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Oxford BioMedica buys decommissioned facility

February 1, 2011
Manufacturing and Production Oxford BioMedica, RecipharmCobra Biologics, manufacturing

Gene therapy specialist Oxford BioMedica has said it plans to acquire a £1.9 million ($3.1m) manufacturing facility from contract manufacturer …

FDA director of manufacturing and product quality Rich Friedman

The FDA Interview: Is pharma getting worse at manufacturing?

September 29, 2010
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development FDA, manufacturing, manufacturing compliance

It seems that barely a week goes by at the moment without news of another pharmaceutical company falling foul of …


Non-human sugars could compromise biologic drugs

July 28, 2010
Manufacturing and Production biologicals, biologics, manufacturing

Many of the biologic drugs on the market today contain sugar molecule components that in some patients could undermine their …

Reaxa heads UK manufacturing consortium

July 23, 2010
Manufacturing and Production Reaxa, manufacturing

Catalyst specialist Reaxa will lead a consortium, backed by more than £700,000 ($1.1 million) in UK government funding, to develop …

Manufacturing Q&A: Eden Biodesign

July 20, 2010
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production Eden Biodesign, careers, manufacturing

How long has your company been operating? Eden Biodesign is enjoying its tenth anniversary this year. How is your field …

Merck names manufacturing and R&D sites slated for closure

July 12, 2010
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Merck, job cuts, manufacturing, research and development

Merck & Co has taken an axe to its network of manufacturing and R&D sites around the world, closing down …

Pfizer plant ready to milk Asian infant formula market

July 9, 2010
Manufacturing and Production Pfizer, Singapore, manufacturing, nutrition

Pfizer has spent $100 million to double the size of a manufacturing facility in Singapore to help it boost its …

Buoyant growth forecast for contract manufacturing sector

July 2, 2010
Manufacturing and Production contract manufacturing, manufacturing

Pharmaceutical contract manufacturing is heading for a period of strong growth as drugmakers continue to outsource production to improve efficiency, …

FDA draft CMC guidance could cut down on red tape

June 30, 2010
Manufacturing and Production FDA, GMP, manufacturing

The FDA has published draft guidance aimed at alleviating the burden on pharmaceutical companies of notifying the agency of minor …

Chemists find easier method for drug synthesis

June 29, 2010
Manufacturing and Production manufacturing

Researchers in the US have developed a new synthetic pathway that could make the development of new pharmaceuticals quicker, cleaner …

Pfizer plant cleared by FDA to make NicOx drug

June 24, 2010
Manufacturing and Production Capsugel, NicOx, Pfizer, manufacturing, naproxcinod

Pfizer subsidiary Capsugel has won approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for a manufacturing facility based in France …

FDA tightens pharma’s responsibility for outsourcing

June 22, 2010
Manufacturing and Production FDA, GMP, manufacturing, outsourcing

Pharmaceutical manufacturers will be held more responsible for the activities of their suppliers and outsourcing partners under a new approach …

GSK-funded project will print APIs onto tablets

June 14, 2010
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development GlaxoSmithKline, manufacturing, production, tablets

Researchers at GlaxoSmithKline and two UK universities are working on a technology that could allow active pharmaceutical ingredients to be …

BMS factory closure could interrupt HIV drug supply

June 11, 2010
Manufacturing and Production BMS, HIV, manufacturing, supply chain

Closure of a manufacturing facility in France operated by Bristol-Myers Squibb could lead to shortages of an important treatment for …

Study re-opens debate about pharma chemicals in wastewater

June 10, 2010
Manufacturing and Production manufacturing, manufacturing compliance

Wastewater from pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities is a major source of drug compounds in the environment, according to a new study …

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