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Catapult cell therapy

Construction for new £55m cell and gene manufacturing centre in Stevenage begins

November 24, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Catapult, Cell Therapy Catapult, Hertfordshire, gene therapy, manufacturing, stevenage

The Government-backed Cell Therapy Catapult has begun the construction for its cell and gene therapy manufacturing centre.   The construction …

NN Tianjin plant

Novo Nordisk to go green by 2020

November 24, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Novo Nordish, manufacturing, production, renewable energy

Novo Nordisk has announced plans to go green in the next five years by using only electricity from renewable sources …

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Norgine opens new £4.5 million warehouse

November 17, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Norgine, Temperature control, Wales, manufacturing, production, temperature-control

Norgine has opened a new £4.5 million temperature controlled warehouse on its current site in Hengoed, Wales.  The Dutch-based firm …

Roche building

Roche manufacturing restructure means EU, US jobs cuts

November 13, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications Roche, job cuts, job losses, manufacturing, production, redundancies, restructure

Roche has announced plans to restructure its manufacturing network for small molecules, in a move that will see it mothball …

FDA warnings create woe for Indian drugmakers

November 10, 2015
Manufacturing and Production CGMP, Dr Reddy's, Dr. Reddy's, FDA, India, Sun Pharma, manufacturing, production

Recent enforcement action has taken its toll on the fortunes of several Indian pharmaceutical manufacturers, with Sun Pharmaceuticals and Dr. …

Novo Nordisk building

Novo Nordisk invests in new insulin-filling facility

November 4, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Denmark, Novo Nordisk, manufacturing, production

Novo Nordisk is investing 2.1 billion Danish Kroner (about £200m) in a new facility in Hillerød, Denmark, which will produce diabetes …

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EU plans export waiver for pharma manufacturing

November 3, 2015
Manufacturing and Production EGA, European Commission, biologics, biosimilars, generics, manufacturing, supplementary protection certificates

The European Commission plans to bring in an export waiver for supplementary protection certificates, in order to boost pharma industry …

China manufacturing

FDA alleges records cover-up at Chinese Pfizer plant

November 3, 2015
Manufacturing and Production FDA, Pfizer, compliance, inspection, manufacturing, production, regulations

The FDA has discovered violations at a Pfizer plant in China, including the use of out-of-date materials and record- keeping …

3D printer

Featured market report: 3D printing market summary

November 2, 2015
Manufacturing and Production 3d printing, manufacturing, medical devices, production

The global 3D printing medical devices market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 25.3% from 2015 to 2020.The …

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Valeant announces strong Q3 results, will expand US contact lens plant

October 20, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Valeant, financial results, manufacturing, production

Valeant has announced plans to invest up to $150 million and add 200 jobs at its Bausch and Lomb plant …

China manufacturing

China’s Tianjin invests $300m in Ebola plant

October 20, 2015
Manufacturing and Production China, Ebola, Ebola vaccine, manufacturing, production, vaccines

China’s Tianjin CanSino Biotechnology, a developer of affordable vaccines, says that it will invest 2 billion Yuan (£203.3 million) in …

manufacturing China

Contact manufacturing ‘is changing the industry’, report finds

October 13, 2015
Manufacturing and Production CMO, contract manufacturing, manufacturing, pharma, production

The global market for pharma and biopharma contract manufacturing is expected to reach more than €332.7 billion by 2018, according …


Merck improves manufacturing program

October 13, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Merck, Merck Millipore, manufacturing, production

Merck Millipore, the life science business arm of Merck KGaA, has introduced enhancements to its Emprove portfolio of raw pharmaceutical …

3D printer

It’s finally here: 3D-printed pills and technology in pharma

September 29, 2015
Manufacturing and Production 3-D printing, 3d printing, Aprecia, Spritam, manufacturing, production

The notion of tailor-made drugs, which are customised to an individual patient’s needs, has seen remarkable progress of late. This …

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FDA withdraws approval for Sun Pharma’s epilepsy drug

September 29, 2015
Manufacturing and Production Elepsia, FDA, Sun Pharma, epilepsy, levetiracetam, manufacturing, productions, seizures

Manufacturing problems at Sun Pharma’s production site has led the FDA to revoke the company’s approval for Elepsia XR for …

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