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Breaking: Sharp acquires Berkshire Sterile Manufacturing

By Isabel Cameron

Sharp, a commercial pharma packaging and clinical trial supply services firm, has acquired Berkshire Sterile Manufacturing (BSM), a Massachusetts-based fill finish contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO).

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Catalent bolsters Paragon through Novavax deal

By Vassia Barba

Aiming to boost the gene therapy development and manufacturing capabilities of Paragon, which Catalent acquired in April, the CDMO has agreed to acquire all of the gene therapy-related assets from Novavax, a late-stage vaccine developer.