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Schott Debuts New Polymer Prefillable Syringe at Interphex

Specialty glass and glass ceramics technology developer Schott released its new polymer prefillable syringe, the ToPac SD, at Interphex 2015. It is designed to improve the safety and stability of sensitive drugs, according to a...

E-pill Medication Reminders Launches Accutab Personal Pill Box for the Apple Watch

Boston-based E-pill Medication Reminders released a pill box for smart watches, which, with the recent release of Apple’s Watch, is an early entrance into the next phase of medication reminder smart technology.

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Ypsomed, Sanofi Partnership to Take on Added Injection System Production Line Late 2016

Pharmaceutical group Sanofi and the Ypsomed Group announced a new project to add to its longstanding partnership. Ypsomed will begin manufacturing injection system components on an additional...

Autotest VIH Self-Administered HIV Test Set to Debut

The French company AAZ has announced that it has received the CE 0459 mark for the first self-administered HIV blood test which will be manufactured in France under the name “autotest VIH”.

Autotest VIH...

Nelipak Debuts NX-T1 Table-top Tray and Blister Lid Heat Sealers

The newest custom-made sealing machine designed and built by Nelipak® Healthcare Packaging is optimized for Class 7 cleanroom use. Suitable for medical device and pharmaceutical operations, Nelipak’s PLC-controlled NX-T1 machine  seals...

Catalent Reveals ADVASEPT Lock Expansion at Interphex

New Jersey-based Catalent announced the expansion of its ADVASEPT Lock delivery technology during this month’s Interphex conference in New York. It is...

Vetter Serializes the First Product for South Korea

Fill and finish contract manufacturer Vetter announced Tuesday the production of the first commercial batches with single-use identification numbers for product in South Korea. Vetter now implements product serialization for...

Locked4Kids Charts its Path to the U.S. Market

Locked4Kids, the award-winning child-resistant and reclosable carton for blister packs, developed by the specialized Dutch supplier Ecobliss Group and partner Romaco Promatic, will be at...

FDA to Co-Sponsor ISPE/FDA/PQRI Quality Manufacturing Conference

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Product Quality Research Institute (PQRI) will bring together international industry and regulatory leaders for three days of open dialogue...

Can Packaging and Drug-Delivery Devices Help Reward Patients for Adherence?

Even the best drug in the best container with the best delivery device can end up being useless if patients don’t take it, points out Chris Evans, vice president of research and innovation for West Pharmaceutical Services Inc.

“For...