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The world’s leading 30 pharmaceutical companies spent a combined $112 billion on research and development (R&D) in 2013, an increase of $723 million over the previous year, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
December 18, 2014 | News

Top 30 pharmaceutical firms spent $112 billion on R&D in 2013

Advancing pipeline programs into later-stage clinical trials boosts spending, but many companies reduced their workforces to help stabilize profits in the aftermath of patent losses.
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Examining the different approaches or the traditional qualification model and the risk-based system now being encouraged by regulators.
December 16, 2014 | News

Quality risk management: an industry/regulatory perspective

Examining the different approaches for the traditional qualification model and the risk-based system now being encouraged by regulators.
MarketsAndMarkets' new research report predicts the pharmaceutical excipients market to grow 6.7% annually to $8.439 million by 2019.
December 15, 2014 | News

Drug delivery advances help propel excipients market

New research report predicts the pharmaceutical excipients market to grow 6.7% annually to $8.439 million by 2019.
Pack Expo East—Feb. 16-18 in Philadelphia—provides convenience for consumer packaged goods companies and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Northeast.
December 9, 2014 | News

A show is born in Philadelphia

Pack Expo East—Feb. 16-18, 2015 in Philadelphia—provides convenience for consumer packaged goods companies and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Northeast.
Pricing pressure on OEMs, spending cutbacks, and taxes all expected to drive medical device outsourcing growth through 2020.
December 8, 2014 | News

Medical device outsourcing market forecast to grow 11.5% annually

Pricing pressure on OEMs, spending cutbacks, and taxes all expected to drive outsourcing growth through 2020.
MEMSCap smart electronic medication packaging system tracks each time the medication bottle is opened, a corollary for measuring when a pill is taken.
December 4, 2014 | News

Adherence packaging used in trials of HIV-prevention meds in Africa and India

MEMSCap smart electronic medication packaging system tracks each time the medication bottle is opened, a corollary for measuring when a pill is taken.
November 19, 2014 | News

What will the healthcare industry look like in 2020?

Technology and innovation were hot topics during a recent conference that looked at the future of the healthcare industry.
Engineering plastics' properties drive adoption globally
October 29, 2014 | News

Engineering plastics' properties drive adoption globally

Processing ease and toughness will help plastics reach $86.42 billion by 2020, predicts Frost & Sullivan.
FDA announcements touch upon healthcare packaging and regulatory issues
October 20, 2014 | News

FDA announcements touch upon healthcare packaging and regulatory issues

Agency addresses increasing complexity of FDA’s mandate, globalization in the supply chain, and the trend of rapid scientific innovation.
October 17, 2014 | News

U.S. demand for rigid bulk packaging to reach $7.3 billion in 2018

Manufacturing output activity, insourcing, chemicals and pharmaceuticals all help build a post-recession resurgence, says Freedonia report.

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