22nd June 2022 | Pharma Updates

Role of pharma firms in allegedly bribing CDSCO officials under CBI investigation

CBI is investigating allegations that several pharmaceutical companies bribed officials of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization through a conduit in order to have their files “processed favourably. “

Lupin partnered with Accenture to improve operational efficiency

Lupin Limited announced a collaboration with Accenture to improve business agility, performance, and operational efficiency. Furthermore, having a consolidated view of global business operations and performance has allowed for more informed decision making.

Eppendorf India introduces sophisticated pipette laboratory and service centre

Eppendorf India has opened a Sophisticated Pipette Laboratory and Service Hub (SPLASH) at its facility in Chennai’s Ambattur Industrial Estate. This 1700 square foot state-of-art, world-class pipette calibration facility has several first-in-India features.

Rise of the pharmaceutical sector and what it means for India

Despite global trade disruptions and drop in demand for COVID-related medicines, pharmaceutical exports in 2021-22 are expected to grow. The trade balance remains in India’s favour, with a surplus of USD 15175.81 million.

IIT Roorkee developed sensor for detecting neurological disorders

IIT Roorkee researchers have developed a sensor that can detect neurological disorders such as schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease at an early stage and even minor changes in the level of dopamine chemical can be detected.

Ionis & AstraZeneca seeking U.S. approval following promising trial results

An interim analysis of AstraZeneca’s and partner Ionis Pharmaceuticals’ eplontersen revealed that the experimental drug met the primary objectives in a late-stage trial in patients with a rare, fatal disease.

GSK opens doors to its $110 million biologics smart factory in UK

British Big Pharma has cut the ribbon on its new aseptic smart manufacturing plant in Barnard Castle, England. GSK is introducing cutting-edge technology, and the plant is fully automated and uses digitalization to streamline the manufacturing process.