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Sartorius simplifies biologics production with new bioreactor

Sartorius simplifies biologics production with new bioreactor

9 Mar 2020

Company launches BIOSTAT STR Generation 3 bioreactor with BIOBRAIN automation platform.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire Qiagen

Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire Qiagen

3 Mar 2020

Thermo Fisher Scientific said Tuesday it has agreed to buy Dutch molecular testing and diagnostics specialist Qiagen for €39 per share in cash, valuing the overall transaction at around USD 11.5 billion.

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Potential first-in-class treatment reaches significant milestone

Potential first-in-class treatment reaches significant milestone

2 Mar 2020

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepts for review Pfizer and Eli Lilly's Biologics License Application (BLA) for tanezumab — a non-opioid treatment for patients with chronic pain due to moderate-to-severe osteoarthritis.

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Trump and pharma execs to discuss progress on COVID-19 cure

Trump and pharma execs to discuss progress on COVID-19 cure

2 Mar 2020

The White House task force and the US President will meet drug makers this afternoon to discuss "progress on a vaccine and cure".

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BIA Separations signs agreement to commercialise novel elution technology

BIA Separations signs agreement to commercialise novel elution technology

26 Feb 2020

Agreement gives BIA Separations access to proprietary technology to better preserve integrity, infectivity and potency of immunoaffinity-purified viral vectors for gene therapy.

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New Sartorius QbD tool supports faster Raman model building

New Sartorius QbD tool supports faster Raman model building

25 Feb 2020

Unlocking the potential of Raman spectroscopy as a high throughput analytical technique for monitoring cell culture in mini bioreactors.

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Univercells' €50M investment to speed delivery of manufacturing tech

Univercells' €50M investment to speed delivery of manufacturing tech

20 Feb 2020

The investment will support continued expansion into the fast-growing gene therapy segment, including new developments that will enable a range of best-in-class solutions for viral manufacturing.

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Sphere Fluidics expands to increase supply of surfactant for droplet microfluidics

Sphere Fluidics expands to increase supply of surfactant for droplet microfluidics

18 Feb 2020

Investment in resources to meet demand for large-scale supply of patented biocompatible surfactant.

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Sartorius sharpens its brand focus

Sartorius sharpens its brand focus

17 Feb 2020

The company aims to simplify its customers’ work and thus help them to achieve medical progress and make innovative medicines available faster.

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BD completes clinical trial for its wearable injector

BD completes clinical trial for its wearable injector

11 Feb 2020

The pre-filled, pre-assembled injector is designed to prioritize safety, convenience and usability while delivering high-value drug treatments in the comfort of an in-home environment.

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Catalent to manufacture first-in-class mAb targeting solid tumours

Catalent to manufacture first-in-class mAb targeting solid tumours

11 Feb 2020

ZM008 could have potential benefits for the treatment of prostate cancer.

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Inovio and Beijing Advaccine to advance vaccine against Coronavirus

Inovio and Beijing Advaccine to advance vaccine against Coronavirus

30 Jan 2020

Agreement will facilitate clinical trial translations in China.

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