Novo obesity drug sales lag as manufacturing problems persist

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Manufacturing problems continue to weigh on Novo’s Wegovy launch as competition looms from Eli Lilly’s fast-selling diabetes medicine Mounjaro

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Novartis funnels $300M into early biologic drug manufacturing

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The investment is meant to improve Novartis’ capacity for developing and manufacturing biologic medicines that make up a larger share of its pipeline


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Sustainable manufacturing


Social & Behavioral Science manufacturing sustainableReducing the world’s reliance on petroleum and natural gas is a worthy goal, one that could help us achieve a smaller carbon footprint. It will, however, mean rethinking how we create many of the products in our everyday lives.

ElevateBio finds a new manufacturing home and long-term gene therapy partner in Pittsburgh

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The biotech signed a 30-year deal with the University of Pittsburgh to establish a gene and cell therapy manufacturing hub that’s being built with a $100 million grant

Manufacturing mix-up could blunt supply boost from J&J vaccine

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One vaccine batch being manufactured for J&J by Emergent Biosolutions failed quality checks, reportedly ruining material sufficient for up to 15 million doses

CPI and 24 partners open £88m manufacturing innovation center

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The collaborators unveil the facility after combing ideas from pharma and technology sectors to develop more sustainable manufacturing processes. Contract Manufacturing & Logistics

Continuous manufacturing adoption continues to rise: Pharmatech

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Contract Manufacturing & LogisticsAn expert from Pharmatech Associates offers a glimpse into the evolution of CM and previews a lively discussion during the upcoming CPhI North America event.

Axovant shares sink on manufacturing delay for Parkinson's gene therapy

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A longer-than-expected timeline for developing a new manufacturing process means a key study for Axovant's top gene therapy likely won't begin until 2022

Bluebird preps for split by selling manufacturing plant to well-funded startup

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The startup manufacturing specialist National Resilience, which raised $800 million when it launched last year, will pay Bluebird $110 million for the North Carolina facility, bringing its North American network up to 10

Novo Nordisk to boost drug manufacturing in Denmark

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The Danish drugmaker has invested heavily in expanding its production capacity for oral and injectable drugs. A new $744 million project is the latest investment

Gilead, having resolved manufacturing issues, forges ahead with HIV drug

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The company can now resume testing in nearly a dozen studies that were paused due to FDA concerns about interactions between the drug, lenacapavir, and the glass vials in which it was contained

FDA scolds Mylan for 'repeated' manufacturing problems

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Though it once had a glimmering manufacturing record, Mylan now finds itself in the crosshairs of the FDA. The agency is advising the company to quickly and comprehensively assess its global operations

California to manufacture its own insulin, governor says

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Gavin Newsom announced a $100 million budget to create a production facility and to develop affordable insulin products, saying the medicines’ high cost “epitomizes market failures &rdquo

New solution for stem cell manufacturing


Biology cell manufacturing solution StemResearchers have developed a unique 3D printed system for harvesting stem cells from bioreactors, offering the potential for high quality, wide-scale production of stem cells in Australia at a lower cost. Credit: Image: Majid Warkiani et al.

FDA clears second Novartis plant for gene therapy manufacturing

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The 170,000-square-foot plant located in North Carolina can now fulfill its primary function: producing commercial-grade Zolgensma, which has become one of the Swiss pharma's top-selling drugs

Lonza opens early-phase development and manufacturing facility in Oregon

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The company has completed its early-phase development and manufacturing facility in Bend, giving it 11 processing suites focused on first steps into the clinic. Contract Manufacturing & Logistics

Andelyn Biosciences opens GMP manufacturing facility

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US gene therapy CDMO, Andelyn Biosciences, has opened a new GMP clinical and commercial manufacturing facility to support cell and gene therapy (CGT) development and manufacturing.

Novartis turns cell therapy skill into contract manufacturing deal

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In an unusual arrangement, the Swiss pharma will make Carisma Therapeutics' experimental cell therapy at its Morris Plains factory, part of its plans to build up a CMO business

Artificial intelligence can elevate pharma manufacturing

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Contract Manufacturing & LogisticsAccording to a leader from industrial AI specialist AspenTech, AI can help avoid costly maintenance interruptions by predicting when upkeep is needed.

‘Treg’ startup Sonoma expands with plans for manufacturing plant

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The biotech, launched by immunologist Jeffrey Bluestone, is developing regulatory T cell therapies for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

DARPA selects continuous manufacturing partner

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The agency has chosen Continuity Pharma to aid in development and advancement of continuous manufacturing technology, with the help of a $1.5m Contract Manufacturing & Logistics

BIOVECTRA Increases Manufacturing Services

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New microbial fermentation tech expected to boost CDMO’s overall capacity.

