BASF and Merck KGaA have joined DSM in reporting encouraging
first-quarter 2004 results, raising hopes further that the European
chemicals sector may be about to move into recovery mode, writes
A UK-based specialist in antimicrobial coating technology, BioCote,
has entered into an agreement with Comark to develop more hygienic
handheld thermometers and data loggers. The new products are
intended for use in the pharmaceutical...
Manufacturers of custom synthetic oligonucleotides (oligos) could
see competition from new entrants into the sector, according to a
survey which finds that customers are not entirely happy with their
Italy's Recordati has sold off Sophartex, a French subsidiary
specialising in the contract manufacture of finished pharmaceutical
dosage forms, continuing its strategy of divesting businesses
outside its core focus of developing...
A new company spun out from the University of Durham in the UK,
called LyraChem, has developed a new catalytic technology for the
pharmaceutical and chemical sectors that should reduce the amount
of wastage and contamination that...
Osteoporosis sufferers are set to benefit from an influx of new
drug treatments which are expected to dominate the market and give
patients an unprecedented choice of treatment options, according to
new market research which suggetss...
The impact on the French chemicals industry of implementing the
European Union's REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation
of Chemicals) proposals could be as high €800 million in testing
alone and lead to the loss of...
St Louis, USA-based KV Pharmaceutical says that the US District
Court for the District of Minnesota has denied a motion for a
preliminary injunction by two rival drug delivery companies in a
patent dispute centring on its technology...
Switzerland's Lonza, one of the leading contract manufacturers of
active pharmaceutical ingredients, has forged a collaboration with
RNA-TEC of Belgium to provide broad-ranging contract production of
oligonucleotides, a new class...