Test: FDA Scorecard: Drug Shortages and Inspections
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How has the FDA performed in mitigating drug shortages and in its inspection activity since the COVID-19 pandemic? Has it been able to keep drug shortages down and keep pace with its inspection activity on levels on par pre-pandemic? Two recent reports tell the story.

Test: Supplier News: MilliporeSigma, Curia, Lonza & More
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The latest from CDMOs, CMOs, and suppliers featuring Curia, MilliporeSigma, Lonza, Avara Pharmaceutical Services, Scorpion Biological Services, Recipharm, Avantor, Matica Biotechnology, WuXi Advanced Therapies, Schott, and ICE Group. Highlights below.…

Test: Pfizer To Acquire Biohaven Pharmaceuticals for $11.6 Bn
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Pfizer has agreed to acquire Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, a bio/pharmaceutical company with lead assets for treating migraines, for approximately $11.6 billion. The pending acquisition follows the completion of a $1.24-billion licensing…

DCAT Week 2022: Supplier News Roundup: Formulation Development, Drug-Product Mfg & Packaging
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As part of the DCAT Member Company Announcement Forum, held on March 21, 2022, at DCAT Week, the flagship event of the Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT), DCAT…

DCAT Week 2022: Supplier News Roundup: Chemicals & Chemical API Mfg
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As part of the DCAT Member Company Announcement Forum, held on March 21, 2022, at DCAT Week, the flagship event of the Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT), DCAT…

News from DCAT Week 2022: IDT Biologika Announcing $100-M-Plus Expansion Plan
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IDT Biologika is investing more than EUR 100 million ($110 million) to expand drug-substance and drug- product manufacturing, visual inspection, and packaging capacities. Dr. Anne Bouchet, Senior Manager, IDT Biologika,…

News from DCAT Week 2022: Selkirk Pharma Expanding Injectables Mfg
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Selkirk Pharma, a Spokane, Washington-based CDMO of injectable drugs, announced plans to expand manufacturing capacity by adding two additional production lines at its facility in Spokane. Selkirk specializes in the…

News from DCAT Week 2022: HAS Healthcare Advanced Synthesis Outlines Multi-Year Expansion Plan
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HAS Healthcare Advanced Synthesis (formerly Helsinn Advanced Synthesis), which launched as an independent business earlier this year (2022), is proceeding with a multi-year CHF 100-million-plus ($108-million) investment plan to expand…

News from DCAT Week 2022: AGC Biologics CEO Outlines $1.6-Bn Expansion Plan
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Patricio Massera, CEO, AGC Biologics, a biologics CDMO, outlined a $1.6-billion expansion plan over the next four years in its global biomanufacturing network at the DCAT Member Company Announcement Forum…

News from DCAT Week 2022: CordenPharma Acquires Three Drug-Product Mfg Facilities
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CordenPharma has added to its drug-product manufacturing with the acquisition of three facilities from Vifor Pharma, a Saint Gallen, Switzerland-headquartered specialty pharmaceutical company. Dr. Stephen Houldsworth, Vice President, Global Head…