01-Oct-2015 - Innovate Pharmaceuticals has launched what it claims is the world’s first shelf-stable liquid aspirin, and says it is on the look-out for a licensing partner for the “$500m” market.
29-Sep-2015 - Blocking the neuropeptides that regulate arousal and appetite could lead to a treatment for cocaine addiction, says Heptares which has received an NIH development grant.
29-Sep-2015 - Polpharma has continued its biosimilar-focused hiring spree and appointed Maurice Chagnaud as its CEO.
28-Sep-2015 - Increasing QbD needs and a range of technical service centres have driven up the prices of Evonik’s drug delivery excipient portfolio, the company says.
22-Sep-2015 - Amgen could pay up to $1.25bn Dezima Pharma if its promising lead candidate - the cholesterol buster TA-8995 - is approved.
22-Sep-2015 - Cilian has teamed up with Glide Technologies to develop a solid dose influenza vaccine to be delivered via a needle-free injector.
21-Sep-2015 - A Massachusetts-based police department has published contact and salary details of Big Pharma CEOs in an effort to force industry to help manage opiate addiction.
16-Sep-2015 - Indian generics company Sun Pharma has made a $48m (€42m) offer for US eye drug maker InSite Vision and its delivery platform.
15-Sep-2015 - BASF is developing extra-soluble nanoparticles for better drug delivery using faster-than-sound technology.
15-Sep-2015 - Midatech’s gold nanoparticle (GNP) drug conjugate technology and recent acquisitions are helping transfer the firm into a speciality pharma company, an analyst says.
09-Sep-2015 - GSK has started work on an anti-inflammatory and gastrointestinal drug production plant in Vemgal, India which will create 300 manufacturing jobs.
08-Sep-2015 - Novo Nordisk is collaborating with MIT on new ways to deliver peptides.
07-Sep-2015 - AstraZeneca has licensed Starpharma’s Dendrimer Drug Delivery (DEP) platform to enhance the pharmaceutical properties in candidates in its oncology pipeline.
03-Sep-2015 - GLP-1 drugs and oral formulations will not diminish demand for insulin patch-pumps says CeQur, which has raised $100m (€89m) to support production of its PaQ delivery device.
03-Sep-2015 - Sanofi wants to expand its inhalable drug production site in Cheshire, UK to increase capacity for both its own brand drug production operations and its contract manufacturing business.
02-Sep-2015 - The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER ) in India has created and licensed technology for producing nano-crystal based medicines that it says will cut drug costs.
27-Aug-2015 - Product problems for Allergan and Danish Leo Pharma, plus the Japanese regulator reviews a Bristol-Myers Squibb mAb.
27-Aug-2015 - Novo Nordisk could spend up to $2bn (€1.8bn) on two facilities to support its diabetes portfolio, including an oral long-acting GLP-1 analogue set to enter Phase III trials.
26-Aug-2015 - Pharma firms developing inhalable drugs often fail to test that their formulations are compatible with their intended delivery devices early enough according to the Intertek team behind research stressing the benefits of early assessment.
20-Aug-2015 - Anti-infectives firm Xellia has moved its North American HQ to the lyophilisation plant in Raleigh, North Carolina that it bought from Fresenius Kabi last July .
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