09:05 , Jul 16, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

As it preps Phase III kidney trial on its own, AM-Pharma raises €116M series C

After Pfizer declined to exercise its option to acquire AM-Pharma, the Dutch biotech has turned to European venture investors for a €116 million ($131 million) series C round to fund a Phase III study of...
05:14 , Jun 26, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Spain’s Sanifit heads to Phase III with €72.2M in new funding

With €72.2 million ($82.1 million) in fresh cash to fund a Phase III study of its lead candidate to treat a rare vascular calcification disorder, Sanifit is looking ahead to additional Phase IIb trial results...
20:49 , May 24, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

How Europe’s hotspots of innovation could fuel its rise as a global player in new modalities

It is clear that Europe has hotspots of innovation that are discovering and developing the next wave of new therapeutic modalities. Nearly every category of new modality has a European champion, with clusters forming around...
01:17 , Feb 16, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Emerging company roundup: Passage, IFM, Grey Wolf, Culture

In a week that had a pair of innovative Chinese companies raise early venture rounds and a Bay Area company debut its digital biomanufacturing platform, the biggest series A round went to Philadelphia gene therapy...
00:17 , Feb 16, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Andera looks early for cancer immunotherapy

Andera Partners changed gears with an early investment in preclinical company Grey Wolf Therapeutics to diversify its cancer immunotherapy portfolio. Along with Canaan Partners, Andera backed a £10 million ($12.9 million) series A for Grey...
18:23 , Feb 15, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Andera, Canaan lead Grey Wolf £10M A round

Cancer immunotherapy company Grey Wolf Therapeutics closed the second tranche of its total £10 million ($12.9 million) series A round to fund development of its immuno-oncology therapies to increase tumor visibility. The round was led...
18:23 , Feb 15, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Axovant spins out small molecule team to form CNS-focused newco

Following its pivot to gene therapy, Axovant Sciences Ltd. (NASDAQ:AXON) has spun out its small molecule team into Arvelle Therapeutics GmbH (Basel, Switzerland). The newco has raised more than $100 million and in-licensed exclusive European...
23:28 , Feb 14, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Axovant spins out small molecule team to form CNS-focused newco

Following its pivot to gene therapy, Axovant Sciences Ltd. (NASDAQ:AXON) has spun out its small molecule team into Arvelle Therapeutics GmbH (Basel, Switzerland). The newco has raised more than $100 million and in-licensed exclusive European...
06:05 , Feb 11, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Andera, Canaan lead Grey Wolf £10M A round

Cancer immunotherapy company Grey Wolf Therapeutics closed the second tranche of its total £10 million ($12.9 million) series A round to fund development of its immuno-oncology therapies to increase tumor visibility. The round was led...
21:35 , Jan 11, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Emerging Company Profile

Artios: Probing DNA Damage

With programs in-licensed from Cancer Research UK and Masaryk University, Artios Pharma Ltd. thinks it has next-generation DNA damage response programs that could improve upon PARP inhibitors -- and the funds to take them to...