EVENTS CALENDAR

News Articles

<< Previous Page  Displaying 1 through 233 of 233  Next Page >>
 
PIA-R.R. Elects New Board Chairman
Published Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Board Chairman 2017-2018

More>>
 
Ganan terreno en la salud
Published Friday, September 30, 2016

Industria farmacéutica invierte más en el campo de la investigación.

More>>
 
Puertorriqueña toma el mando en Merck
Published Thursday, July 7, 2016

Wendy Perry asume el puesto de gerente general de la operación comercial, nunca antes ocupado por una boricua.

More>>
 
Ignite Science Camp ignites the desire to study STEM
Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Amgen-Manufacturing

More>>
 
Farmacéuticos discuten iniciativas de calidad para Puerto Rico
Published Friday, June 24, 2016

Industria farmacéutica discute en PR las tendencias y reglamentos globales para mejorar la calidad de sus productos.

More>>
 
Repudio farmacéutico a aumentar arbitrios a empresas foráneas
Published Tuesday, March 8, 2016

PIA advierte que desestabilizaría la manufactura, que aporta 48% del PIB

More>>
 
Cambios en la Industria Farmacéutica
Published Monday, February 29, 2016

Asociación de Industrias Farmacéuticas

Click read more to access to article

More>>
 
Guayama Hosts Parenteral Drug Association’s Educational Event
Published Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Guayama Hosts Parenteral Drug Association’s Educational Event More than 100 representatives from the pharmaceutical industry were at the Guayama Site, to participate in the Parenteral Drug Association Puerto RicoMore>>
 
GSK expands its portfolio of medicines in the US for patients with asthma and COPD
Published Tuesday, September 22, 2015
GSK expands its portfolio of medicines in the US for patients with asthma and COPD GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) announced the simultaneous availability of two of its recently approved products for the treatment ofMore>>
 
Manufacturer’s Association Recognizes Safety at Pfizer Sites
Published Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Manufacturer’s Association Recognizes Safety at Pfizer Sites Pfizer’s sites in Puerto Rico were recognized by the Puerto Rico Manufacturing Association (PRMA) for its consistent excellence in safety performanceMore>>
 
Partnering for Competitiveness
Published Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Partnering for Competitiveness Focused performance, compliance driven As part of PACIV’s diversification strategy and alignment with the industry needs, we have recently launched a new innovative business model: PACIVMore>>
 
Emergencia Industrial por el Racionamiento
Published Tuesday, August 11, 2015

El sector industrial de Puerto Rico está sintiendo el efecto del racionamiento.

More>>
 
Lilly del Caribe and United Way of Puerto Rico
Published Monday, July 27, 2015
United Way of Puerto Rico awarded five recognitions to Lilly del Caribe as part of the 2014 United Way yearly campaign closing event The recognitions are: Top Twelve Community Investors - for being among the first 12More>>
 
Visit our new section: Pharmaceutical Job Opportunities!
Published Tuesday, July 29, 2014

You will be redirected to the company’s official job list or search.

More>>
 
Clave el cumplimiento para la competitividad
Published Friday, June 20, 2014

PIA destaca el valor de la colaboración entre la industria farmacéutica y FDA

More>>
 
Puerto Rico retiene atractivos para las biofarmacéuticas
Published Friday, June 20, 2014

Es de las jurisdicciones con mejor récord en el cumplimiento regulatorio en el mundo

More>>
 
Sin consenso sobre las licencias de botiquín
Published Wednesday, March 12, 2014

PIA señala impacto a la investigación clínica 

More>>
 
PIA celebra Reunión Anual con Líderes de la Industria
Published Monday, March 10, 2014

Noviembre 2013

More>>
 
Pharmaceutical Industry Profile in PR
Published Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America Report

More>>
 
Lilly anuncia expansión en capacidad global para la manufactura de insulinas en respuesta a la creciente epidemia de diabetes
Published Thursday, November 14, 2013

Comunicado de Prensa

Click here to access the press statement (in PDF)

More>>
 
No se da por vencida la Industria Biofarmacéutica
Published Sunday, November 10, 2013

El sector privado y el Gobierno se enfocan en fortalecer las áreas débiles del País para retener a las empresas existentes y atraer nuevos jugadores del sector

Click here to access the article (in PDF)

More>>
 
Puerto Rico remains pharma epicenter of the Americas
Published Thursday, June 27, 2013

Puerto Rico remains pharma epicenter of the Americas

Click here to access the article (in PDF)

More>>
 
Ojo con Medicinas Falsificadas
Published Friday, June 21, 2013

Farmacéuticas y FDA colaboran para reducir el impacto

Click here to access the article (in PDF)

Also see Noticentro News Clip about PIA and FDA's Collaboration (WMV)

More>>
 
Nuestras Farmacéuticas
Published Monday, March 4, 2013

Click here to access the article

More>>
 
"Market Access Summit": Prevención y Adherencia como Fórmula Ganadora
Published Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Click here to access the articles

I. "Market Access Summit": Prevención y Adherencia como Fórmula Ganadora.

II. PIA respalda el Acceso a los Medicamentos.

More>>
 
El peso de la biofarmacéutica
Published Sunday, January 13, 2013

Click here to access the article

More>>
 
Farmaceuticas Ingenian su Propio Remedio
Published Thursday, June 14, 2012
 
Special Thanks
Published Wednesday, December 16, 2009
PIA-PR wants to publicly recognize each person whose leadership contributed to PIA-PR 2009 achievements: Thank you all! PIA-PR 2009 Board of Directors: PIA-PR Chairperson and Merck Vice President PR Operations DanerisMore>>
 
PIA-PR Conference on Renewable Energy
Published Wednesday, December 16, 2009
On Wednesday, September 2, 2009, a breakfast energy conference at the Banker’s Club sponsored by PIA-PR Affiliate Member One Planet Energy, LLC (One Planet) attracted a capacity attendance of executives from Puerto Rico’sMore>>
 
IMS Named to Dow Jones Sustainability - North America Index
Published Wednesday, December 16, 2009
PIA-PR Affiliate Member IMS has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, recognition of its economic, environmental and social performance. The index places IMS in good company, with such industryMore>>
 
Merck Celebrates 3rd Annual Health Innovation Awards
Published Wednesday, December 16, 2009
On Thursday, September 17, 2009, Merck Sharp & Dohme Puerto Rico celebrated the Third Annual Merck Health Innovation Award Ceremony. This award recognizes outstanding individuals or organizations whose health programsMore>>
 
PIA-PR Held Quarterly General Managers Meeting
Published Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Over 50 PIA-PR, Regular and Affiliate Members and government executives participated in the PIA-PR Quarterly General Managers Meeting held at the Bankers Club on Thursday, September 24. The objectives of this meeting were toMore>>
 
El Instituto de Estadísticas de Puerto Rico lo invita a utilizar un nuevo servicio gratuito para recibir a su correo electrónico de manera recurrente algunas de las estadísticas más importantes de Puerto Rico
Published Wednesday, December 9, 2009
http://www.estadisticas.gobierno.pr/iepr/Estadísticas/Suscripciones.aspx El Sistema surgió de la necesidad que tienen algunos usuarios para recibir de manera recurrente los informes estadísticos que preparan las entidadesMore>>
 
Social Security Serves Those who Serve America
Published Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Each and every day of the year, Americans in the armed forces serve our nation. At Social Security, we honor our nation’s military personnel and all of America’s veterans not only on Veterans Day, but every day of theMore>>
 
Help for the Homeless
Published Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Social Security administers several programs that pay benefits to qualified individuals, including those who are homeless. These programs include retirement, disability and survivors insurance, as well as SupplementalMore>>
 
Open Season is Here; Time to Hunt for Your Prescription Drug Plan
Published Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Hunting season is upon us; time to set your target for the Medicare prescription drug plan that’s best for you. Newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries, and current beneficiaries who are considering changes to their MedicareMore>>
 
This Thanksgiving, Pass the Mouse
Published Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Thanksgiving is almost here. Families across the nation will come together to share more than a meal — to share warm memories, and to make them. You may plan to watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade, toss a football on theMore>>
 
