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French multinational industrial gas supplier and service provider Air Liquide has announced the acquisition of two key historic players in the home healthcare business. The move further develops the company's activity in the sector and strengthens th Read more

The European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO) has announced that the European Medicines Verification System (EMVS) is now live across the EU. The system, the first of its kind, is a big step in the prevention of falsified medicines. Read more

A female patient in Sweden with an amputated hand has become the world's first recipient of an osseo-neuromuscular implant that controls a dextrous hand prosthesis. The pioneering surgery involved placing titanium implants in the radius and ulnar. Read more

Neuraxpharm Group, a specialty pharmaceutical company that focuses on the treatment of central nervous system disorders (CNS) has announced the acquisition of Farmax, a CNS pharmaceutical company from SVUS Pharma. Read more

On Thursday, Hitachi Chemical Co. Ltd. announced its intention to purchase cell and gene therapy product manufacturer apceth Biopharma for €75.5 million. Read more

Swedish medical products and solutions company Mölnlycke has announced the acquisition of M&J Airlaid Products A/S strengthening its wound care capabilities Read more

Robocath, a company that designs, develops and commercialises cardiovascular robotic systems for the treatment of vascular diseases, has announced that the Medical Training & Testing Centre (MTC) in Rouen will use its R-One robot for future training. Read more

Switzerland-based logistics company Kuehne + Nagel has opened the largest pharma and healthcare warehouse in Slovenia, strategically located at Brnik, close to the country’s capital, Ljubljana. Read more

Global engineering technologies company Renishaw has collaborated with University Dental Hospital of Wales (UDH), Cardiff, to help overcome some of the challenges associated with surgical implants. Read more

Takeda Pharmaceutical’s shareholders have approved its £46bn ($59bn) takeover of drug producer Shire. Read more

Anticipating a ban on animal testing, engineers at the Fraunhofer IWS (Materials & Beam Technology), Dresden, Germany, have been using precision laser cutting to develop a so-called "multi-organ chip" to simulate the behaviour of live animal bioproce Read more

Despite decades of effort to design pharmaceutical packaging that helps people take the right dose of the right medication at the right time, non-adherence remains a serious and far-reaching problem, according to Rich Quelch, Global Head of Marketing Read more

It’s been a year of ‘firsts’ for the approval of novel classes of drug in Europe, Sarah Houlton reports. Read more

Vygon Group, a France-based specialist in single-use medical devices, has acquired a 20% stake in OxyNov, a young Canadian company focused on innovative oxygen therapy and respiratory assistance medical devices. Read more

SenzaGen has announced the news that it will be expanding its market focus to the medical device sector. Read more

Following the acquisition of the Greek company Argo S.A., the Austrian specialist in packaging solutions ALPLA is looking to continue its growth. The Greek site marks ALPLA’s first production facility in the country. Read more

A new study commissioned by Ricoh Europe has revealed the disruptive impact new 3D printing technologies are having on European healthcare systems. Read more

Mölnlycke acquires German wound care products company, SastoMed GmbH, adding new products to its portfolio and helping healthcare professionals and patients by accelerating the wound healing process and treating chronic wounds. Read more

Sweden-based Arjo, a market-leading supplier of medical devices and solutions, has entered into an exclusive partnership with Next Step Dynamics, a tech company specialising in predictive analytics. Read more

German healthcare and agriculture giant Bayer is set to close its $62.5 billion takeover of US-based Monsanto on Thursday this week, thereby creating a world leader in agriculture. At this time, the Monsanto name will no longer be in use. Read more

  • Air Liquide

  • EMVO

  • New osseo-neuromuscular implant

  • Jörg Thomas Dierks, CEO of Neuraxpharm

    Jörg Thomas Dierks, CEO of Neuraxpharm

  • apceth biopharma

  • Mölnlycke acquires M&J Airlaid Products

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