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DFE Pharma opens Indian OSD-focused pharma support centre

The company has planned to provide services that are mainly focus on oral solid dosage (OSD) forms and comprise a range of pre-registration work i...

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Iconovo receives $883,800 grant to develop inhaled therapies with ICOone Nasal for the next pandemic

The aim of the project is to develop a nasal inhaler that can be rapidly upscaled for industrial manufacturing to produce millions of inhalers at t...

Orodispersibles and minitablets: optimising patient compliance by improving the sensory properties with isomalt

Orally dispersible minitablets are a drug dosage form that can help to improve patient compliance among children and others who have difficulty swa...

DFE Pharma expands its inhalation portfolio with the launch of Lactohale 400

Being a leader in dry powder inhalation, DFE Pharma further expands its broad excipient portfolio of inhalation grade lactose

N4 Pharma highlights potential of Nuvec as gene therapy delivery platform

A preclinical in vivo study found that Nuvec – N4 Pharma’s novel silica-based nanoparticle – formulated with TNF-α pDNA oncotherapy, suppressed tum...

Formulation considerations for paediatric populations: finding the right dosage form for better adherence

To address the challenges of paediatric formulations, specialised technology platforms are often needed to provide ease of application and improve...

Manufacturing Chemist LIVE 2022 in review (part I)

Taking a front row seat during the two-day pharmaceutical conference in Birmingham, UK, Dr Kevin Robinson reports on what’s new, emerging and excit...

Catalent adds encapsulation suites at Missouri facility

The project includes the installation of a Gerteis roller compactor alongside stationary bin blenders, a capsule weight sorter, and a Syntegon high...

Evonik invests in 3D printed tablet tech for controlled delivery

Laxxon Medical’s 3D screen printing technology allows tablets to be constructed in layers of API or inert ingredients

Drug dose delivery and the impact of COVID-19

With the side-effects of COVID and Brexit still impacting pharmaceutical supply chains, are drug manufacturing companies rethinking their dose form...

Influence of material and capsule filling process on DPI aerosolisation performance

The effect of capsule filling parameters on emitted dose and fine particle fraction by a DPI was investigated using a benchtop capsule filling devi...

Watson-Marlow to provide further sales support for Flexicon

As part of Watson-Marlow, Flexicon is experienced in aseptic filling, specialising in the development and manufacture of flexible filling systems

Leveraging extrusion-spheronisation to fast-forward complex oral solid dose form manufacturing

Converting active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) into spheres via extrusion-spheronisation for oral solid dosage (OSD) forms is nothing new. In...

Catalent launches OneXpress to accelerate oral dosage products from clinic to launch

Catalent announces the launch of its new OneXpress service for the integrated development, scale-up and manufacturing of new oral solid dosage forms

Manufacturing Chemist LIVE 2022 in review (part II)

Taking a front row seat during the two-day pharmaceutical conference in Birmingham, UK, Dr Kevin Robinson reports on what’s new, emerging and excit...