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FDA funding set to jump after Congress votes to avert shutdown
Congress has just approved a budget deal to avert another government shutdown
Anton Paar Research Prize has been awarded
The first Anton Paar Research Award for Instrumental Analysis and Characterization goes to research teams from Finland and Austria.
Europe’s medicines tracking system goes live
A new world-first, digital tracking system covering the medicines supply chain across the EU has gone live, promising greater security against counterfeit medicines.
FDA to crack down on dietary supplements
The FDA is cracking down on those selling dietary supplement and has sent warning letters to companies who claim, without scientific evidence, that their products can cure diseases...
The childproof pack with ultimate user-friendliness
Together with the French company ACD, Rondo AG is developing new handy packaging called Securp'ak
'The Falsified Medicines Directive comes into action tomorrow'
The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) is a new EU initiative which comes to force tomorrow, which aims to protect patients from counterfeit medicines.
'Parallel Trade Conference'
SMi presented its 13th annual Parallel Trade conference, which took place in London on the 5-6 of February 2019.
Brexit could hinder CAR-T reimbursement in Europe
The UK NHS, NICE and the government have joined forces to make CAR-T therapies available to patients, working closely with manufacturers of approved therapies, Gilead and Novartis
UK Pharma Warns that skills shortage and Brexit will hit R&D
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has warned that the UK is in danger of losing its world-leading research and development status
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces new HiPace 700 H turbopumps
High compression especially for light gases. Ideal for high vacuum and ultra high vacuum applications. Intermittent mode offers more than 90% energy savings without loss of performance.
TLX Cargo and EMBALL’ISO agree a partnership that allows pharmaceutical companies and airlines to have a single point of contact for the thermal protection of their shipments
TLX Cargo Thermal Blankets are now available worldwide in EMBALL’ISO commercial network. Pharmaceutical companies now have one customer consultant for the purchase or rental of...
Genetically modified chicken’s eggs offer potential for cheaper drug production
Searchers at the University of Edinburgh have genetically modified chickens so they lay eggs containing human proteins, which could subsequently be used as drugs
Novartis stockpiles medicines ahead of Brexit
Novartis has announced the execution of contingency plans to minimise disruption to patients in the event of a no-deal Brexit
Drug pricing remains key issue for Pharma in 2019
A recent Global Data poll has suggested that more than half (51%) of industry respondents think that pricing will have the greatest negative impact on the sector this year....
Including prices on TV ads only works when the price is listed alone
The Trump administration's proposal to require pharmaceutical companies to list drug prices in television ads is unlikely to have a large impact on the way consumers think about...
FDA decisions likely to slow to a crawl due to government shutdown
Experts have stated that the ongoing government shutdown may already have delayed approval and launch of new drugs, as the FDA’s spare cash reserves diminish with every day that...
New potential drug target identified for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
A mutated form of the gene that makes a protein called TDP-43 has been implicated in neurological disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
The impact of the FDA shutdown on the pharma industry
As the US government shutdown enters a record fourth week, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb as stated that the agency is now facing one of the most significant operational challenges...
New code of practice for pharma freebies
On 1 January 2019, the new code of practice of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) came into effect