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BioCryst Pharmaceuticals announces restructuring

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals announces restructuring

12 Jun 2012

BioCryst is streamlining its portfolio of antivirals in a bid to lower costs.

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India & Spain to Launch Collaborative Programmes in Biotech Sector

India & Spain to Launch Collaborative Programmes in Biotech Sector

11 Jun 2012

The objective of this joint programme is to promote and fund market-driven research and technology development as well as to encourage partnerships and business-led R&D&I collaborative projects in the field of biotechnology.

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Report Highlights Importance of Communication for Pharma-biotech Deals

Report Highlights Importance of Communication for Pharma-biotech Deals

4 Jun 2012

Open and frequent communication is vitally important for the success of partnerships between pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

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Teralys Capital And Eli Lilly And Others Invest in Life Sciences Fund

Teralys Capital And Eli Lilly And Others Invest in Life Sciences Fund

30 May 2012

Teralys Capital and Eli Lilly and Company have invested in a new $150m life sciences fund.

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French Biotech Sector 'Faces Challenge to Raise Funding'

French Biotech Sector 'Faces Challenge to Raise Funding'

28 May 2012

France Biotech and Ernst & Young's latest report looks at the state of the French biotech industry.

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Better Risk Assessment Tools Needed for Biopharma Stakeholders

Better Risk Assessment Tools Needed for Biopharma Stakeholders

25 May 2012

The latest report from biopharmaceutical services company Quintiles has looked at the subject of drug development risk.

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Biopharma Firms That Secure Corporate Venture Investment 'More Likely to Be Acquired'

Biopharma Firms That Secure Corporate Venture Investment 'More Likely to Be Acquired'

24 May 2012

Corporate venture funding is a good predictor for licensing deals, acquisition and IPOs, an analysis has revealed.

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Countries around the World 'Investing in Biopharma'

Countries around the World 'Investing in Biopharma'

22 May 2012

A report suggests that America's biopharmaceutical dominance could be under threat as countries around the world are investing in the sector.

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Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Announces Plans to Go Public

Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Announces Plans to Go Public

21 May 2012

Drug developer Kythera Biopharmaceuticals is to go public in a bid to generate funds for its ongoing clinical development of aesthetic medicine ATX-101.

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Small Biotech Companies to Benefit from Changes to US Patent System

Small Biotech Companies to Benefit from Changes to US Patent System

17 May 2012

Biotechnology companies - particularly smaller outfits - should benefit from the new patent system being brought in under the America Invents Act.

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BMS & Tsinghua University Announce New Strategic Partnership

BMS & Tsinghua University Announce New Strategic Partnership

17 May 2012

A new collaboration has been announced between Bristol-Myers Squibb and China's Tsinghua University.

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Orexigen to Be Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index

Orexigen to Be Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index

15 May 2012

Biopharmaceutical firm Orexigen Therapeutics will be added to the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index effective Monday, May 21, 2012.

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