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Mercia invests £2.0 million in transdermal drug delivery specialist, Medherant

Coventry, UK, 21stMay 2019 /Medherant Limited (“Medherant”), the clinical-stage developer of innovative transdermal delivery products for pain and CNS diseases using its unique TEPI Patch® technology, has today announced a new £2 million investment.

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Innovate UK: UKI2S and Innovate UK launch new £10m initiative to accelerate growth of early stage science and engineering companies

The £27m UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund (UKI2S) and Innovate UK (IUK) have launched a joint initiative, the UKI2S Innovate Accelerator. With £10m of IUK funding to be used alongside direct equity investment by UKI2S, the new scheme is designed to boost some of the UK’s most exciting young companies. 

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ProBioGen and Vaccitech Sign License Agreement for ProBioGen’s Technology Platform

BERLIN, Germany, and OXFORD, United Kingdom, May 15, 2019 / B3C newswire / -- ProBioGen AG, a premier German service & technology provider for complex biologics and Vaccitech, Ltd., a spin-out company from the University of Oxford’s Jenner Institute, one of the most renowned vaccine research centers in the world, today jointly announced signing a license agreement.

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Boyds bolsters Regulatory Affairs team with senior appointment

In support of its continuing growth plans, Boyds, the leading consultancy business that supports the development of pharmaceutical and biotech products for patient benefit, has appointed a new CMC regulatory affairs professional.

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Boyds reports record-breaking growth 12-months on from Queen’s Award

Boyds, the leading consultancy business that supports the development of pharmaceutical and biotech products for patient benefit, has reported record-breaking growth in its overseas turnover in the 12-months since it was recognised with one of the UK’s most prestigious awards, The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.

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Catsci: Cardiff-based company expanding after Welsh Government support

A Cardiff-based company specialising in helping pharmaceutical companies bring new therapeutics to market is set to create 16 highly skilled new jobs thanks to Welsh Government support.

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Immunocore to Present New Tebentafusp (IMCgp100) Data in Advanced Melanoma at Upcoming 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting

(Oxfordshire, UK and Conshohocken, Pennsylvania and Rockville, Maryland, US, 16 May 2019) Immunocore Limited, a leading T cell receptor (TCR) biotechnology company, will present new mechanism of action data in advanced uveal and cutaneous melanoma from the tebentafusp clinical research programme at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago on 3 June 2019.

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Leaf Expression Systems Ltd: Plant Bioscience Ltd transfers control of Hypertrans® plant-based biologics and vaccines expression technology to Leaf Expression Systems Ltd

14 May 2019: Norwich Plant Bioscience Ltd (PBL) and Leaf Expression Systems Ltd (Leaf) are delighted to announce a further development in their relationship, with PBL granting Leaf the exclusive rights to sub-license the Hypertrans® transient expression system, the core technology underpinning Leaf’s biologics and vaccines contract development and manufacturing services business.

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World Courier: White Paper: Logistics by Design - a Framework for Advanced Therapy Developers

The Logistics by Design white paper uses a risk based framework that identifies areas within your supply chain that need to be addressed at the earliest possible moment.

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RSSL introduces cell based bioassays to enhance biologics service offering

Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL), a leading provider of scientific and technical solutions to the global biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, has introduced a cell based bioassay service to meet rising demand for potency assessments.

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