Governor Luis Fortuño Meets PhRMA Board
Published Friday, October 16, 2009
On Thursday, September 24, 2009, Governor Luis Fortuño and Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce José R. Pérez Riera and PRIDCO Executive Director Javier Vázquez Morales met with the Pharmaceutical Research andMore>>
 
PIA-PR Holds 2nd and 3rd Meeting on Flu A H1N1 Virus
Published Wednesday, September 16, 2009
On Wednesday, August 26 and September 2, 2009, the Influenza A H1N1 Ad Hoc Committee met at PIA-PR offices. The meetings' objectives were to (1) update Influenza A H1N1 Puerto Rico status, (2) evaluate several models of anMore>>
 
PIA-PR Affiliate Members
Published Wednesday, September 16, 2009
In 1997, PIA-PR incorporated the Affiliate Membership concept and invited a select group of pharmaceutical industry suppliers, vendors, consultants and professionals to participate collaboratively to forge a mutuallyMore>>
 
OSHA — PIA-PR Alliance Sponsored Seminar
Published Wednesday, September 16, 2009
On Tuesday, September 15, 2009, the PIA-PR Safety, Health & Environmental (SHE) Committee offered an Incident Investigation Seminar presented by US OSHA Offices Compliance Assistant Specialist Mrs. Madeline Medina. TheMore>>
 
Merck & Co. Launches Joint Venture
Published Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Will Develop Vaccines for Low-Income Countries — Merck & Co. and the UK charity, Wellcome Trust, recently announced the creation of a joint venture that will focus on developing affordable vaccines against diseases thatMore>>
 
Puerto Rico Gov / Together Rx Launch Together Rx Access® for PR
Published Wednesday, September 16, 2009
The Government of Puerto Rico and Together Rx Access® announced on August 19, 2009 the launch of the Together Rx Access® Para Puerto Rico card to help thousands of eligible, uninsured Puerto Ricans access to immediate andMore>>
 
La Rosa Del Monte Group joined PIA-PR as an affiliate Member
Published Wednesday, August 19, 2009

La Rosa Del Monte Group joined PIA-PR as an affiliate Member.

More>>
 
PIA-PR to Celebrate 20th Annual Meeting
Published Sunday, August 16, 2009
This year, the PIA-PR annual meeting will be held at the La Concha Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from Thursday, October 22 through Saturday, October 24, 2009. The Plenary Session will be held on Friday, October 23, fromMore>>
 
PFIZER ANNOUNCES PRESCRIPTION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TO HELP THOSE IN NEED IN PUERTO RICO
Published Thursday, July 16, 2009
San Juan, PR, July 16, 2009 — Pfizer announced today the introduction in Puerto Rico of its Pfizer Helpful Answers program, a family of prescription assistance programs that can help people without prescription coverage saveMore>>
 
MERCK, PR Announces Development Facility Investment
Published Thursday, July 16, 2009
On July 30, 2009, Merck announced the construction of a product development plant in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, becoming one of the first pharmaceutical companies to establish a facility of this type on the island. ThisMore>>
 
PIA-PR Met with State Epidemiologist on A-H1N1 Flu Virus
Published Thursday, July 16, 2009
On Tuesday, July 21, 2009, the PIA-PR Medical Directors Committee and the Health Council met with State Epidemiologist Dr. Johnny Rullán who presented the Update on A-H1N1 Pandemic Flu: Current Implications for Puerto Rico.More>>
 
PhRMA News
Published Thursday, July 16, 2009
Statement on Commitment to Healthcare Reform - Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Senior Vice President Ken Johnson recently reiterated PhRMA’s commitment to healthcare reform: Ø "We have beenMore>>
 
Johnson & Johnson Donates $500,000 to Eight Organizations
Published Thursday, July 16, 2009
Johnson & Johnson donated $500,000 among eight non-profit organizations as part of its Partnership Program for Our Wellbeing, now in its 20th year in Puerto Rico and honored 12 employees as living examples of theMore>>
 
PIA-PR New Affiliate Member La Rosa del Monte
Published Thursday, July 16, 2009
La Rosa Del Monte Group recently joined PIA-PR as an affiliate Member. La Rosa Del Monte Group has been serving the Puerto Rico & Continental US Markets for the past 40 plus years and is comprised of two primaryMore>>
 
PIA-PR Held 2nd Managed Care Conference
Published Thursday, July 16, 2009
On July 7, 2009, PIA-PR held its Second Annual Managed Care Conference for health industry representatives. Three well-known experts from the field presented several strategies that focus on the integration, prevention,More>>
 
PIA-PR Statement on deferral‏
Published Thursday, June 18, 2009
PIA-PR OPPOSES THE OBAMA ADMINSTRATION'S PROPOSAL TO MODIFY DEFERRAL RULES. THESE MODIFICATIONS WILL HAVE A NEGATIVE EFFECT ON THE CREATION AND RETENTION OF US CITIZENS JOBS IN PUERTO RICO The Pharmaceutical IndustryMore>>
 
PIA-PR Held Quarterly General Managers Meeting
Published Tuesday, June 16, 2009
On Thursday, June 25, PIA-PR held its Quarterly General Managers Meeting at the Bankers Club. The meeting was chaired by PIA-PR Vice Chairperson Eric Álvarez. The objectives of these meetings are (1) to receive feedback onMore>>
 
PIA-PR Met with ASES Executive Director
Published Tuesday, June 16, 2009
On Tuesday, June 9, PIA-PR executives met with ASES Executive Director Domingo Nevárez to become acquainted with his work plan and to identify areas of common interest for collaboration. It was agreed to invite an ASESMore>>
 
PIA-PR Met with Puerto Rico Society of Surgeons
Published Tuesday, June 16, 2009
On Thursday, June 11, PIA-PR representatives met with the Puerto Rico Surgeons Society, aka Colegio de Médicos Cirujanos de Puerto Rico (CMC) at the PIA-PR offices. The objectives of the meeting were to (1) orient CMCMore>>
 
PACIV Joined PIA-PR as an Affiliate Member
Published Tuesday, June 16, 2009
In June, PACIV joined PIA-PR as an Affiliate Member. A value-driven, total automation engineering firm, PACIV, established in 1997, is a biopharmaceutical industry outsourcing solution offering instrumentation, controlMore>>
 
PIA-PR Web Page
Published Tuesday, June 16, 2009
PIA-PR is in the process of updating its web page. As part of the process—and to add value to the Regular and Affiliate membership concept—we would like to include a link to your web page and update your information.More>>
 
Pfizer Prescription-Assistance Program in PR—to Help Those in Need
Published Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Pfizer, Inc. announced the official introduction in Puerto Rico of its Pfizer Helpful Answers program, a family of prescription assistance programs that can help people without prescription coverage save on many PfizerMore>>
 
PIA-PR / FDA Holds 7th Regulatory Conference
Published Saturday, May 16, 2009
On May 7, 2009, PIA-PR, in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held their 7th Regulatory Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Isla Verde. The conference theme, Supply Chain: A wake-up Call, wasMore>>
 
Elected officials visit Janssen in Gurabo
Published Saturday, May 16, 2009
During the first quarter of this year, the Johnson& Johnson (J&J) Public Affairs Department and Janssen Pharmaceutica (Gurabo, PR) General Manager Iván Cartagena coordinated a visit of that city's elected publicMore>>
 
PIA-PR New Affiliate Member
Published Saturday, May 16, 2009
MC-21 Corporation joined PIA-PR as an Affiliate Member. Since 1998, MC-21 is a Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) company that develops and administers unique, tailored, and flexible pharmacy programs for privateMore>>
 
Senate President holds roundtable on IRS Section #901
Published Saturday, May 16, 2009
On Wednesday May 27, Senate President Thomas Rivera Schatz and Senator Norma Burgos jointly chaired a roundtable on Internal Revenue Code 901 at the Olympic House in San Juan. The objective of the meeting was to listen toMore>>
 
Obama Adm’s Proposal to Modify Deferral Rules Faces PIA-PR Opposition
Published Saturday, May 16, 2009
PIA-PR represents research-based multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies with operations in Puerto Rico. The biopharmaceutical industry has a significant, measurable, and beneficial effect on Puerto Rico’sMore>>
 
