Innovation

Achema 2018: Lifetime Efficiency – new comprehensive concept exploits untapped potentials for users in the production of solid formulations

June 14, 2018

Fette Compacting has developed a new service offering for the optimization of tablet production and capsule filling under the name Lifetime Efficiency. This service is based on the comprehensive analysis and systematic improvement of all production processes. It enables users not only to exploit previously untapped potentials, but also to increase the efficiency of production […]

Wasdell Group invests £500k in new microbiological and analytical lab

June 7, 2018

The Wasdell Group (Wasdell), a leading outsourcing partner to companies within the pharmaceutical, medical device and clinical trials industries, is investing £500k in a new laboratory at its Newcastle site. The purpose built 1,200 sq. ft facility will allow Wasdell to offer in-house microbiological and analytical services to its customers and will support the business’ […]

72% of Life Science Professionals Believe Their Industry is Behind in the Development of AI, Finds Survey from The Pistoia Alliance

June 7, 2018

Life science professionals highlight technology and healthcare as collaboration priorities for ensuring successful application of AI   A survey of 229 life science professionals from The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not for profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, has found the majority (72%) believe their sector is lagging […]

China’s domestic pharma industry driving huge machinery influx at P-MEC China

June 5, 2018

Amsterdam, 5 June 2018: P-MEC China will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC), Shanghai, China, from 20-22 June. The event is seen as an accurate gauge of industry growth potential, and features a large exhibition and several in-depth conferences. The pharmaceutical machinery and equipment market in China is currently experiencing rapid growth, driven […]

New control concepts for the pharma shop floor: Werum IT Solutions and Nymi enter partnership

May 29, 2018

New control concepts for the pharma shop floor: Werum IT Solutions and Nymi enter partnership Development of authentication solutions for pharmaceutical and biotech production / Increasing data integrity and efficiency / Nymi Band provides secure operator authentication Lüneburg, Germany, 29 May 2018 – Werum IT Solutions, the world’s leading supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) […]

Tjoapack and Photocure sign agreement

May 22, 2018

Global contract packaging organisation, Tjoapack, has signed a five-year agreement with Photocure for the packaging of its proprietary bladder cancer detection products. Hexvix®/Cysview® is a drug that is selectively taken up by cancer cells in the bladder making them glow bright pink during Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLCTM).  BLCTM with Hexvix®/Cysview® improves the detection of tumours […]

Recipharm and Hadasit partner to deliver seamless chemical and clinical services

May 21, 2018

Recipharm, the contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), has partnered with Hadasit Medical Research Services and Development to offer combined clinical, biological and chemical services. Located in Israel, Hadasit, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hadassah Medical Organisation (HMO), offers a variety of research, development and consulting services to customers, primarily in the Middle East. With […]

Big data study by Elsevier probes how well animal studies predict human safety

May 15, 2018

Large-scale study of more than 1.6 million adverse events reported to the FDA and EMA analyses predictivity of animal-human relationship in relation to patient safety A big data analysis conducted by global information analytics business, Elsevier, has evaluated the ability of animal studies to predict human safety. The statistical study examined the consistency between preclinical […]

Oxford Genetics Announces New Online Customer Portal for Custom Research Services

May 14, 2018

Oxford Genetics, a leader in innovative synthetic biology-based technologies for biologics discovery, development and delivery, today announced the launch of a new online customer portal designed to enable customers to better monitor project progress and track communications. This new portal provides customers with real-time updates through 24/7 access to the status of the projects they […]

CRF Health’s eCOA Solution Selected for Large-Scale Insomnia Study by Innovative European Pharmaceutical Company

May 9, 2018

Plymouth Meeting, PA – May 09, 2018: CRF Health, the leading provider of patient-centered eSource for the life sciences industry, today announced that its electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) solutions have been selected for a significant insomnia trial by a European pharmaceutical company specializing in the discovery and development of small molecules. The landmark Phase […]

Tjoapack invests in blistering capabilities

May 8, 2018

Global contract packaging organisation (CPO), Tjoapack has invested in its blistering capacity, adding a new line that will be equipped with late-stage customisation printing capabilities. Expected to be operational by the end of Q3 2018, the new line, at the company’s facility in Etten-Leur, Netherlands, will take its total number of blistering lines to eight. […]

Elsevier teams up with PerkinElmer to enable faster, more intuitive chemistry research

