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The management of InnoSyn and AnQore are pleased to announce their intention to form a Joint Venture under the name Innoqore. Innoqore will focus on developing and producing Specialty Molecules using the manufacturing platform and key raw materials of AnQore and the unique technology toolbox of InnoSyn.

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences, a business unit of DuPont Specialty Products, is going to showcase a comprehensive portfolio of pharmaceutical solutions at CPhI China 2019 in Shanghai International Expo Center from June 18 to June 20.

On 18 June 2019, Lonza will host a free 60-minute webinar on mycoplasma contamination and how Lonza’s MycoAlert™ Assay enables simple and fast detection of mycoplasma contaminants in cell cultures.

A new compact, benchtop mass spectrometer unlocks the power of an advanced differential ion mobility interface option and internal standard-triggered methods, to deliver high levels of performance in high-throughput laboratory environments.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc , the world leader in serving science, is accelerating the pace of innovation in the lab with the introduction of a new generation of intelligence-driven mass spectrometry instruments, workflows and software.

iBio, Inc introduced new cGMP sterile fill-finish capabilities for pharmaceutical products, including monoclonal antibodies, viral vectors, and other biologics.

Sygnature Discovery, a leading drug discovery and pre-clinical services company, have appointed Dr Nick Moore as Senior Director, Business Development, in a newly-created role to promote the in vivo pharmacology and consultancy services offered by RenaSci, a wholly-owned subsidiary company.

Clinipace, a global full-service contract research organization (CRO), has hired four operational, therapeutic, and medical experts to bolster the company’s global strategic development capabilities and medical expertise.

CRF Bracket’s Romania office celebrates yet another European award after being named IT Company of the Year in Romania’s Regional IT & Outsourcing Industry Awards (also known as the PIN Awards).

TraceLink Inc., the world’s largest integrated digital supply network, providing real-time information sharing for better patient outcomes, announced several key hires, including prominent supply chain industry leaders and former industry analysts, demonstrating the company’s continued growth across the globe.

The development of the UK’s first dedicated Vaccines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (VMIC) has moved a step closer with the contract to design an advanced array of laboratory and production facilities within a ‘cleanroom wrap’ environment being awarded to WHP.

Ubiquigent Limited, a company focused on enabling and supporting ubiquitin system-focused drug discovery, announced that it had entered into an agreement with Dorian Therapeutics to provide access to one of its novel small molecule libraries specifically designed to target deubiquitylase (DUB) enzymes.

Data analysis and clinical trial software specialist, Exploristics, has announced a £1m government innovation loan from Innovate UK and the appointment of Chris Molloy as its non-executive chairman following a period of significant growth.

More than 150 leading scientific suppliers and 3,000 attendees will descend on Lab Innovationson 30& 31October2019 at the NEC,Birmingham,to  discover,  debate  and  discuss  the  latest  scientific  developments  and equipment.

Aptar Pharma, a leading provider of innovative drug delivery systems, has announced that its patented Freepod® nasal spray device with GlaxoSmithKline’s Otrivin®

ADC Biotechnology (ADC Bio), together with Maven Capital Partners and Bioscience Managers, is to host a webinar through ADC Review entitled ‘Investing for the future: unlocking advanced ADC manufacturing innovation” at 16:00 UK GMT time on 15 May 2019.

CRF Bracket, a leading patient-centric clinical technology company, has increased its strategic investment in the Asia-Pacific Region with the opening of a new office in Tokyo, Japan.

CRF Bracket announced the launch of a new Planning module added within SmartSupplies, already the industry’s most comprehensive enterprise-wide technology to digitize the end-to-end clinical supply chain.

Switzerland-based contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) Micro-Sphere has announced its partnership with PTM Consulting, a leading provider of risk management and process optimisation solutions for the life sciences industry.

MedPharm’s Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder, Professor Marc Brown and University of Reading’s Professor Adrian Williams have co-authored the new book: ‘The Art and Science of Dermal Formulation Development”.

Bioforum the Data Masters will bring the real-world data solutions of Clinerion’s Patient Network Explorer platform to patients and physicians in Israel and Australia, accelerating the development of innovative medications and improving access to new treatments.

On 7 May 2019, Lonza will host a free 60-minute webinar during which Adaptimmune Therapeutics will explain their decision to move to a paperless QC microbiology laboratory.

Leading contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), Sterling Pharma Solutions, has received a Queen’s Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short Term Growth in overseas sales.

Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, and phactMI, a non-profit collaboration of pharmaceutical company Medical Information (MI) leaders, will develop a new semantic search portal designed to provide healthcare professionals with scientifically accurate, up-to-date and unbiased information.

Recipharm has announced that its 2018 International Environmental Award will be presented to Dr. Bryan Brooks, Distinguished Professor in Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

It is estimated that nearly 3 million newborns and 1.2 million children suffer from sepsis globally each year[1], with limited effective forms of prevention currently available.

Clinart has a strong position as an innovative, leading regional contract research organization offering a full-service end-to-end solution and access in the MENA region.

Allergan plc , a leading global pharmaceutical company, announced that it has received the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in energy management and efficiency.

CPhI & P-MEC China (#CPhIChina and #PMECChina) – co-organized by UBM EMEA, CCCMHPIE, and UBM Sinoexpo – takes place at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) on 18-20th June 2019.

An inspiring panel of world-class speakers has been lined up for Lonza’s 5th Global Endotoxin Testing Summit, 3–5 June 2019.

Pharm-Olam, a global, midsized CRO offering full-service clinical development solutions for oncology, infectious diseases and vaccines, and rare and orphan diseases, has been named a winner in Life Science Leader magazine’s 2019 CRO Leadership Awards.

Sharp, a part of UDG Healthcare and a leading provider of pharmaceutical packaging and clinical services, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Kevin Orfan as president of Sharp Packaging US.

Trials to improve the way diabetes is treated are taking place under U.S. FDA guidance at 37 research centers across the U.S.

Sygnature Discovery, a leading independent integrated drug discovery and pre-clinical services company, has recruited four key individuals to boost its DMPK (drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics) capabilities.

CPhI Japan closes as a new wave of innovation is rising across the country, driven by structural and regulatory changes. A focus on removing long-list products, and the increased use of generics has seen capital re-directed into R&D – with Takeda-Shire now possessing the world’s second largest pipeline of drug targets (211).

Anaqua, a leading software provider of intellectual property and innovation management solutions, announced that ideaPoint™is now enhanced with the integration of content from Cortellis , a suite of intelligence solutions provided by Clarivate Analytics.

One partner for different processes: BHS-Sonthofen and AVA will present their technological expertise together for the first time at POWTECH, from 9 to 11 April 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany.

BioAgilytix, a leading global bioanalytical testing laboratory specializing in the bioanalysis of biopharmaceuticals, is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Scientific Officer for BioAgilytix Europe, Dr Lydia Michaut.

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not for profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, is urging industry stakeholders worldwide to focus on science and not geography, in a call for greater global collaboration.

Particle Sciences, a Lubrizol LifeSciences company and pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), has announced the appointment of Karen Bossert as vice president of operations as part of its ongoing strategy to grow and enhance its manufacturing capabilities.

Pharm-Olam, a global, midsized CRO offering full-service clinical development solutions for oncology-hematology, infectious diseases and vaccines, and rare diseases, is marking its 25th anniversary with several announcements.

An addiction can leave you feeling lost and alone. You may feel as though no one really understands what you are going through, and you may be convinced that you are the only person dealing with your very specific problem.

G-Factor, the ultimate incubator-accelerator aimed at emerging businesses of the Golinelli Foundation.

ACREX India 2019, the 20th edition of South Asia’s largest show for  HVAC&R industry kicked off with a grand inauguration ceremony on 28th February 2019 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.

CPhI South East Asia’s (March 12-14, 2019) first visit to the fast-growing pharma economy of Thailand could not come at a better moment.

SAMDI Tech Inc., the industry’s leading provider of label-free drug discovery solutions, now has well over 1 million compounds in its small molecule screening collection, in part through a partnership with WuXi AppTec’s LabNetwork, a global e-commerce platform connecting chemistry and research communities worldwide.

Aptar Pharma, a leading drug delivery systems provider, is pleased to announce that its innovative, preservative-free multidose Ophthalmic Squeeze Dispenser has been approved for Santen’s prescription drug Taflotan®/Saflutan® for the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension in 26 countries in Europe.

New state of the art cleanroom facilities will enable a leading international gene and cell therapy company to expand its bioprocessing operations and manufacturing capabilities.

Canada-based Knight Therapeutics has announced it has closed a strategic financing agreement of up to $125m with US-headquartered Moksha8, which specialises in licensing and marketing innovative and established therapeutics in the largest two Latin American markets, Brazil and Mexico.

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.

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