Thermo Fisher Supplies Hot Melt Extruder to Agere for Producing Formulations for Medical Applications

SpecialChem - Aug 8, 2011

NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., one of the world leaders in serving science, has announced a cooperation agreement with Agere Pharmaceuticals Inc., which will enable customers to accelerate formulation development of pharmaceutical compounds. The partnership is intended to reduce time and cost during proof of concept studies by means of hot melt extrusion and granulation. The two companies also possess a deep know-how in solid dispersions of poorly soluble compounds. Thermo Fisher will install its Thermo Scientific Pharma 16 HME twin-screw extruder at the Agere GMP facility located in Bend, Oregon. Agere can provide in-depth knowledge of solid dispersions and Thermo Fisher offers...

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