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Swallowing loss

Swallowing loss

Losses continue for buccal drug delivery company Generex
Biotechnology with the company yesterday reporting a net loss of
$4.6 million (€4.3m), or $(27) per share for the quarter ended
January 31, 2003 - compared to a net loss of...

Go with the flow...

Go with the flow...

A series of new flow cytometry products will soon hit the market
with the announcement yesterday from US companies BD Biosciences
and Molecular Probes that, following a recent license agreement, BD
Biosciences Pharmingen has launched...

A LEAP ahead

A LEAP ahead

Specialists in cellular analysis Cyntellect this week announced the
issuance of a new patent covering the company's Laser Enabled
Analysis and Processing (LEAP) technology platform.

Xenogen in Japan

Xenogen in Japan

SC Biosciences is to be the exclusive distributor of sensitive
tools for drug discovery with the announcement this week that it
will distribute in vivo imaging technology in Japan for US company
Xenogen corporation.

Softly, softly...

Softly, softly...

German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim has signed a
long-term agreement with software company MDL Information Systems
to use its software technology for managing and deploying chemical
information systems.

Flaming results

Flaming results

French drug delivery company Flamel Technologies reported a
significant leap in revenues for 2002 jumping from €12.3 million in
2001 to €19.8 million in 2002.

Fund setback for world leader

Fund setback for world leader

Applied Biosystems group, the world's number one maker of
gene-analysing equipment, warned on Tuesday that it would report
lower-than-expected fiscal third-quarter revenue and earnings due
to deteriorating business conditions.

The yolk of the matter

The yolk of the matter

The prospect of using chicken eggs as commercial 'biofactories' for
the production of protein-based drugs has moved a step closer with
the announcement of a study showing that transgenic cockerels can
pass on an introduced...

Asia-Pacfic focus

Asia-Pacfic focus

Singapore is the location for the first 'Drug Discovery Technology'
event organised by IBC Life Sciences in the Asia-Pacific region.

EU: Investment in R&D slipping

EU: Investment in R&D slipping

European scientists continue to be strong in areas such as medical
research and chemistry and Europe may produce the highest number of
science graduates but it is lagging behind in biotechnology, still
employs fewer researchers, accounts...

Life science boost

Life science boost

Strong sales from its life science unit helped US biotechnology
company Enzo Biochem, that specialises in gene identification
technologies, post total revenues of $13.1 million, compared with
$11.8 million in the corresponding year...