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Sanofi and Advent finalise negotiations for the acquisition of Zentiva

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Takeda ups bid to $65 billion in negotiations to buy Shire

Takeda has increased offer to buy Shire for a mix of stock and cash worth ~$65 billion

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Mylan partners with Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics

Mylan partners with Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics to commercialise a biosimilar to Humira®

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Nanologica & Sterling partnership furthers new business venture

Nanologica AB has entered into a service agreement with global contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) Sterling Pharma Solutions for the large-scale production of...

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