Manufacturing, Specialty Dosage Forms

Lonza Boosts Micronization Capacity with Acquisition

August 07, 2017

Lonza further expands its micronization services with the acquisition of Swiss contract manufacturer, Micro-Macinazione, following its previous $5.5-billion acquisition of dosage form provider, Capsugel.

Takeda Launches Medicines Access Strategy in Regions with High Unmet Medical Needs

August 26, 2016

The initiative targets countries with less developed and evolving healthcare systems such as Latin America, South East Asia, and Africa.

Amgen: Neulasta Safe for Now; Dose Accuracy of Erenumab a New Focus

July 28, 2016

Amgen discussed the drug-delivery approaches to two of its biologics in a recent second-quarter earnings call.

Enable Injections Completes its High-Volume Injector Manufacturing Facility

June 07, 2016

The wearable devices for the delivery of biologic products are now being manufactured and will be tested in clinical trials in the near future, according to the company.

Amneal Purchases Manufacturing Site in Ireland

August 05, 2015

US generics manufacturer Amneal acquires a former J&J plant in Ireland.

Drug Delivery Systems for Biopharmaceuticals

August 01, 2015

BioPharm International

Industry experts spoke to BioPharm International about the key considerations in the development of a drug-delivery device for a biologic drug, the importance of human factors engineering, the advantages of prefilled syringes, and the challenges in the manufacture of these devices.

Targeted Delivery of Gene and Cell Therapies

August 01, 2015

Gene and cell therapies represent the next-generation treatments for a wide range of diseases, but one challenge in the development of these therapeutics is the controlled delivery to the targeted site to maximize expression or engraftment while limiting systemic exposure.

New Humira Formulation May Extend Patent Life of Blockbuster

July 28, 2015

Will AbbVie stave off biosimilar competitors by following Teva’s model for Copaxone?

Innovative Inhaled Antipsychotic Formulation Adasuve Provides Quick and Effective Treatment

May 28, 2015

Experts attending the European Psychiatry Association Congress in Vienna say that Adasuve has made an impact in the treatment of agitation in patients suffering from schizophrenia or bipolar I disorder.

Formulating for Needle-free Jet Injection

April 01, 2015

BioPharm International

Second-generation needle-free injection systems will make parenteral drug administration more convenient, efficient, and safe.