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AAPS 2018 PharmSci 360

Sunday, November 4, 2018 to Wednesday, November 7, 2018
UIP will have a booth at the AAPS 2018 PharmSci 360 Meeting in Washington, DC (November 4th - 7th).

UIP & Fervent

UIP will be working with Fervent Pharmaceuticals to develop its treatment for hot flashes and other vasomotor symptoms.  UIP involvement will be focused on formulation development aspects of the Fervent program, and UIP will manufacture development-scale clinical batches for its upcoming Phase II trial.

UIP to Participate in NIIMBL via NIPTE

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced on this day an award of $70 million to the new National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL), the eleventh institute in the Manufacturing USA network.  This is the first institute with a focus area proposed by industry and the first funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC).

UI Breaks Ground on New Pharmacy Building

UI officially broke ground on a new $96.3 million pharmacy building that will feature cutting-edge research laboratories, innovative technology, and collaborative learning spaces.  The lower level of this new building will be home to a new UIP sterile products manufacturing area. 

Analytical Testing Capability Expanded

UIP has received two new Waters Acquity QDa Detectors.  The ACQUITY QDa Detector is a mass detector designed as a synergistic element of a chromatographic separations system. 

Staffing Increased

UIP has hired an additional group of new employees. 

Additional UPLC Capability Added

UIP has added a second Waters ACQUITY UPLC H-Class System. This unit can perform HPLC/UHPLC methods up to 1034 bar/15,000 psi (normal HPLC is ~400 bar / 5000 psi).