A new report from the US Congressional Budget Office (CBO) provides a snapshot of the US pharmaceutical industry and its R&D patterns. The report also explains the important role that the federal government plays in drug development and sales. Here, IBO gives an overview of the data presented in the report on pharmaceutical sales and […]

Bioprocessing International (BPI) US West 2021 kicked off its virtual edition this morning, Monday March 29. An annual event, BPI West encompasses presentation, posters and networking events focused on the latest developments in bioprocessing and cell and gene therapy. A talk this morning, “Integration of Paperless Benchtop Instruments in Clinical Manufacturing,” presented by Simon Barskyi […]

In 2020, the laboratory analytical and life science instrumentation industry played a critical role in assisting various end-markets in abating the COVID-19 pandemic. Select vendors were able to weather business disruptions by meeting pandemic-related demand for certain product offerings. However, the question now is, what will be the condition of the laboratory analytical and life […]

The annual BioProcess International US West Conference & Exhibition will be held March 29–30 virtually. The conference consists of six tracks: Cell Line Development & Engineering; Cell Culture; Recovery & Purification; Manufacturing Strategy & Bioprocessing 4.0; Intensified & Continuous Processing; Cell & Gene Therapies; and the 4th Annual BioInnovation Group Technology Session. BioProcess International US […]

The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 has made the need for molecular point-of-care (mPOC) technologies, such as testing for strep throat, HPV, tuberculosis and more, have further driven demand from the clinical and medical sectors. As a result, more companies are offering related products to fulfill end-user demand. In January 2021, Kalorama Information […]

It has been a busy beginning of the year for Danaher’s Life Sciences segment. In January, the business reported 2020 revenues of $10.6 billion, representing 47% of the total revenues of science and technology conglomerate Danaher. The Life Sciences unit such as biopharmaceuticals and COVID-19 vaccines. In 2020, the pharmaceutical end-market represented approximately 25% of […]

Early signs from the Biden Administration indicate the Administration is elevating the role of science in its policymaking and actions. President Biden has already promoted the role of science advisor and director of the Office of Science and Technology policy to the level of a Cabinet position. Made up of 25 members, Cabinet members serve […]

The single-cell genomics discipline has become an essential component of biological research. These technologies are playing key roles in various scientific fields such as infections disease treatments, cancer research and neurological studies.  As a result, more companies are offering related products to fulfill end-user demand. In December 2020, Kalorama Information released its “ Single-Cell Genomics […]

With US regulatory emergency use authorization (EUA) of two vaccines, a major threshold has been crossed in the response to COVID-19. According to the latest information, dated December 16, from the World Health Organization (WHO), more SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidates are moving closer to completing the clinical trial phase. Twenty percent of the candidates in clinical […]

Since the Industrial Revolution, the chemical industry has played a critical yet relatively unseen role in developing consumer products and pharmaceutical ingredients and quality control of chemical product production. The chemical industry’s influence in the manufacturing sector is buoyed by the scientific instrument industry’s analytical techniques and product offerings. In October 2020, Strategic Directions International […]