Avantium Technologies of the Netherlands, a specialist in
developing high throughput process R&D techniques for customers
in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, has been signed up
by Eastman Chemical for the discovery...
METabolic EXplorer, a French biotechnology company specialising in
the development and production of new biological processes for the
manufacturing of chemicals and pharmaceuticals, has bolstered its
scientific team with the appointment...
AstraZeneca has opened a new multi-million dollar research facility
in Bangalore, India, which will focus principally on finding new
treatments for tuberculosis, a disease which is diagnosed in about
8 million people worldwide each...
A science and technology advisory group has called on the Irish
government to ensure that the country remains competitive in the
pharmaceutical and chemical industries by developing R&D
operations and, in particular, fostering...
Reports in Ireland have suggested that Germany's Schwarz Pharma is
planning to scale back its operations in Shannon and cut its
workforce. The company is allegedly planning to reduce its Irish
workforce by 70 to around 180 staff.
US biopharmaceutical firm Acceptys has licensed an immortal
humanised cell line from Columbia University, which will allow it
to discover and produce fully human monoclonal antibodies and other
human proteins for use as therapeutic...
The German state of Saxony has implemented a $230 million,
five-year investment programme in a bid to nurture the development
of 'biosaxony,' centring on the establishment of regional
biotechnology hot spots in Leipzig and...
Belgian pharmaceutical and chemicals firm Solvay expects to launch
a new version of its Influvac brand flu vaccine, based on a novel
cell-based production process, in 2005. The speed of the new
process means that a vaccine can be...