18-Jan-2017 - AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc. will start 40-person clinical trial in the Netherlands for a mint-flavoured medical marijuana chewing gum to treat Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
16-Jan-2017 - MannKind Corporation met with the US FDA last month to discuss a single-use disposable epinephrine inhaler it says could be an affordable alternative to the Epipen.
12-Jan-2017 - The US FDA has finalised its guidelines on cGMP and quality system compliance for drug and delivery device combination products.
11-Jan-2017 - Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc will lease a 30,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Ireland to commercialise its eye-drop product for Glaucoma after delays at a third party CMO.
11-Jan-2017 - Catalent will assess Jupiter Orphan Therapeutics’ resveratrol across its softgel technologies in an effort to improve the bioavailability of the rare disease candidate.
10-Jan-2017 - Quotient Clinical has been hired to develop child-friendly formulations of several off-patent drugs by Proveca Ltd.
09-Jan-2017 - Aurobindo Pharma Limited has agreed to buy Portugal-based Generis Farmaceutica SA for €135m in a deal that includes a tablet and capsule plant in Amadora.
04-Jan-2017 - The Gates Foundation has invested $140m in Intarcia Therapeutics Inc to develop the biotech’s needle-free delivery pump for use with an HIV prophylactic therapy.
04-Jan-2017 - The project funded by the UK and Mexican governments will look to prove the scalability of Prokarium’s oral vaccine platform, the firm says.
22-Dec-2016 - Cytobioscience Inc, has acquired Soluble Therapeutics Inc to expand its high throughput formulation screening capabilities.
06-Dec-2016 - AstraZeneca has partnered with Bicycle Therapeutics in a potential $1bn deal to develop a new class of small molecules which have antibody-like properties.
01-Dec-2016 - Idifarma has invested over €300,000 in its facility in Spain in order to offer its customers automated capsule filling for commercial batches.
28-Nov-2016 - Catalent will add two Canadian manufacturing facilities to its softgel network through the acquisition of Accucaps.
23-Nov-2016 - Evonik has laid plans to expand a polymer facility in Alabama to cater for growing demand for sophisticated drug delivery and medical devices.
22-Nov-2016 - Lyndra Inc. has developed a star shaped gastric device which claims to solve the problem of delivering drugs with short half-lives.
21-Nov-2016 - Larger CMOs are likely to be better for commercial manufacturing but small players offer niche services and agility for lower volumes, say Symbiosis and Idifarma.
18-Nov-2016 - The US FDA has halted a trial of a candidate Hepatitis B infection drug developed by Arrowhead Pharma Inc. after primate deaths in a toxicology study.
14-Nov-2016 - Despite requiring more API, the price of inhaled insulin Afrezza has dropped below that of injected rapid-acting rivals says MannKind's CEO, reporting a resilient Q3.
14-Nov-2016 - AAPS 2016 kicked off yesterday with a focus on new technologies, new delivery modalities, accelerated drug development and precision medicines - oh and a microscope on an iPhone.
10-Nov-2016 - Saneca Pharma will invest in its manufacturing site in Slovakia to service a five-year agreement supplying the Menarini Group with controlled release pellets.