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Running a seamless clinical trial means improving not only data quality but also operational logistics and most importantly the patient experience.

CRF Bracket is celebrating unprecedented success in Romania after opening an eClinical technology facility in the country just two years ago.

W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. , a global materials science company, plans to attend Pharmapack Europe ( on February 6th and 7th, 2019, to continue their year-long launch of the GORE™ ImproJectTM Plunger for Pre-Filled Syringes. 

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces that its recently expanded facility in Lewiston Maine, and two other sites in Malmo, Sweden, and Singapore, have been certified to the stringent new quality standard for makers of plastic medical devices.

No matter how safe a lab is, it is important to wear appropriate protective gear. From hair coverings to shoes, the METTLER TOLEDO Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) poster “Proper Gear for This Lab” provides an important reminder to all workers that lab safety is everyone’s job.

As pharmaceutical manufacturers are required to go through rigorous procedures, regulations and quality control to produce their products to the highest standards imaginable, logistics providers will also have to follow suit to meet their demands.

Pharmintech Exhibition, the international fair organised every three years by Bologna Fiere Group, dedicated to technologies for Life Science industries, will be held in Bologna from 10 to 12 April 2019.

BioAsia 2019 - the 16th edition of the widely attended annual convention, is all set to bring together the global industry leaders, researchers, policy makers, innovators, and investors together on one platform discussing the new opportunities in the transition.

PHARMASEAL, anew provider of clinical trial management and governance solutions to enter the market, has launched Engility CTMS, the first product to be released from its Engility B2B platform.

Do you tend to skip regular pipette performance verification because you feel it is too difficult or time-consuming? 

In May 2019, revised definitions of four of the base units of the SI will come into force.There redefinition of the "Kilogram" ensures a stable definition for the unit kilogram.However it also calls for explaining the background and benefits of this revision.

CPhI Worldwide, the world’s largest pharma event, will return to the Fiera Milano venue (13 - 15 October) in 2020 bringing over 47,000 professionals and 2,600 exhibitors from more than 150 countries.

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and Brussels Airport have unveiled an airport-to-airport (A2A) pharma corridor that will provide services to fulfil the specific requirements of pharma shipments.

Sirio Pharma Co. Ltd (SIRIO) – the global nutraceutical contract development, innovation and manufacturing organization (CDiMO) – forecasts considerable worldwide growth in outsourced manufacturing and development services for consumer-friendly, ‘enjoyable dosage forms’ in 2019.

Clinical-stage company ImmusanT’s therapeutic vaccine candidate Nexvax2 has been granted fast track designation by the US FDA.

Nuvo Pharmaceuticals has acquired the rights covering more than 20 drugs from fellow Canadian company Aralez Pharmaceuticals.

DuPont Nutrition & Health has released new findings from a clinical study of a synbiotic dietary supplement that gives hope to overweight consumers at risk of health complications.

Quotient Sciences, a leading drug development services organization, and Druggability Technologies (DRGT), a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced a collaboration to utilize Quotient’s integrated Translational Pharmaceutics® platform to advance.

Informative webinar hosted by CRF Health, a CRF Bracket company, will address how eConsent can be implemented effectively to support patient centricity and improve study outcomes.

The India Pharma Awards, conducted by UBM India, India’s leading B2B exhibitions organizer, concluded the second and final round of jury selection at The Lalit, Mumbai.

MedPharm Ltd is pleased to announce that Eugene Ciolfi has joined as its President and Chief Executive Officer. In conjunction with his hiring, he has also been appointed to MedPharm’s Board of Directors.

The nutritional and biotech sectors, medical devices, personal care products and, more broadly, the entire pharmaceutical industry are the focus of the upcoming edition of Pharmintech.

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is strengthening its asset base in India.

Lonza announced the appointment of Allen Burgenson, Global Subject Matter Expert for Endotoxin Detection at Lonza, as Chair of the Horseshoe Crab Advisory Panel of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC).

Frost & Sullivan has presented INTEGRA Biosciences with the ‘2018 Global Laboratory Pipetting Company of the Year’ award, recognizing its products as innovative, revolutionary and able to fulfil the needs of customers.

Clinerion’s move to new headquarters is driven by growth in its business and its team, and matches the expansion in its international network of partner hospitals.

