Pharmaceutical Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.pharmaceutical-technology.com web site http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/ en-us http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/ Pharmaceutical Technology-Updates http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Aptar Pharma’s Dispenser Chosen for a Prescription Dry Eye Product in the US http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/contractors/drug_delivery/aptar/pressdispenser-prescription-dry-eye.html http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/contractors/drug_delivery/aptar/pressdispenser-prescription-dry-eye.html Aptar Pharma has announced its multi-dose Ophthalmic Squeeze Dispenser has been selected for a dry eye prescription product in the US. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:16:00 GMT Take the Challenge: Replace Disposables with Reusable Healthcare Textiles http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cleanroom/take-the-challenge-replace-disposables-with-reusable-healthcare-textiles/ http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cleanroom/take-the-challenge-replace-disposables-with-reusable-healthcare-textiles/ Make a contribution to healthcare cost control by investing in reusable gowns, scrubs, uniforms, linen, drapes, curtains, and other reusable textiles. This reduces waste and contributes significantly to efforts to reduce the cost of care. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:02:00 GMT Contamination Control http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cleanroom/contamination-control-dycem/ http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/cleanroom/contamination-control-dycem/ Thousands of cleanrooms, critical areas and controlled environments are protected by Dycem polymeric contamination control mats and flooring, enabling organisations to reduce particle counts by up to 99.9%. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:13:00 GMT M&As this week: Sun Moral International (HK), Immuno Holding http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-sun-moral-international-hk-ltd-immuno-holding-sa-de-cv-5770731 http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-sun-moral-international-hk-ltd-immuno-holding-sa-de-cv-5770731 Sun Moral International (HK), a subsidiary of Chinese pharmaceutical company Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group, has acquired the entire equity interest in Ambest Pharmaceutical (China) Company. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Cancer Research UK to support Precision Panc project for pancreatic cancer http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newscancer-research-uk-to-support-precision-panc-project-for-pancreatic-cancer-5770984 http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newscancer-research-uk-to-support-precision-panc-project-for-pancreatic-cancer-5770984 Cancer Research UK has announced an investment of £10m to support the Precision Panc project, which aims to develop personalised treatments for pancreatic cancer patients. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Ascend Therapeutics US, Tyme Technologies, Axsome Therapeutics http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-ascend-therapeutics-us-llc-tyme-technologies-inc-axsome-therapeutics-inc-5770644 http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-ascend-therapeutics-us-llc-tyme-technologies-inc-axsome-therapeutics-inc-5770644 Ascend Therapeutics US will be the exclusive seller and marketer of Aevum Life Science’s Protiva Pregnancy and Protiva New Mom / Recover products across the US, under an agreement signed between the two companies. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Alexion submits application to Japan’s MHLW to extend Soliris indication to treat gMG http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsalexion-submits-application-to-japans-mhlw-to-extend-soliris-indication-to-treat-gmg-5770960 http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsalexion-submits-application-to-japans-mhlw-to-extend-soliris-indication-to-treat-gmg-5770960 Alexion Pharmaceuticals has submitted an application to extend the indication for Soliris (eculizumab) as a potential treatment for patients with refractory generalised myasthenia gravis (gMG). Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT RGC, UK Biobank and GSK launch new initiative to improve disease diagnosis http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsrgc-uk-biobank-and-gsk-launch-new-initiative-to-improve-disease-diagnosis-5770968 http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsrgc-uk-biobank-and-gsk-launch-new-initiative-to-improve-disease-diagnosis-5770968 Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC), UK Biobank and GSK have launched a gene sequencing initiative on the world's detailed health database. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT CurTec-Plastic Bulk Containers for Pharmaceuticals http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/contractors/packaging/curtec/ http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/contractors/packaging/curtec/ CurTec manufactures and distributes plastic bulk containers designed for the needs of the pharmaceutical and speciality chemical industries where hygiene, moisture control and quality control are major themes. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT ePAT Solution for Laboratory Automation http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/lab_equip/epat-solution-laboratory-automation/ http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/lab_equip/epat-solution-laboratory-automation/ Systag Systems presents ePAT, a cost-effective device for automation in the laboratory. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:44:00 GMT Dehumidified Air Ensures Quality Hormone Packaging for Orion Pharmaceuticals http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/materials-handling/dehumidified-air-packaging/ http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/materials-handling/dehumidified-air-packaging/ Production of hormone medication involves packing in foil blister packs. The process includes cooling and requires very cold machine surfaces. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:43:00 GMT Testing Parenteral Products for Micro Leaks, Container Closure Integrity Test http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/machines-labelling/testing-parenteral-products-for-micro-leaks-container-closure-integrity-test/ http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/machines-labelling/testing-parenteral-products-for-micro-leaks-container-closure-integrity-test/ The E-Scan 655 tests container closure integrity in syringes, vials, and other liquid-filled parenteral products. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:42:00 GMT Child Safe Compliance Packaging Wherever You Are in the World http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/packaging/lightweight-child-resistant-closure/ http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/packaging/lightweight-child-resistant-closure/ Origin Pharma's lightweight child-resistant closure provides an effective line of defense against child access to pharmaceuticals. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:41:00 GMT Argenx and Broteio Pharma partner to develop antibody for autoimmune diseases http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsargenx-broteio-pharma-partner-to-develop-antibody-for-autoimmune-diseases-5769709 http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsargenx-broteio-pharma-partner-to-develop-antibody-for-autoimmune-diseases-5769709 Netherlands-based biotechnology company argenx and Broteio Pharma, a joint venture between Prothix and Bioceros, have agreed to partner for the development of a therapeutic antibody for severe autoimmune diseases. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT British Columbia to provide public access to Gilead Sciences’ Epclusa for genotype 1-6 HCV http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsbc-to-provide-public-access-to-gilead-sciences-epclusa-for-genotype-1-6-hcv-5769723 http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsbc-to-provide-public-access-to-gilead-sciences-epclusa-for-genotype-1-6-hcv-5769723 British Columbia (BC) has listed Gilead Sciences Canada’s Epclusa (sofosbuvir / velpatasvir) tablets on a public drug plan to treat all six genotypes of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT US FDA grants Fast Track designation for Shire’s SHP655 http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsus-fda-grants-fast-track-designation-for-shires-shp655-5769697 http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsus-fda-grants-fast-track-designation-for-shires-shp655-5769697 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for Shire’s recombinant ADAMTS13 (SHP655 or previously known as BAX930) to treat acute episodes of hereditary thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (hTTP). Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Pharma Technology Focus – Issue 57 http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/features/featurepharma-technology-focus-issue-57-5769240/ http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/features/featurepharma-technology-focus-issue-57-5769240/ In this issue: Japan’s pharma industry looks abroad, Trump’s plans for US drug manufacturing, unlocking regenerative medicine, the medical benefits of turmeric, the dangers posed by first-in-human drug trials, and more. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:44:00 GMT IKA C-MAG HS 7: Designed for Scientists http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/contractors/lab_equip/ika-pharma/5368095528001.html http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/contractors/lab_equip/ika-pharma/5368095528001.html With hardened glass for maximum visibility and chemical resistance, the IKA C-MAG HS 7 is able to show torque trends, temperature, and speed on an LCD display. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:10:00 GMT Aramark Cleanroom Services - Process Empowered by Precision http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/contractors/cleanroom/aramark/5368088479001.html http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/contractors/cleanroom/aramark/5368088479001.html Aramark's cleanroom is a place where innovation becomes a reality and small details are powerful. The company's process and products are designed to help protect your cleanroom. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:59:00 GMT Aptar Pharma Congers Site Expansion Inaugurated March 20th http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/contractors/drug_delivery/aptar/pressaptar-pharma-commence-congress-site-expansion.html http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/contractors/drug_delivery/aptar/pressaptar-pharma-commence-congress-site-expansion.html Aptar Pharma Congers' state-of-the-art manufacturing facility was inaugurated March 20th by AptarGroup's president and chief executive officer (CEO) Stephan Tanda, president of Aptar Pharma Salim Haffar, and president of Aptar Pharma North America Al… Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:29:00 GMT