News Headlines

  1. $100m+ ‘Medical Discovery Tower’ In Israel Set To Become Global Powerhouse For Biotech & Health Sciences
    4/20/2017

    University of Haifa and Rambam Healthcare Campus yesterday unveiled a strategic partnership and plans to develop a $100M plus, twenty-story ‘Medical Discovery Tower’ during a special ceremony in Haifa, Israel in the presence of the Israeli Health Minister and Finance Minister.

  2. Cobra Biologics Embarks On £15M (165m SEK) Gene Therapy Manufacturing Operations Expansion
    4/18/2017

    Cobra Biologics, an international CDMO of biologics and pharmaceuticals, recently announced it is to expand operations at its sites in UK and Sweden to meet the increased demand of gene and immunotherapy companies to fast track their portfolios through to in-market supply.

  3. Fujifilm Increases Production Capacity And Establishes New Process Development Facilities With JPY14 Billion ($130M USD) Investment To Support Growing Market Demand
    4/18/2017

    FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) will increase production capacity by investing about JPY14 billion ($130m) in the USA and UK in order to expand the business of its BioCDMO Division.

  4. PBOA Praises Congressional Action On FDA Reauthorization
    4/17/2017

    The Pharma & Biopharma Outsourcing Association (PBOA), a trade group that represents Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs) and other service providers in the bio/pharmaceutical sector, is pleased that Senate and House Committee leaders have released a Discussion Draft of the FDA Reauthorization Act, legislation which would reauthorize the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments (GDUFA II), among other things.

  5. Pharma Packaging Solutions Offers A New Low Relative Humidity Primary Packaging Suite
    4/10/2017

    Pharma Packaging Solutions is pleased to announce a new primary packaging suite which is designed to maintain low relative humidity levels.

  6. Ajinomoto Althea, Inc. Appoints Dr. Lori McDonald As Vice President Of Compliance
    4/7/2017

    Ajinomoto Althea, Inc. (“Althea”), a leading contract development and manufacturing service organization, announced today it is appointing Dr. Lori McDonald as Vice President of Compliance at Althea.

  7. Catalent Expands Kansas City Clinical Storage And Secondary Packaging Capabilities To Meet Growing Demand For Cold Chain Services
    4/4/2017

    Catalent Pharma Solutions, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, recently announced that it had completed an expansion project at its Kansas City, Missouri, facility to significantly increase controlled-temperature storage capabilities for its clinical supply business.

  8. Sharp Packaging Services, A Division Of UDG Healthcare Plc, Announces Capacity Expansion In The US And UK
    4/3/2017

    Sharp Packaging Services (“Sharp”), a division of UDG Healthcare plc, a leading international healthcare services provider, announces capacity expansion projects in the US and the UK.

  9. Sharp Packaging Services Acquires Daiichi Sankyo Inc.’s Pharmaceutical Packaging Facility In Bethlehem PA
    4/3/2017

    Sharp Packaging Services (“Sharp”), a division of UDG Healthcare, plc, a global leader in contract packaging and clinical supply services, recently announced that it has acquired a pharmaceutical packaging facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania from Daiichi Sankyo Inc. for a total consideration of USD $14M.

  10. Sharp Announces £9M Investment In European Clinical Services Centre Of Excellence
    4/3/2017

    Sharp Clinical Services (Sharp), part of UDG Healthcare plc, has announced a £9M investment to fund a new multiple-phase pharmaceutical manufacturing, packaging and distribution facility in Wales. The investment, which also includes £500,000 from the Welsh Government, will enable the company to satisfy increased demand for Phase III clinical and commercial services.