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Biotechs Face Squeeze on Partnering Deals

Biotechs Face Squeeze on Partnering Deals

3 Aug 2012

Biotechs are finding it increasingly difficult to secure partnering deals with pharmaceutical companies.

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CEVEC Licenses Proprietary Human Cell Lines to Paragon Bioservices

CEVEC Licenses Proprietary Human Cell Lines to Paragon Bioservices

2 Aug 2012

Paragon Bioservices would license and use CEVEC's know-how and patents to develop stable cell lines and perform process development for the contract manufacturing of recombinant proteins and antibodies.

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Parexel BioPharm Unit to Serve Small and Mid-sized Biopharma

Parexel BioPharm Unit to Serve Small and Mid-sized Biopharma

1 Aug 2012

Parexel's new dedicated unit will meet the needs of small biopharmaceutical companies.

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iBio & GE Healthcare Announce New Global Alliance

iBio & GE Healthcare Announce New Global Alliance

30 Jul 2012

iBio and GE Healthcare are working together to develop a single facility for the manufacturing of plant-based biotherapeutics and vaccines.

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Report Reveals Fall in Venture Capital Investment in US Biotech And Pharma Start-ups

Report Reveals Fall in Venture Capital Investment in US Biotech And Pharma Start-ups

26 Jul 2012

There has been a fall in venture capital investment in the life sciences industry in the US.

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US Biopharmaceuticals Have Almost 200 Mental Illness Drugs in Development

US Biopharmaceuticals Have Almost 200 Mental Illness Drugs in Development

23 Jul 2012

There are almost 200 biopharmaceutical products for mental illness in development in the US at this time.

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Compugen & Merck Serono Establish Novel Biomarker Company

Compugen & Merck Serono Establish Novel Biomarker Company

29 Jun 2012

Neviah Genomics is a new company being created by Compugen and Merck Serono.

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Biopharmaceutical Companies Face Document Management Challenges

Biopharmaceutical Companies Face Document Management Challenges

25 Jun 2012

A survey has highlighted the challenges faced by life sciences companies with regard to document management.

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Debiopharm & Ascepion to Collaborate on New Oncology Drug

Debiopharm & Ascepion to Collaborate on New Oncology Drug

21 Jun 2012

Swiss-based Debiopharm Group and China's Ascepion Pharmaceuticals hope to bring a new anti-cancer drug to market.

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DSM Announces Patent Grants for Proprietary XD Biomanufacturing Technology

DSM Announces Patent Grants for Proprietary XD Biomanufacturing Technology

19 Jun 2012

DSM Pharmaceutical Products has announced that several countries have granted patents or have given statements of patent allowance to its proprietary XD? high cell density process technology.

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BioInvent & Cancer Research Technology Announce Oncology Collaboration

BioInvent & Cancer Research Technology Announce Oncology Collaboration

15 Jun 2012

A new collaboration between BioInvent, Cancer Research Technology and Queen Mary, University of London will aim to speed up the discovery and development of new cancer treatments.

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Biopharma Must Understand Local Healthcare Needs, Report Says

Biopharma Must Understand Local Healthcare Needs, Report Says

14 Jun 2012

Biopharmaceutical services company Quintiles has highlighted the need for drugmakers to adapt their marketing strategies.

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