Belgian pharmaceutical and chemicals firm Solvay expects to launch
a new version of its Influvac brand flu vaccine, based on a novel
cell-based production process, in 2005. The speed of the new
process means that a vaccine can be...
Aventis has licensed in a new system from US firm SciQuest aimed at
enhancing the management of biological sample inventories at its
process development facilities in Frankfurt, Germany and
Vitry-sur-Seine in France. If this initial...
Drug delivery company Atrix Laboratories confirmed this week that
the German regulatory authority, Bundesinstitut fur Arzneimittel
und Medizinprodukte (BfArM), had recently completed a successful
inspection of Atrix's manufacturing...
BASF AG's Fine Chemicals division is expanding production of
pharmaceutical active ingredients with the construction of a new
plant at its site in Minden, Germany. A spokesman for the company
told In-pharmatechnologist.com that...
EU Commissioner for Research Philippe Busquin underlined the
importance of improving training and information exchange among
scientists on intellectual property (IP) issues at the PATLIB
conference on patent information on 21 May...
As this edition of In-pharmatechnologist.com goes online, the US
Food and Drug Administration is convening the inaugural meeting of
its Advisory Committee for Pharmaceutical Science's Manufacturing
"Tremendous advances in science and technology, along with the
shrinking period for patent exclusivity, are creating unprecedented
opportunities for the drug development industry," said a CEO
this week while discussing the...
An international conference serving global centres of excellence
for biotechnology, so-called 'bio-technopoles,' life science parks
and 'bio-incubators' will take place ahead of the 7th European
BASF Plant Science, the plant biotechnology subsidiary of chemical
giant BASF, has entered into an agreement with Cellectis,
specialists in genome engineering and a recent spin-off from the
Institut Pasteur, that will provide BASF...
Swiss life science company Lonza, that earlier this week announced
imminent cutbacks and job losses, has settled a patent infringement
action with Nutrition 21, a US company that currently holds 22
patents for chromium compounds.
The Smart Active Labels Consortium is to present its first seminar,
titled "Smart Active Labels for Temperature Tracking: Shaping
the Future of Food/Pharmaceutical Distribution," on June 10 -
11 in Chicago, US.