European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Magazine - Equipment and Services to aid Drug Manufacture European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Magazine is the only product tabloid-style publication in Europe covering the entire manufacturing supply chain and continues to uphold its reputation as a prime and trusted resource for the global industry. en-us © 2014 Rapid Life Sciences Ltd, a Rapid News Communications Group Company. All Rights Reserved. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:42:15 GMT Exova appoints Alison Clayton as GM of European pharmaceutical business Alison will be responsible for Exova’s Edinburgh and Camberley laboratories, utilising her operational experience, technical knowledge and solid understanding of the regulatory framework in which Exova’s customers operate.

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CleveXel Pharma partners with Guilin Pharmaceutical to develop two new anti-malarial products The purpose of the latest venture is to increase anti-malarial manufacturing across three active units. It includes an adult and pediatric formulation.

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IAG Cargo and Exelsius to launch Good Distribution Practice Academy workshop By forming the Good Distribution Practice Academy, IAG Cargo and Exelsius are able to combine classroom training in the correct handling of temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products.

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Pelo BioThermal — a new name in global cold chain Peli Products, Minnesota Thermal Science and Cool Logistics join forces to form a global temperature-controlled packaging division

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Veolia’s continued investment delivers innovative leading laboratory water purifiers With specific technologies to remove impurities and trace ions to below detectable limits, PURELAB Chorus can be customised to deliver water purity from Type III for general laboratory use to Type I or I+ for applications.

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Ario Pharma acquires PharmEste’s TRPA1 research assets New chemistry strengthens Ario Pharma’s existing TRPA1 asthma programme and reduces time to selection of new drug candidates.

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University of Toronto collaborates with Janssen and J & J Innovation Three-year agreement will support research on treatments for major brain disorders.

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Almac forms academia–industry collaboration to develop green chemicals A grant of £1 million is specifically targeted at bringing a novel chemical produced via an enzymatic route from under-utilised natural oil to the market.

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DELMIC and Phenom-World announce the world’s first fully integrated tabletop fluorescence and electron microscope. Delphi is a complete solution that makes it possible to do fast correlative microscopy with unique overlay precision.

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Richmond Pharmacology reached £100 million in cumulative sales in 2013 The company has received approval for 10% of all phase I clinical trials conducted in the UK, expanding its market share significantly in 2013.

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Molecular Profiles strengthen capsule capability The company can now offer liquid filling into capsules, complementing its existing powder and semi-solid capsule filling capability.

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Source BioScience launches intelligent GenomeCUBE search engine The search engine is a powerful clone, antibody and protein products search and buying tool, which gives researchers easy access to millions of products

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The Natoli Institute is open at LIU The Institute is dedicated to advancing knowledge in pharmaceutical solid oral dosage formulation and engineering.

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Mundipharma announces results of pivotal phase III study for flutiform in paediatric asthma The data shows the efficacy and tolerability of flutiform, a combination of fluticasone propionate and formoterol in a single pressurised metered dose inhaler, over 12 weeks in children with asthma aged 5 to <12.

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Theradiag actively pursuing the development of a microRNA theranostics kit for rectal cancer The company launches the second phase of study to identify microRNA biomarkers to predict the response to treatment and metastatic relapse in rectal cancer.

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Almac’s clinical supply chain management service responds to growth in demand for biologics and global trials Almac’s latest service offering further enhances and supplements their core manufacturing, packaging and distribution services for investigational products.

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Sanner introduces AdPack desiccant pillow pack family An efficient, economical and safe solution for the protection of moisture-sensitive pharmaceuticals such as tablets and capsules inside the packaging.

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Extract Technology to showcase IsoPharm at PPMA Show time: Extract Technology, specialist in bespoke containment and aseptic isolator systems will be showcasing IsoPharm at PPMA

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Abcam and Cell Marque sign global strategic marketing agreement for IVD IHC RabMAb antibodies The agreement will give customers faster, easier access to Abcam’s high-quality antibodies.

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Thousands to benefit from additional £160 million for cancer drugs Thousands more cancer patients in England will be offered vital treatments in a £160 million boost to the Cancer Drugs Fund.

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DPx Holdings reaches definitive agreement to acquire Gallus BioPharmaceuticals Following the transaction, Patheon’s biologic drug substance business will span four facilities in Europe, Australia and North America.

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Aesica celebrates 10th anniversary as eight fold increase in sales accompanies successful transition into an international full service CDMO Sales at Aesica have increased from £25 million in 2004 to close to £200 million in 2013.

