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Novel Microfluidic Platform for Cancer Research

The new platform combines microfluidic lab-on-a-chip technology with physiologically relevant 3D spheroids to enable formation and long-term culture of 3D multicellular tumors / organoids for drug screening and individualized chemosensitivity testing

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Is R&D still valued in Life Sciences?

We interviewed Paul Overton, Global Head of Business Development & Marketing at Evotec, on how the world of R&D is changing in Life Sciences and what he predicts the future holds.

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Article on Rapid Testing Methods Published in European Pharmaceutical Review

Wickham Laboratories is pleased to announce the publication of a thought leadership piece on “Rapid Testing Methods: the cost-effective safety solution” which was featured in European Pharmaceutical Review’s December 2017 issue.

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Are you the most innovative company in Oxfordshire? Apply now for The Oxford Science Park Innovation Award, part of OXBA 2018

Oxford, UK, 24 January 2018 - Oxfordshire companies which have progressed valuable innovations over the past three years can apply now for The Oxford Science Park Innovation Award, one of 2018's Oxfordshire Business Awards. Open to companies of any size and from any sector, the deadline for applications is March 2. This is the third year that The Oxford Science Park, one of the UK's leading parks for science and technology companies, has sponsored the Innovation Award. What The Oxford Science Park's judges will be looking for is the development and/or launch within the past three years of an innovative product, process, service or business method. The development should have a quantifiable benefit, both actual and projected, against key performance indicators for the applicant organisation1. Last year's winner was Perspectum Diagnostics, which detects and measures liver and biliary diseases using medical physics and image analysis. Other entries have come from industries as diverse ...

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CONGENICA Appoints New CEO to Drive Global Expansion of Clinical Genomics Business

Cambridge, United Kingdom – 25 January 2018 – Congenica, a global provider of clinical genomics interpretation software, today announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, David Atkins, Ph.D. Based at the Company’s headquarters in Cambridge, UK, Dr Atkins also joins Congenica’s Board of Directors.

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Wickham Laboratories Holdings Announces Planning Application Approval

Outline planning permission application for expansion of the Hoeford Point site now approved.

Wickham Laboratories Holdings, owner of Wickham Laboratories Ltd, today announces approval of its application for planning permission to construct additional buildings on the Hoeford Point site.

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CPI Annual Review- 2017

CPI is an independent technology innovation centre that translates ideas, research and knowledge into commercial business propositions by helping companies to develop, prove, prototype and scale up new products and processes at reduced risk.

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Isogenic Panels of Neuronal iPSC Derivatives

AMSBIO announces the launch of a new range of induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) derived neural stem cells (NSCs) and neural lineage progenitors.

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Wickham Laboratories Article on Endotoxin Detection Methods Published by Pharmaceutical Technology Europe

Wickham Laboratories is pleased to announce the publication of a technical editorial “Comparing Endotoxin Detection Methods” which is featured in Pharmaceutical Technology Europe’s November 2017 issue.

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Arecor Announces Launch of New Website

Arecor Ltd, the leading formulation technology company, focused on developing superior biopharmaceuticals via the innovative reformulation of proteins and peptides to improve the treatment of diabetes and other conditions, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website

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