07:00 , Apr 5, 2010 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Integrated Diagnostics management update

Integrated Diagnostics Inc. , Seattle, Wash.   Business: Diagnostic   Hired: Albert Luderer as CEO, formerly president and CEO of BioTrove Inc. (now part of Life Technologies Corp. )  ...
08:00 , Dec 21, 2009 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Biocius Life Sciences, Life Technologies deal

Separately, BioTrove completed its previously announced spinout of its RapidFire technology into independent company Biocius (see BioCentury, Nov. 16). Biocius Life Sciences Inc. , Woburn, Mass.   Life Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:LIFE), Carlsbad, Calif.   Business:...
08:00 , Dec 21, 2009 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

BioTrove, Life Technologies deal

Life Technologies completed its previously announced acquisition of microfluidics company BioTrove for an undisclosed sum (see BioCentury, Nov. 16). BioTrove Inc. , Woburn, Mass.   Life Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:LIFE), Carlsbad, Calif.   Business: Microfluidics  ...
08:00 , Nov 16, 2009 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

BioTrove, Life Technologies deal

The RapidFire technology will be spun out into an independent company called Biocius Life Sciences Inc. and will be supported by BioTrove investors. The spinout will be complete upon the close of Life's acquisition of...
08:00 , Nov 16, 2009 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Ebb & Flow

Although the terms of the acquisition of BioTrove Inc. by Life Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:LIFE) haven't been undisclosed, the transaction could result in a more than 10X return over the next 12 months, according to investor...
01:49 , Nov 11, 2009 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Life Technologies to acquire BioTrove

Life Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:LIFE) will acquire BioTrove Inc. (Woburn, Mass.) for an undisclosed amount. BioTrove has two marketed technologies: the OpenArray platform for genomic analysis and the RapidFire system for drug discovery. Life said the...
07:00 , Aug 10, 2009 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Erstwhile IPO candidates

Erstwhile IPO candidates Proposed IPOs Filed Updated To be raised (A) Status (B) AutoGenomics Inc. 7/25/08 12/12/08 Up to $86.3M Mkt (diagnostic) Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. 5/1/07 7/29/09 $100M Mkt (drug) Omeros Corp. 1/9/08 6/23/09 Up...
07:00 , Jul 13, 2009 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Ebb & Flow

Amgen Inc. got its biggest one-day pop in four years on last week's positive Phase III data for denosumab to prevent skeletal-related events associated with breast cancer. The company announced the data after market close...
02:15 , Jul 8, 2009 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Excel Venture closes $125M fund

Excel Venture Management closed its first fund, Excel Medical Fund, at $125 million. The firm focuses on healthcare IT and services, diagnostics, medical devices, and life sciences platforms with applicability to industries such as energy,...
08:00 , Jan 5, 2009 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

BioTrove, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario deal

BioTrove and the hospital will evaluate BioTrove's OpenArray Real-Time qPCR System to detect and monitor respiratory infectious disease pathogens in children. BioTrove will provide the hospital with its OpenArray System and the hospital will conduct...