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> The consultancy Technology Catalysts finds upside potential in parenteral depots via reformulation of marketed drugs, use as an alternative pathway in drug development, and use as a competitive differentiator for biosimilars. Release
> Bioject Medical will supply its Intradermal Pen disposable-syringe jet injector, still under development, to WHO for clinical research of intradermal delivery of vaccines in developing-country immunization programs.
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> Alvogen has launched a nitroglycerin transdermal system boasting small patch sizes and RSS bar coding. Release
> Some drugmakers are giving needle-free injection technology a second look, thanks to improved device designs, patient sentiment, and new therapeutic applications. Release