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Industry comes together to form the AMR Action Fund, pledging $1bn to fight antimicrobial resistance

July 10, 2020
Medical Communications, Research and Development AMR, antimicrobial resistance, biotech, pharma

Over 20 biopharma firms have come together to launch the AMR Action Fund, an initiative of the International Federation of …


Scotland leading the UK in life science start-up growth, report reveals

November 20, 2019
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing BioCity, UK, biotech, pharma

A new report published by the life science incubator and business collective BioCity has painted a promising picture of UK …


Biotechnology Innovation Organization Chief to step down after US 2020 elections

October 11, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Biotechnology Innovation Organization, US, biotech, pharma

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the largest trade body representing the world’s biotechnology industry, has revealed that its President and …


Darius Hughes, Head of Vaccines Business Unit UK, Pfizer

July 15, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Darius Hughes, Pfizer, Working Life, biotech, pharma, vaccines

“Vaccines provide a unique opportunity to have a positive effect on hundreds of thousands of people” – Darius Hughes, Head …


Gilead invests $5.1 billion into Galapagos NV

July 15, 2019
Sales and Marketing Galapagos, Gilead, biotech, collaboration, deal, drug discovery, pharma

Gilead has entered into a 10 year partnership with Belgo-Dutch biotech Galapagos NV. The collaboration will see Gilead invest $5.1 …


Amgen agrees to buy Nuevolution for $167 million

May 22, 2019
Research and Development Amgen, Cancer, Nuevolution, biotech, drug discovery, immuno-oncology, immunology, pharma

California biotech Amgen has agreed to buy Danish biopharmaceutical company Nuevolution AB for 1.61 billion Swedish crowns ($166.8 million). The …


MSD buys Peloton Therapeutics in deal worth $2.1 billion

May 22, 2019
Research and Development Cancer, MSD, acquisition, biotech, deal, oncology, pharma

MSD has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares in Peloton Therapeutics in a deal worth up to $2.1 billion. US …


Iran ready to export medicines to Venezuela

February 25, 2019
Sales and Marketing FDA, Iran, Venezuela, biotech, global, pharma

The chairman of the Iranian Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Mehdi Pirsalehi, has said that Iran is ready to export …


Israeli biotech claims it has developed cure for cancer

January 30, 2019
Research and Development Cancer, MuTaTo, biotech, israel, lung cancer, oncology

An Israeli biotech has claimed that it has developed a complete cure for cancer. Speaking to the Jerusalem Post, Dan …


AstraZeneca loses two senior executives as biotechs appoint new CEOs

January 7, 2019
Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, CEO, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, biotech, immunocore

Two of AstraZeneca’s senior executives have been poached by the biotech firms Ironwood Pharmaceuticals and Immunocore, as the two biotechnology …

$400 billion in healthcare M&A deals expected for 2019

January 7, 2019
Sales and Marketing Hong Kong, M&A, MA, biotech, deals pharma, law, mergers

The coming year is set to see mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare sector worth more than $400 billion, according …


Sanofi will pay Regeneron $582m in deal restructuring

January 7, 2019
Sales and Marketing Deals, Regeneron, Sanofi, biotech, pharma

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi will pay US biotech Regeneron $582 million, as part of a restructuring of an earlier deal …


York-based biotech expands premises after $2.2 million investment

December 14, 2018
Medical Communications UK, aptamer, biotech, funding, investment, york science park

The York-based Aptamer Group is set to expand its premises after securing $2.2 million in overseas investment in June of …


EU rules may be stifling Britain’s biotech industry

November 19, 2018
Sales and Marketing EU, biotech, britain, funding, grants, industry

EU rules are stifling Britain’s biotech industry, according to companies who talked to British newspaper The Daily Telegraph. The newspaper …


Pharma stocks soar after US midterm elections

November 8, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production Shares, Stock, Trump, biotech, pharma, stock market

Despite the threat of a bipartisan pricing plan, pharma stocks have soared after the announcement of the results of the …

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