Use financial incentives to end drug shortages; Bay State drugmakers are hiring;

> Lack of financial incentives trumps capacity constraints in ongoing generic cancer drug shortages. Story

> Gasp! Some Boston-area drugmakers plan to boost their workforces by 5 percent to 10 percent, but it's taking them a long time to fill open positions, says a federal report. Story

> CMO Lonza is investing $12 million to expand its biopharmaceutical development services platform in Singapore. Item

> Hovione and Particle Sciences are targeting poorly water soluble drugs in a collaboration to provide drug development services. Article

> SGS North America is now ISTA-certified for thermal testing on insulated shipping containers used for temperature-sensitive products. Release

> Unimpeded by the recent warning letter issued for its California manufacturing plant, Impax is planning a$52-million expansion of production capacity at its Taiwan facility. Item

> Biologics services provider Omnia has unveiled spraying drying services for drug stabilization. Omnia release

> SAFC and Pfenex have teamed to produce therapeutic proteins and vaccine components. Story

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