Nordic Capital and Astorg have jointly acquired acquire Cytel Inc. from New Mountain Capital. Cytel is one of the largest providers of statistical software and advanced analytics for clinical trial design and biometrics execution.
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Seattle, US-based LSBio, a leading provider of antibodies and life science research reagents, has acquired UK-based Absolute Antibody and its sister company Kerafast. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The new Open Research Europe (ORE) platform – funded by the European Commission – is now up and running.
Due to promising results, Porvair Sciences has agreed with its collaborative partners to make additional investment in the CEAT project which aims to dramatically improve the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer.
UK-based Mogrify has secured the assignment of the foundational intellectual property (IP) underpinning its core direct cell conversion technology (Mogrify V1) and extended the method to allow for the inclusion of new sources of data and more accurate transcription factor predictions (Mogrify V2). The expansion of rights allows the Company to bring the latest version […]
Novigenix SA Switzerland, a pioneer in immuno-transcriptomics for precision medicine, will lead a consortium, including PamGene International and Radboud University (The Netherlands), to develop a blood based multi-omics test to predict response to immune checkpoint inhibitors in cancer. The consortium has been awarded a grant up to €1 million under the Eurostars programme.
Dutch biotech company Pepscope, offering endogenous protein kinase activity profiling technologies, has secured €4.3 million funding to further develop and commercialize their lead product QuantaKinome.
Switzerland-based RetinAI Medical will collaborate with Novartis Pharma in a multi-year agreement which will see RetinAI’s artificial intelligence tools employed to support multiple projects in ophthalmology. Both companies have previously worked successfully on pilot projects in this disease area.
SYNLAB, the leading medical diagnostic services provider in Europe, has agreed to sell its Analytics & Services (A&S) unit to SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. The proceeds of the sale will remain in the group for future use.
Fluorescence microscopy is widely used in biochemistry and life sciences because it allows scientists to directly observe cells and certain compounds in and around them. Fluorescent molecules absorb light within a specific wavelength range and then re-emit it at the longer wavelength range. However, the major limitation of conventional fluorescence microscopy techniques is that the […]