9 Nov 2010 10:26

NPERC, Bayer to conduct joint research on biodegradable injection

Shanghai. November 9. INTERFAX-CHINA - The National Pharmaceutical Engineering Research Center (NPERC), a subsidiary of the Shanghai Institute of Pharmaceutical Industry (SIPI), has signed an agreement with German giant Bayer Schering Pharma AG to conduct joint research on a biodegradable injection drug delivery system, SIPI announced Nov. 8.

The announcement did not disclose the financial terms of the agreement.

NPERC is currently working on 10 different technologies for dosage preparation and drug delivery, including biodegradable microspheres, liposome preparations, a bioadhesive dosage form and an oral suspension sustained release system.

- MS