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Gilead buys into CAR-T with $11.9bn deal for Kite

Gilead Sciences is buying Kite Pharma in a deal worth $11.9 billion, securing itself access to the latter’s experimental CAR-T therapy axicabtagene ciloleucel and wider cancer pipeline.

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) Debt Funds (including Small Business Loans) were officially launched in August 2017, with further Equity Funds being released in due course.

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund aims to boost the region’s economy and supporting the growth ambitions of the 780,000 smaller businesses within the region. It is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Industry proposals to help the UK become a world leader in life sciences are set to be unveiled.

Professor Sir John Bell, who led a review into the £64 billion life sciences industry, will use a speech at the University of Birmingham's Institute of Translational Medicine on Wednesday to outline its findings.

Organoid Culture & Genetic Manipulation

AMSBIO announces its sponsorship of the 'Discovering Organoids: Establishment, Culture & Manipulation’ hands-on training course* due to be hosted at Homerton College, University of Cambridge, UK, on 11th and 12th September 2017.

 

Macrophage Pharma Limited Extends Series A Round to Include New Investor Merck Ventures

Merck Ventures Joins Investment Syndicate and the Board of Macrophage

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC Announces Agreement to Sell 2,500,000 Ordinary Shares

Oxford Immunotec intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital and general corporate purposes.

China- Visit by the Future Health Industry Entrepreneurs Association

The Department for International Trade Life Sciences Organisation (DIT LSO) and the China Britain Business Council (CBBC) will be hosting a delegation from the Future Health Industry Entrepreneurs Association (FHA) from China on the morning of Tue 5 Sep.

ELISA-like Assay for Hyaluronic Acid

AMSBIO announces the launch of a new Hyaluronic Acid Quantification Kit, based on a highly specific and tightly binding protein to detect and measure Hyaluronic Acid, also known as Hyaluronan or HA.

 

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board acquires 50% stake in Milton Park from Hermes

Hermes Investment Management (Hermes), the £30.8 billion manager, has agreed to sell a 50% equity stake in Milton Park to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) for approximately £200 million.

Isansys Named as Finalist for Two Categories at the Celebration of Innovation Awards 2017

Isansys Lifecare Ltd is proud to announce it has been shortlisted for the Celebration of Innovation Awards 2017, a prestigious award celebrating the best of innovation in healthcare.

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