News & Events

Check out our news section to keep up to date with any upcoming events which we will be attending as well as any exciting news within the pharmaceutical industry.

Is it really location, location, location in sterile manufacturing?

The pharmaceutical industry is a truly global sector. Within drug development, clinical trials are now conducted all over the world, so does it really matter where your sterile product manufacturer is based?Away from factors such as locality, one of the key drivers of this decision will be the regulation of injectable medicines. So what are the regulatory differences between say Europe and… Read More

Successful sterile inspection for Scottish CMO

Stirling, UK – INJECTABLE manufacturing specialist Symbiosis Pharmaceutical Services has successfully completed a scheduled inspection from the UK Government Regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).The contract manufacturing organisation (CMO) received no critical or major observations and this comes amidst various quality-related issues affecting several other sterile manufacturing sites in the UK and US.Symbiosis has been re-inspected and approved for… Read More

CMO in bulk lyophilisation launch

Stirling, UK – STERILE manufacturing specialist Symbiosis Pharmaceutical Services has unveiled a new bulk lyophilisation (freeze drying) service after winning several new contracts in this niche area.The Scotland-based contract manufacturing organisation (CMO) is supporting clients in the US, Europe and Asia to assist with the manufacture of bulk intermediates and APIs by lyophilisation.Although the company has been providing lyophilisation for the sterile… Read More

Gauging Change in Europe’s Sterile Manufacturing Market

Colin MacKay, CEO of Symbiosis Pharmaceutical Services discusses ‘Gauging Change in Europe’s Sterile Manufacturing Market’ in this guest blog as featured on PharmTech.com.The past six months has seen some major changes to the sterile manufacturing landscape in Europe. There have been a number of exits and acquisitions that have no doubt grabbed headlines, but has anything really changed?At an industry level, the… Read More

Symbiosis boosts US presence in response to market growth

UK-based sterile filling specialist Symbiosis Pharmaceutical Services has strengthened its North American footprint with the appointment of a US-based business development manager to support increased demand from biotech companies for its manufacturing services.The move to reinforce Symbiosis’ presence in North America is bolstered by the recent surge in funding of biotech firms in the US. A more positive investor climate in the US continues to… Read More

Au revoir CPhI Paris

From the 7th until the 10th October the Symbiosis team attended CPhI, one of Europe’s largest pharmaceutical conferences held in Paris, France. Our two European Business Development Managers and our CEO were in attendance at the event with support from our friends at Scottish Development International. Thanks to those of you who visited our stand, especially given the challenges of navigating the… Read More

Symbiosis to attend CPhI

Symbiosis will be returning for the third consecutive year to exhibit at the CPhI conference to promote our world class sterile manufacturing capabilities with support from our friends from Scottish Development International. The event held at Nord Villepinte, Paris, France, from the 7th to 9th October is one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical events. It provides an exciting opportunity for Symbiosis to… Read More

Symbiosis’ BIO 2014 Experience

For the Symbiosis team attending BIO 2014, the conference started in true BIO style with a spectacular welcome reception on the deck of the USS Midway Museum (below), involving great networking, good food, some lively entertainment, and a dash of maritime education. The evening came to an end as the San Diego bay shoreline was lit up by a BIO fireworks display… Read More

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