‘Biotech for chemistry’

The world's biggest trade show for the chemical industry will be of huge importance to biotechnology stakeholders. Held every three years, ACHEMA 2018 - in Frankfurt - will quite literally be a massive occas...

$40M for biotech fighting cancer

(USA) A Californian biotech company has attracted $40 million of investment to develop pioneering cancer treatments. Vivace Therapeutics raised the sum across two funding rounds and will now prioritise ad...

‘Doing well by doing good’

(USA) A venture capital firm that helps to build 'breakthrough biotech companies' has raised $350 million to support the next generation of game changers. Atlas Venture has been investing in biotech start...

Biotech close to diabetes breakthrough

(BELGIUM) A vaccine that could provide a major breakthrough in the fight against Type 1 diabetes is to be tested in human trials. Developed by Belgian biotech Imcyse, in collaboration with the French Nati...

Bankrolling the biotech game-changers

|31 October 2016| USA A venture capitalist firm dedicated to supporting industries transforming our world has just raised $616 million dollars for the next generation of biotech pioneers. The fund from...

Countdown on to European biotech showcase

|7 October 2016| Scotland Glasgow is the host city for this year’s European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB). EFIB brings together leading industry executives and pioneers w...

New Biohub to lead healthcare revolution

|22 September 2016| USA A new biotechnology hub in America is the first step in a new initiative which wants to cure, prevent and manage all diseases by the end of the century. The Chan Zuckerberg Init...

Glasgow a fitting capital for European Bioeconomy

|19 August 2016| Scotland Scotland will welcome the European biotech industry in October at an exhibition being held in the country's biggest city. The European Federation of Industrial Biotechnology a...

Scottish biotech sector continues to grow

|28 July 2016| Scotland A new biotech company being launched in Scotland is to lead the fight against a wide range of diseases - including cancer and dementia. Epidarex Capital today announced the laun...

Turning biotech ideas into businesses

|8 March 2016| Startup biotech companies in Europe are being asked to sum up their products in 140 characters for a chance to access $50 to $70k and three months mentorship. The offer from IndieBio, a sta...