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iBio, has established a strategic commercial relationship with specialist in plant molecular medicine technology research and product development, CC-Pharming, for the joint development of products and manufacturing facilities in China. more

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by Siemens and Alibaba Cloud, under which both companies will partner to foster the industrial internet of things (IoT) in China. more

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Packaging specialist, Gerhard Schubert, has revealed that it has opened its first subsidiary based in China and will feature its market launch during ProPak China, taking place in Shanghai this month (July 2018). more

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warnings to two Chinese drug manufacturers for violations of good manufacturing practice (GMP), according to a post from the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS). more

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ChargePoint Technologies — powder containment and aseptic transfer valve specialist — has revealed triple digit growth in key Asian markets and reinforced its presence in the region at Interphex Japan. more

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From 20–22 June, the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC), Shanghai, China, will host the P-MEC China event, which is seen as an accurate gauge of industry growth potential and features a large exhibition and several in-depth conferences. more

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Scientists from the University of Birmingham are collaborating with partners at the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health (GIBH), China, for the development of new drugs that could help tackle global epidemics. more

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According to some reports, China is going to increase the amount of patent protection on pharmaceuticals from 20 years to 25 years, in a bid to deflect the criticism from the US over intellectual property violations. more

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Horizon Discovery Group has entered into a partnership with a life sciences company focused on accelerating the standardisation of diagnostic testing in China, Genewell Biotechnology. more

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Developer and manufacturer of bioscience products, Stream Bio, will be joining the PM, Theresa May, and other select UK businesses, on the international trade visit to China. more

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Biotechnology company, Clover Biopharmaceuticals, has announced its choice of biomanufacturing platform as being GE Healthcare’s FlexFactory for its new facility located in Changxing, China. more

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A licence and distribution agreement has been formed between Grünenthal and Mundipharma, which will see Mundipharma market and distribute Tramal (tramadol) in China from the beginning of May. more

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An exclusive licence agreement has been announced for the importation, packaging and commercialisation of Opicapone — a new treatment for Parkinson’s disease — in China (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan). more

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This case study deals with the issues surrounding serialisation with Chinese codes and how MEDTRACKER control software can help. more

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Swiss pharmaceutical group, Helsinn, has opened an office in Shanghai, China, as part of the group’s commitment to the region — Helsinn Pharmaceuticals (Beijing). more

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Event organisers, UBM EMEA, UBM Sinoexpo and China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Medicines & Health Products (CCCMHPIE), have announced growth in both overall visits and overseas visits for the latest CPhI and P-MEC China event. more

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During a recent summit, co-organised by STA Pharmaceutical, the Shanghai Municipal FDA and the local government of the Jinshan District of Shanghai, the current state of the China Marketing Authorisation Holder (MAH) system was discussed. more

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Cresset, a provider of software and contract research services for small molecule discovery and design, has signed a three-way strategic agreement to speed up drug design. more

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UK equipment supplier ChargePoint Technology has announced 150% growth (£300k) in new equipment sales in Asia, driven by China’s ambitions to become a major player in global pharma more

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China plans to launch a large-scale and systematic investigation into drug firms, both foreign and local, reported state newspaper China Daily more

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