Latest Craigavon Stories

2011-05-11 02:00:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Almac is hosting its inaugural European Product Launch workshop in Boston, MA on 17th May 2011.

2011-05-04 04:46:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Almac's Biocatalysis Business Continues its Strong Growth and Boosts its Visibility With the Launch of the selectAZymeTM Brand As anticipated, Almac's biocatalysis business has expanded from its 2009 launch with the sale of six enzyme screening kits, to the current supply of 100s of kgs of chiral intermediates for drug substance manufacture, regular enzyme supply to specialty chemical companies and continued growth of its...

2011-04-11 10:48:00

CRAIGAVON, NI, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Award Recognises Almac's Continued Growth Success and Presence as a World Class Player in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Services The Almac Group, headquartered in Craigavon Northern Ireland, is celebrating another highly impressive year after being named 'Business of the Year' (for the second time in 3 years), together with other significant accolades at the Northern Ireland business awards - run by the nation's main daily newspaper, The...

2011-04-04 05:05:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Scientists at Almac and Queen's University Belfast Discover Novel Approach to Treat Cancer Patients New Study findings published in Clinical Cancer Research - The Journal of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Scientists from the School of Pharmacy at Queen's University Belfast and Almac Discovery Ltd, announce the first publication describing a potential new anti-angiogenic therapy based on a natural...

2011-03-16 03:30:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Clinical Services provider Almac has announced an investment in two ZED automated inline wallet presses.

2010-12-16 02:30:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, December 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Accolade Recognises Strong Communication of Almac's Integrated Services and US Expansion Programmes The Almac Group, one of the world's leading contract drug development and manufacturing organisations, was presented with the "News Flow of the Year" accolade at the 2010 Genesis Awards annual Gala dinner in London last week, following the company being shortlisted as a finalist in the category nominations.

2010-11-25 02:00:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, November 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With a growing requirement to support our clients with their EU product launches, reduce stock holdings and provide greater flexibility with regional packs, Almac has added an additional dedicated Late Stage Customisation Suite to the company's commercial facilities. Mark English, Distribution Manager at Almac, explains, "Late stage customisation involves working with the client, understanding their country launch...

2010-10-18 01:00:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, October 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Almac is once again pleased to announce the successful completion of an inspection of its Clinical Services UK facility located in Craigavon by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). The routine inspection, which took place over four days, from September 13th - September 16th, was conducted by a MHRA inspector who concluded that the site continues to be compliant with EU Good Manufacturing Practices,...

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.