Tag Archives: manufacturing

FiercePharmaAsia—COVID-19 drug manufacturing; Roche’s China slowdown; Astellas’ Iota buy

Takeda and CSL Behring are scaling up manufacturing of their coronavirus hyperimmune drug, but its reliance on blood donations could be a bottleneck. Eli Lilly has signed on Fujifilm to help make its COVID-19 antibody therapy as part of a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation initiative to bring drugs for low- and middle-income countries. Roche blames… Read More »

GlaxoSmithKline hands Samsung Biologics $231M to scale up manufacturing

Outside of vaccines, GlaxoSmithKline isn’t a major producer of biologics compared with some of its Big Pharma peers. But it has just signed a big deal to scale up manufacturing in the field. The British pharma tapped South Korean CDMO Samsung Biologics in a deal worth more than $ 231 million to help it make biologic… Read More »