Contract Manufacturing: A Cost-Saving Partnership

A contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) refers to a company that can provide solutions to pharmaceutical projects from drug development through to drug manufacturing. A CDMO ca

The Future of Healthcare: Gene Therapy

Gene therapy is the utilization of genes to treat or prevent disease. Instead of administering drugs or performing surgery, genetic material is either created, modified or repaired before inserting

Antibody Drug Conjugates: innovative cancer treatment

What are ADCs?

Antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) are formulated to combine the targeting ability of monoclonal antibodies and the cytotoxic effect of chemotherapy drugs. An ide

Understanding Biologics and Biosimilars

Biologics and Biosimilars in Canada

Canada’s spending on prescribed medications was reported to be at $29.4 billion in 2014. This staggering number is already a product of

What It Costs to Develop a New Pharmaceutical Drug

The ambiguity and uncertainty surrounding the costs to develop a new pharmaceutical drug often frustrate pharmaceutical companies. Despite what it seems, this isn’t some cheap way for drug manufa

Pharma Trends and Predictions for 2016 (Part II)

In our previous blog on pharmaceutical predictions for 2016 was so popular; we are here for part two of this year’s pharma trends.

Emerging trends in this post include specialty drug spendi

How to Choose a Great Contract Manufacturer

What is CMO?

Contract manufacturer organization (CMO) is an organization that serves the pharmaceutical industry and provides clients with comprehensive services from drug

Generic vs. Brand Name Drugs – Everything You Need to Know

In 2015, public spending on prescription drugs in Canada hit over $30 billion. However believe it or not, the annual growth rate of drug spending is the second lowest it’s ever been since 1977. T

Pharma Trends and Predictions for 2016

Did you know generic drugs are most likely going to cost more from this year onwards? Were you aware that patients have much more options when it comes to treatment than they did 20-30 years ago? T

Tips for Successful Technology Transfer

In our last blog post, we defined technology transfer and its significance in the pharm