04-Feb-2016 - Novartis subsidiary Sandoz will commercialise small and large molecule injectables using French delivery tech firm MedinCell’s subcutaneous controlled release platform.
04-Feb-2016 - As threats to the pharmaceutical supply chain prevail, the industry is seeing increased regulatory scrutiny as well as more inspection requirements, says industry panel.
03-Feb-2016 - Envirotainer has partnered with Air China Cargo in deal that will see local and international drug and API makers use its range of cold chain shipping containers.
03-Feb-2016 - Up to 80 UK sterile manufacturing jobs could be lost as part of a technical overhaul at a Teva site near Liverpool.
02-Feb-2016 - Incoming Indonesian government measures to attract foreign manufacturing joint ventures (JVs) could include a regulation to reduce API imports, Vincent Harijanto, committee head GP Farmasia said.
02-Feb-2016 - Novasep has announced it is expanding API synthesis its facility in Boothwyn, Pennsylvania and confirmed that US growth is important after the sale of Pharmachem.
01-Feb-2016 - Onyx Scientific will add a 6250sq ft facility at its site in North-East England to cope with a surge in demand for its small-scale API services.
01-Feb-2016 - Ipca has received an FDA Warning Letter at three Indian API facilities, but says it awaits re-inspection after already rectifying issues highlighted in a 2014 Form 483.
28-Jan-2016 - More plants in China will close says a US-based analyst who predicts that some drugmakers' inability to comply with stricter quality rules will create an opportunity for those that can.
27-Jan-2016 - The recent tide of Warning Letters issued to Chinese API and finished formulation makers reflects an increase in regulatory oversight, the US FDA says.
26-Jan-2016 - Hermes Pharma has added hot melt coating capabilities to its offering and hopes the food industry technique will win it pharma customers with unpleasant tasting APIs.
21-Jan-2016 - Johnson Matthey has expanded its UK biocatalysis R&D operations in response to growing drug industry demand.
20-Jan-2016 - $5m in funding has been awarded to various research projects in order to help develop non-traditional therapeutics for bacterial infections.
14-Jan-2016 - Systemic data manipulation has landed Chinese API maker Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical with a US FDA warning letter.
14-Jan-2016 - MannKind says its Technosphere delivery platform could yield short-term cash and drive long-term growth.
13-Jan-2016 - Higher quality data could convince pharma firms to pay to trial generic drugs for new indications say researchers calling for diclofenac to be studied as a cancer treatment.
06-Jan-2016 - Sanofi has abandoned Afrezza less than a year after its launch, but the future of the inhaled insulin product is secure according to developer MannKind.
04-Jan-2016 - Cadila Healthcare has received a US FDA warning letter citing GMP deviations at an API plant and a formulation facility in Ahmedabad, India.
18-Dec-2015 - ‘Twas the week before Christmas, and what do you know?
16-Dec-2015 - Data falsification at API facilities is getting harder to spot say regulators who have called for more systems training and international collaboration.
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