Tag: Biosimilars

Mundipharma Launches its Biosimilar in EU Countries

Mundipharma launches Pelmeg®▼(pegfilgrastim) biosimilar in Europe. It is now available in Germany, the Netherlands and Ireland. The Mundipharma network of independent associated companies has annou...

Alvotech Raised $300m for Biosimilars

Fuels growth and biosimilar development in a fast-growing market. Alvotech has successfully raised $300 million through a private bond offering. Net proceeds from the capital raised will be used to...

Fuji Pharma makes $50 million investment in Alvotech

Alvotech (Iceland), a biopharmaceutical company announced that Fuji Pharma (Japan) has acquired a 4.2% stake in the business for approximately $50 million.

Alvotech and Fuji Pharma signed an exclusive partnership agreement

Alvotech (Iceland) and Fuji Pharma (Japan) announced that the two companies are entering into an exclusive partnership.

German Federal Minister of Health calls for faster deployment of biosomilars

Jens Spahn, Germany'sFederal Minister of Health of Germany, has stated in his recent interview that there should be faster uptake of biosimilars in Germany for cancer and autoimmune diseases.

Biogen and Samsung Bioepis launch HUMIRA biosimilar in Europe

Biogen (USA) and Samsung Bioepis (South Korea) announced the European launch of IMRALDI (adalimumab), a biosimilar referencing HUMIRA. Starting today, IMRALDI will begin launching in major markets acr...

Amgen launches adalimumab biosimilar in Europe

Amgen announced that AMGEVITA, a biosimilar to adalimumab, to launch in markets across Europe. AMGEVITA is the first adalimumab biosimilar to be approved by the European Commission (EC).

EMA and European Commission published new information on biosimilars

The European Medicines Agency and the European Commission have published material on biosimilar medicines, as part of their collaboration to improve understanding of biosimilars.

Pall Biotech to collaborate with Aetos Biologics

Pall Corporation has announced a strategic partnership between its Pall Biotech business unit and Aetos Biologics, a biosimilar cell line development company.

GeneSys Biologics launches an integrated drug development facilty

GeneSys Biologics, an Indian biotechnology company based in Hyderabad, launched its integrated drug development facility in Genome Valley, Shameerpet (India).

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

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

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

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

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

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.