Category: Manufacturing

Manufacturing, Research and Development

AGC Biologics Expands pDNA and mRNA Manufacturing Capacity

September 14, 2021

Via: Contract Pharma

AGC Biologics, a global biopharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), unveiled expansion plans for the company’s Heidelberg facility to increase manufacturing capacities for plasmid-DNA (pDNA) and messenger RNA (mRNA) projects. With this expansion, AGC Biologics is boosting its current […]

Manufacturing, Research and Development

Amid vaccine hoarding criticism, Biden admin plots $2.7 billion manufacturing push

September 3, 2021

Via: FiercePharma

It didn’t take long for the Biden administration to answer criticism that the United States wasn’t doing enough to ease the world’s COVID-19 vaccination shortfall. On Thursday, White House COVID response coordinator Jeff Zients revealed that the government has earmarked […]

Manufacturing, Research and Development

Rentschler Biopharma to Begin Construction of New Multi-Product Commercial Manufacturing Facility

August 13, 2021

Via: Biopharm International

On Aug. 12, 2021, Rentschler Biopharma announced that it has broken ground at its new production site, adjacent to its existing Milford, Mass., site where it will build the Rentschler Biopharma Manufacturing Center US, a new facility that will add […]

Manufacturing, Research and Development

Moderna Plans to Build mRNA Vaccine Manufacturing Facility in Canada

August 12, 2021

Via: Biopharm International

On Aug. 10, 2021, Moderna announced that it plans to build a messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine manufacturing facility in Canada that will include access to the company’s mRNA development technology. The company signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the […]

Manufacturing, Research and Development

After COVID-19 spotlighted supply chain weaknesses, Biden unveils plan to resurrect U.S. drug manufacturing

June 8, 2021

Via: FiercePharma

After investigating America’s supply chains, including those for drugs and pharmaceutical ingredients, the Biden administration has revelations to share—and it’s proposing a sweeping strategy to boost domestic drug production. Under the plan, the White House is establishing a public-private partnership […]

Clinical Trials, Manufacturing, Research and Development

Recro to Expand its Clinical Trial Services Offerings

June 3, 2021

Via: Biopharm International

Recro Pharma, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced on June 2, 2021 that it has expanded the clinical capabilities of its clinical trial services (CTS) offerings. The added capabilities include clinical-scale sachet and blister packaging for clinical trial […]

Manufacturing, News, Research and Development

Moderna ramps up EU COVID jab capacity via Lonza deal

June 2, 2021

Via: Pharmaphorum

The increased capacity depends on Moderna getting approval for a half dose of an updated version of the mRNA-1273 vaccine – targeting new variants of SARS-CoV-2 – that could be used as a booster shot and for immunising children. The […]

Manufacturing, Research and Development

Biogen’s $1B Swiss plant scores regulatory nod as drugmaker awaits pivotal FDA decision on aducanumab

May 25, 2021

Via: FiercePharma

Despite a flurry of uncertainty surrounding Biogen’s Alzheimer’s hopeful aducanumab, the company has forged ahead with its launch preparations ahead of a pending FDA decision. Now, its Swiss manufacturing facility is a step closer to eventually churning out doses—should the […]

Industry, Manufacturing, Research and Development, Vaccines

Oxford Biomedica to manufacture more doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine

May 18, 2021

Via: EPM Magazine

Oxford Biomedica signed an 18-month supply agreement in September 2020 with AstraZeneca for the large-scale commercial manufacture of the adenovirus vector-based Covid-19 vaccine, AZD1222. AstraZeneca has now requested that Oxford Biomedica increase the number of batches it is manufacturing in […]

Manufacturing, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Research and Development

Samsung and TG Therapeutics to Expand mAb Manufacturing Collaboration

April 27, 2021

Via: Biopharm International

Samsung Biologics announced on April 26, 2021 that it has expanded its 2018 contract manufacturing deal with TG Therapeutics, a US based healthcare company, for the supply of TG’s ublituximab, an investigational anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody (mAb). Since the start of […]

Manufacturing, News, Research and Development

Pharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Market | Exclusive Report on the Latest Trends and Market Revenues

April 8, 2021

Via: BioSpace

The rising popularity of outsourcing implementations across the healthcare industry due to the benefits such as affordability and less-time consumption will serve as a vital growth prospect for the pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing market during the forecast period of […]

Biotech, Industry, Manufacturing, News, Research and Development, Vaccines

Emergent BioSolutions On Track with Respect to COVID-19 Contractual Commitments

April 5, 2021

Via: BioSpace

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) today announced that the Company continues to be on track with its manufacturing agreements related to COVID-19 vaccines and confirmed that there are no changes to its financial guidance for 2021. In addition, the Company received […]