PIA-PR New Committee - Government Affairs
Published Saturday, May 16, 2009
In September 2008 the PIA-PR Board of Directors approved forming the Government Affairs Committee. The committee, chaired by Abbott Government Affairs Director Néstor Ortiz held its first meeting on May 12 at theMore>>
 
Governor Fortuño Meets with Pfizer CEO
Published Saturday, May 16, 2009
As part of the mission of his administration, to promote Puerto Rico's economic reconstruction and defend the jobs that exist on the island, PR Governor Luis Fortuño met recently in NY with Pfizer Chief Executive OfficerMore>>
 
Swine Flu Q&A
Published Monday, April 27, 2009
Swine Flu Q&A What you need to know and how to protect yourself from infection. By the Editors of MSN Health Swine flu in the U.S.? If you're worried about the flurry of news on pandemics, epidemics, andMore>>
 
PIA-PR Attends Public Hearings on House Resolution #110
Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009
On Tuesday, February 3, 2009, PIA-PR attended House of Representatives Public Hearings on House Resolution #110. The Resolution objective was to “conduct an investigation related to the closing of pharmaceuticalMore>>
 
PIA-PR / PRIDCO Task Force
Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009
As part of PIA-PR's mission to strengthen the presence of the biopharmaceutical industry in Puerto Rico, PIA-PR representatives met on March 6, 2009 with PRIDCO Executive Director Javier Vázquez to identify areas ofMore>>
 
PIA-PR Met with PREPA Executive Director
Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009
On Monday, March 2, 2009, the PIA-PR Energy Committee met with Puerto Rico Energy Public Authority (PREPA) Executive Director Engineer Miguel Cordero to identify areas of common interest for collaboration. It was agreed toMore>>
 
PIA-PR EHS Committee Met with EQB President
Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009
On March 17, 2009, the PIA-PR Environmental, Health and Safety Committee met with the new president of the Environmental Quality Board of Puerto Rico (EQB), Pedro Nieves. The meeting, chaired by SHE Committee ChairpersonMore>>
 
Horizon Executives Visit PIA-PR
Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009
On Tuesday, March 10, 2009, PIA-PR Horizon Lines President John Keenan and Vice President Jacob Wegrzin visited PIA-PR. Horizon Lines, Inc. is the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics companyMore>>
 
ASAE Executives Visit PIA-PR
Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009
On Tuesday, March 3, 2009, Puerto Rico Convention Bureau President Ana M. Viscasillas and American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) President and Center for Association Leadership (The Center) Chief Executive OfficerMore>>
 
Merck & Co. and Schering-Plough to Merge
Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Merck & Co. and Schering-Plough announced that the drug makers entered into a merger agreement under which Merck and Schering-Plough will combine, under the name Merck, in a cash and stock deal valued at $41.1 billion.More>>
 
Pfizer to Acquire Wyeth
Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Pfizer and Wyeth announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Pfizer will acquire Wyeth in a cash-and-stock transaction currently valued at $50.19 per share, or a total of approximately $68More>>
 
U.S. Biopharm R&D Spending Reaches Record Levels in 2008
Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Despite the nation’s economic slowdown, America’s pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies invested a record $65.2 billion last year in the research and development (R&D) of new life-changingMore>>
 
Mark Your Calendar: PIA-PR Annual Meeting
Published Tuesday, March 31, 2009
 
Governor Luis Fortuño announced new government appointments
Published Sunday, February 1, 2009
On Sunday, January 4, 2009, Governor Luis Fortuño announced the appointments of Secretary of Health Dr. Jaime Rivera Dueño, Secretary of Treasury Mr. Juan C. Puig, Secretary of Education Dr. Carlos Chardon,More>>
 
Economic & Fiscal Reconstruction Council Meets With Coalition
Published Sunday, February 1, 2009
On Monday, January 5, 2009, the Chairperson of the Governor's Economic and Fiscal Reconstruction Advisory Council, Banco Popular Inc. CEO Richard Carrión, met with the Puerto Rico Private Sector Coalition (Coalition)More>>
 
PRIDCO Team visits AMGEN Biotech Operations in Juncos
Published Sunday, February 1, 2009
On January 28, AMGEN Manufacturing Vice President Emilio Rivera hosted a meeting at AMGEN Manufacturing Plant in Juncos with Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO) Executive Director Javier Vázquez,More>>
 
Deirdre Connelly Appointed GSK No. America Unit President
Published Sunday, February 1, 2009
GlaxoSmithKline announced that Puerto Rican born Deirdre Connelly was appointed President of the company's North American Pharmaceuticals unit, replacing Chris Viehbacher who left the post to become CEO at Sanofi Aventis.More>>
 
Pfizer Organizational Announcement
Published Sunday, February 1, 2009
Pfizer announced the appointment of Nelson Morales as its newly-created Specialty Care Business Unit Puerto Rico Leader. Nelson, who will report to Pfizer Specialty Biologics Sales Vice President Karl A. Braun, will lead theMore>>
 
PIA-PR Elections
Published Sunday, February 1, 2009
Novo Nordisk District Business Manager María Laforet was elected to the PIA-PR 2009 Board of Directors. In 1981, she started as Medical Representative with Marion Labs where she was promoted through the ranks to theMore>>
 
PIA-PR and PhRMA Execs met in Washington DC
Published Sunday, February 1, 2009
PIA-PR Chairperson Daneris Fernández, PIA-PR Secretary-Treasury Emilio Rivera and PIA-PR Executive Vice President Agustín Márquez Veglio met with the PhRMA-Puerto Rico Task Force Committee led by PhRMAMore>>
 
26 New Pharm Research Cos Treatments Approved in 2007
Published Sunday, February 1, 2009
America’s biopharmaceutical research companies obtained approval for 26 new medicines in 2007 from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The medicines include 16 new drugs (also called new molecular entities orMore>>
 
PIA-PR 2009 Board of Directors
Published Sunday, January 18, 2009
The Pharmaceutical Industry Association of Puerto Rico (PIA-PR) elected its 2009 Board of Directors at it Annual Meeting’s General Assembly, held in November 2008. Following are the PIA-PR 2009 Board of Directors:More>>
 
Econ & Fiscal Reconstruction Council Meets With Coalition
Published Sunday, January 18, 2009
On Tuesday, December 2, the Governor-elect’s Economic and Fiscal Reconstruction Advisory Council met with the Puerto Rico Private Sector Coalition (Coalition) at the Popular Center to present Puerto Rico’sMore>>
 
Pfizer Organizational Announcements
Published Sunday, January 18, 2009
Pfizer announced the promotion of Gilberto Ríos to State Director, New York reporting to Marie-Caroline Sainpy, Pfizer’s US Regional President-Northeast Primary Care Business Unit. Gilberto, who will be based inMore>>
 
UPS Expands Healthcare Options: New PR Facility
Published Sunday, January 18, 2009
PIA-PR Affiliate Member UPS—the world’s largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain solutions—is expanding its options for healthcare customers with the addition of a newMore>>
 
UPS Surveys Pharma—BioTech Industry
Published Sunday, January 18, 2009
A recent UPS survey of decision makers in the pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech industries conducted by Harris Interactive identified various areas in which companies are planning to make changes to theirMore>>
 
Pharma-Bio Serv acquires Integratek
Published Sunday, January 18, 2009
IA-PR Affiliate Member Pharma-Bio Serv Inc., a global regulatory compliance and consulting services provider to the health sciences industry, announced the acquisition of the operations and assets of Puerto Rico-basedMore>>
 
Governor Elect Luis Fortuño Met with PhRMA Chairperson
Published Monday, December 1, 2008
Governor elect Luis Fortuño met with PhRMA Chairperson and Merck and Company Chairman, President and CEO Richard T. Clark, on Friday, November 14, 2008 at the PIA-PR Annual Meeting to identify areas of commonMore>>
 
Special Thanks
Published Monday, December 1, 2008
PIA-PR wants to publicly recognize each person whose leadership contributed to PIA-PR 2008 achievements: Thank you all! PIA-PR 2008 Board of Directors: PIA-PR Chairperson and Merck Vice President PR OperationsMore>>
 
