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BeamLine Diagnostics’ closes a £650k investment round

Beamline Diagnostics, developers of an innovative biopsy triaging system, founded by Dr. Liberty Foreman and Dr. Katherine Willetts, has closed a £650k investment round which was led by a syndicate of Angels in MedCity (AiMC) and other investors.

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Wickham Laboratories Announces Upcoming Webinar on In-Vitro Alternatives

We would like to invite you to our latest webinar, “The Push for In-Vitro Alternatives in Toxicology: Understanding the Process Behind Developing Alternative Safety Testing”, which will take place on 29th June at 3PM London / 10 AM New York.

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Oxford Endovascular Crowned Winner of ‘Perfect Pitch’ at BioTrinity 2017 in London

OBN, the membership organisation that supports innovative life sciences companies,  today announces that Mike Karim, CEO of Oxford Endovascular is the winner of Perfect Pitch, the fast-paced, interactive and lively pitching session which was a highlight of the BioTrinity 2017 conference programme.  Perfect Pitch involved ten emerging R&D companies pitch in front of a panel of seasoned investors including: Chair: Kate Bingham, Managing Partner, SV Life Sciences (UK)   Maina Bhaman, Director of Healthcare Investment, Touchstone Innovations (UK) Kreske Nickelsen, General Partner & Chief Executive Officer, Joint Polish Investment Fund  (Poland) Graeme Martin, Founder, HatchBox Bioconsulting LLC (US) Naveed Siddiqi, Partner, Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners (UK/France) Andrew McLean, Principal Life Sciences Investor, Oxford Science Innovation (UK) Detlev Mennerich, Director and Investment Manager, Boehringer Ingelheim Ventures (Germany) ...

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OBN Appoints New Non-Executive Director to Enhance Board Expertise

Abingdon, UK: OBN the membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, announces today the appointment of Bill Fleming to its Board of Directors, effective immediately

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Cresset signs strategic alliance agreement to speed up drug design

British-Chinese three-way agreement brings together expertise and innovation in development of technologies for computational molecule design.

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SRG launches 2017 Salary Survey in conjunction with New Scientist

Discussing the latest salary and market trends in the science industry, the report is based on over 3,000 responses from SRG’s global database and the readership of New Scientist magazine.

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Wickham Labs to Exhibit at Making Pharmaceuticals 2017

Wickham Laboratories Ltd will exhibit on Stand 309 at the Making Pharmaceuticals Conference on the 25th – 26th April 2017 at Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

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Immunocore to Present at the Cowen and Company 37th Annual Healthcare Conference

Oxford, UK – Immunocore Limited, a world-leading biotechnology company developing novel TCR-based biological drugs to treat cancer, infectious diseases and autoimmune diseases, announced today that it will present at the Cowen and Company 37th Annual Healthcare Conference in Boston, MA.

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Oxford Immunotec Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results

UK & Marlborough, USA – Oxford Immunotec Global PLC, a global, high-growth diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary tests for the management of underserved immune-regulated conditions, today announced fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results.

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Cell Lines & Media for Difficult to Culture Tumor Types

AMSBIO has introduced a new range of cancer cell line models and culture media for the most difficult to culture tumor types where no models may exist.

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