Press Releases

MDI Biological Laboratory Receives $18 Million for Biomedical Research and Training

BAR HARBOR, ME, UNITED STATES - May 16, 2019 - The MDI Biological Laboratory has received an award of nearly $18 million from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), an institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), for the renewal of a grant to strengthen biomedical research and research training in Maine

Lonza chooses Synpromics’ novel inducible promoter platform to manufacture biopharmaceuticals

EDINBURGH, UK - May 16, 2019 - Synpromics Ltd, the leader in gene control, and Lonza Pharma & Biotech announce a partnership for the commercialisation of a number of inducible promoters to improve the manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals

Certara Appoints Dr. William F. Feehery as Chief Executive Officer

PRINCETON, NJ - May 16, 2019 - Certara® the global leader in model-informed drug development, regulatory science, real-world evidence and market access services, announced today that it has appointed Dr

ChargePoint Technology expands its commitment to UK with key appointment

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UNITED KINGDOM - May 16, 2019 -  Contained and sterile transfer solutions expert, ChargePoint Technology, continues its growth plans with the strategic appointment of Stephen Eastick as UK Sales Manager

Consortium led by Freeline, with partners Symbiosis and the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, secure funding from Innovate UK

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - May 16, 2019 - Freeline, a biotechnology company focused on developing curative gene therapies for chronic systemic diseases, has secured a collaborative grant of £1

FDA Approves TraceLink DSCSA Pilot Submission for Network Solutions; Delivering 2023 Traceability By Leveraging Blockchain and Digital Recalls Across a Supply Network

, MA - May 16, 2019 - North Reading, Mass. (May 14, 2019)—TraceLink Inc., the world’s largest integrated digital supply network providing real-time information sharing for better patient outcomes, today announced the acceptance of its participation in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pilot Project Program under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)

Masterflex® Peristaltic Pumps with MasterflexLive™ Now 21 CFR Part 11 and EU Annex 11 Compliant

VERNON HILLS, IL, US - May 15, 2019 - Now meet 21 CFR Part 11 and EU Annex 11 with Masterflex Cloud-enabled pumps featuring MasterflexLive

Greenphire Forms Strategic Partnership with Lazarex Cancer Foundation to Support Its Oncology Clinical Trial Patient Payments

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA, UNITED STATES - May 13, 2019 - Greenphire, the global leader in financial software for clinical trials, announced today that it has formed a partnership with Lazarex Cancer Foundation, a non-profit focused on improving patient access to cancer clinical trials

AI in life sciences still being held back by data issues and skills shortage, finds survey from The Pistoia Alliance

BOSTON & LONDON - May 15, 2019 - The Pistoia Alliance, a global non-profit that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, today announced new survey results showing access to data (52 percent) and lack of skills (44 percent) are the biggest barriers to the adoption of AI and machine learning (ML)

Rho-Supported Study Wins the David Sackett Trial of the Year Award from the Society for Clinical Trials

DURHAM, NC - May 15, 2019 - For Immediate Release Rho-Supported Study Wins the David Sackett Trial of the Year Award
from the Society for Clinical Trials
The Scleroderma: Cyclophosphamide or Transplantation (SCOT) trial awarded Research Triangle Park, NC  ̶  May 14, 2019  ̶  Rho, a full-service contract research organization (CRO) focused on bringing new products to market through a full range of product development services, announced today that the Scleroderma: Cyclophosphamide or Transplantation (SCOT) trial is the recipient of the prestigious David Sackett Trial of the Year Award, presented annually by the Society for Clinical Trials (SCT)

MDI Biological Laboratory Receives $30,000 to Support Organoid Course

BAR HARBOR, ME, UNITED STATES - May 14, 2019 - The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that it has received more than $30,000 in cash and in-kind awards in support of its second annual  “Applications of Organoid Technology” course, to be held May 26 through June 1 at the institution’s Bar Harbor campus

MR Solutions’ PET/MRI scanner explores innovative magnetic nanoparticles as a bimodal imaging agent

GUILDFORD, UK - May 14, 2019 - In a paper published in the American Chemical Society journal researchers from Bourgogne University showed that the use of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (NPs) using multi modal – PET/MRI - showed promising improvements in imaging capabilities

CRF Bracket Expands Global Reach with Patient-Centric Clinical Trial Technology in Asia Pacific Region, Opening Office in Tokyo, Japan

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA - May 13, 2019 - CRF Bracket, a leading patient-centric clinical technology company, has increased its strategic investment in the Asia-Pacific Region with the opening of a new office in Tokyo, Japan

Creative Proteomics Upgrades Its Newly-developed Fatty Acids Analysis Services for Scientists

SHIRLEY, NY, UNITED STATES - May 11, 2019 - SHIRLEY, NY – May 11, 2019 - Creative Proteomics, as one of the excellent suppliers and manufacturers in the proteomics field, improved their products mainly related to targeted lipidomics

Recipharm launches Recipharm Inhalation SolutionsTM as its end-to-end offering for inhalation products

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - May 9, 2019 - Recipharm, the contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), has launched its end-to-end inhalation offering to provide customers with a fully integrated service from early stage development through to commercial manufacturing

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group announces strong growth driven by success across key markets

FALMOUTH, UK - May 9, 2019 - In the recently published 2018 annual report, Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), a Spirax-Sarco Engineering Company, reported excellent sales of over £265 million, driven by the continued growth of key industries as well as aggressive overseas expansion

Atelerix Raises Follow-on Funding Round of £700,000

CAMBRIDGE AND NEWCASTLE, UK - May 9, 2019 - Atelerix, creator of an innovative cell encapsulation technology, today announces it has closed a second round of funding of £700,000 to accelerate development of its cell transport products to market

Rho CEO Laura Helms-Reece Named CEO of the Year by Triangle Business Journal

DURHAM, NC - May 9, 2019 - Rho CEO Laura Helms-Reece Named CEO of the Year byTriangle Business Journal Rho, a full-service contract research organization (CRO) focused on bringing new products to market through a full range of product development services, announced today that Laura Helms Reece, DrPH and co-CEO of the company, was named a CEO of the Year by the Triangle Business Journal

Lygos Appoints Photon Rao as Chief Patent Counsel

BERKELEY, UNITED STATES - May 7, 2019 - Lygos, Inc., a full-stack producer of specialty chemicals that deliver high-value performance without the environmental toxicity, today announced that experienced IP attorney Photon Rao, JD, PhD, has been named Chief Patent Counsel

PHARMASEAL closes £1m funding round for new CTMS software

NOTTINGHAM, UK - May 7, 2019 - A Nottingham company which has developed a new platform to help pharmaceutical firms manage clinical trials more effectively has raised almost £1m from investors to help it launch its product worldwide