Supply chain integrity the focus of newly launched Thermo Fisher services for CGT sector

Excerpt: Thermo Fisher Scientific says it is leveraging the company’s global infrastructure to offer end-to-end services aimed at speeding up the introduction of cell and gene therapies. Article Summary: The organization notes that a large number of cell and gene therapies are expected to reach commercialization in the next few years. Like with any biologic, […]

Samsung Biologics capitalises on pandemic boom to expand in US and Europe

Excerpt: South Korean group makes Covid-19 treatments for the UK’s GSK and AstraZeneca Article Summary: Samsung Biologics, the biopharmaceutical unit of South Korea’s Samsung Group, is seeking to build its first plants in the US and Europe as it rebalances its global supply chains following the pandemic. The world’s largest contract drugmaker, which produces for […]

Singapore and Asia’s leading BioPharma Map the Future and Catalyze Recovery for the Biomanufacturing Industry

Singapore, 31st March 2022 – The 9th Annual Biologics Manufacturing Asia 2022 & the 6th Annual BioLogistics World Asia 2022 conferences kicks off with Industry views on post pandemic biomanufacturing and a focus on the future of Asia’s Bioprocessing sector. The annual event gathered biologics and vaccine experts from all over the world at Suntec […]

Bharat Biotech Helping Ensure TB Vaccine Supply in 70 Countries

Excerpt Bharat Biotech yesterday announced the partnership with Biofabri, a Spanish biopharmaceutical company, to join forces to develop, manufacture and market a new tuberculosis vaccine in more than 70 countries in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Article Summary In a statement, Bharat Biotech said that the vaccine is being manufactured and developed by Biofabri, in […]

Self-Refrigerated, Cloud-Based Shipper Set to Tackle Return Logistics

Excerpt Ember Technologies and Cardinal Health partnered on the shipper which offers unique ‘return to sender’ technology. Cardinal Health plans to launch a customer pilot for the Ember Cube in 2022. Article Summary A new digital shipping box, developed by partners Ember Technologies, Inc. (Ember®) and Cardinal Health, is poised to cut down on waste […]

UPS Heralds Partnership with Novavax for Vaccine Distribution and Delivery Efforts

Excerpt Atlanta-based global transportation and logistics services provider UPS recently announced it has formed a partnership with Novavax, a global biotech company, focused on the distribution and delivery of Novavax’ recently-approved COVID-19 vaccine to 27 European Union countries. Article Summary UPS said that the new vaccine is another weapon in the global fight against COVID-19. […]

Yusen Logistics and AstraZeneca Partnered on Urgent Vaccine Logistics Rollout

Excerpt By the end of 2021, Yusen Logistics delivered more than 300 million doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine across the globe. Article Summary Since the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine was approved for use in the UK by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on 30 December 2020, Yusen Logistics has supported AstraZeneca in distributing […]

Australia and UNICEF Partner to Strengthen PH Vaccine Supply Chain

Excerpt The Australian Government, in partnership with UNICEF Philippines, hands over donation to bolster cold chain capacity at the national and local government levels amid the scale-up of COVID-19 vaccinations Article Summary In full support of the Philippine Government’s COVID-19 vaccine scale-up, the Australian Government, through UNICEF Philippines, formally handed over cold chain equipment to […]

Peli BioThermal Receives Recognition for an Expanded Suite of Supply Chain Solutions

Excerpt Peli BioThermal took steps to provide cold chain solutions fit for purpose for vaccines, therapeutics, and more during the pandemic. Article Summary Peli BioThermal, a cold chain partner from discovery to distribution, has announced its selection as a Minnesota Manufacturing Excellence Awards honoree. The award, presented by “Twin Cities Business” magazine, recognizes companies that […]

Pharmaniaga Likely to Achieve Sales of 4.5 Million Doses of Sinovac Distribution to the Private Sector by First Half of 2022

Excerpt Pharmaniaga Bhd could likely achieve a sales volume of about 4.5 million doses of Sinovac distribution to the private sector by the first half (1H) this year, according to CGS-CIMB Research. Article Summary The supply could be distributed under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme from mid-February and potentially export markets with the likelihood of […]

Repurposed Shipping Containers Become Vaccine Factories, Strengthening Supply Chain

Excerpt BioNTech’s approach to making vaccines in containers is set to transform vaccine production around the world. With the customized shipping containers, vaccine distribution hurdles can be more easily overcome. Article Summary Shipping containers are set to be repurposed to become COVID vaccine factories. Germany’s BioNTech, which partnered with Pfizer to develop the first mRNA […]

Abu Dhabi and South Korea Pool Their Logistics Strength to Support the Healthcare Space

Excerpt The emirate of Abu Dhabi has strengthened ways of cooperation with South Korea by signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, the Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre (ADPHC) and the Korea Health Industry Development Institute […]