Click here for the February 2020 edition of eNews. 

Following a year of strong growth and successful acquisitions, Entrust People and SCI Search & Selection are merging to become Entrust Resource Solutions.

This new brand better represents the future of our group of recruitment consultancies and is a massive step towards us realising our vision of providing the very best, fully accountable, bench to board talent solution.

The next SysMIC Module 1 course will start on Monday 27th April 2020

SysMIC was developed with BBSRC funding and provides introductory and advanced training in mathematics, statistics and computing for bioscientists. SysMIC is a comprehensive online course in interdisciplinary skills in the life sciences with over 2,000 participants enrolling since its beginning in 2013.

Key topics are:

• Network biology

• Mechanistic modeling, and

• Data analysis

Cambridge, UK, 13th February 2020 / Sciad Newswire / Domainex Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Tom Mander as Chief Executive Officer. Dr Mander will take over when Dr Trevor Perrior retires from the role in April 2020. Tom has nearly 30 years of experience in small-molecule drug discovery, and joined Domainex as Chief Operating Officer in March 2015 with a mandate to achieve organic expansion of the drug discovery service business of the company.

Cambridge, UK, 13 February 2020: Sphere Fluidics, a company commercializing single cell analysis systems underpinned by its patented picodroplet technology, today announced investment in the production and supply of its proprietary biocompatible surfactant, Pico-Surf™, for reliable and highly stable droplet generation and processing. Sphere Fluidics will expand operations to meet demand for large-scale commercial supply of its high-performing surfactant for use in a wide range of microfluidic application workflows.   

CAMBRIDGE, UK and NEW YORK, USA, 10 February 2020 Artios Pharma Limited (Artios), a leading DNA Damage Response (DDR) company developing a broad pipeline of innovative treatments for cancer, today announces the appointment of Bryony Harrop as Vice President (VP) of Clinical Development,  Bryony will be working alongside Dr Gillian Langford, also VP of Clinical Development, who joined Artios in January 2019.

LOUGHBOROUGH, England (February 3, 2020) – Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, recently announced the winners of the Fisher Scientific Channel Supplier Awards during its annual Fisher Scientific European Sales Conference held in Madrid.

From January 27-30, 2020, a total of 817 delegates attended the Fisher Scientific European Sales Conference at the Melia Castilla hotel in Madrid. This was the ninth event of its kind, bringing together delegates from 23 different countries.

EIP today announces the appointment of partner Gareth Probert from HGF where he was head of the firm’s Nottingham office.

Gareth has spent more than 20 years in the IP profession with 10 years in senior roles including partner and head of the medtech group at Potter Clarkson. Gareth joined EIP on 3 February and is based in the London office where he will play a key role in developing the life sciences practice.

With the transition period for the new European Medical Device Regulation (EU) 2017/745 (MDR) coming to an end in May 2020, it is imperative that manufacturers take action to update their technical documentation and processes to meet the new requirements.

- Dr Anthony Hall joins at pivotal time, ahead of fragile X syndrome clinical trial initiation.

- Findacure co-founder will apply extensive drug repurposing and rare disease expertise to progress Healx’s drug candidates into the clinic.