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> SenseAware--an information service that combines a GPS sensor device and Internet-based collaboration platform for life sciences supply chain management--will be unveiled next spring by FedEx. Item

> API maker ScinoPharm has received the Potent Compound Safety Certification from SafeBridge Consultants for portions of its Tainan, Taiwan, facility. Release

> French drug maker Servier has cut the ribbon on a 4,500 square meter $70.3 million manufacturing plant in Ireland. Item

> Thyroid drug Thyrolar is in short supply as the manufacturer scrambles to satisfy a U.S. Pharmacopeia mandate for new specs for one of the drug's components, says Forest Labs. Article

> MdBio Foundation has sold its BioProcessing Center manufacturing facility in Baltimore to Emergent BioSolutions for $7.85 million.  Release