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...

Winning the battle against cancer

|20 January 2016| At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016, US Vice-President Joe Biden convened a panel of eminent scientists, doctors and technologists to discuss the priorities for the American moo...

Global bioeconomy event returns to Amsterdam

|19 January 2016| For the eleventh year in a row commercial decision makers from the worlds of biofuels and bio-based chemicals will descend on Amsterdam this March (14-17) for World Bio Markets (WBM). “I...

Boost in fight against tropical diseases

|18 January 2016| The fight against tuberculosis and malaria was given a boost after a new milestone was reached by the  World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). The WIPO has now surpassed 100 mem...

Collaborating to support marine renewables

|12 January 2016| The initial stages of a project looking at biofouling solutions for marine renewables has been completed by the International Centre of Island Technology (ICIT), in collaboration with the E...