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January 2015

Welcome to the January 2015 issue of CMC Market Outlook

This monthly e-newsletter provides valuable insights for both buyers and sellers of CMC drug development services. Our coverage will help you identify and understand market trends that will inform your strategic business perspective.

Enjoy the January issue, and Happy New Year!

The PharmSource Team


Small Molecule API Manufacturing

PharmSource has identified almost 300 contract manufacturers that can make API small molecule products. In total, these companies have operations in over 40 different countries around the world. We maintain details for most of these on their project acceptance criteria, processing capabilities and production scales, specialty chemistry services, finishing processes, regulatory approvals and other information.

Here’s a quick summary of some recent activities in the API small molecule market during Q4 2014… read on

Quality Systems, Data Integrity among Most Frequent Problems Cited by MHRA

Pharmaceutical manufacturers around the world, including CMOs, subject to inspection by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) can expect to see a more intense focus on quality systems and data integrity.

Problems related to quality systems are the most prevalent observations during inspections of pharmaceutical manufacturers, including CMOs, in the UK, according to a recent report by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). The report was based on findings during 2013 inspections.

Over the past five years, the agency reported, the most frequently noted issues have remained consistent, except for… read on

PiSA Targeting Contract Manufacturing Opportunities

PiSA Farmaceutica is expanding its presence in contract manufacturing. The company has seven facilities manufacturing pharmaceuticals, including injectables and oral dose forms, as well plants manufacturing medical devices and wound dressings. Pharmaceutical capabilities include hormone, cephalosporin, cytotoxic and biopharmaceutical products.

According to PharmSource’s analysis, 17 Mexican companies currently offer contract manufacturing services in the country. Much of the Mexican pharma industry traditionally has focused on generics, with more than 60% of units sold within-country being generic products; this trend seems to hold true for CMOs, as well as… read on

PharmSource Trend Reports

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      CDMO and CRO Outlook:
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      Bio/Pharma CapEx Trends: Sponsor Spending on In-House Capacity Trounces Outsourcing

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