22:29 , Jun 15, 2017 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Twist, BioBricks launching open gene forum

Twist Bioscience Corp. (San Francisco, Calif.) and BioBricks Foundation (San Francisco, Calif.) partnered to create an open online forum for researchers to suggest and vote on genes for manufacture. BioBricks will pay for synthesis of...
07:00 , Jul 28, 2016 |  BC Innovations  |  Finance

MRCT looks east

MRC Technology (MRCT) is broadening its reach to Asia with a new strategy that extends beyond the source and geography of its original mission to serve as the tech transfer arm of the U.K.'s Medical...
00:42 , Sep 3, 2015 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

U.K. organizations weigh in on genome editing

Five U.K. organizations including the Medical Research Council and the Wellcome Trust released a joint position statement on Wednesday supporting the use of genome editing technologies for preclinical research applications in both somatic and germline...
07:00 , Jun 25, 2015 |  BC Innovations  |  Finance

Public Funding Notebook: Corralling collaboration for AD

A new framework convened by experts in Alzheimer's disease research aims to broaden collaboration between business, academic and government groups in an effort to meet the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ' (HHS)...
07:00 , Aug 15, 2013 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

Translational tidbits

Scripps' Sigma factor Academic and industry researchers eager to use new tool compounds typically must reproduce synthetic schemes published in academic journals or wait months for reagent makers to list new compounds in their catalogs....
07:00 , Jul 15, 2013 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

SynbiCITE other news

The U.K.'s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Technology Strategy Board provided £10 million ($15.2 million) in funding to launch an innovation and knowledge center, SynbiCITE,...
07:00 , May 27, 2013 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Almac, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), University College London (UCL) deal

Almac secured funding through a research program from the U.K. government's BBSRC for a collaboration with the university focused on metagenomics and enzyme discovery. Almac and UCL will jointly conduct research on biocatalysis, and Almac...
07:00 , Mar 18, 2013 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Prokarium, Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council, U.K. Technology Strategy Board (TSB), University of Birmingham infectious news

Prokarium and the university's Institute of Microbiology and Infection were awarded a £400,000 ($597,320) grant from the TSB and the BBSRC to fund the development of Prokarium's Vaxonella oral vaccine delivery technology as well as...
08:00 , Jan 16, 2012 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Merck, BioCity Nottingham Ltd., Roslin Foundation pharmaceuticals news

Merck gifted its former R&D facility in Newhouse, Scotland, to the BioCity Scotland research cluster for biotech, pharma, med-tech and healthcare companies. The 23 acre site includes 130,000 square feet of laboratory and office space,...
01:20 , Jan 13, 2012 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Former Merck facility finds new life as Scottish research hub

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) gifted its former R&D facility in Newhouse, Scotland, to the BioCity Scotland research cluster for biotech, pharma, med-tech and healthcare companies. The 23 acre site includes 130,000 square feet of...