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European Outsourcing Revenue to Grow by 50%
By Stephanie Sutton
According to a report from Frost & Sullivan, the European pharmaceutical contract manufacturing market could earn revenues of up to $20.75 billion in 2018, almost double that of 2011's revenue when the market earned $10.02 billion. Over the same period, the European market for biotechnology outsourcing is forecast to grow from $1.21 billion to $2.67 billion.
Genzyme Plant Approved to Begin Manufacture of Drug in Critically Short Supply
By Amy Ritter
Sanofi's subsidiary Genzyme has received FDA's approval for the production of Fabrazyme (agalsidase beta), used in the treatment of Fabry's disease, at its manufacturing facility in Framingham, Massachusetts. Shortages of Fabrazyme have been ongoing for the past two years.
EMA Releases Pharmacogenomics Concept Paper
By Rich Whitworth
The EMA has released a concept paper for a guideline on pharmacogenomic methodologies in the evaluation of authorized medicines to address the fact that genetic differences can cause variability in drug therapy efficacy and safety.
Week of Jan. 23, 2012: 2012 Facility of the Year Awards are Announced; Suzhou Pharma Services Names Oliver Mueller President; and More
2012 Facility of the Year Awards are Announced; Suzhou Pharma Services Names Oliver Mueller President; and More.

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