New tool to assess largely ignored risk in pharma industry


A new method to test the likelihood of a drug turning into a potentially harmful version of itself when it enters the body has been developed by researchers at Cardiff University. In collaboration with Liverpool John Moores University and AstraZeneca, the team have developed a simple approach to trawl through large databases of pharmaceutical drugs and assess the likely risk of a drug undergoing racremisation. Read more

 

 
A new study by Plastics Recyclers Europe showed that 65 percent recycling target for plastic packaging is achievable by 2025. The study determined a set of measures and necessary tools that will result in attaining this recycling rate. Proposed measures focus among other aspects on improving the quality and capacity of the sorting of plastic packaging waste across the EU. Read more

 

 
The Odfjell Group said that it is introducing a chief operation officer (COO) function to ensure they have full integration between ship management and commercial operations, which is key to delivering top quality service in the chemical tanker industry. The Odfjell Group said that it is introducing a chief operation officer (COO) function to ensure they have full integration between ship management and commercial operations, which is key to delivering top quality service in the chemical tanker industry. Read more

 

 
Valentus Specialty Chemicals (Valentus), an ExecFactor platform of Huron Capital has acquired US Coatings Inc (US Coatings). This represents the fifth acquisition for Valentus, which Huron Capital formed in partnership with CEO Ray Chlodney to pursue a buy-and-build investment strategy in the protective coatings sector. Read more
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