"Tremendous advances in science and technology, along with the
shrinking period for patent exclusivity, are creating unprecedented
opportunities for the drug development industry," said a CEO
this week while discussing the...
An international conference serving global centres of excellence
for biotechnology, so-called 'bio-technopoles,' life science parks
and 'bio-incubators' will take place ahead of the 7th European
BASF Plant Science, the plant biotechnology subsidiary of chemical
giant BASF, has entered into an agreement with Cellectis,
specialists in genome engineering and a recent spin-off from the
Institut Pasteur, that will provide BASF...
Swiss life science company Lonza, that earlier this week announced
imminent cutbacks and job losses, has settled a patent infringement
action with Nutrition 21, a US company that currently holds 22
patents for chromium compounds.
The Smart Active Labels Consortium is to present its first seminar,
titled "Smart Active Labels for Temperature Tracking: Shaping
the Future of Food/Pharmaceutical Distribution," on June 10 -
11 in Chicago, US.
Swiss intermediates and fine chemical company Lonza said today it
is to cut around 500 jobs mainly in Europe and the US as part of a
restructuring programme to reduce the negative effects of the
current economy on most of its business...
Thermo Electron Corp has presented a new range of instruments at
the ACHEMA meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, including what it says is
the world's first mass spectrometer to combine Ion Trap and Fourier
Transform Ion Cyclotron...
Celsis International of the UK, a specialist in diagnostic systems
to detect and measure microbial contamination for the
pharmaceutical, personal care and food industries, has signed up
Boots Manufacturing (BM) as a new customer.
Speciality chemicals company International Specialty Products (ISP)
continues its quest to expand the company's presence in the growing
personal care market segment with the news this week that it has
collaborated with biotech...
Netherlands-based drugs, coatings and chemical maker Akzo Nobel has
announced a €500 million divestment program and suggested that it
is unlikely to remain a player in all three of these sectors in the