plans to create 100 jobs over the next two years.
17-Mar-2015 - The European pharma market isn’t likely to deliver much growth over the next five years as generic markets commoditize, IMS Health VP Graham Lewis warned participants at the DCAT (Drug, Chemical and Associated Technologies) conference on Monday.
11-Mar-2015 - Penn Pharma has added new tablet making technology at its facility in Tredegar, Wales citing drug industry demand for dry granulation manufacturing capacity.
11-Mar-2015 - API- and catalyst-maker Johnson Matthey has built high containment facilities for potent products at its site in Edinburgh, Scotland.
03-Mar-2015 - Indian giant Sun Pharma has bought GSK’s Australian Opiates business.
26-Feb-2015 - A new California bill introduced earlier this week would, for the first time, require pharma companies to unveil a number of unique operational costs as a way to better understand drug pricing.
24-Feb-2015 - In order to close Novartis’ $16bn purchase of GlaxoSmithKline’s portfolio of cancer treatments , the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) is requiring Novartis to divest all assets related to its potential BRAF and MEK inhibitor drugs to settle anticompetitive charge.
17-Feb-2015 - Fresenius Kabi has sold its cancer drug pharmacy network CFL GmbH to NewCo Pharma GmbH five years after spending €42m to buy compounding capacity in Germany.
16-Feb-2015 - Quick question for chemists: Have you ever wanted to research chemical reactions and buy catalysts on your mobile phone?
11-Feb-2015 - Gilead Sciences has committed S20m (€18m) to expand its presence in the UK and will double its workforce in the country.