Governor Luis Fortuño appointees
Published Monday, December 1, 2008
Puerto Rico Governor-elect Luis Fortuño recently appointed the following key Cabinet Members: as Secretary of State, Kenneth McClintock; Chief of Staff, Juan Carlos Blanco; Department of Economic Development andMore>>
 
New Affiliate Member Horizon Lines
Published Monday, December 1, 2008
Horizon Lines, Inc. joined PIA-PR as an Affiliate Member. Horizon is the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping and integrated logistics company comprised of two primary operating subsidiaries. Horizon Lines, LLC owns orMore>>
 
PIA-PR Affiliate Members
Published Monday, December 1, 2008
In 1997, PIA-PR incorporated the Affiliate Membership concept and invited a select group of pharmaceutical industry suppliers, vendors, consultants and professionals to participate to forge a mutually beneficial long-termMore>>
 
CIC Celebrates its 25 Anniversary
Published Monday, December 1, 2008
PIA-PR Affiliate Member Caribbean Industrial Construction recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a reception at their facilities in Guaynabo. A large group of clients, suppliers and employees joined Fred Gallo andMore>>
 
PIA-PR Held 19th Annual Meeting
Published Monday, December 1, 2008
Over 300 biopharmaceutical industry executives; government officials; and industry, academia and community leaders attended the 19TH PIA-PR Annual Meeting held at the El Conquistador Resort & Hotel in Fajardo, PuertoMore>>
 
Bioprocess Training and R&D Center Inauguration
Published Wednesday, October 1, 2008
The recent start-up of the Bioprocess Training and Research & Development Center was announced by Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO) Chairperson Boris Jaskille, University of Puerto Rico (UPR) PresidentMore>>
 
Clinical Research Degree Programs -- UPR School of Medical Sciences
Published Wednesday, October 1, 2008
The University of Puerto Rico`s School of Medicine and School of Health Professions are offering two joint academic degrees to foster clinical research on the island: an MS degree in Clinical Research (MSCR) and a GraduateMore>>
 
Edgardo Fábregas to Retire as J&J VP
Published Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Johnson & Johnson Vice President of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Emerging Markets Edgardo Fábregas has informed his decision to retire from the company effective in December. Fábregas, who until recentlyMore>>
 
Lilly Inaugurates New Labs Facility in Carolina, PR
Published Monday, September 1, 2008
At the ribbon cutting ceremony held recently for its new laboratory, Lilly del Caribe management said the will address the company’s strategy of increasing production volumes and bringing new molecules to its dryMore>>
 
PR Economic Incentives Act Conferences Scheduled
Published Monday, September 1, 2008
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico recently enacted into law the Economic Incentives Act for the Development of Puerto Rico, No. 73 of May 28, 2008, which replaces the former act (No. 135). PRIDCO has initiated a series ofMore>>
 
PIA-PR Sponsors Third PIA-PR/FDA Industry Workshop for 2008
Published Monday, September 1, 2008
On Thursday, August 27, 2008, PIA-PR sponsored the Third PIA-PR / FDA Industry Workshop at The City View Plaza Forum. The topic was FDA Perspective for a Robust Customer Complaints Program. The workshop`s guest speaker wasMore>>
 
PIA-PR Extraordinary Meeting Held
Published Monday, September 1, 2008
On Friday, September 12, 2008, an extraordinary meeting of the PIA-PR membership, led by Chairperson Daneris Fernández, was held at the El San Juan Hotel to present amendments to the PIA-PR Bylaws. The followingMore>>
 
Bristor-MyersSquibb Announcements
Published Monday, September 1, 2008
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) announced the promotion of Dr. Ivonne LaSalle as BMS Manatí Operations Vice President and General Manager and Debbie Vázquez as BMS Humacao Operations Vice President and GeneralMore>>
 
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation Appointment
Published Monday, September 1, 2008
Novartis announced the appointment of Bernardo Illera as Puerto Rico Managing Director. Bernardo brings strong leadership experience to this new position, having spent more than 15 years serving in marketing, males andMore>>
 
PR Tax Act 101 - Benefits for Researchers and Scientists Date In : 8/28/2008
Published Friday, August 1, 2008
Governor Aníbal Acevedo Vilá signed the Puerto Rico Tax Act No. 101 of June 27, 2008 (aka Tax Incentives Act for Researchers and Scientists), which amends §1022(b) of the Puerto Rico Internal Revenue CodeMore>>
 
PRIDCO: Econ Incentives Act Conferences Being Offered in US
Published Friday, August 1, 2008
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico recently enacted into law the Economic Incentives Act for the Development of Puerto Rico, No. 73 of May 28, 2008, which replaces the former act (No. 135). “This new tool is alreadyMore>>
 
First PIA-PR Technology Symposium
Published Friday, August 1, 2008
On Thursday, April 17, 2008, PIA-PR sponsored the First PIA-PR Technology Symposium. The conference, chaired by PIA-PR Technology Committee Chairperson and Pfizer PR New Processes & Technology Director/Team Leader Dr.More>>
 
Warner Chilcott Announces Edgar Ortiz Promotion
Published Friday, August 1, 2008
Warner Chilcott Technical Operations Senior Vice-President Lee Cross announced the promotion of Edgar Ortiz to the position of Puerto Rico Pharmaceutical Operations (Fajardo) Senior Director and General Manager. Edgar hasMore>>
 
Johnny Rullán & Co Joins PIA-PR as affiliate member
Published Friday, August 1, 2008
New PIA-PR Affiliate Member Johnny Rullán & Co. is a principal supplier of equipment and service to the 18 corporation facilities and 34 manufacturing plants of the PIA-PR member companies. Established in PuertoMore>>
 
Phrma News
Published Friday, August 1, 2008
From an article by PhRMA President Billy Tauzin: US pharmaceutical research companies are developing over 300 medicines, which target a wide range of mental diseases, to help the nearly 60 million sufferers of some form ofMore>>
 
Asociación Médica de PR launches Journal and a New Web Page
Published Friday, August 1, 2008
On July 8, 2008, the Medical Association of Puerto Rico, Asociación Médica de Puerto Rico, held a private activity to launch once again its journal, Boletín de la Asociación Médica deMore>>
 
PhRMA Facts and Figures
Published Friday, August 1, 2008
Cost to develop a drug: $802 Million Time to develop a drug: 10 to 15 years Cost to develop a biologic: $1.2 Billion TheMore>>
 
PIA-PR Orients PhRMA Tax Execs on PR`s new Incentives Law
Published Tuesday, July 1, 2008
On Wednesday, June 18, 2008, Eli Lilly Puerto Rico Tax Advisor and PIA-PR Finance Committee Past Chairperson Carlos J. Bonilla made a presentation in Washington, DC, titled The New Socioeconomic Incentives for theMore>>
 
PIA-PR held Quarterly General Managers Meeting
Published Tuesday, July 1, 2008
On Thursday, June 26, PIA-PR held its Quarterly General Managers Meeting at the El San Juan Hotel. The meeting was chaired by PIA-PR Chairperson Daneris Fernández. The objectives of these meetings are (1) to receiveMore>>
 
Governor Signs New Tax Incentive Law for Research Scientists
Published Tuesday, July 1, 2008
On June 23, 2008, Governor Aníbal Acevedo Vilá signed the new Tax Incentive Law for Research Scientists, Law #101 of June 23, 2008. For more information visit the PIA-PR Web Page (www.piapr.com).
 
