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25 April 2017
Industry News

MPP signs licence and technology transfer agreement with Pharco Pharmaceuticals for RAV
Public health organisation Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) has entered a new licence and technology transfer agreement with Egyptian company Pharco Pharmaceuticals for ravidasvir (RAV).

BioMarin’s Brineura receives positive opinion from CHMP to treat CLN2 disease
BioMarin Pharmaceutical has announced that European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has granted a positive opinion for Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) of Brineura (cerliponase alfa).

Valeant Pharmaceuticals lists price of plaque psoriasis drug at $3,500 per month
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has decided to set the price of its biologic psoriasis treatment, known as Siliq (brodalumab) injection, at $3,500 per month.

M&As this week: Livzon Pharmaceutical Group, PLx Pharma, Medis Laboratories
Chinese company Livzon Pharmaceutical Group has reached an agreement to sell its Pharma Firm.

Press Releases

Essentra Celebrated its Design Hub's One-Year Anniversary at Packaging Innovations Event
Essentra marked the one-year anniversary of its industry-leading Design Hub at Packaging Innovations.

Telstar to Introduce Loading/Unloading Solution for Pharmaceutical Freeze-Drying Processes to US Market
Telstar has announced it is set to introduce a new generation of vial automatic loading and unloading systems into the US market for pharmaceutical freeze-drying, which features a contact-free magnetic drive mechanism.

Pierre Fabre to Attend CPhl
Pierre Fabre CO² SuperCritical Fluids has announced it will be attending CPhI Japan

Essentra's Successful Showcase of Patient Adherence Solutions at Pharmapack
Pharmaceutical packaging and authentication solutions provider Essentra successfully showcased its innovative pharmaceutical packaging, labels, serialisation, and security portfolio at Pharmapack Europe in Paris.

Where have ViscoTec's Dosing Pumps Been Already Used Successfully with Abrasive Media?
ViscoTec's dosing pumps have been successfully used for 20 years in abrasive applications, such as in the automotive, electronics, and semiconductor industries.

White Papers

Stability Characterisation Using Differential Scanning Caliometry
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Control of Humidity at Europe’s First -80°C Cold Store
Munters provides Odense University with Europe's first -80°C cold store for blood and tissue samples. By installing Munters ML1100 desiccant dehumidifier, the university hospital achieved...

Efficient Synthesis Development
It is impossible to imagine operations and development research without keywords, such as quality be design (QbD), design of experiments (DoE) or established parameter ranges...

High-Voltage Leak Detection for Pharmaceutical Vials, Syringes, and Liquid-Filled Parenteral Products
The E-Scan 655 is utilises a new class of high-voltage leak detection (HVLD) technology to inspect vials, syringes, and other liquid-filled parenteral products for container closure...

Child Safe Compliance Packaging Wherever You Are in the World
Origin Pharma's lightweight child-resistant closure provides an effective line of defense against child access to pharmaceuticals....

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