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Bioton and Medipolis sign insulin analogue technology licensing agreement Biosimilars/News | Posted 05/10/2012

Polish biotechnology company Bioton and Finnish-based contract research organisation (CRO) Medipolis GMP (Medipolis) have signed a licensing agreement on the manufacturing technology of an insulin...

Suggestions for increasing generics use in Abu Dhabi Generics/Research | Posted 05/10/2012

This concluding article in a series of three suggests ways of improving the use of generics in Abu Dhabi.

Naming and interchangeability of biosimilars raised in new survey Biosimilars/General | Posted 05/10/2012

The contentious issues of naming and interchangeability of biosimilars in the US have been raised once again, as a result of a survey carried out by the Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines (ASBM)....

Italian Medicines Agency publishes concept paper on biosimilars Guidelines | Posted 21/09/2012

The Italian Medicines Agency (Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco, AIFA) announced on 1 August 2012 the release of a concept paper on biosimilars.

Use of generics in Abu Dhabi Generics/Research | Posted 21/09/2012

The second of three articles examining how to increase generics use in Abu Dhabi.

Roche does not see a threat from biosimilars until 2015 Biosimilars/News | Posted 21/09/2012

Switzerland-based drugmaker F. Hoffmann-La Roche (Roche) expects results from 19 late-stage clinical trials over the next 18 months to provide a stream of products to offset potential near-term thr...

ABPI concerned about medicines misconceptions Reports | Posted 21/09/2012

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) represents innovative research-based biopharmaceutical companies in the UK. In a new survey commissioned by the association issues of m...

Generics substitution: Ireland’s plan for reference pricing Policies & Legislation | Posted 21/09/2012

A bill that will be debated this autumn seeks to introduce generics substitution and reference pricing for medicines and medical and surgical appliances in Ireland.