Visit PIA-PR Web Page (www.piapr.com)
Published Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Visit the PIA-PR Web Page (www.piapr.com) where you will find a summary of The Socioeconomic Incentives Law for the Economic Development of Puerto Rico (Spanish and English versions) prepared byMore>>
 
US Biopharm Industry: $58.8 Billion — Record R&D Spending in 2007
Published Tuesday, July 1, 2008
US pharmaceutical and biotechnology research companies invested a record $58.8 billion last year in the research and development (R&D) of new life-changing medicines and vaccines – an increase of nearly $3 billionMore>>
 
Richard T. Clark is Elected PhRMA Board Chairperson
Published Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Merck Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President Richard T. Clark was elected Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Board Chairman at the PhRMA Annual Meeting. During the meeting, AstraZeneca CEOMore>>
 
Socioeconomic Incentives Law for Development of Puerto Rico
Published Sunday, June 1, 2008
On Wednesday, May 28, 2008, Governor Aníbal Acevedo Vilá signed The Socioeconomic Incentives Law for the Development of Puerto Rico, Act #73. The new law, which goes into effect July 1, 2008, would allow exemptMore>>
 
AMGEN Corp R&D Sr. VP Dr. Miletich Meets with Ind-Acad-Gov Execs
Published Sunday, June 1, 2008
AMGEN Inc. Reseah and Development (R&D) Senior Vice President Dr. Joe Miletich visited Puerto Rico recently to share with local AMGEN management information on the company’s pipeline and his vision of theMore>>
 
PIA-PR to Sponsor Suppliers Meeting
Published Sunday, June 1, 2008
PIA-PR`s Puhasing Committee will hold its Third Suppliers Meeting, themed “Doing Business with the Pharmaceutical Industry” at the El San Juan Hotel in Isla Verde on June 25, 2008. Meeting objectives are to (1)More>>
 
Pharma-BioServ Announces Scienza Labs Opening
Published Sunday, June 1, 2008
PIA-PR Affiliate Member Pharma-BioServe has announced the opening of its high-tech, state of the art, miobiological testing facility, Scienza Labs, positioned to provide world-class service to its partners. The facility, atMore>>
 
PIA-PR Visitors
Published Sunday, June 1, 2008
During May 2008, PIA-PR met with corporate and academia guests to identify areas of common interest for collaboration, among them: Patheon-MOVA North American Operations President Terence S. Novak; the former executiveMore>>
 
Tax Watch
Published Sunday, June 1, 2008
Following are highlights of The Socioeconomic Incentives Law for the Development of Puerto Rico, Act #73, prepared by the Tax Group at the law firm of PIA-PR Affiliate Member Fiddler González & Rodríguez:More>>
 
Tax Incentives Bill Status Report
Published Thursday, May 1, 2008
In a public ceremony held at the Puerto Rico capitol, on Thursday, May 1, 2008, House Speaker José Aponte, Senate President Kenneth McClintock and Governor`s Chief of Staff Jorge Silva presented to a group of stateMore>>
 
PIA-PR / FDA Held 6th Annual Regulatory Conference
Published Thursday, May 1, 2008
PIA-PR and the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) held their joint 6th Annual Regulatory Conference on Thursday, May 8, 2008 at the Condado Plaza Hotel. The Conference theme was Quality Risk Management. Following is a list ofMore>>
 
SJ Star Selects Daneris Fernández among PR Most Influential Women
Published Thursday, May 1, 2008
Merck Manufacturing Division PR Operations Vice President and PIA-PR Board of Directors Chairperson Daneris Fernández was recently selected as one of the island`s Most Influential Women by the San Juan Star newspaperMore>>
 
PhRMA International Meeting
Published Thursday, May 1, 2008
Over 125 worldwide biopharmaceutical companies’ regional executives gathered in Laguna Niguel, California the week of April 21, 2008 along with PIA-PR executives to review the pharmaceutical industry’s currentMore>>
 
PIA-PR Affiliate Member IMS HEALTH Once Again Among Business Week’s Best-Performing US Companies Date In :
Published Thursday, May 1, 2008
Just one month after making the Most Admired Companies list in Fortune magazine, IMS’s performance is again being recognized—this time, by BusinessWeek—as one of the 50 Best-Performing US Companies. IMS isMore>>
 
Chantix Wins Prestigious First-ever US Prix Galien, Named Best Pharmaceutical Agent
Published Thursday, May 1, 2008
Pfizer’s smoking cessation medicine Chantix recently won the prestigious Prix Galien medal for Best Pharmaceutical Agent in 2007. Often desibed as the `Nobel Prize` for applied medical reseah development, the award isMore>>
 
Dr. Joxel García Appointed US Assistant Secretary of Health
Published Thursday, May 1, 2008
Puerto Rican born Joxel García, M.D., MBA, was appointed United States Assistant Secretary of Health (ASH). The ASH serves as the Secretary of Health and Human Services’ primary advisor on matters involving theMore>>
 
Tax Incentives Bill Status Report
Published Tuesday, April 1, 2008
PIA-PR coordinated a series of meetings from Sunday, Mah 16 through noon, Tuesday, Mah 18 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico to allow the Chief Tax Executives (CTEs) of the pharmaceutical and other selectedMore>>
 
PIA-PR sponsored First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum
Published Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Over 125 pharmaceutical industry executives, suppliers, vendors, academia and government officials participated in The First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum held at the El San Juan Hotel, in Isla Verde, on Mah 6 and 7, 2008.More>>
 
PIA-PR Sponsored the 1st Managed-Care Summit
Published Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Over 175 pharmaceutical industry executives, government officials, academia and other health-related organizations` professionals attended The PIA-PR First Managed-Care Summit held at the Condado Plaza on Friday, April 4,More>>
 
PIA-PR Visitors
Published Tuesday, April 1, 2008
During March 2008, PIA-PR received, and met with, distinguished guests to identify areas of common interest for collaboration, among them: the former seetary of DEDC and Georgia Tech alumni, Carlos Vivoni and Georgia TechMore>>
 
Pfizer Announces New Puerto Rico Leadership Team
Published Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Pfizer has announced the creation of a new organizational structure which includes the Puerto Rico Leadership Team: Carlos H. del Río will continue as Vice President and Team Leader for Latin America and Puerto Rico,More>>
 
Prix Galien USA Names Abbott`s HUMIRA® Best Biotech Product
Published Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Abbott`s HUMIRA® (adalimumab) Honored with Prestigious Galen Prize for Innovation in Patient Care: Abbott, a leader in the treatment of autoimmune diseases, has received the 2007 Galen Prize for Best BiotechnologyMore>>
 
Abbott`s GM and PIA-PR former Board Member Neil Aylward transferred to Chicago
Published Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Recently, Abbott announced that Puerto Rico Vice President/General Manager Neil Aylward will soon be returning to company headquarters in Chicago. The new Vice President/General Manager on the island will be Steve MuldoonMore>>
 
PIA-PR to Sponsor First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum
Published Saturday, March 1, 2008
The First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum was held at the El San Juan Hotel, in Isla Verde, PR on Mah 6 and 7, 2008. The event`s main speakers were Boston Consulting Group Partner and Managing Director Amyn Mehant, GovernorMore>>
 
PIA-PR to Sponsor 1st Managed-Care Summit
Published Saturday, March 1, 2008
PIA-PR`s Managed-Care Summit 2008 will be held at the Condado Plaza on April 4, 2008. Main event speakers are: Dr. Ibrahim Pérez on Puerto Rico Healthcare System Evolution; Secretary of Health Dra. Rosa PérezMore>>
 
Patheon Mova Joins PIA-PR as an Affiliate Member
Published Saturday, March 1, 2008
Patheon is a leading global provider of contract dosage-form development and manufacturing services to the reseah-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Employing approximately 5,000 highly-skilled personnel,More>>
 
PhRMA R&D
Published Saturday, March 1, 2008
Innovative presiption medicines and treatments are saving lives and giving patients new hope for a healthier future. Learn about how innovative reseah by America’s pharmaceutical companies(PhRMA) is givingMore>>
 
PPA Raising Awareness of Chronic Disease increases in PR too
Published Saturday, March 1, 2008
Representatives of The Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA)—a nationwide effort sponsored by America’s pharmaceutical reseah companies that is raising awareness of patient assistance programs and theMore>>
 
PIA-PR to Sponsor First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum
Published Friday, February 1, 2008
The First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum will be held at the El San Juan Hotel, in Isla Verde, on Mah 6 and 7, 2008. The forum counts with the participation of Boston Consulting Group Partner and Managing Director, Amyn MehantMore>>
 
Tax Incentives Bill Status Report
Published Friday, February 1, 2008
On November 9, 2007, Governor Aníbal Acevedo Vilá signed into law a six-month extension to the current Industrial Incentives Law. The new incentives law should have legislative approval by May 3, 2008 with theMore>>
 
PIA-PR to Sponsor the 1st Managed-Care Summit
Published Friday, February 1, 2008
PIA-PR`s Managed-Care Summit 2008 will be held at the Condado Plaza on April 4, 2008. The summit objectives are to 1) inform PIA-PR Members of the dynamics of the Health System and its evolution; 2) inform Health SystemMore>>
 