Pharmintech, the international event organized every three years by BolognaFiere Group and dedicated to technologies for the Life Science sector, is scheduled in Bologna in 2019, from April 10th to 12th, turning the spotlight on the drug industry system and technological affinities such as nutritional, biotech, medical devices and personal care products.

Selvita , a clinical stage drug discovery and development company focused on innovative medicines for oncology patients, will publish the most recent data from its oncology programs at the 33rd Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC), which will take place on November 7–11, 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., USA.

Global benchmarking company STEM Healthcare (STEM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason McKenna as CEO.

ACG Group is the only supplier in the world offering end-to-end manufacturing solutions for the pharmaceutical industry.

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not for profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, today announced the winners of its 2018 President’s Startup Challenge, at its annual member conference in Boston.

Ashfield, part of UDG Healthcare, a leading global healthcare services provider, has appointed Ben Beckley as Global Commercial Director of Ashfield Healthcare Communications. Ben takes up the position on 8 October and be based in Boston, USA,

Quanticate, a leading global data-focused clinical research organisation (CRO), has appointed Deepu Joseph as the company's Global Head and VP of Clinical Data Management. He will also be the site head of Bangalore.

With 80 years of experience in water treatment and purification, the specialty chemicals company LANXESS with its Liquid Purification Technologies business unit (LPT), has a solid basis to appear at this year’s IFAT.

LANXESS India Private Limited, the leading specialty chemicals company has been acknowledged for its diligent adherence towards sustainable practices and concerted efforts in the field of corporate social responsibility (CSR), and has been conferred with the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) Award for ‘Outstanding Contribution towards best Sustainable Business Practices by a Large Enterprise’ for the year 2018 and the Indian Chemical Council (ICC) Award 2017 Certificate of Merit for Social Responsibility.

17 winners chosen from over 250 entries, with Nanobiotix winning both ‘CEO‘ and ‘Pharma Company of the Year’ categories

CluePoints, a leading provider of Risk-Based Monitoring (RBM) and Data Quality Oversight solutions for clinical trials, has announced the appointment of two industry thought-leaders to its senior team, as it continues its impressive global growth throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

CRF Health, a CRF Bracket company, the leading provider of patient-centered eSource technology solutions for the life sciences industry, unveiled details of its 2018 eCOA Forum.

IDIFARMA’s GMP spray drying technology for highly potent drugs up to Category 4 OEL/OEB is now operational.

Aptar Pharma, a leading provider of innovative drug delivery systems, will host a live educational webinar presenting the benefits of high quality film coated elastomeric components and the role they play in reducing patient and regulatory risk.

Bormioli Pharma, the world-renowned player in the healthcare packaging market, will attend to CPhI Worldwide, an established event that will provide the main actors of the pharmaceutical industry a great opportunity to meet and connect.

 Liver4Life is a project of Wyss Zurich, a joint research and development center of the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich in the fields of Regenerative Medicine and Robotics. The project is aiming at developing a liver perfusion device.

Ahead of the inaugural edition of bioLIVE – the bioprocessing and manufacturing event opening October (9-11) in Madrid – CPhI Worldwide announces the bio findings of its annual report, which foresees much greater efficiency in bio-manufacturing and an increased exchange of ideas across small and large molecule industries.

Elligo Health Research, an integrated research organization, has added Dan Pucci, MBA, as vice president of strategic partnerships, and Michael A. Ibara, Pharm.D., as vice president of data sciences, to its executive leadership team.

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, has announced the results of a survey on the adoption of blockchain in the pharmaceutical and life science industries.

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is continuing to invest in its global production network for high-performance plastics and is building another compounding facility at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site, Germany, for a mid double-digit million euro amount.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced its intent to open multiple Global Customer Solution Centers.

Pioneering partners Cmed and Innovative Physics have combined forces to showcase The Real Time Medical Imaging Users Tool Kit®, which uses artificial intelligence to support secure, rapid diagnostics in clinical trials, at DPharm 2018.

Specialty Chemicals Company LANXESS is to be represented in two Dow Jones Sustainability Indices again this year. Starting from September 24, 2018, LANXESS will be listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World for the eighth time in a row.

Implandata Ophthalmic Products GmbH is pleased to announce that Dominick Arena is appointed as its Chairman of the Board effective immediately.

Recipharm, a leading contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) has successfully received European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO) approval to submit serialisation data to the European Hub.

