Thursday, 27 February 2020

BioTech News

  • Mesoblast to raise $170 mn for MPC platform

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Mesoblast has entered into agreements to raise $173.98 million (A$170 million) through an issue of new fully paid shares at $6.45 (A$6.30), representing a 2.2 percent discount to...Read more

  • Clearbridge BioMedics raises $7.2 million funding

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore's Clearbridge BioMedics has closed a $7.2 million (S$9 million) Series B financing, led by Vertex Venture, a wholly-owned venture capital arm of Temasek. Other investor...Read more

  • Waters updates its Alliance HPLC designs

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Waters Corporation has implemented new design improvements to its Alliance high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) system. The updated system will maintain key Alliance per...Read more

  • Sangamo acquires Ceregene, gets 120 patents

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Sangamo BioSciences signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ceregene, a privately held biotechnology company focused on developing adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapies. ...Read more

  • Vabiotech gets JE vaccine rights from Inviragen

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Vietnam-based vaccine and biological production firm Vabiotech and Inviragen, announced a licensing agreement by which Vabiotech will acquire rights to Inviragen's proprietary Ja...Read more

  • Agilent launches ProPulse NMR Platform

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Agilent Technologies has introduced a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy platform for use in academic, pharmaceutical and applied chemical laboratories. The compact P...Read more

  • Biotec Int'l Advisory Board meets in Bangkok

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: BIOTEC, Thailand, recently held its Meeting of International Advisory Board (IAB) from March 15-16, 2013, at Chatrium Hotel Riverside in Bangkok. The International Advisory Boar...Read more

  • FDA approves first-ever stem cell trial on Autism

    BioTech |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Sutter Institute for Medical Research and Cord Blood Registry (CBR), which is the world's largest stem cell bank, are launching the first FDA-approved clinical trial to assess th...Read more

  • Single-use technology: The way forward in vaccines

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jul, 2012

    Single-use technologies are a particularly smart way of manufacturing vaccines during a pandemic, when there is urgency to manufacture more in a short time. The combination of portable faci...Read more

  • India budget 2013: A fillip for bioagri

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Feb, 2013

    Giving a boost to agriculture in India, the Finance Minister of the country, Mr P Chidamabaram, announced $4.9 billion (Rs 27,049 crore) for the Ministry of Agriculture, which is a 22 perce...Read more

  • Insulin degludec shows positive results

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Ultra-long-acting insulin degludec, an investigational insulin being developed by Novo Nordisk, significantly reduced the rate of hypoglycaemia at night in adults with type 2 dia...Read more

  • Thermo Fisher slashes 655 staff in H1 2013

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Thermo Fisher Scientific highlighted in a federal filing last that it axed 655 employees worldwide, which is about 1.7 percent of its total staff, during the first half of 2013. ...Read more

  • Agilent launches X-ray diffractometer

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Agilent Technologies has launched GV1000 X-ray Diffractometer, used for collection of high-quality diffraction data from crystalline samples of biological macromolecules. Incorp...Read more

  • Singapore to encourage youth for biomedical R&D

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Polytechnic students and overseas Singaporeans will now have more avenues to pursue their interest in science and research with two initiatives launched by the Agency for Science...Read more

  • Low R&D output, patent cliffs drives big pharma nuts

    BioTech |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: According to the latest global report from industry experts, GBI Research, low R&D productivity, combined with the patent cliff and a stringent US FDA approval process, is re...Read more

  • Cellmid patent for midkine protein allowed in the US

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued notice of allowability for Cellmid's patent application, "Nitric oxide synthase activator" . This is a key midkine (MK) prot...Read more

  • Cord Blood expands in China

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: China Cord Blood (CCB), which is the first and largest cord blood banking operator in China, highlighted that it has completed the previously announced transaction with Cordlife ...Read more

  • BioAsia 2013 kickstarts in Hyderabad, India

    BioTech |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Jan, 2013

    Bangalore: BioAsia, one of Asia's biggest technology and bio-business platform for biotechnology and life sciences, kickstarted with Spain as its country partner and GVK Biosciences as the ...Read more