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....
21:15 , Jul 9, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Preclinical News

Portable device can produce GMP-quality proteins

A University of Maryland team developed a portable, customizable device that could enable the production of good manufacturing practice (GMP)-quality protein therapeutics at the point of care, which could be used in disaster-stricken or remote...
00:43 , Jun 29, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Product R&D

Highly personal

Pact Pharma Inc. has raised $120 million in venture financing to tackle one of the most complex forms of personalized medicine proposed to date: neoantigen-targeted T cells. Backed by Alphabet Inc.’s GV, the company is...
23:35 , Nov 30, 2017 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Thermo Fisher, CBMG to create cell therapy center in China

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) and Cellular Biomedicine Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CBMG) partnered to build the Cell Therapy Technology Innovation and Application Center at CBMG's Shanghai Zhangjiang GMP facility. The partners will perform R&D for an...
08:00 , Dec 24, 2012 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

BrainStorm, Octane Medical Group deal

The companies partnered to co-develop a proprietary bioreactor to produce BrainStorm's NurOwn NTF stem cells using Octane Biotech Inc.'s Automated Cell & Tissue Engineering System (ACTES) technology. The project is funded by a three-year grant...
07:00 , Mar 23, 2009 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

innovatis AG, Roche deal

Roche will acquire cell analytics supply company innovatis for €15 million ($19.4 million) in cash. innovatis markets products for automated cell analysis, including systems for cell viability, size and biochemical measurements. The deal is expected...
08:00 , Dec 11, 2006 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Immunicon sales and marketing update

IMMC launched its EasyCount fluorescent microscopy-based imaging system for automated cell counting. Immunicon Corp. (IMMC), Huntingdon Valley, Penn.   Business: Supply/Service  ...
07:00 , Aug 15, 2005 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Xantos, Qiagen sales and marketing update

The companies will co-market QIA's TOM-amidite chemistry-based genome-wide RNAi products and Xantos' XantosScreen automated cell-based screening platform. Xantos Biomedicine AG , Martinsreid, Germany   Qiagen N.V. (FSE:QIA; QGEN), Venlo, the Netherlands   Business: Supply/service  ...
08:00 , Nov 17, 2003 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Axaron, Leica Microsystems GmbH sales and marketing update

The companies extended their 2002 co-marketing deal to include Leica's AS LMD Laser Microdissection System and Axaron's Axaminer technology, which includes modules for cell labeling, automated cell isolation, RNA isolation and amplification and transcription profiling....
07:00 , Sep 1, 2003 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Restructuring watch

Restructuring watch Date Company Staff cuts Notes 6/30 cash Years cash pre-cut 1H03 op loss 8/5/03 Caliper (CALP) (A) About 10% to 470-480 Cuts are part of integration with liquid handling company Zymark, which CALP...