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Kadans expands its presence in the United Kingdom by adding its second research hub in the country to its Pan-European science park portfolio.


Kadans acquired Sycamore House from GSK. It is a 9,640 sqm industrial and warehouse building, located directly adjacent to Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (“SBC”), and the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Manufacturing Centre (“CGTCMC”). Kadans will redevelop and extend Sycamore House into a modern, vibrant, multi-tenanted R&D facility with expected completion mid-2021.

CAMBRIDGE, UK, 09 August 2019 – Start Codon, a new model of life science and healthcare business accelerator, today announced it has partnered with Clustermarket, a leading online equipment sharing and booking platform and Science Entrepreneur Club, a life sciences network, to help drive the translation of world-class life science and healthcare research into commercially successful companies.

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This transaction increases BioIVT’s portfolio of disease-state plasma, sera and controls, and enhances its ability to support the in vitro diagnostic market


Westbury, NY – Aug. 6, 2019 – BioIVT, a leading provider of research models and services for drug and diagnostic development, today announced that it has acquired Keystone Biologicals, Inc., a supplier of disease-state plasma, sera and controls, located in Hatboro, PA. This acquisition will expand BioIVT’s disease-state portfolio both by volume and product range.

This Transaction Increases BioIVT’s Portfolio of Disease-State Plasma, Sera and Controls, and Enhances its Ability to Support the In Vitro Diagnostic Market


 

Cambridge, UK, 6th August 2019: Arecor Limited (“Arecor” or “the Company”), the specialty pharmaceutical company leveraging its innovative and proprietary formulation technology to develop superior treatments for a range of disease areas, including diabetes, welcomed Mrs Kemi Badenoch, MP for Saffron Walden, to its offices at Chesterford Research Park.

Arecor’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr Sarah Howell and Chief Financial Officer, Susan Lowther, met with Mrs Badenoch MP, to discuss the current climate for small companies in the UK healthcare industry.

BETHESDA, MD – August 1, 2019 – Precision for Medicine, part of Precision Medicine Group, announced it has acquired leading biospecimen providers ProMedDx and GLAS, significantly expanding its capabilities and expertise in the biospecimen solutions space. With the acquisitions, Precision now offers an unmatched level of scientific understanding, high-quality specimen solutions, and global scale.

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC), a leading location for development and commercialisation of cutting-edge therapeutics, is pleased to announce that James Keeling has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).


James joins from JGK Financial Management, a company set up to support SMEs in their growth phase providing expertise in business & financial planning, funding, sustainable investments and exit strategies. This has included working with business based in Loughborough University Science, Enterprise Park and as Interim CFO for Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst.

The 2019 CRACK IT Challenges competition consists of three Challenges identified jointly by the NC3Rs and Sponsors.


- Challenge 32 Transgene Track: (Two Phase Challenge Sponsored by GSK and Novartis).

- Challenge 33 CleanCut: (Two Phase Challenge Sponsored by Novartis, Bayer and Takeda).

- Challenge 34 Sharp and to the Point: (Single Phase Challenge Sponsored by AstraZeneca, GSK, The University of Sheffield and The Royal Veterinary College).

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