IB World Congress to showcase latest innovations

|26 February 2016| The latest innovations within the industrial biotechnology sector will be celebrated at the upcoming 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. This week the Biotechnology Innovat...

Inovio working on Zika virus vaccine

|23 February 2016| USA Inovio Pharmaceuticals is making progress on creating a vaccine against the deadly Zika virus. Results announced last week from its preclinical testing of its synthetic vaccine for t...

£1.5m boost to penicillin plant

|22 February 2016| Scotland Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today announced £1.5 million funding for pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline towards the extension of its plant in Irvine, cr...

Biogen joins pioneering industry group

|11 February 2016| Global biotechnology giant Biogen has joined a leading public-private collaboration which drives a culture of pioneering drug development within the industry. The Centre for Therapeutic...

New video focuses on biomedical innovation

|10 February 2016| USA A new ad campaign launched by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is highlighting the importance of biomedical innovation. “With this effort, BIO is advancing the nat...

Holoxica to develop its medical imaging technology

|8 February 2016| An Edinburgh headquartered holographic 3D visualisation company has secured €1.28million to develop its pioneering medical imaging technology. Holoxica was awarded the money from the Eur...

Global IB industry to meet in San Diego

|6 February 2016| Registration has been opened by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) for the 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The conference will be held between 17 and 20 Apr...

The industry of the future for rural Scotland?

|2 February 2016| Oban company Xanthella seeking to make algae the industry of the future for rural Scotland. The Atlantic coast of Scotland has some of the best renewable energy generation potential in E...

Breakthrough in fight against Parkinson’s disease

|29 January 2016| A major breakthrough has been made in the fight against Parkinson’s disease. An international public-private consortium of researchers brought together by the University of Dundee and le...

Biotech sector takes centre stage

|29 January 2016| Day two of the second annual conference of the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) is underway in Glasgow. And the day has kicked up with a focus on the of role innovatio...