Posts Tagged Clinical Manufacturing

Sizeable South African Market Attracts, Challenges Pharma Industry Investment

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South Africa‚Äôs pharmaceutical market, the largest and most developed in Sub-Saharan Africa, is expanding at a good clip, making it attractive to drug makers seeking a foothold in the broader African region. Those opportunities are challenged by such factors as intellectual property issues, regulatory inconsistency, remoteness from other global markets and relatively low per capital […]

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Clinical-Scale Injectables Manufacturing and Packaging

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In the world of CMC development services, there recently have been some notable acquisitions of companies with clinical scale injectables operations. AMRI acquired Oso Biopharmaceuticals in late 2014, and Piramal acquired Coldstream in January 2015. These acquisitions bring strategic synergies that poise both AMRI and Piramal well in a market with significant anticipated growth, which […]

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Positive Outlook for Outsourcing: Contract Services Ride High as Funding Floods Bio/Pharma

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Early-stage and mid-size bio/pharmaceutical companies have enjoyed an embarrassment of riches over the past 18 months. The window for initial public offerings (IPOs) re-opened, at least for a while; global bio/pharmaceutical companies continued their frenzied pace of partnering and acquisition activity; and venture capital spiked up as the prospects improved for rich exits. Because the […]

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