PIA-PR Announces 2008 Committees Chairpersons
Published Friday, February 1, 2008
Following are the PIA-PR 2008 committees and their respective chairpersons: Board of Directors – Merck Sharp & Dohme Vice President Daneris Fernández; Environmental, Health & Safety – Merck SharpMore>>
 
Novartis Announced Plant Expansion in Humacao
Published Friday, February 1, 2008
Novartis has begun construction on its most recent expansion, a $36 million project to be completed by the end of 2008 that will establish in Puerto Rico a Packaging facility for the Novartis OTC division`s family ofMore>>
 
PRIDCO Announces 20 -Plant Expansion Start-ups in Last 18 Months
Published Friday, February 1, 2008
PRIDCO Executive Director Boris Jaskille recently announced the start-up, during the last 18 months, of 20 mayor facilities expansion projects on the island. These projects total an investment of $1.9 billion and will eateMore>>
 
Government Plans To Reduce Energy Costs
Published Friday, February 1, 2008
Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO) Executive Director Boris Jaskille announced plans to reduce energy costs and ensure the island`s competitiveness and economic development. To address this concern, theMore>>
 
J&J Inaugurates New Facility Celebrates 45th Anniversary in PR
Published Friday, February 1, 2008
On November 30, 2007 Johnson & Johnson (J&J) celebrated the 45th anniversary of the corporation’s establishment in Puerto Rico and the inauguration of its new office building in Guaynabo. Governor AníbalMore>>
 
Pfizer Caguas to Participate in EPA Performance Track Program
Published Friday, February 1, 2008
On December 13, 2007, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals LLC (Caguas) celebrated having been selected, in April 2007, to participate in the United States Environmental Protection Agency Performance Track (EPAPT) program. TheMore>>
 
PIA-PR Suppliers Vendors & Consultants Directory
Published Friday, February 1, 2008
PIA-PR is in the process of updating its Web Page to include a pharmaceutical industry suppliers, vendors and consultant directory. If you are currently a supplier, vendor or consultant of the pharmaceutical industry, andMore>>
 
PIA-PR 2008 Board of Directors
Published Tuesday, January 1, 2008
The Pharmaceutical Industry Association of Puerto Rico (PIA-PR) elected its 2008 Board of Directors at the general assembly held during its annual meeting. PIA-PR Executive Committee Members are shown in the photographMore>>
 
LifeScan Inaugurates New Aguadilla Plant
Published Tuesday, January 1, 2008
On December 13, 2007, LifeScan, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, inaugurated its new Aguadilla plant where it will manufacture the OneTouch Ultra® brand of test strips used by diabetics to monitor the level ofMore>>
 
PIA-PR to Sponsor First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum
Published Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Pfizer General Manager and First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum Chairperson Iván Román announced the participation of Boston Consulting Group Amyn Mehant and Governor Chief of Staff Jorge Silva Puras as the mainMore>>
 
Governor Acevedo Appoints Bartolomé Gamundi as DEDC Secretary
Published Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Governor Aníbal Acevedo Vilá appointed Bartolomé Gamundi as the new Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce. Gamundi obtained an industrial engineering degree from the UPR Mayagüez Campus andMore>>
 
French Consul meets with PIA-PR Executive VP
Published Tuesday, January 1, 2008
France Honorary Consul in Puerto Rico Dr. Ma Jean-Bernard met with PIA-PR Executive Vice President Agustín Márquez Veglio on December 14, 2007 to express France`s interests in strengthening its CommercialMore>>
 
PIA-PR Suppliers Vendors & Consultants Directory
Published Tuesday, January 1, 2008
PIA-PR is in the process of updating its Web Page to include a pharmaceutical industry suppliers, vendors and consultant directory. If you are currently a supplier, vendor or consultant of the pharmaceutical industry, andMore>>
 
La fármaco economía como herramienta para atender asuntos de Salud Pública y Manejo de Presupuestos
Published Tuesday, January 1, 2008
Conferencia La fármaco economía como herramienta para atender asuntos de Salud Pública y Manejo de Presupuestos Una visión de la Medicina desde la Economía “Mi error, y el deMore>>
 
Tax Incentives Bill Status
Published Saturday, December 1, 2007
On November 9, 2007, Governor Aníbal Acevedo Vilá signed into law a six-month extension to the current Industrial Incentives Law. A Bill to generate a new law is currently in process and should have legislativeMore>>
 
PIA-PR to Sponsor First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum
Published Saturday, December 1, 2007
The First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum will be held at the Condado Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico on March 6 and 7, 2008. The meeting objectives are to (1) educate and benchmark: understand what each is doing toMore>>
 
Special Thanks
Published Saturday, December 1, 2007
PIA-PR wants to publicly recognize each person whose leadership contributed to PIA-PR 2007 achievements. Thank you all!: PIA-PR 2007 Board of Directors: PIA-PR Chairperson and Pfizer Caribbean General Manager GilbertoMore>>
 
Annual Meeting Contributors
Published Saturday, December 1, 2007
PIA-PR wants to publicly recognize those companies that, through their participation, have contributed to the quality of this year`s Annual Convention; these are Veolia Water Systems (water management solutions); Casa GrandeMore>>
 
PIA-PR Affiliate Members
Published Saturday, December 1, 2007
In 1997, PIA-PR incorporated the Affiliate Membership concept and invited a select group of pharmaceutical industry suppliers, vendors, consultants and professionals to participate to forge a mutually beneficial long-termMore>>
 
PIA-PR Sponsored the First PIA-PR Foundations Summit
Published Saturday, December 1, 2007
Over 100 representatives of local and international foundations and nonprofit organizations met at the First PIA-PR Foundations Summit, originated in collaboration with the Puerto Rico Community Foundation and held at theMore>>
 
Current Tax Incentives Law
Published Thursday, November 1, 2007
Six-Month Extension Approved in the House and Senate, and by Governor Aníbal Acevedo Vilá: On November 1, 2007, the House of Representatives approved the House Bill that extends the current IndustrialMore>>
 
Tax Incentives Bill Status
Published Thursday, November 1, 2007
On October 22, House Speaker José Aponte and the Coalition Spokespersons—(1) PRMA President and Johnson & Johnson Vice President Edgardo Fábregas, (2) Chamber of Commerce President BartoloméMore>>
 
PIA-PR Held Its 18th Annual Meeting
Published Thursday, November 1, 2007
Over 300 local and corporate biopharmaceutical industry executives as well as industrial, academia, government and social leaders attended the PIA-PR 18th Annual Meeting held at the El Conquistador Resort from Thursday,More>>
 
Camilo Gómez appointed Abbott Commercial General Manager
Published Thursday, November 1, 2007
Camilo Gómez has been named Abbott Puerto Rico (Commercial) General Manager reporting to Latin America Operations Vice President Heather Mason. Camilo joined Abbott in 1988 as Abbott Colombia Human Resources Director.More>>
 
Verónica Cruz appointed J&J Quality Operations Vice President
Published Thursday, November 1, 2007
Johnson & Johnson GPSG Global Q&C Vice President Terry Dwyer recently announced the appointment of Verónica Cruz as J&J Vice President responsible for North America, Puerto Rico and Latin America QualityMore>>
 
Hewitt Pres. Shannon Boyle received 2007 PIA-PR Chairpersons Award
Published Thursday, November 1, 2007
Every year PIA-PR recognizes the Affiliate Member who contributes the most to support the PIA-PR Mission—which is to strengthen, enhance and attract biopharmaceutical industry to Puerto Rico—with the PIA-PRMore>>
 
PIA-PR / FDA Workshop
Published Thursday, November 1, 2007
Improving Investigations & Preventing Human Error: Held on Thursday, November 15, 2007 as part of PIA-PR / Food and Drug Administration (FDA) San Juan District Office proactive and collaborative initiatives, and jointlyMore>>
 
PIA-PR to Sponsor First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum
Published Thursday, November 1, 2007
The First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum will be held at the Condado Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Mah 6 and 7, 2008. The meeting objectives are to (1) educate and benchmark: understand what each is doing to enhanceMore>>
 
