Drug Sponsors

Martindale Pharma expands in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Martindale Pharma, a U.K.-based international specialty pharmaceutical company, has opened a scientific office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and has appointed Dr. Fahad Al Showaier as scientific office manager. He brings extensive international experience, having previously held a number of senior positions with Saudi companies including Jamjoom Pharma.

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Novartis launches affordable medicines portfolio

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Novartis has launched Novartis Access, a portfolio of 15 medicines to treat chronic diseases in low- and low-middle-income countries. The portfolio addresses cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, respiratory illnesses and breast cancer and will be offered to governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other public-sector healthcare providers for $1 per treatment, per month.

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Clinigen to acquire Link Healthcare

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Clinigen Group, a specialty global pharmaceutical company, has agreed to acquire Link Healthcare, a specialist pharmaceutical and medical technology business focused on the Asia, Africa and Australasia (AAA) region, for an initial consideration of $67.9 million and a maximum of approximately $152.5 million based on achievement of milestones.

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Bayer splits into thirds

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Following the economic and legal separation of Covestro, Bayer is charting the course for its successful development as a life science company. From Jan. 1, 2016, the company’s business will be managed by three divisions: Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health and Crop Science. The present structure of a strategic management holding company and operational subgroups will be replaced by an integrated organization under the umbrella of the strong Bayer brand.

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