Opko Health has agreed to acquire Inspiro Medical, an Israeli medical device company developing a new platform to deliver small molecule drugs such as corticosteroids and beta agonists or larger molecules to treat respiratory diseases.
Spanish firm Almirall is working on a new chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD) treatment combined with a hi-tech easy use
inhaler, creating what it hopes will be another competitive product
from its in-house pipeline.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has urged the pharma
industry to develop preservative-free nasal sprays, however, there
is currently a vacuum of manufacturers that can fulfil such a
British drug delivery firm Vectura has inked a deal with Boehringer
Ingelheim to develop a dry powder inhaler (DPI) for a range of
proprietary respiratory products of the German company,
intensifying competition in a burgeoning asthma...
The pharmaceutical division of French packaging company Valois has
completed construction of a pilot filling and packaging unit based
at its site in Le Vaudreuil in the Eure area of France, dedicated
to the production of pressurised...