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.
11-Jan-2017 - High frequency radiation can be used to test tablet quality and structural characteristics on the production line according to scientists planning to develop low cost THz sensors.
09-Jan-2017 - Drugmakers must include a transaction identification number when buying or selling machinery for tabletting or encapsulating controlled substances, according to a final ruling from the US DEA.
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.
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.
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.
07-Nov-2016 - GSK says it remains dedicated to Australian despite announcing plans to shutter a painkiller manufacturing site in Sydney.
03-Nov-2016 - Increasing demand for reduced particle loads in pharmaceutical containers has driven Datwyler to build a CHF 100m plant making elastomer components for injectable drug delivery systems.
25-Oct-2016 - Everstone Capital has acquired a 70% stake in drug delivery tech firm Rubicon Research Pvt for $33m (€30m).
17-Oct-2016 - CDMO Juniper Pharma Services has added a small-scale roller compactor as the latest investment in its enabling technology offerings.
10-Oct-2016 - AstraZeneca will supply Toprol-XL to Aralez Pharmaceuticals Trading for at least 10 years after selling the US rights to the off-patent beta blocker for $175m.
04-Oct-2016 - Capsugel’s Vcaps Enteric offering can speed up development of delayed release drugs by removing the need for an additional enteric film coat, the firm says.
03-Oct-2016 - in-Pharmatechnologist.com is in Barcelona to hear about market and regulatory developments in the API and CMO sectors. Check back for updates.
28-Sep-2016 - Cheng Fong Chemical has addressed problems at its Taoyuan City plant but still needs to identify the source of foreign matter found in its APIs according to the US FDA.
27-Sep-2016 - Becton Dickinson says it is upgrading equipment and technology at its Holdrege manufacturing facility to better serve the global diabetes market.
22-Sep-2016 - The US FDA has warned people not to use a $30 DIY epinephrine delivery device developed after Mylan increased the price of the Epipen.
22-Sep-2016 - Colorcon and Dow have expanded a nine year controlled release alliance to include further solubility, coating and ion exchange platforms.
22-Sep-2016 - Sartorius Stedim Biotech claims it has a platform that can help biopharma companies carve months off the development time for new products.
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