Download Whitepaper: Functionality of silicone oil-free syringe system

Download whitepaper: Functional Evaluation and Characterization of a Newly Developed Silicone Oil-Free Prefillable Syringe System Paper Abstract:  The functionality of a newly developed silicone oil-free (SOF) syringe system, of which the plunger stopper is coated by a novel coating technology (i-coating™), was assessed. By scanning electron microscopy observations and other analysis, it was confirmed that the plunger stopper surface was uniformly …

Cord Blood Market Infographic in support of the Cord Blood World Europe Congress 2015

Cord Blood Market News: The 4 key metrics

  If you’re managing a cord blood bank or investing in the cord blood market, the market can initially appear technical and confusing. However, if you focus on four key metrics, you can quickly assess the technical attributes that matter. These metrics include: Hematopoietic Stem Cells Transplant Rates  – Determine the number of hematopoietic stem cell transplants occurring per year …

Out with the old for cancer treatment?

Today is #WorldCancerDay and it strikes me that it is great to see all of the developments in cancer treatments within the scientific community. The way in which we develop medicines is changing, and now everywhere you look you see information about ‘personalised’ or ‘precision’ medicine. One of the areas which is being hailed as a key disease group which …

NHS faces backlash over Cancer Drugs Fund treatments changes

NHS England announced this week a decision to reassess 42 drugs that are available as part of the Cancer Drugs Fund. The decision comes as a result of current spending expected to be £100m over the initial budget of £280m for this financial year. With the current system viewed as unsustainable, price caps have been brought in for the first time …

Top 50 Pharmaceutical Companies 2014

Who are the top pharmaceutical companies in the world and what are they worth in 2014? The Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology continue to dominate the world’s R&D expenditure, with more companies in the top 10 than any other sector. This year, whilst Novartis has knocked Roche from their top spot, individual R&D spends by pharma and biotechs fail to compete with …

Top 5 New Antibody Therapies

Antibody Therapies Entering 2015

Antibody therapies have grown up – gone are the days of monoclonal antibody therapies (mAbs) being the sole proprietor of a good biologics approach to tackling a disease. Today, antibody therapies range from fusion proteins (such as the ever popular Antibody-Drug Conjugates, ADCs), radio-labeled antibodies, bi-specifics and numerous other novel niceties conjured up by our great scientists. As we enter …

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Ebook: Essential insights into real world evidence

Successful companies need to incorporate real world evidence in clinical trials, post approval studies and in payer engagement programmes. Needless to say, this shift is causing monumental changes in how the industry operates, how the payers engage with them and how service providers support pharma. This raises some important questions. What is value? What parts of our existing business model do we keep and what …

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Ebook: Key Considerations for Market Access

In an era of austerity and rising health care costs, payers are exerting greater influence over pharmaceutical markets and demanding insight into a drug’s value and cost effectiveness. Creating an effective market access strategy is vital for a successful product launch. You need to integrate the payer perspective throughout the development and decisions making process. In this ebook, we share …

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Infographic: Integrating new technology and processes to accelerate drug development

We’ve recently introduced new formats and new innovative ways to demonstrate the content given at our conferences. One of the latest introductions is the use of graphic reporting at our conferences. What’s a graphic reporter? A graphic reporter is someone who creates infographics concurrently with a presenter at the event – kind of like an interpreter, but with pictures. This …