May 8, 2018

First phase of a long-term collaboration set to improve the research experience by integrating flagship solutions ChemDraw and Reaxys Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, has today announced a strategic collaboration with PerkinElmer. The first phase of this collaboration will see the integration of Elsevier’s flagship chemistry database, Reaxys, with PerkinElmer’s […]

Ed Evarts of 3D Leadership Group Chosen to Address MAGI’s Clinical Research Conference

May 2, 2018

BOSTON, MA, and ARLINGTON, VA, ISSUED MAY 1, 2018…Ed Evarts, leadership development coach, management consulting for 3D Leadership Group (http://3dleadershipgroup.com), a Boston-based leadership development firm, has been selected to speak at MAGI’s Clinical Research Conference – 2018 East, being held in Arlington, Virginia, from May 20-23.   Model Agreements & Guidelines International (MAGI) is streamlining […]

Sterling invests £6m in pilot plant facility

April 20, 2018

Contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) Sterling Pharma Solutions is investing £6m into its pilot plant facility at its UK site to enhance its scale-up and small to midscale commercial API manufacturing capabilities. The expansion will increase the pilot plant’s capacity by 33% and enhance the site’s production capabilities and flexibility for small to mid-scale […]

ActiGraph Collaborates with Bayer in Mobile App Usability Pilot Study

April 11, 2018

Pensacola, FL (April 12, 2018) – ActiGraph, a leading provider of medical-grade wearable activity and sleep monitoring solutions, is collaborating with Bayer in an ongoing pilot study evaluating usability and patient perceptions of a digital tool suite consisting of Clinical Ink’s SureSource Engage mobile application, an ActiGraph activity monitor, and a Bluetooth-enabled weight scale. The […]

The Pistoia Alliance Calls for Greater Life Sciences Collaboration to Build the ‘Lab of the Future’

March 19, 2018

EU conference and two-day ‘hack the lab’ hackathon discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact life sciences  The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not for profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, is calling upon the industry to support the ‘Lab of the Future’ […]

Recipharm completes blow-fill-seal expansion at Kaysersberg facility

March 14, 2018

Recipharm, the contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), announces its new blow-fill-seal machinery is now operational following a substantial investment last year at its facility in Kaysersberg, France. The EUR 18 million investment adds a new blow-fill-seal high-speed filling and packaging line to the site, taking the total number of lines to eight and increasing […]

Recipharm and Altus Formulation collaborate to offer novel drug delivery technologies for value added medicines

March 5, 2018

Recipharm, the contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), has signed a licensing agreement with Altus Formulation Inc., a Canadian drug development company, to allow its customers to access new drug delivery technologies and products. Under the terms of the agreement, Recipharm will co-develop new value added medicines for its customers utilising Altus’ patented INTELLITAB™ and FLEXITAB™ […]

Certara Demonstrates Proof of Concept for its Virtual Twin™ Technology

February 27, 2018

In two papers, Virtual Twin employs modeling and simulation to determine the optimal drug dosing regimen and assess cardiac toxicity risk for individual patients   Certara®, the global leader in model-informed drug development and regulatory science, today announced that it has published two papers demonstrating proof of concept for its Virtual Twin™ technology.   “Our […]

Elsevier collaborates with Beijing University of Chinese Medicine to enable deeper research into traditional Chinese medicine

February 26, 2018

BUCM expertise will help enrich and enhance existing Elsevier content; opening new resources up to users as research and evidence about traditional Chinese medicine grows As global interest in traditional and alternative medicine grows, Elsevier, the global information analytics business specializing in science and health, today announced that it is working with Beijing University of […]

Bioclinica Delivers Individual Case Safety Report (ICSR) Processing with Quality and Consistency While Crossing One Million Case Milestone in 2017

February 22, 2018

Quality and value in Bioclinica ICSR outsourcing enable drug safety operations to meet global regulatory requirements for safety monitoring of medicines PRINCETON, NJ– Bioclinica®, the world-leading provider of scientific- and technology-enabled solutions for clinical research, today announces its ICSR team delivered quality and consistency in Individual Case Safety Report (ICSR) processing while crossing the one […]

Ashfield launches new commercial model to improve ROI

February 21, 2018

Ashfield, part of UDG Healthcare, a global leader in providing outsourced healthcare services, has announced the launch of a pioneering new commercial model called The Ashfield Solution. In response to global market trends, The Ashfield Solution is an agile, multi-channel engagement model underpinned by a field analytics engine. The proprietary solution addresses the challenges of […]

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