News, views and contacts from the global Pharmaceutical industry
20 August 2017
Industry News

M&As this week: Guanhao Biotech, Cancer Genetics, Alvogen
Chinese biotechnology company Guanhao Biotech plans to acquire a 53.4% stake in two pharmaceutical companies based in China for CNY266m ($39.95m).

Cancer Research UK and Newcastle University extend drug discovery partnership with Astex
Cancer Research UK and Newcastle University have extended their strategic drug discovery alliance with Astex Pharmaceuticals for three years.

Deals this week: Kadmon Holdings, Antares Pharma, Vicarius Pharma
US-based biopharmaceutical company Kadmon Holdings (Kadmon) has announced a public offering of common stock shares to raise up to $40m in total.

SillaJen and NCI partner to develop new colorectal cancer treatment
Korean-based SillaJen has entered a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), US, to develop a new combination therapy for colorectal cancer (CRC).

Press Releases

Flexible AC Cool Chain Solutions
Air Canada Cargo provides a range of AC Cool Chain solutions is recommended and used worldwide for air transportation of temperature-sensitive shipments, which typically include fresh produce, seafood, flowers, healthcare, and pharmaceutical products.

Filling Pumps for Pharmaceutical Production with Short Cycle Times and High-Flexibility
Pharmaceutical production lines are to a large extent automated. The prerequisite for a cost-efficient and effective filling line is a high-application rate or a short cycle time.

Positive CHMP Assessment for Haselmeier Pergoveris® Pen
The new Pergoveris® Pen by Haselmeier has received a positive assessment by Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) at the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

Protak Scientific to Attend Pharma Integrates
Protak Scientific has announced it will be attending Pharma Integrates 2017.

Contracting Sterility Testing to a GMP Certified Laboratory
Sterility testing of pharmaceutical products is a mandatory requirement when bringing a drug to market and assessing longer term safety. There are various options for manufacturers to facilitate this process. The most convenient way is to contract out to a good manufacturing practice (GMP) certified laboratory.

White Papers

End-to-End Healthcare Packaging Solutions
Global provider of essential healthcare packaging and support services Essentra aims to exceed client expectations time and time again with its commitment to innovation and meeting the...

Crystallisation and Filtration Brochure
Systag's crystallisation and filtration system helps increase your flexibility, productivity, and optimises your...

BLUE's List of Sample User Requirements for Software Selection
Finding a software solution that has a proven track-record of delivering quality results in increasing overall cost-efficiency, while facilitating expansion, can be a daunting task for any...

Klocke uses NA and ML for Quality Storage
The KLOCKE Group manufactures and packages pharmaceutical products, food supplements and cosmetic...

Extending Rheological Measurements Using Squeeze Flow
As samples with high-solids fractions can be prone to fracture, making shear rheological measurements can cause difficulties on a rotational rheometer causing sudden and sharp decreases in...

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