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January 29, 2016By Mark Terry, BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff   Tarrytown, N.Y.-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN) recently filed with the town of East Greenbush, N.Y. to build a second campus in Rensselaer County. East Greenbush is a suburb of Tarrytown, where the company is headquartered. It employs approximately 1,200 people in East Greenbush, which is […]

Analysts are again checking the tea leaves and analyzing the stars to try and understand what Cambridge, Mass.-based Biogen, Inc. (BIIB) has in the works. Now the Boston Business Journal reports that despite the company’s plans to cut 11 percent of its workforce, it also appears to be planning to expand its Kendal Square facilities […]

NEW YORK CITY (OCTOBER 29, 2015) — Intouch Solutions, a marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, has moved their New York offices to 469 Seventh Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. The move comes in response to rapid expansion at Intouch Solutions fueled by the acquisition of a number of major new clients. Employee count in the […]

ATLANTA – Alcon (ACL), a division of Novartis (NVS), is investing $250 million into an expansion of its Atlanta-area facility that will add more than 300 jobs, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reported this morning. The expansion will allow Alcon to focus on the manufacturing and development of contact lenses, including Dailies, AquaComfort Plus, Dailies Total1 […]

BOSTON – Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) will take an additional 6,000 square feet of space in the crowded Kendall Square area magnifying the presence of the company’s new innovation center in the pharmaceutical hub of the east coast, the Boston Business Journal reported this morning.   This addition of space gives Eli Lilly […]

Pharmaceutical powerhouse Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) will open a new $23.5 million North American shared services headquarters in Tampa, Florida Gov. Rick Scott‘s office announced Thursday.   The new site is expected to bring 500 jobs to Florida’s gulf coast and is expected to be operational sometime in the middle of 2016. Johnson & Johnson […]

Copenhagen, Denmark-based Novo Nordisk (NVO) and the governor of North Carolina, Pat McCrory, announced today that the company will spend between $1.2 and $1.7 billion to build a new manufacturing facility in Johnston County, N.C.   The new manufacturing plant is expected to create approximately 700 jobs over the next five years. It will manufacture […]

Sprout Pharmaceuticals continues to remain atop the news cycles just days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first female sex-drive drug, Addyi. Today Canadian-based Valeant Pharma (VRX) announced it was acquiring the now Raleigh, N.C.-based company for $1 billion in cash, plus a share of future profits based upon the achievement […]

Redwood City, Calif.-based Relypsa Inc. (RLYP) announced yesterday that it had signed a two-year detailing deal with Sanofi for the commercialization of a kidney disease drug. It also announced today an exclusive partnership with St. Gallen, Switzerland-based Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma Ltd. (VFMCRP) for the same drug in Europe and additional territories.   […]