Several SARS-CoV-2 variants hidden

Immune system plays ultimate ‘hide-and-seek’ with virus People who have been affected by COVID-19 could have different SARS-CoV-2 variants hidden away from the immune system in different parts of the body. This research was published in Nature Communications by an international research team. The study’s authors say that this may make complete clearance of the […]

Essentra packaging boosts recyclability

Essentra Packaging improves the sustainability performance of their cartons, leaflets, and labels. As consumers become more aware of the impact of their purchases on the environment, Essentra Packaging is always looking for ways to improve the sustainability performance of our cartons, leaflets, and labels. Essentra Packaging understands that small changes can have big impacts, and […]

Catalent announces biologics development

A biologics development and manufacturing facility currently under construction near Oxford, UK, has been acquired by Catalent Pharma Solutions from the Vaccine Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC).   A total of £120 million ($160 million) is expected to be spent on completing the construction of the facility and equipping it with the most advanced modalities […]

Sanofi launches DE&I Board

Sanofi introduces its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Board, the first board to feature outside advisors within the pharmaceutical industry  Sanofi introduces the first-of-its kind Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Board to feature outside advisors. Sanofi’s DE&I Board will include three of the most prominent voices in the field: organizational psychologist & best-selling author John Amaechi, award-winning […]

Sanner introduces a market innovation

Sanner Group introduces a market innovation: the CR TabTec tablet container The CR TabTec tablet container has a new opening mechanism that prevents children from accidentally taking painkillers, antidepressants or medical cannabis. “The patented Press & Flip closure is designed to prevent children from opening the container. However, it is still easy to handle for […]

First BEC 200 packaging

Uhlmann Pac-Systeme are proud to welcome Sanofi Colombia. At an attractive price point, BEC 200 offers pharmaceutical and food supplement manufacturers an entry point into the top tier of solid product packaging. Comprising a blister module and cartoner, this compact complete system packs small batches of 2,000 to 50,000 packages quickly and efficiently – up […]

Interview with BioAlps Association

1. What do you think will be the biggest trends in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry for 2022? • Digitalisation of processes• Targeting a more sustainable manufacturing process• Developing further mRNA treatments• Moving away from gender-biased clinical trials and research• Accelerating partnering with research and academic institutions• Collaborating more intensively with life sciences clusters for […]

Advanced medicines to combat allergies

When daily pills aren’t enough, can advanced medicines help with severe allergic diseases? Small molecule pills are the solution to the treatment of common allergies – they tend to work well for mild to moderate symptoms. For a small percentage of patients, these drugs are not enough and have to resort to other forms of […]

Amcor announces strategic investment

Amcor announced its strategic investment in PragmatIC Semiconductor, a world leader in ultra, low-cost electronics. In its continuing efforts to discover and develop innovative technologies for the packaging industry, Amcor announced its investment in PragmatIC Semiconductor, a world leader in ultra, low-cost electronics. PragmatIC Semiconductor creates an integrated circuits beyond the scope of generic electronics. […]

Innovative Ophthalmic products

Natalia Servol, head of Ophthalmic business at Unither Pharmaceuticals speaks to us about innovative ophthalmic products  The key to success? Sharing ideas with partners to create innovative ophthalmological products A specialist in manufacturing ophthalmic products, Unither Pharmaceuticals has more than 25 years of experience in sterile product formulation, production, and management. The company today offers […]

New CDMO in the market

You’re a new CDMO in the market – what’s is the story behind your organisation? Why is sustainability so important to your company? Ten23 health was founded in May 2021 – and went live in September of the same year. From our two sites in Switzerland, we provide development, manufacturing, and testing services for injectables. […]

Development of T cell immunotherapies

BioNTech and Medigene announce global collaboration to develop T cell receptor immunotherapies against cancer As part of a multi-targeted research collaboration, BioNTech SE and Medigene AG, a company specializing in the development of T cell immunotherapies against cancer, have entered a joint venture to develop T cell receptor (TCR) based immunotherapies. The initial term of […]

Lab testing equipment – NEO DPX

NEO stands for our new generation of compact benchtop inspection systems bringing usability and flexibility to the next level. NEO DPX is designed for testing the integrity of container closures on a range of packages and products. This NEO DPX system provides three different differential pressure methods and a vacuum method in one system, improving […]

The world’s first prefilled autoinjector

ONdrugDelivery discuss the benefits of integrated digital therapy management systems and the role of YpsoMate On –  the world’s first prefilled autoinjector with integrated connectivity Philipp Müller and Silas Mächler discuss the benefits of integrated digital therapy management systems and the role of YpsoMate On, the world’s first prefilled autoinjector with integrated connectivity that automatically […]

10.8m vaccines to Colombia

Moderna to supply 10.8 million Covid-19 vaccines to Colombia Colombia has signed a contract to procure an additional 10.8 million doses of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine Spikevax.  The Colombian National Institute for Food and Drug Surveillance (Invima) has granted Spikevax emergency use authorization (EUA) for the active immunization of people aged 12 years and older against […]

Interview with Polepharma

1. What do you think will be the biggest trends in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry for 2022? The biggest trends for 2022 are the development of new solutions for major challenges such as illness, and damage to the environment. Personalized medicine will be a strong focus throughout 2022, and researchers are confident it will […]

Airnov maximises oxygen protection

Airnov innovations help maximize oxygen protection Airnov Healthcare Packaging, a leading provider of controlled atmosphere packaging, provides a series of oxygen protection and simulation solutions that enable manufacturers of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products to optimize their product development cycles. Often, the products in these categories require protective packaging because they are oxygen sensitive. The list […]

Nemera launches UniSpray

Nemera announces the launch of a new ENT device called UniSpray  Nemera has extensive experience developing and manufacturing complex ear, nose, and throat solutions. Amidst growing market interest in unidose systems and the many benefits of nasal route delivery, Nemera is pleased to launch its unidose system, UniSpray, for systemic-acting drug administration for emergency and […]