First demonstration of a 1 petabit per second network node

Gathering the latest advancements in optical fiber telecommunications technology towards practical petabit-class backbone networks Credit: National Institute of Information and Communications Technology Points The first 1 Petabit per...

Sofinnova Raises €330M in a Europe-Focused Life Sciences Fund

The French VC firm Sofinnova has raised €330M to fund 30 life science and tech companies across Europe and the US. The new fund is called Sofinnova Capital IV, and smashed its initial target of...

Making Sample Management in a Laboratory Digital

insights from industryNeil BennManaging DirectorZiath In this interview, Neil Benn, Managing Director from Ziath talks to News-Medical about their range of 2D Barcode Scanners that are making sample management digital in the laboratory. Please tell us...

Innate Pharma Raises €62M IPO to Develop Antibody Drugs for Cancer

The French company Innate Pharma has raised a Nasdaq IPO of €62.1M ($68.8M) to fund the development of antibody immunotherapies for solid tumors and blood cancer. Innate Pharma’s lead candidate antibody monalizumab is being co-developed...

Health: the hits keep coming for Avecho Biotechnology – Stockhead

Link copied toclipboard Avecho Biotechnology (ASX:AVE), the company formerly known as Phosphagenics, announced that its Japanese partner is pulling support after three years of research. Avecho has a patented drug delivery system called targeted penetration matrix...

Virtual walking system for re-experiencing the journey of another person

Illusory walking sensation through pre-recorded oscillating optic flow and synchronous foot vibration Credit: COPYRIGHT (C) TOYOHASHI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A research team consisting of Professor Michiteru Kitazaki from the Toyohashi University of Technology,...

Alexion to Acquire Achillion for $930M+, Expanding Rare Disease Portfolio

Alexion Pharmaceuticals CEO Ludwig Hantson, PhD Alexion Pharmaceuticals has agreed to acquire Achillion Pharmaceuticals for $930 million-plus, the companies said today, in a deal designed to strengthen the buyer’s portfolio of rare disease treatments based...

GammaDelta Therapeutics Spins Out Cancer Immunotherapy Biotech

The UK biotech GammaDelta Therapeutics has founded Adaptate Biotherapeutics to develop cancer immunotherapies based on antibodies that boost a rare type of immune cell. Adaptate Biotherapeutics is a spin-out of GammaDelta Therapeutics, a London company...

Sphere Fluidics hires 10 new UK and US staff in its plan to scale...

Oct 16 2019 Sphere Fluidics, a company commercializing single cell analysis systems underpinned by its patented picodroplet technology, announced today that it has appointed six new employees and plans to hire four more staff in...

Biotechnology: Europe’s next ‘hot potato’ – EURACTIV

The discussion over the future of biotechnology in Europe heated up after the EU Court ruled in July last year that gene editing should, in principle, fall under the GMO Directive. Several stakeholders and policymakers...

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