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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Heuft offer vial inspection for vaccines

Heuft is equipping one of the new production lines with an empty vial inspection so that there are no compromises to packaging safety. Vaccine production capacities around the world are currently running at full speed. Despite this, the Covid-19 vaccine remains in short supply so that every dose counts. In order to maintain a high level of […]