NextPharma cuts the ribbon on cold chain facility; Parexel partners on South Korean trials; Catalent completes expansion;

> NextPharma has opened up a new cold chain facility in Werne, Germany. "The initiative to build the new warehouse came about as a result of more and more products in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries requiring specialist handling and storage and we are excited at the prospect of being able to meet our customers' requirements to an even higher standard," says CEO Franck Latrille. Release

> Parexel International ($PRXL) and the ASAN Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea, are teaming up to offer clinical trial services to drug developers. The move is aimed at assisting developers interested in drug development and commercialization in the Korean market. Release

> Catalent Pharma Solutions has completed the ongoing expansion of its facility in Aprilia, Italy. Release

> PPD says it has expanded its alliance with VirtualScopics, which offers imaging solutions to speed up drug and device development. Story

> Huya Bioscience has struck a collaborative R&D pact with China's Tianjin Institute of Pharmaceutical Research. More

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