Jul. 19, 2017News & Opinions
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nerlynx (neratinib), made by Puma Biotechnology for the extended adjuvant treatment of early-stage, HER2-positive breast cancer, aggressive tumors that can spread to other parts of the ...
Jul. 13, 2017News & Opinions
US biopharmaceutical company Celgene has agreed to buy a stake in China’s BeiGene and help to develop and commercialize that company’s investigational treatment for tumor cancers.
Jul. 05, 2017News & Opinions
Merck Ventures, the strategic investment arm of German pharmaceuticals and life sciences group Merck KGaA, has created immuno-oncology company iOnctura.
Jun. 29, 2017News & Opinions
Bayer and Sumitomo Chemical have agreed to cooperate in developing new fungicides aimed at controlling soybean diseases in Brazil. Financial details of the partnership were not disclosed.
Jun. 22, 2017News & Opinions
US drug development company Parexel International is being acquired by private equity group Pamplona Capital Management in a deal valued at approximately $5 billion, including debt.
Jun. 21, 2017News & Opinions
Danish catalysis and process technology company Haldor Topsoe has sold its automotive and stationary DeNox operations to Belgian materials technology and recycling group Umicore for 900 million Danish Krone ($135 million), plus an ...
Jun. 16, 2017News & Opinions
Japan’s Sumitomo Chemical and Germany’s BASF have joined forces to develop a novel fungicidal compound discovered by the Japanese partner and said to demonstrate “high efficacy” in the control of major plant ...
Jun. 05, 2017News & Opinions
The boards of Linde and Praxair have voted in favor of a merger that will create an industrial gases giant worth around $70 billion, overtaking main rival Air Liquide. The deal, which will be carried out on the basis of an all-stock merger ...
May. 31, 2017News & Opinions
US drugmaker Merck has bought an exclusive global licence from Japan’s Teijin Pharma to develop, manufacture and commercialize an investigational preclinical antibody candidate targeting the protein tau.
May. 30, 2017News & Opinions
US coatings giant PPG has agreed to sell the last of its fiberglass operations to Japanese glass manufacturer Nippon Electric Glass (NEG) for an undisclosed sum.
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