New light-powered catalysts could aid in manufacturing


CAMBRIDGE, MA — Chemical reactions that are driven by light offer a powerful tool for chemists who are designing new ways to manufacture pharmaceuticals and other useful compounds. Biology aid catalysts lightpowered manufacturing

Forge adds plasmid DNA manufacturing to integrate gene therapy production service

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Forge Biologics has added plasmid DNA manufacturing to its roster of services, enabling it to vertically integrate its production process. Contract Manufacturing & Logistics

FDA holds back Alvotech’s Humira biosimilar over manufacturing issues

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The company received a complete response letter, but still expects to win approval of the copycat drug in time to launch it in the U.S. next year

Continuous Manufacturing:  A Magic Bullet to Meet the Demand for Pharmaceutical Products

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However, the surge in the demand for drugs due to COVID-19 has led the pharmaceutical industry to shift on to a more agile and flexible technique- continuous, which is a single flow process allowing the industry to scale up quick, manufacture easily and shortens the drug supply chain.

Intelligent digitalization can maximize manufacturing ROI: ACG

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A leader from ACG Engineering shares insight on how âsmartâ drug manufacturing, accelerated by COVID-19, can best be put to work now and in months to come. Contract Manufacturing & Logistics

Xelum – Excelling in Continuous Manufacturing

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3 ways an IWMS can help streamline your manufacturing operations

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Manage, maintain and optimize all the tasks, duties and goals that fall under the umbrella of your workplace

Improved fuel cell performance using semiconductor manufacturing technology


A research team in Korea has synthesized metal nanoparticles that can drastically improve the performance of hydrogen fuel cell catalysts by using the semiconductor manufacturing technology. Technology and Engineering cell fuel Improved manufacturing performance semiconductor technology

iPSC Manufacturing Summit

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With iPSCs exhibiting game-changing potential in the bid to develop an off-the-shelf therapy, the brand-new iPSC Manufacturing Summit is the only summit dedicated to solving the manufacturing, quality and analytical challenges hindering your iPSC-derived treatments from reaching patients.

Biopharmaceutical Excipient Manufacturing Market: Current Scenario and Future Potential

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Biopharmaceutical Excipient Manufacturing Market. Biopharmaceutical Excipient Manufacturing Market. Diverse Landscape of Biopharmaceutical Excipient Manufacturers. As per our analysis, majority of the manufacturers are involved in the manufacturing of surfactants.

Biopharmaceutical Excipient Manufacturing – Current Scenario and Future Trends

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Therefore, a variety of excipients, which are pharmacologically inert substances themselves, are used to stabilize biologics during the manufacturing process and storage. The Evolving Landscape of Biopharmaceutical Excipient Manufacturing Domain.

Risk-based approach driving manufacturing improvements: Cognizant

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Contract Manufacturing & LogisticsA leader from the information technology specialist explains how evolved thinking and digital transformation are leading to benefits across the industry.

After private equity buyout, Millstone grows through takeover of contract manufacturer MycoScience

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Contract Manufacturing & LogisticsMillstone Medical Outsourcing has acquired MycoScience to add laboratory and environmental testing services to its offering.

Charles River wins gene therapy manufacturing contract from Nanoscope

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Charles River Laboratoriesâ growing gene therapy manufacturing capabilities have landed it a deal with the eye disease biotech Nanoscope Therapeutics.

Novartis joins Sanofi in aiding manufacture of coronavirus vaccines

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A deal to fill vials of Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine could be the first of several Novartis signs to help others make COVID-19 treatments

Sanofi to aid Moderna on final steps in manufacturing coronavirus vaccine

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The French pharma has agreed to "fill and finish" up to 200 million vials of Moderna's shot at its New Jersey plant, the third such manufacturing deal it struck with other vaccine developers

CureVac scales back mRNA manufacturing for coronavirus vaccine

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The German biotech, which announced disappointing results for its shot in June, said the move was done in response to reduced demand

ORNL’s Amy Elliott receives ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Award


Amy Elliott, a group leader for robotics and intelligent systems at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has received the 2021 ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Young Professional Award for her early career research contributions and leadership.

Optimizing tablet manufacturing complex but vital: I Holland

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A leader from the manufacturing technology provider talks about how companies can work to streamline oral solid dose manufacturing to remain competitive. Contract Manufacturing & Logistics

Eschbach: better communication boosts pharma manufacturing

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A leader from the pharma software solutions provider suggests streamlining communication between shifts can avoid manufacturing snags. Contract Manufacturing & Logistics

Lilly hires consultant to help fix issues at COVID-19 drug manufacturing plant

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The New Jersey facility that ran afoul of FDA manufacturing standards is one of several Lilly is using to produce coronavirus antibody drugs