17:52 , Jan 11, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Verily raises $1B

Verily Life Sciences LLC (South San Francisco, Calif.) said on Jan. 3 it raised a $1 billion investment round led by new investor Silver Lake. The Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) unit said the new funds will...
20:21 , Jan 7, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

FDA launching new digital health regulatory framework

FDA Monday announced the launch of a new streamlined regulatory framework for digital health devices. The framework will initially be used only for products FDA classifies as software as a medical device (SaMD), which includes...
23:58 , Jan 3, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Verily raises $1B

Verily Life Sciences LLC (South San Francisco, Calif.) said Thursday it raised a $1 billion investment round led by new investor Silver Lake. The Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) unit said the new funds will be used...
01:15 , Dec 22, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

A year of digital progress at Novartis

Novartis AG Chief Digital Officer Bertrand Bodson is capping off his inaugural year with the pharma’s first approval of a digital therapeutic and 10 deals under his belt to integrate new technologies throughout the company....
04:43 , Dec 15, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

O’Day’s expansive task at Gilead

A fresh executive team and a track record of building deep portfolios could allow incoming Gilead Sciences Inc. chairman and CEO Daniel O’Day to do what his predecessors couldn’t: make Gilead a leader outside of...
04:44 , Nov 30, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Merck KGaA, Palantir team up to drive cancer research data collaboration

Merck KGaA (Xetra:MRK) and big data company Palantir Technologies (Palo Alto, Calif.) plan to create a JV under the name Syntropy to help facilitate collaboration among cancer researchers. Syntropy will offer a data integration software...
23:35 , Nov 20, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Merck KGaA, Palantir team up to drive cancer research data sharing and integration

Merck KGaA (Xetra:MRK) and big data company Palantir Technologies (Palo Alto, Calif.) plan to create a JV under the name Syntropy to help facilitate collaboration among cancer researchers. Syntropy will offer a data integration software...
18:57 , Nov 16, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

DeepMind's healthcare team joins Google

The DeepMind Technologies subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is merging its health team into Google Inc. following Google's announcement that David Feinberg will be joining the tech company to organize its healthcare efforts. Feinberg is...
18:50 , Nov 16, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Google Brings Geisinger CEO on Board to Focus on Healthcare

Beyond a quick mention of Verily Life Sciences LLC and AI, Google Inc. is saying little about what it plans to do with its healthcare initiatives now that David Feinberg is leaving Geisinger Health System...
00:39 , Nov 10, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Google brings Geisinger CEO on board to focus on healthcare

Beyond a quick mention of Verily Life Sciences LLC and AI, Google Inc. is saying little about what it plans to do with its healthcare initiatives now that David Feinberg is leaving Geisinger Health System...