Tag: Biosimilars

BIOCAD’s biosimilar of darbepoetin alfa will be available at the end of 2018

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BIOCAD announced the completion of clinical trials for the first Russian-made biosimilar of darbepoetinalfa (BCD-066), which was designed to treat anemia related to chronic kidney disease or cancer.

Prestige BioPharma and Alvogen will launch Trastuzumab biosimilar in Europe

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Prestige BioPharma and Alvogen announced that the two companies have entered into a binding agreement for the exclusive partnership and supply for the commercialization of Trastuzumab biosimilar in Central and Eastern Europe.

Lupin and Mylan will commercialize Etanercept

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Pharma major Lupin Limited and global pharmaceutical company Mylan N.V. announced that the two companies will partner to commercialize a biosimilar to Enbrel® (Etanercept).

LG Chem start to market etanercept biosimilar in Japan

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LG Chem Ltd., South Korea's leading chemical company, begun selling its biosimilar etanercept for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in Japan.

EU Commission offers a proposal to adjust intellectual property rules

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The EU Commission proposed to adjust intellectual property rules to help Europe's pharmaceutical companies tap into fast-growing global markets and foster jobs, growth and investments in the EU.

Russian biosimilar of rituximab was approved for registration in Cuba

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Cuban Ministry of Health (CECMED) approved for registration the biosimilar of rituximab manufactured by BIOCAD, a Russian biotech company. Supplies of this drug to Cuba are scheduled for the end of 2018.

Catalent and Valerius will collaborate on biosimilars

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Catalent Pharma Solutions, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, and Valerius Biopharma AG, a Swiss biopharmaceutical company.

AbbVie reached a resolution in intellectual property-related dispute

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AbbVie announced it reached a global resolution for all intellectual property-related litigation with the two companies regarding its biosimilar Imraldi (adalimumab).

Samsung Bioepis biosimilar cancer drug begun to sell in Europe

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Korean biopharmaceutical firm Samsung Bioepis informed that its biosimilar cancer drug Ontruzant has begun selling in Britain following approval from a European regulator (EMA).

Russia registers its first domestically manufactured biosimilar of infliximab

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The Russian Ministry of Health has registered BCD-055, the first Russian-made biosimilar of infliximab developed by BIOCAD, a biotech company. BIOCAD was developing the local biosimilar of infliximab since 2013.

Sandoz and Biocon partnered to develop multiple biosimilars

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Sandoz, a Novartis division, announced a global partnership with Asia's premier biopharmaceuticals company, Biocon, to develop, manufacture and commercialize multiple biosimilars

Russian biosimilar of adalimumab fully confirmed its equivalence

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BIOСAD has successfully completed the main stage of clinical trials for the Russian biosimilar of adalimumab, a drug for the treatment of autoimmune and chronic inflammatory diseases

Samsung Bioepis received EU approval for its Herceptin biosimilar

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Samsung Bioepis announced the European Commission’s marketing authorization of ONTRUZANT, a biosimilar referencing Herceptin (trastuzumab)

GEROPHARM is the first in Russia to conduct clamp studies of insulin biosimilars

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GEROPHARM research center located in Strelna Special Economic Zone is engaged in a full cycle of advanced insulin drugs development

First Boehringer Ingelheim’s biosimilar drug is approved in Europe

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Boehringer Ingelheim announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for Cyltezo a biosimilar to Humira

FDA approved first cancer biosimilar Mvasi

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Mvasi as a biosimilar to Avastin for the treatment of multiple types of cancer.