New treatments to solve global antibiotic crisis have potential to reach the market as early as 2020

Nov 14, 2017

Helperby Therapeutics (Helperby), a pioneering British biopharmaceuticals company, have developed a novel answer to the clear and present danger of antimicrobial resistance – Antibiotic Resistance Breakers (ARBs). Doctors increasingly rely on last resort antibiotics such as carbapenems and colistin, but as harmful bacteria continue to mutate, this final line of resistance will eventually fail. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has dedicated World Antibiotic Awareness Week (13-17 November 2017) to ‘Handle Antibiotics With Care’. Helperby’s solution to this critical problem, and ground-breaking innovation, is Antibiotic Resistance Breakers – novel technology that rejuvenates existing antibiotics into long-term effective combination therapies. WHO has identified ...

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Copley Scientific introduces new, upgraded breath simulators for inhaled product testing

Nov 13, 2017

Copley Scientific, the world’s leading manufacturer of inhaler test equipment, launches new advanced breath simulators, the BRS 2100 and BRS 3100, for orally inhaled product (OIP) development and testing. In recent years, in response to regulatory and pharmacopoeial changes, and the drive to ensure closer correlation between in vivo and in vitro performance, scientists have increasingly incorporated breath simulators into their testing methods. Now, the upgraded BRS simulators from Copley Scientific make it even easier to apply specified inhalation profiles during OIP testing. The BRS 2100 is ideally configured for testing nebulisers and metered dose inhalers (MDIs) with spacers/valved holding ...

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Phillips-Medisize and Molex at Compamed: One Team, Infinite Possibilities

Nov 13, 2017

Phillips-Medisize, a Molex company, will be exhibiting at K39 in hall 8a during COMPAMED 2017. COMPAMED takes place simultaneously with the Medica exhibition on November 13-16 in Düsseldorf. Come visit the booth to see the expanded and integrated Phillips-Medisize and Molex capabilities.   Phillips-Medisize, now with the added capabilities of Molex, provides medical OEMs with a one stop location for all its device strategy, design, and development and manufacturing services. Molex is one of the world’s largest interconnect producers, which designs and manufactures electronic, electrical and fiber optic systems and solutions. Molex’s global scale in electronics, and Phillips-Medisize’s device development ...

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CPhI Global Pharma Index: India’s reputation improving and ranks third most competitive nation

Nov 10, 2017

CPhI & P-MEC India – organised by UBM – is set to welcome more than 50,000 attendees as the CPhI Global Pharma Index shows the country’s efforts to improve its reputation are paying dividends. India emerged successful in a number of key areas and was ranked by international pharma companies as the third most competitive nation globally.   The inaugural CPhI Global Pharma Index – a reputation audit – draws on the insights of 500 international pharmaceutical companies from over 40 countries to rank the major pharma economies out of ten across a spread of criteria.   These findings are announced as the ...

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West Announces Official Opening of Expanded Kiefernweg Campus and New Center of Excellence for Innovation and Technology in Eschweiler, Germany

Nov 10, 2017

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST), a global leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today officially opened the Company’s recently expanded Kiefernweg Campus in Eschweiler, Germany, which includes a new global center of excellence for the research and development of pharmaceutical packaging components and systems for injectable medicines. The new 6,500 square meter campus includes two new office buildings, the original Kiefernweg office, and an Innovation & Technology center of excellence, which was created to consolidate and align West’s global R&D offices that previously operated in several different sites across Germany. This expansion will enable West to meet ...

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