17-Jan-2017 - Siemens and GEA have developed a continuous manufacturing platform for pharmaceuticals that integrates the former’s quality control software.
10-Jan-2017 - CSSi LifeSciences and BioMARC have announced a strategic partnership to provide 'fully cohesive product development and support' for vaccine and biologic development.
05-Jan-2017 - Cryoport’s network of cold chain logistics will support the delivery of Gradalis Inc’s autologous cell therapy to various cancer trial sites across the US.
04-Jan-2017 - The project funded by the UK and Mexican governments will look to prove the scalability of Prokarium’s oral vaccine platform, the firm says.
20-Dec-2016 - Repligen has bought Novasep subsidiary TangenX Technology for $39m, adding single-use tangential flow filtration (TFF) cassettes to its downstream offering.
15-Dec-2016 - bluebird bio Inc has hired apceth Biopharma GmbH to make its candidate ALD cell therapy Lenti-D and its thalassemia treatment LentiGlobin for the European market.
14-Dec-2016 - Bristol-Myers Squibb has announced plans to pull the plug on some US facilities and streamline construction and investment around “vibrant academic ecosystems”.
12-Dec-2016 - Aptar Pharma is nearing completion of its US-based manufacturing site, as it continues to expand globally to keep pace with growth in the injectable drug delivery industry.
07-Dec-2016 - Sanofi, Merck & Co. and downstream technology firm Natrix have teamed to develop a chromatography system with a productivity level capable to enable a fully-integrated downstream platform.
06-Dec-2016 - The development partnership has been extended as GlaxoSmithKline looks to make clinical trial scale batches using Puridify’s Protein A alternative to packed bed chromatography columns.
30-Nov-2016 - An automated system co-developed with Cook Regenetec offers a more controlled and repeatable method of thawing cell and gene therapies than traditional techniques, says Asymptote.
29-Nov-2016 - Sinovac’s vaccine sales recovered in Q3 after it restarted activities halted while it brought operations into line with new Chinese distribution regulations.
23-Nov-2016 - While the temperature is dropping outside, keeping clinical trial therapeutics and biospecimens at the right temperature during transportation is a challenge year-round.
22-Nov-2016 - A technology developed to reduce time and increase safety when reconstituting lyophilised biologics has been put for up for sale after XstalBio's insolvency.
18-Nov-2016 - Novasep has expanded a partnership with AR Brown to supply its chromatography equipment to Japanese biomanufacturers.
08-Nov-2016 - A resin recovery feature being added to its larger prefilled chromatography columns offers an ‘insurance policy’ for drugmakers, says Repligen.
04-Nov-2016 - Shire says it is closing a plasma fractionating facility in Los Angeles, US but remains positive it can successfully manage its post-Baxalta manufacturing network of 17 sites.
31-Oct-2016 - The US FDA has issued a complete response letter for Sanofi and Regeneron’s rheumatoid arthritis candidate sarilumab due to manufacturing deficiencies at a fill/finish plant in France.
19-Oct-2016 - Samsung Bioepis has contracted Catalent to provide fill finish services for its Enbrel (etanercept) biosimilar, Benepali.
12-Oct-2016 - Danaher Corporation will further extend its presence in the life sciences space through the acquisition of separations and purification firm Phenomenex.
07-Oct-2016 - The conservatism of the biotech industry held back adoption of continuous manufacturing tech but this is now changing says Novasep, winner of the CPhI bioprocessing award.
06-Oct-2016 - The strong adoption of single-use technology is enabling industry to transition towards continuous bioprocessing systems, says Pall Corporation.
04-Oct-2016 - Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB) claims benchtop vaccine and protein purification techs could save developers €2000 per batch and reduce processing time by 60%.
30-Sep-2016 - The cell and gene therapy plant Lonza is building in Pearland, Texas will be bigger than originally planned to according to the city’s economic development corporation.
21-Sep-2016 - Innova Biosciences says its AbPure Protein A-based system removes the need to undergo an additional step when purifying antibody in preparation for conjugation