Athens Medical Group (AMG), including Athens Medical Center, joins Clinerion’s hospitals network, and expands Clinerion’s footprint in Western Europe.

Particle Sciences, a Lubrizol LifeSciences company and leading pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announces the appointment of Dr. Robert Lee to president.

Lonza announced the release of a new technical note that provides toxicity, wound healing and cosmetic researchers with a faster method for constructing three-dimensional (3D) full-thickness skin models that closely resemble native skin.

bioLIVE – the new bioprocessing and manufacturing event running alongside this year’s CPhI Worldwide announces the initial findings of the world’s first ever biopharma league table, which evaluates the reputations of major bio manufacturing countries across a number of characteristics (scored 1-10).

Ashfield, part of UDG Healthcare, a leading international healthcare services provider, has announced the appointment of Pierre Van Weperen as Commercial and Patient Solutions UK Managing Director.

The Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association, AIPIA, is delighted to announce that GlaxoSmithKline will be hosting this year’s AIPIA Congress Challenge.

TraceLink Inc., the World’s Largest Track and Trace Network for connecting the life sciences supply chain and providing real-time information sharing for better patient outcomes, announced its Russia compliance solution, providing companies with the ability to meet requirements for serialization, traceability, and compliance reporting in the Russian market, in advance of the country’s December 2019 enforcement deadline.

Smart Health Conference Dubai will bring together 500+ healthcare professionals from across the world on a common platform, at Raffles Dubai on the 13th and 14th of November, 2018.

Powder containment and aseptic transfer valve specialist, ChargePoint Technology has appointed Andrew McCreadie as their new business development manager for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA).

Codexis, Inc , a leading protein engineering company, announces the appointment of Hicham Alaoui, Ph.D. to the newly created position of Vice President, Biotherapeutics Research & Development.

STA Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., (WuXi STA), a subsidiary of WuXi AppTec, announces that its Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) manufacturing facility at Jinshan (Shanghai, China) has successfully passed its fourth inspection from the U.S. FDA with no Form 483s issued. The site previously passed three FDA inspections in 2013, 2014 and 2016.

Dr. Kathleen Anne Welsh-Bohmer, a specialist in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) research, has joined the scientific leadership team at NeuroCog Trials (NCT) as the Vice President of Neurodegenerative Disorders.

The filling and closing machine AFG 5000 from Bosch Packaging Technology recently received the internationally renowned “Red Dot Award” from the Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen in the category product design.

The Institut Pasteur officially unveiled its new Thermo Scientific Krios Cryo-TEM electron microscope at an event in Paris, France.

Access to good biomarkers is crucial in selecting the right patient groups for future clinical trials, thus increasing the likelihood that the study will succeed and, in the long run, allowing the development of effective treatment to combat severe cancers.

A report from bioLIVE – the new UBM biomanufacturing and bioprocessing event taking place in Madrid (October 9-11, 2018) – has collected findings from a panel of experts to identify a number of potential applications of small molecule expertise that should be applied to the biologics industry.

Aquinnah Pharmaceuticals, leaders in stress granule biology, an exciting new target for the development of neuro degenerative therapeutics, announced that it has been awarded $3.4 million from the National Institute of NINDS in a competing grant to advance novel therapeutic drug candidates towards the clinic for treating patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

UBM India, India's leading B2B exhibition organizer, is all set to bring in the third edition of the widely appreciated India Pharma Week (IPW), a week-long celebration packed with avant-garde events from December 10-14, 2018 alongside its flagship expo CPhI & P-MEC India (December 12-14, 2018) to North India.

LANXESS is raising its prices for Durethan A (polyamide 6.6) compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa by EUR 0.60/kg with immediate effect.

Progressive Care Inc. , a personalized healthcare services and technology company, launched a new program designed to educate patients and providers on treatment alternatives to opioids available through the company.

According to ISO annual survey published in November 2017, 1,025,761 certificates were issued based on ISO 9001:2008 but only 80,596 certificates based on the new ISO 9001:2015 during 2016.

SternMaid issued an invitation to an international symposium with scientific lectures, product tasting and a tour of the production facility.

As a groundbreaking innovation, Company EvCon - member of Cevital group - is exhibiting the UPWaterSystem on the process technology trade show ACHEMA 2018 in Frankfurt. The technology was developed in Germany and is based on the Vacuum Membrane Distillation Process.

