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Russia amends the procurement of medicinal products for orphan diseases

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The Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev signed the Decree No. 457 of April 17, 2017, which allows to supply the medicinal products to organizations licensed for medica...

Sanofi and Russian Health of the Nation League join efforts

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Sanofi announced the signing of strategic partnership agreement with Health of the Nation League, an All-Russian public organization, to fight non-infectious diseases. The document was signed by acade...

Servier will manufacture an oral anticoagulant in Russia

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Servier JSC and Daiichi Sankyo Europe have signed a strategic license agreement under which Servier JSC received the rights to manufacture/package edoxaban, an oral anticoagulant, at its pharmaceutica...

Clinical studies of cancer drug by AbbVie are unsuccessful

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AbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that two Phase 3 studies evaluating veliparib, an investigational, oral poly (adenosine diphosphate -ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor did...

Novartis expects the Chinese market to grow

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Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG expects growth in China’s drug market to accelerate as health authorities in the nation expedite approvals for new medicines and increase reimbursement. The Chinese phar...

Sawai Pharmaceutical buys Upsher-Smith Laboratories

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Sawai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, a leading Japanese generic pharmaceuticals manufacturer, and Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., an established generics manufacturer based in Minnesota, U.S., today announc...

OmniChem started flow chemistry for API manufacturing

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Ajinomoto OmniChem, an innovative provider of small molecule API, contract development and manufacturing services, has announced the successful completion of a commercial scale manufacturing campaign ...

8 medicines by Ozon Pharm included in the import substitution plan

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The manufacturing program of OZON PHARM is focused on import substitution in the production of medicinal products. Eight medicines, that will be manufactured at the plant in the Togliatti special econ...

NovaMedica opens a new technology center

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NovaMedica, a Russian pharmaceutical company, opened a technology center for development and pilot production of innovative medicinal products. It includes a set of research laboratories and productio...

American regulators interested in the Russian testing device

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A unique device for non-destructive screening of pharmaceutical products developed by Roszdravnadzor and EnSpectr, a Russian company, attracted interest of American and Indonesian colleagues, said Mik...

Fujifilm funded $130 million to its bioCDMO facilities

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Fujifilm is investing $130 million to expand capacity at its U.S.- and U.K.-based BioCDMO (biopharma contract development manufacturing operation) facilities. Fujifilm established BioCDMO as a stan...

Ionis teams up with Ribo in China for RNA-targeted therapeutics

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Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced a collaboration and license agreement with Suzhou Ribo Life Science Co., Ltd. (Ribo) to develop and commercialize RNA-targeted therapeutics in China. Ionis grante...

Russian medicine for TBE is preparing for Phase I clinical trials

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Before the end of this year, the scientists of the Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine (ICBFM) of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Novosibirsk plan to file ...

Allergan started collaboration with Novartis on R&D program

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Allergan, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, announced that it has entered into a clinical trial agreement with Novartis to conduct a Phase 2b study, using Allergan's cenicriviroc (CVC) and N...

Merck and Far Eastern Federal University established strategic partnership

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Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU); Merck, a science and technology company engaged in health care, life science, production of high-tech materials; and FEFU Foundation have signed a tripartite mem...

Investments in Russian medical industry reached 50 billion rubles

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In the last 3 years, amid a generally growing market, the Russian pharmaceutical and medical industry not only maintained but also increased its share in manufacturing. The task set for 2018 is to ...