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Xention commences first phase II study of XEN-D0103 in atrial fibrillation XEN-D0103 is a potent and selective oral modulator of the cardiac potassium channel Kv1.5

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Cipla enters the respiratory market in Germany and Sweden with affordable high quality alternatives The company launches Serroflo, its Salmeterol/Fluticasone MDI, in Germany and Sweden.

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Jetran launches new mini tube range All materials are pharma/food grade and the end caps can be produced in almost any colour.

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Top safety accreditation for Extract Technology The company’s application for Safecontractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business.

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Abcam introduces exclusive range of highly validated antibody conjugates The range is for use in key imaging applications including immunofluorescence, flow cytometry, and fluorescent western blotting.

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Freeslate and Wyatt Technology to present automated biologics formulation and stability studies incorporating DLS Benefits of integrated formulation preparation and analytics for the development of biotherapeutics to be demonstrated in webinar.

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CPhI Worldwide to host #CPhIChat provoking debate on the future of pharma Industry professionals and media are invited to participate in the inaugural Tweetchat taking place in real-time at CPhI Worldwide.

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Successful FDA inspection at Hovione’s API manufacturing plant in Cork, Ireland The inspection confirmed the site to be compliant with the principles and guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and no Form 483 observations were issued.

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ISPE releases first look at its plan to prevent drug shortages The plan aims to help the pharmaceutical industry avoid drug shortages and maintain a robust and reliable supply of medications to patients world-wide.

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Royal Society of Chemistry seminars announced The programme includes high profile keynote speakers Robin Ince and Quentin Cooper, and the welcome return of Professor Andrea Sella.

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Breakthrough antibacterial approach could resolve serious skin infections Like a protective tent over a colony of harmful bacteria, biofilms make the treatment of skin infections especially difficult.

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GSK receives FDA approval of an additional Promacta indication FDA approves sNDA for eltrombopag in patients with severe aplastic anaemia who have had an insufficient response to immunosuppressive therapy.

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Concert Pharmaceuticals achieves $2 million milestone for AVP-786 under Avanir Pharmaceuticals collaboration The milestone is a result of Avanir initiating dosing in a Phase II clinical trial with AVP-786 for the adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder.

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Miriam Monge to join Sartorius Stedim Biotech Monge will focus on sharpening SSB’s profile as an integrated solution provider for the biopharmaceutical industry.

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Sciformix to showcase next generation pharmacovigilance approaches at the World Drug Safety Congress Europe Proactive PV approaches address operational excellence to facilitate on going quality and compliance coupled with process effectiveness.

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Recipharm forms new collaboration with Isofol Medical to exclusively manufacture Modufolin At the same time, Recipharm Venture Fund has invested SEK 8 million in Isofol Medical.

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Exco InTouch achieves quality milestone with ISO9001:2008 certification Another distinction for the leading provider of patient engagement and data capture solutions

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Quick conversion on the lock-and-key principle Any combination of numerous components create versatile production modules.

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Microscan celebrates 20 years of data matrix codes In the past 20 years, 2D Data Matrix codes have become an integral part of tracking and traceability in manufacturing and production facilities around the world.

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FDA approves Avastin plus chemotherapy to treat advanced cervical cancer FDA has approved Avastin in combination with paclitaxel and cisplatin or paclitaxel and topotecan for the treatment of metastatic carcinoma of the cervix.

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GE Healthcare Life Sciences’ Olivier Loeillot appointed GM Asia commercial BioProcess In this newly-created role Olivier will oversee commercial activities in the fast-moving Asian market for GE Healthcare Life Science’s rapidly growing bioprocess business.

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Astellas Pharma EMEA announces new senior appointments Simon Dew has been appointed to chief strategy officer and Jun Kono becomes vice president, corporate strategy & communications.

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ELC Group appoints Dr Siddharth Chachad as head of global clinical development and medical affairs Dr Chachad is an expert in the design and execution of preclinical and clinical development programme for drug products across dosage forms and therapeutic categories.

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Revitalize your R & D process with the Avestin Emulsiflex C3 The Emulsiflex range of high pressure homogenisers represents the latest in advanced processing technology.

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Aesica appoints new product release manager Adam Burgess's expertise reaches across both commercial and clinical trial products including steriles, non-sterile tablets, capsules and liquids.

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RCS model autoclaves can improve laboratory efficiency This front-loading autoclave offers a large sterilising chamber, yet requires a relatively small footprint.

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Recipharm to acquire Corvette Pharmaceutical Services Group for SEK 1.1 billion The contract development and manufacturing organisation, Recipharm, has signed an agreement to acquire Milan-based Corvette Pharmaceutical Services Group from Italian private equity Group LBO Italia Investimenti.

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