PIA-PR Welcomes New Affiliate Member Catalent
Published Thursday, November 1, 2007
Catalent Pharma Solutions is the leading provider of advanced technologies as well as development, manufacturing and packaging services for biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and consumer-health companies in nearly 100More>>
 
House Commission Holds Public Hearings on HB #3798
Published Monday, October 1, 2007
On September 12, the Puerto Rico House of Representatives Finance Commission, chaired by Hon. Antonio Silva Delgado, conducted public hearings on House Bill #3798, an initiative—sponsored by House of RepresentativesMore>>
 
PIA-PR to Celebrate 18th Annual Meeting
Published Monday, October 1, 2007
This year’s PIA-PR convention will be held at the El Conquistador Resort & Hotel from Thursday, November 1 through Sunday, November 4, 2007. The Plenary Session will be held on Friday, November 2, from 9:00 AM toMore>>
 
PIA-PR to Sponsor First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum
Published Monday, October 1, 2007
Pfizer General Manager and PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum Chairperson Iván Román announced the First PIA-PR Competitiveness Forum to be held at the Condado Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico on November 29 andMore>>
 
Purchasing Symposium
Published Monday, October 1, 2007
On Thursday, September 27 PIA-PR held the Second PIA-PR Purchasing Symposium in collaboration with the Puerto Rico Product Association at the Caribe Hilton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The objectives of the meeting wereMore>>
 
Caribbean Business Top 10 Business Leaders of Puerto Rico
Published Monday, October 1, 2007
CARIBBEAN BUSINESS newspaper (CB) announced the 24th Annual Top 10 Business Leaders of Puerto Rico: ten of the island’s most successful, influential and exemplary businesspersons, singled out for their leadershipMore>>
 
Gary Dykstra Retires from FDA
Published Monday, October 1, 2007
Food and Drug Administration Southeast Regional Director Gary Dykstra has announced his retirement after a distinguished 40-year career at the agency. He graduated from Michigan State University and joined the FDA’sMore>>
 
Lilly del Caribe Plant Investment
Published Saturday, September 1, 2007
World Class Facility Inauguration -- Investment of more than $150 million in Guayama, Puerto Rico: On August 8, 2007 Eli Lilly and Company inaugurated its new, world-class facility for the manufacturing of active ingredientsMore>>
 
New Trade Organizations Join the Coalition of the Private Sector
Published Saturday, September 1, 2007
Members of the Society of Architects, Society of Landscape Architects, Shippers Association, Puerto Rico Internet Society, United Retailers Center and Puerto Rico Broadcasters Association joined the Coalition of the PrivateMore>>
 
Leading Local Newspapers Endorse Tax Incentive Law extension
Published Saturday, September 1, 2007
On August 9 and 22, 2007 The Caribbean Business and the El Nuevo Día newspaper each published, for the second time in recent weeks, editorials endorsing the extension of the Tax Incentive Law.
 
PIA-PR Welcomes New Affiliate Members: Estudios Técnicos & Clendo
Published Saturday, September 1, 2007
Estudios Técnicos Inc. (ETI): With 21 years of experience and a staff of 29 professionals ETI is Puerto Rico's principal economic and planning consulting firm. ETI has a record of strong participation inMore>>
 
PR Trade Coalition Meets with Gov. Acevedo-Vila
Published Wednesday, August 1, 2007
On July 11, a Coalition of Puerto Rico’s main trade organizations—including the Manufacturers Association, Chamber of Commerce, Bankers Association, Puerto Rico Products Association, Hotel and TourismMore>>
 
PIA-PR Publishes Open Letter to Endorse House Bill #3278
Published Wednesday, August 1, 2007
On Friday, June 29, PIA-PR published an open letter in the local newspapers urging the House of Representative to endorse House Bill #3278, a bipartisan initiative to amend Section 21 of the Tax Incentives Law of 1998 (akaMore>>
 
PIA-PR Committees' Chairpersons Meeting
Published Wednesday, August 1, 2007
The PIA-PR Board of Directors, led by Abbott General Manager and PIA-PR Treasurer Neil Aylward, held its third Committees' Chairpersons Meeting on June 29, 2007 to present each committee's status report. The Board ofMore>>
 
Construction Meeting
Published Wednesday, August 1, 2007
On June 27, 2007 a group of pharmaceutical executives led by Pfizer Vice President Carlos H. del Río met at the PIA-PR offices with a group of local construction executives to share international best constructionsMore>>
 
Municipal executive meets with PIA-PR Executive
Published Wednesday, August 1, 2007
On July 3, 2007 Ponce's Puerto Rico Economic and Industrial Development Company Municipal Director Milagros Muñiz met with PIA-PR Executive Vice President Agustín Márquez-Veglio to offer orientation onMore>>
 
PIA-PR meets the Press
Published Wednesday, August 1, 2007
PIA-PR Executive Vice President Agustín Márquez-Veglio met with El Vocero Newspaper Business Editor Edward Zayas on June 20 and with Associate Press Correspondent Mike Meliá on July 12 to review theMore>>
 
Pfizer's Dr. Kelvin Cooper — PIA-PR Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker
Published Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Pfizer Global Research and Development Worldwide (PGRD) Pharmaceutical Sciences Senior Vice President Dr. Kelvin Cooper will be a guest speaker at PIA-PR's Annual Meeting to be held on Friday, November 2, 2007 at the ElMore>>
 
PIA-PR Suppliers Vendors & Consultants Directory
Published Wednesday, August 1, 2007
If you are currently a supplier, vendor or consultant of the pharmaceutical industry and would like to appear in the PIA-PR Web Page Directory, please visit the PIA-PR Web Page (www.piapr.com)
 
PIA-PR Affiliate Member Brighton Associates announcements
Published Wednesday, August 1, 2007
PIA-PR Affiliate Member Brighton Associates LLC announced the appointment of Orlando Muñiz as their new Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Muñiz holds a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from the PolytechnicMore>>
 
Clarkston Consulting Chosen to Perform SAP Implementation
Published Wednesday, August 1, 2007
PIA-PR Affiliate Member Clarkston Consulting, a leading management and technology consulting firm that provides strategic business solutions for clients within the life sciences and consumer products industries worldwide,More>>
 
PR Trade Coalition Holds Press Conference to Endorse HB #3278
Published Sunday, July 1, 2007
On June 12, a Coalition of Puerto Rico’s main trade organizations—including the Manufacturers Association, Chamber of Commerce, Bankers Association, Products Association, Hotel and Tourism Association, ACODESE,More>>
 
Harvard/MIT Forum: How PR Can Build on Existing Strengths
Published Sunday, July 1, 2007
As one of the panelists on the forum Restoring Economic Growth in Puerto Rico, PIA-PR Chairperson Gilberto Ríos offered a vision of how Puerto Rico can build on the strengths of its Life Sciences industry toMore>>
 
ABRAXIS BioScience Opens New Mfg Complex in PR
Published Sunday, July 1, 2007
Abraxis BioScience Inc., an integrated, global biopharmaceutical company, announced on May 15, 2007 the official opening of its manufacturing complex in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico to support the growing manufacturing demandsMore>>
 
Construction of Comprehensive Cancer Center Labs Begins
Published Sunday, July 1, 2007
University of Puerto Rico (UPR) President Antonio García Padilla, Esq. stated today that the Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) Laboratories' construction start-up is "another significant step" that advancesMore>>
 
PIA-PR Executive VP Meets With Resident Commissioner Luis Fortuño
Published Sunday, July 1, 2007
On Thursday, May 16, PIA-PR Executive Vice President Agustín Márquez-Veglio met with Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner to the US Congress Luis Fortuño in Washington DC to gather his support andMore>>
 
Pharma-Bio Serv Inagurates New Facs in Dorado, PR
Published Sunday, July 1, 2007
PIA-PR Affiliate Member Pharma-Bio Serv, the largest Regulatory Compliance and Validation services company in Puerto Rico (established in 1993), offers technical services, project management, process validation, cleaningMore>>
 
PR Trade Coalition Meets Legislators to Endorse HB #3278
Published Friday, June 1, 2007
On April 23, a Coalition of Puerto Rico’s main trade organizations—including the Manufacturers Association, Chamber of Commee, Bankers Association, Products Association, Hotel and Tourism Association, ACODESE,More>>
 
