Kyowa Kirin To Build $530-M Biologics Mfg Facility 
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Kyowa Kirin, a Tokyo-based bio/pharmaceutical company, is investing $530 million to build a new biomanufacturing facility in Sanford, North Carolina. Construction of the 15,951-square-meter, two-bioreactor facility is scheduled to break ground…

Ono Pharma Completes $2.4-Bn Acquisition of Deciphera Pharma 
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Ono Pharmaceutical, an Osaka, Japan-based bio/pharmaceutical company, has completed its $2.4-billion acquisition of Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, a Waltham, Massachusetts-based bio/pharmaceutical company. The acquisition was announced in May 2024.  The acquisition adds…

EU, CSL Seqirus in Avian Flu Vaccine Supply Pact 
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CSL Seqirus, the influenza vaccines business of CSL, a Melbourne, Australia-based bio/pharmaceutical company, was selected by the Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority, part of the European Commission, to provide…

Supplier News: Siegfried, Curia, AGC Biologics, MilliporeSigma & More 
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The latest from CDMOs, CMOs, and suppliers featuring Siegfried, Curia, AGC Biologics, MilliporeSigma, Schott Pharma, Aurigene Pharmaceutical Services, Freudenberg Medical, Dalton Pharma, Sartorius and Bespak.   Chemicals/Chemical API Manufacturing  * Siegfried To…

Sanofi Opens $584-M Vaccine-Mfg Plant in Canada 
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Sanofi has announced the opening of a new CAD $800 million (US $584 million) pediatric and adult vaccine manufacturing facility at its campus in Toronto, Canada. The new facility increases…

AstraZeneca Completes $2.4-Bn Acquisition of Fusion Pharmaceuticals 
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AstraZeneca has completed its acquisition of Fusion Pharmaceuticals, a Hamilton, Ontario, Canada-based clinical-stage bio/pharmaceutical company, in a $2.4-billion deal (includes $2 billion upfront). The acquisition was announced in March 2024 …

US Gov’t, CSL Seqirus in Avian Flu Vaccine Supply Pact 
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CSL Seqirus, the influenza vaccines business of CSL, a Melbourne, Australia-based bio/pharmaceutical company, was selected by the US government to complete the fill–finish process for 4.8 million doses of a…

Supplier News: Lotte Biologics, Thermo Fisher, Vetter & More 
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The latest from CDMOs, CMOs, and suppliers featuring Lotte Biologics, Millipore Sigma, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vetter, Kindeva Drug Delivery, Bionova, Eurofins CDMO Alphora, Formosa Labs, Cytiva, CordenPharma, Stevanato Group, SK…

Mfg News: BioNTech, Pfizer & Sagent 
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A roundup of manufacturing news from BioNTech, Pfizer’s Hospira, and Sagent Pharmaceuticals. Highlights below.  * BioNTech, CEPI Advance mRNA Vaccine Mfg in Africa* Pfizer’s Hospira Recalls Select Lots of Injectables for…

Global Briefs: GSK, Lilly, Amgen & More 
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A roundup of news from GSK, Eli Lilly and Company, QurAlis, Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Neurocrine Biosciences, and Incyte. Highlights below.   Partnering News * Lilly, Quralis in $622-Million Pact for Antisense Drug   Appointments *…