In a recent study1 , scientists confirmed the ability of Omyapharm® to formulate orally disintegrating tablets (ODTs) with enhanced mouthfeel and examined their acceptability among healthy volunteers.

How can digital trends be used purposefully in regards to the application of injection systems? That is the key question being addressed by Vetter’s Open Innovation Challenge.

CRF Health, the leading provider of patient-centered eSource technology solutions for the life sciences industry, announced that it will host a series of interactive workshops and speaker sessions at DIA’s 2018 Global Annual Meeting, June 24-28, Boston, MA.

HIMSS Asia Pacific and Elsevier, the global information analytics company specializing in science and health, are proud to announce the call for submissions for the 6th Annual Asia Pacific (APAC) HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award 2018.

A survey of 229 life science professionals from The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not for profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, has found the majority (72%) believe their sector is lagging behind other industries in its development of AI.

Wize Pharma, Inc , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of ophthalmic disorders, announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with HPGC Medical Co., Ltd.

Global benchmarking company STEM Healthcare (STEM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Missey as US President effective June 4th 2018.

Moisture determination can benefit product quality at many stages of production including goods-in, in-process control, and final QC. Traditionally, oven-drying produced the reference method for these analyses.

Dr. Matthias L. Wolfgruber (64) is the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of LANXESS AG.

DSCSA( Drug Supply chain Security Act):The bill was signed by President Obama on 27th November, 2013 to amend the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act to grant the FDA with more authority to regulate and monitor the manufacturing of compounded drugs.

Bayer announced that the latest research across its growing oncology portfolio will be presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), taking place June 1-5 in Chicago.

Celgene Corporation plans to present at four upcoming investor conferences and events where Celgene management will provide an overview of the Company.

Astellas Pharma Inc announced hat a wide selection of abstracts highlighting the Company's diverse oncology portfolio across a broad range of cancers have been accepted for oral and poster presentation at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, June 1-5 in Chicago.

Wieland Thermal Solutions at the ACHEMA 2018, hall 6.1, booth C4.Ulm, May 23rd - From 11th to 15th June the Achema, the World Forum and Leading Show for the Process Industries, will take place in Frankfurt.

Amgen announced a groundbreaking collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the FCC Connect2Health Task Force, the University of Kentucky (UK) Markey Cancer Center and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Design Lab to support the improvement of cancer outcomes.

Working in a laboratory, especially when handling toxic substances, requires general precautions. Users should be properly trained and abide by certain rules to ensure safety for the entire lab.

USP compliance is essential for international pharmaceutical manufacturers and suppliers, particularly if they sell to the North American market. However, strict USP guidelines have also been adopted around the world.

Boehringer Ingelheim, the world’s second largest animal health company, has been boosting its investment in China by expanding the Asian Veterinary Research & Development (R&D) Center to enhance its research and innovation capacity.

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation MTPC announced that Canagliflozin received the Technology Award Grand Prize at the 50th JCIA Awards.

CPhI & P-MEC China (#CPhIChina) – organized by UBM and UBM SINEXPO – takes place at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) on 20-22nd June 2018.

GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) will present extensive data from across its respiratory portfolio, pipeline and early phase research programmes at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) conference in San Diego, USA, 19-23 May 2018.

TraceLink Inc., the World's Largest Track and Trace Network for connecting the life sciences supply chain and providing real-time information sharing for better patient outcomes, announced the latest keynote speakers for its upcoming FutureLink Munich conference to be held June 5-7, 2018.

Oxford Genetics, a leader in innovative synthetic biology-based technologies for biologics discovery, development and delivery, announced the launch of a new online customer portal designed to enable customers to better monitor project progress and track communications.

Family-owned pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim presented its latest pipeline updates at a Research & Development press conference entitled ‘Transcending Disease Boundaries’, at its global headquarters in Ingelheim, Germany.

CEVEC Pharmaceuticals GmbH (CEVEC), the expert in the production of tailor-made recombinant glycoproteins and gene therapy vectors, and global biotechnology leader CSL Limited announced an exclusive licensing agreement for the development, manufacture and commercialization of recombinant C1 Esterase Inhibitor (C1-INH) proteins for Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) and other potential indications using CEVEC's proprietary CAP(R)Go technology.

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, the Swiss Biotech Association launches Swiss Biotech Success Stories in recognition of the industry’s many accomplishments.

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