PIA-PR Anti-Counterfeit Conference
Published Friday, June 1, 2007
On April 12, 2007, the PIA-PR Security Committee hosted the first Pharmaceutical Product Anti-counterfeit Conference in Puerto Rico. The conference was held at the Pfizer facilities in Caguas and led by PIA-PR SecurityMore>>
 
PIA-PR Presents Position Paper on Senate Bill 1628
Published Friday, June 1, 2007
In April 2007, PIA-PR submitted a position paper at the Health, Social Welfare and Women`s Issues Commission to comment on Senate Bill #1628. PIA-PR acknowledges the importance of making accessible cancer treatments thatMore>>
 
Emilio Rivera in Charge of AMGEN Operations in Puerto Rico
Published Friday, June 1, 2007
AMGEN announces the appointment of Emilio Rivera as Puerto Rico Operations Vice President. Rivera replaces Madhu Balachandran, who was promoted to oversee operations, and expansion of AMGEN manufacturing capability, inMore>>
 
PIA-PR Executive visitors
Published Friday, June 1, 2007
On Friday, March 30, 2007 Novo Nordisk Acting Regional Business Director Leah Gregg and South Eastern Clinical Network Area Director Dr. Eugenio Angueira visited The Pharmaceutical Industry Association of Puerto Rico toMore>>
 
Abbott Opens New Biotech-Mfg Facility in Puerto Rico
Published Tuesday, May 1, 2007
Abbott announced the official opening of its new state-of-the-art biologics manufacturing facility in PR to support the long-term supply of its leading biologic agent, HUMIRA®(adalimumab), and other future biologics.More>>
 
Doing Business in Puerto Rico
Published Tuesday, May 1, 2007
On Tuesday, March 27, 2007, The Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce sponsored the conference First Summit—Doing Business in Puerto Rico at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. Over 300 persons attended. Conference objectiveMore>>
 
Kevin Sharer Re-Elected PhRMA Board Chairman
Published Sunday, April 1, 2007
Amgen President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kevin Sharer was re-elected Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) at the trade association’s annual meeting. Also elected wereMore>>
 
Cardiovascular Medicines and Prevention
Published Sunday, April 1, 2007
Recent studies show the power of cardiovascular medicines to save lives, prevent hospitalizations, and control healthcare spending. These medicines are not only extremely cost-effective, but also clinically effective.More>>
 
PIA-PR Affiliate Members Meeting
Published Sunday, April 1, 2007
The first PIA-PR Affiliates Members Meeting was held on Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at The Bankers Club to identify areas of common interest for collaboration to support the PIA-PR mission, which is to strengthen, enhanceMore>>
 
PIA-PR / FDA to hold Annual Regulatory Conference
Published Sunday, April 1, 2007
PIA-PR / FDA will hold its Annual Regulatory Conference on May 3, 2007 at the Condado Plaza Hotel. The Conference theme is “US & International Regulatory Changes & Challenges.” International and USMore>>
 
House Commission Holds Public Hearings on HB #3278
Published Thursday, March 1, 2007
On February 23, the Puerto Rico House of Representatives Finance Commission conducted public hearings on House Bill #3278. A bipartisan initiative, sponsored jointly by House of Representative Finance Commission ChairpersonMore>>
 
House Speaker José Aponte addressed PIA-PR General Managers
Published Thursday, March 1, 2007
Statement from Puerto Rico House Speaker José Aponte to PIA-PR on House Bill #3278 (delivered at the Quarterly Managers Meeting held on February 7, 2007 at the Bankers Club): " is time to start with a newMore>>
 
House of Reps Recognizes Madhu Balachandran & David Carberry
Published Thursday, March 1, 2007
On February 7, 2007 House Speaker José Aponte presented AMGEN General Manager Madhu Balachandran and Procter & Gamble General Manager David Carberry a House Resolution to recognize their contribution to strengthenMore>>
 
PIA-PR / FDA to Hold Annual Regulatory Conference
Published Thursday, March 1, 2007
PIA-PR / FDA will hold its Annual Regulatory Conference on Thursday, May 3, 2007 at the Condado Plaza Hotel. The conference theme is “US & International Regulatory Changes & Challenges.” International andMore>>
 
Cancer Rates Drop for Second Straight Year
Published Thursday, March 1, 2007
Robust Pipeline of New Medicines Offers Even More Hope — Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) President and CEO Billy Tauzin released the following statements on the decline in cancer ratesMore>>
 
BioIsland & BayBio Strategic Alliance Advancing Life Sciences
Published Thursday, February 1, 2007
Governor Aníbal Acevedo-Vilá announced a new Agreement of Partnership between the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and BayBio, northern California’s leading Life Sciences industry trade association. ThisMore>>
 
House of Representatives introduce Bill #3278
Published Thursday, February 1, 2007
In a bipartisan initiative, House of Representative Finance Commission Chairperson Antonio Silva Delgado (NPP, Bayamón), Socio-Economic Development Commission Chairperson José Chico Vega (NPP –at large)More>>
 
Health Secretary initiates Advisory Board to Promote Clinical Trials in Puerto Rico
Published Thursday, February 1, 2007
Puerto Rico Secretary of Health Dr. Rosa Pérez-Perdomo has set up an Advisory Board to promote Clinical Trials in Puerto Rico. The Advisory Board was part of a series of recommendations made at the First ClinicalMore>>
 
PIA-PR — PR Science, Technology and Research Trust Meeting
Published Thursday, February 1, 2007
On Friday January 26, 2007, the PIA-PR Board of Directors met with Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust (Trust) Executive Director Luis Rodríguez, Esq. to become familiar with Trust goals and objectivesMore>>
 
Pfizer Global Mfg Americas Area Organizational Announcement
Published Thursday, February 1, 2007
Pfizer Global Manufacturing Vice President/Team Leader, Americas Area Jay Cayado announced the consolidation of the current four geographic regions, Latin America, Midwest, Puerto Rico and US East/Canada into two geographicMore>>
 
James Sanabia
Published Thursday, February 1, 2007
It is with deep sadness that we inform you that James Sanabia passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2007. James retired as AMGEN General Manager after a long career in the pharmaceutical industry. He was also a former member ofMore>>
 
PIA-PR 2007 Executive Committee
Published Monday, January 1, 2007
The Pharmaceutical Industry Association of Puerto Rico (PIA-PR) elected its 2007 Board of Directors at the general assembly held during its annual meeting. PIA-PR Executive Committee Members are shown in the photographMore>>
 
PR’s Senate Confirms Top Officials - Econ Dev Adm
Published Monday, January 1, 2007
The appointments of the Department of Economic Development and Commerce (DEDC) two top officials, DEDC Secretary Ricardo A. Rivera Cardona and Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO) Executive Director BorisMore>>
 
PREPA to Invest $2.2 Billion to Diversify Sources of Energy and Reduce Energy Costs in Puerto Rico
Published Monday, January 1, 2007
Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO) Executive Director Boris Jaskille announced, “The Puerto Rico Energy Power Authority (PREPA) will invest over $2.2 billion to diversify the sources of energy,More>>
 
PIA-PR Affiliate Members
Published Monday, January 1, 2007
In 1997, PIA-PR incorporated the Affiliate Membership concept and invited a select group of pharmaceutical industry suppliers, vendors, consultants and professionals to participate to forge a mutually beneficial long-termMore>>
 
New PIA-PR Regular Member
Published Monday, January 1, 2007
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company committed to improving lives through the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines, was founded in 1987 on the discovery of a hormone, amylin,More>>
 
PIA-PR People in the News
Published Monday, January 1, 2007
MerckSharpDohme Managing Director for Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Dr. César Simich's responsibilities have been expanded to include Sales and Marketing Operations for Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Central America.More>>
 
R&D Investments by US Pharmaceutical Research Companies Near Record $40 Billion in 2005
Published Monday, January 1, 2007
Recent statistics show that research and development (R&D) investments in new medicines by PhRMA Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Research Member companies reached a record $39.4 billion in 2005 (up from $37 billion inMore>>
 
<< Previous Page  Next Page >>