23-May-2013 - Can oral insulin succeed where other alternative delivery methods have failed? Dan Stanton, from in-Pharmatechnologist.com assesses its chances.
22-May-2013 - Following a busy few months, Capsugel spoke about the formation of its Dosage Form Solutions Unit, its technology and the integration of Encap at this year's Interphex in New York.
15-May-2013 - Extra filling capacity is to be made available in preparation for West’s Crystal Zenith (CZ) system, though approval and increased sales are still at least 18 months away.
13-May-2013 - Melding metals to APIs could make drugs easier to deliver according to Sweden's Recipharm which partnered to add a new chemistry to its offering last week.
06-May-2013 - Novo Nordisk says the $69 investment in its Danish plant will convert capacity ready for its new GLP-1 analogue and is a further commitment to Danish manufacturing.
02-May-2013 - New auto-injector technology that is user-friendly and capable of delivering high viscosity drugs may be the next big thing for pharma and biotech companies pushing further into niche biologics and biosimilars.
30-Apr-2013 - Injex says it is looking for partners to prefill its device and Glide will develop Pfenex’s anthrax vaccine using its solid-dose injector – welcome to our needle-free drug delivery round-up.
29-Apr-2013 - Purification bottlenecks, integrating single-use technologies and low cost companies are just some of the issues affecting the biotech industry today, according to experts at this year’s Interphex.
23-Apr-2013 - Pharmaceutical conferences are like buses - to paraphrase an old British joke - you wait for one and then three come along at once.
22-Apr-2013 - Despite offers from Amgen and Novartis reportedly worth up to $2bn, Hikma announced last week it will keep its profitable and growing injectable business.
10-Apr-2013 - As it inks a major commercial supply agreement, Unilife says its EZMix dual-chamber syringe will significantly cut reconstitution steps in combination therapy delivery.
09-Apr-2013 - Bristol-Myers Squibb says shuttering Amylin’s San Diego facilities will accelerate its diabetes R&D joint venture with AstraZeneca though approximately 300 jobs will be lost.
04-Apr-2013 - Jerusalem, Israel-based drugmaker Oramed Pharmaceuticals has been granted patent approval for its oral insulin technology by the Japanese Patent office.
03-Apr-2013 - Lilly says another investment in its Indianapolis facility will add a second insulin cartridge-filling line and is driven by the increasing prevalence of diabetes.
02-Apr-2013 - Nypro has announced plans to build a delivery device plant in Waterford, Ireland and launched a recruitment drive.
01-Apr-2013 - Hospira’s recall woes continued again late last week as the company pulled lots of its sodium chloride and diazepam injections.
28-Mar-2013 - BD says a brand new facility and sustainable pricing will allow the company to compete as it enters the generics market following FDA approval of its first injectable drug.
20-Mar-2013 - Novo Nordisk says its long-acting oral insulin could become a lead product following the successful completion of an early-stage trial.
18-Mar-2013 - A High School is using mosquitos to deliver vaccines as part of a project to develop a ‘flying syringe.’
14-Mar-2013 - Shire has entered the neonatology market by acquiring Premacure and a new therapy and delivery technology designed to treat infant blindness.