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PPD buys BioDuro to get bigger in China

December 1, 2009
Research and Development CRO, China, em

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD) has expanded its capacity to offer drug development services in Asia once again with the acquisition …


Merck Serono opens Beijing R&D centre

November 24, 2009
Research and Development China, Merck Serono, em

 China’s allure for pharma companies continues unabated with Merck Serono’s opening of a research and development centre in Beijing. The …

GSK expands in China with vaccine joint venture

October 12, 2009
Sales and Marketing China, GSK, vaccines

GSK has joined with Chinese biotech Jiangsu Walvax to develop and manufacture paediatric vaccines for use in China.The pair will …

China to slash medicines prices in October

October 6, 2009
Sales and Marketing China, hc, price cuts, prices

The Chinese government has announced it will cut the prices of more than 2,300 drugs by an average of 12% …

EDQM takes issue with more Chinese APIs

May 5, 2009
Manufacturing and Production Asia, China

The European Directorate on the Quality of Medicines has suspended the certificates of suitability (CEPs) of four active pharmaceutical ingredients …

Sanofi-Aventis commits 100 million euros to Chinese expansion

April 23, 2009
Research and Development Asia, China, Sanofi-Aventis

France's Sanofi-Aventis is planning a major capital investment programme in Beijing in a bid to bolster its position in the …

Bayer strikes R&D deal with Chinese university

March 20, 2009
Research and Development Bayer, China, academic research

 Bayer has furthered its R&D expansion in China with an agreement to form a joint pharmaceutical research centre with Tsinghua …

Chinese move marks ‘globalisation’ of Bayer Schering R&D

March 2, 2009
Research and Development Asia, Bayer, China

Bayer Schering Pharma's plan to build a 100 million-euro R&D centre in Beijing marks the company's first major foray into …

Chinese contract manufacturers to benefit from downturn

February 2, 2009
Manufacturing and Production CMO, China

China's contract manufacturing organisation market was valued at more than $70 billion in 2007, with pharmaceuticals comfortably the largest contributor, …

Emerging markets shine for AstraZeneca

November 6, 2008
Sales and Marketing AZ, China, hc

AstraZeneca saw overall sales for the three months to September rise 3% to $7.8 billion. But growth in emerging markets …

AZ opens clinical pharmacology unit in China

September 6, 2007
Research and Development China, em

AstraZeneca has opened its first ever clinical pharmacology unit in China, providing support for more trials to be carried out …

Pharma’s eastern promise

January 29, 2007
Sales and Marketing China, India

Thanks to spiralling costs, increasing regulation and the ever-present threat of litigious action, it is hardly surprising that pharma companies …

Novartis to be first pharma to conduct R&D in China

November 7, 2006
Research and Development Asia, China, Novartis, em

Novartis is to open a major, new pharmaceutical research and development centre in China, becoming the first company in the …

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