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| July 12, 2017

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Idifarma Desarrollo Farmacéutico, S.L.

Idifarma is a leading Contract Development Organization for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Based in Spain, but with an increasingly international reach, Idifarma provides a full range of services that encompasses: drug formulation, development and validation of analytical methods, quality control and batch release in the EU, Pilot-Scale GMP-compliant manufacturing, ICH stability studies, clinical trial logistics management and regulatory support. Now, we can also manufacture commercial batches of high potency and conventional oral solids.

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Pricing of drugs – at what cost?

Article | February 27, 2020

We go into a doctor’s office and leave with a diagnosis and a prescription. Next we stop by the pharmacy. In Germany, if your insurance is not private, you mostly don’t even know the price of your drug because it’s paid for directly by your insurance. You only notice the 5-10 Euros copay. But how is a drug priced in Germany? And (how) does data play a role in helping pharma secure an attractive price point? Let’s fast forward directly to the launch of a new drug. At the time of launch, the pharmaceutical company has to present patient level evidence of the drug’s added value compared to existing comparative therapies. In the first year, however, the drug’s price can be defined freely by the company.

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Top Pharmaceutical Firms Urge FDA to Adopt Blockchain for Drug Tracking

Article | February 27, 2020

Leading market participants in the United States pharmaceutical industry, logistics firms, distributors and other stakeholders in the pharma supply chain have come together to publish a report buttressing the need for industry players to adopt blockchain for tracking prescription drugs, following the successful completion of a DLT pilot project with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to reports on February 24, 2020. Though nascent, blockchain technology, the building blocks of Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies are fast gaining ground across various ecosystems, due to its immutability, security, privacy, and other intricate properties. In the latest development, 25 leading manufacturers of pharmaceutical products, logistics partners and other market participants in the pharma supply chain, have published a report that highlights the importance of blockchain technology in drug traceability.

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Roche Prepares to Launch COVID-19 Antibody Test System

Article | February 27, 2020

Swiss pharma giant Roche is joining the race to develop a test for COVID-19 antibodies in people who have been exposed to the disease. This morning, Roche announced the development and upcoming launch of its Elecsys Anti-SARS-CoV-2 serology test to detect antibodies in people who have been exposed to the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Roche is eying May for the launch of the test in Europe and is in talks with the U.S Food and Drug Administration for emergency approval of the system. Antibody testing is central to help identify people who have been infected by the virus, especially those who may have been infected but did not display symptoms, the company said. Roche noted that as more information becomes available about immunity levels to COVID-19, society can return to a sense of normal much more quickly. Roche’s test will join a number of other antibody tests that have recently come on the market. Earlier this month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first blood test for COVID-19 antibodies.

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How pharma can continue engaging HCPs in a world gripped by COVID-19

Article | February 27, 2020

Medscape is the leading source of clinical news, health information, and point-of-care tools for healthcare professionals. Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. Medscape Education (medscape.org) is the leading destination for continuous professional development, consisting of more than 30 specialty-focused destinations offering thousands of free CME and CE courses and other educational programmes for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Both Medscape and Medscape Education are part of WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company. Face-to-face interactions between pharma and physicians have essentially ceased overnight during the COVID-19 pandemic, but that doesn’t mean HCPs have stopped looking for new medical information.

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Idifarma Desarrollo Farmacéutico, S.L.

Idifarma is a leading Contract Development Organization for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Based in Spain, but with an increasingly international reach, Idifarma provides a full range of services that encompasses: drug formulation, development and validation of analytical methods, quality control and batch release in the EU, Pilot-Scale GMP-compliant manufacturing, ICH stability studies, clinical trial logistics management and regulatory support. Now, we can also manufacture commercial batches of high potency and conventional oral solids.

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