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FDA takes key steps under new drug competition action plan The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking two new key steps to increase competition in the market for prescription drugs and support entry of lower-cost alternatives. Production & Manufacturing > Manufacturing > News

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Fine & Speciality Chemicals

Bayer plans to focus entirely on Life Science businesses
Bayer intends in the future to focus entirely on the Life Science businesses – HealthCare and CropScience – and float MaterialScience on the stock market as a separate company. In this way Bayer is positioning itself as a world-leading company in the field of human, animal and plant health.
Production & Manufacturing > Fine & Speciality Chemicals > News
CordenPharma agrees to purchase Peptisyntha from Solvay
By PBR Staff Writer
International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG) and the Solvay Group have embarked on an agreement, whereby ICIG will purchase Belgium-based Peptisyntha SA, a custom manufacturer of peptides for pharmaceutical use.
Production & Manufacturing > Fine & Speciality Chemicals > News

Process & Production

CHMP issues positive opinion for Daiichi Sankyo's LIXIANA label update
The European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended approval of a label update for Daiichi Sankyo Europe's LIXIANA, to provide guidance on its use in patients undergoing transoesophageal echocardiography (TEE)-guided and delayed cardioversion.
Production & Manufacturing > Process & Production > News
FDA advisory panel recommends Pfizer’s Mylotarg for acute myeloid leukemia
By PBR Staff Writer
Pfizer’s Mylotarg (gemtuzumab ozogamicin) has been recommended for approval by the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Oncologic Drug Advisory Committee (ODAC) to treat acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
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OTC

Valeant to divest iNova Pharmaceuticals for $930m
By PBR Staff Writer
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has agreed to divest its iNova Pharmaceuticals business for around $930m.
Production & Manufacturing > OTC > News
Fresenius Kabi agrees to acquire Akorn for $4.3bn
By PBR Staff Writer
German healthcare firm Fresenius Kabi has agreed to acquire US prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceutical products manufacturer Akorn for around $4.3bn.
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Manufacturing

Horizon to acquire GE's gene tech business Dharmacon
By PBR Staff Writer
Gene editing company Horizon Discovery Group (HDG) has agreed to acquire General Electric’s (GE) gene tech business Dharmacon for $85m.
Production & Manufacturing > Manufacturing > News
Emergent BioSolutions to buy GSK’s anthrax treatment raxibacumab
By PKBR Staff Writer
Emergent BioSolutions has agreed to acquire GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) anthrax monoclonal antibody, raxibacumab, for around $96m.
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