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March 6, 2009
The U.S. FDA has charged Ranbaxy Laboratories (Gurgaon, India) with falsifying data and test results in approved and pending drug applications at the company’s Paonta Sahib...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/FDA-Charges-Ranbaxy-with-Falsifying-Data-at-India-Plant_17461.html
March 6, 2009
Lonza says it has entered into an agreement with drug developer Opsona Therapeutics (Dublin) to produce Opsona’s monoclonal antibody OPN-305. The agreement calls for Lonza to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Lonza-to-Produce-Monoclonal-Antibodies-for-Opsona-Therapeutics_17462.html
March 6, 2009
Indian pharmaceutical company Piramal Healthcare (Mumbai), formerly known as Nicholas Piramal, says it has completed the acquisition of Minrad International (Orchard Park, NY) for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Piramal-Acquires-U-S-Firm_17463.html
February 27, 2009
Bayer Schering Pharma, a Bayer subsidiary, says it will invest €100 million during the next five years to establish a global R&D center at Beijing. China will be the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Bayer-Schering-Pharma-to-Set-Up-R-and-D-Center-in-China_17310.html
February 27, 2009
The global botanical and plant-derived drug market is expected to blossom by 2013, reaching a combined total of $32.9 billion a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11%, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Botanical-and-Plant-Derived-Drug-Industry-to-Blossom_17311.html
February 27, 2009
Pharmaceutical contract manufacturer Haupt Pharma (Berlin) has acquired a Pfizer production facility at Latina, Italy for an undisclosed sum. The plant’s 450 employees will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Haupt-Pharma-Acquires-Pfizer-Facility_17312.html
February 27, 2009
Cambrex reported a net loss of $697,000 for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2008. The company posted a net profit of $265,000 in the year-ago period. Sales in the 2008 quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Cambrex-Posts-Loss-On-Pricing-Cost-Issues_17313.html
February 23, 2009
Capturing the Potential of Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology (CLIB; Duesseldorf), a biotech innovation network featuring 60 member companies, is drawing industry interest by...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/German-Biotech-Network-Offers-New-Model-for-Innovation_17207.html
February 23, 2009
Fine and specialty chemical suppliers are concerned about the economic downturn but feel they are well-positioned to ride it out, attendees at the Informex expo, held last month in San...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Informex-Moving-Ahead-Amid-Economic-Uncertainty_17169.html
February 9, 2009
Pfizer has agreed to acquire Wyeth for $50.19/share, or a total of about $68 billion, in a deal that the companies say will create one of the most diversified health care firms...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Pfizer-to-Acquire-Wyeth-Cut-Jobs-Close-Sites_16923.html
February 9, 2009
Lonza and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (Petah Tikva, Israel) say they have agreed to establish a joint venture to develop, manufacture, and market a portfolio of biosimilars. The jv...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Lonza-Teva-to-Form-Biosimilars-JV-Lonza-Starts-Up-Plant-in-China_16924.html
February 9, 2009
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT; Boston) say they have developed a process to genetically engineer a periwinkle plant cell to produce new compounds. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Engineered-Periwinkle-Cells-Yield-New-Compounds_16925.html
January 29, 2009
Recessionary pressures are being felt in the biotech and fine chemicals industries, according to attendees and presenters at the Informex expo running this week in San Francisco...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Informex-Recession-Is-a-Major-Concern_16758.html
January 28, 2009
Helsinn (Lugano Switzerland), a pharmaceuticals developer and manufacturer, has disclosed during the Informex expo running this week in San Francisco that it has acquired Sapphire...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Informex-Helsinn-Buys-Biopharma-Producer_16739.html
January 28, 2009
One major chemical company is well into discussions to sell “the crown jewels” of its fine chemicals business....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Informex-The-Economy-Is-the-Hot-Topic_16716.html
January 23, 2009
The U.S. FDA has launched a voluntary pilot program to help promote the safety of drugs and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) produced outside the U.S. The agency plans to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/FDA-Launches-Program-to-Improve-Drug-Safety_16649.html
January 23, 2009
Biotechnology firm Xoma (Berkeley, CA) says it will cut 144 jobs, about 42% of its workforce, due to challenging market conditions. Most of the cuts will be in manufacturing, Xoma...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Xoma-to-Slash-Workforce_16650.html
January 8, 2009
BASF and Monsanto jointly have announced that they are “a major step closer” to introducing the world’s first drought-tolerant corn variety to the market. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/BASF-Monsanto-to-Introduce-Drought-Tolerant-Corn-Early-in-the-Next-Decade_16208.html
December 19, 2008
Hovione (Loures, Portugal) says it has agreed to buy Pfizer’s multipurpose active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) plant at Loughbeg, Ireland. The deal is scheduled to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Hovione-to-Buy-Irish-Pharma-Ingredients-Site-from-Pfizer_16028.html
December 19, 2008
Sigma-Aldrich Fine Chemicals’ (SAFC) incoming president Gilles Cottier tells CW that he is “cautiously optimistic” about the company’s prospects during the next...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/pharma_and_fine_chemicals/Incoming-SAFC-President-Cautiously-Optimistic-about-2009-Growth_16029.html
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