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VivoPlex establishes international Scientific Advisory Board

Southampton, UK, April 3, 2019 – VivoPlex Group Ltd, a leader in real time and accurate intra-uterine monitoring, has established an international Scientific Advisory Board to help optimise the development and launch of its uterine biosensor. The Board, chaired by VivoPlex co-founder Professor Nicholas Macklon, comprises five experts across human reproduction and fertility technology.

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Oxford Genetics Secures New Investment

Mercia Technologies PLC (AIM: MERC), the national investment group focused on the identification, creation, funding and scaling of innovative technology businesses with high-growth potential from the UK regions, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Oxford Genetics Limited ("Oxford Genetics"), has received £6.5million of new investment in a syndicated round comprising Canaccord Genuity Limited ("Canaccord") (formerly Hargreave Hale), Invesco Asset Management Limited ("Invesco") and Mercia

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HemaCare and Tissue Solutions Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Access to Human Disease-State Samples

(Los Angeles, CA and Glasgow U.K. – March 28, 2019) HemaCare Corporation (OTCMKTS: HEMA), a global leader and trusted brand in the customization of human-derived biological products and services for biomedical research, drug discovery, and cellular therapy process development, and Tissue Solutions Ltd, a leading global provider of diseased human biosamples for research, today announced their partnership to supply customers with an expanded selection of well-qualified disease-state biomaterials in fresh, frozen, and FFPE formats.

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Entrust Resource Solutions Embark on a Growth & Acquisition Strategy

Entrust Resource Solutions has launched an aggressive 5-year growth and acquisition strategy that will benefit our global customer base by enabling them to hire top talent while achieving the business growth necessary to reach our targeted £10 million turnover. 

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New Tissue Microarrays Conform with FDA Standards

AMSBIO offers an unmatched portfolio of over 2000 tissue microarrays (TMAs), one of the best sample formats for rapid detection of cellular localization of RNA and protein expression.

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Diamond Pharma Services supports Akcea Therapeutics in gaining EU regulatory approval for WAYLIVRA treatment for familial chylomicronaemia syndrome (FCS)

Diamond Pharma Services has provided EU regulatory support to Akcea since 2016, resulting in a positive CHMP opinion for the grant of a Conditional Marketing Authorisation for WAYLIVRA .

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Evox Therapeutics Awarded £1.5 Million in Funding From Innovate UK

OXFORD, England, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Evox Therapeutics Ltd ('Evox' or the 'Company'), a leading exosome therapeutics company, today announces that it has secured £1.5 million in funding from Innovate UK, the UK's Innovation Agency, through the Biomedical Catalyst Early Stage Award.

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Arecor receives regulatory approval to initiate phase I clinical trial for ultra-rapid acting insulin product

Arecor Limited, the specialty pharmaceutical company leveraging its innovative and proprietary formulation technology to develop superior treatments for a range of disease areas, including diabetes, today announces that a Phase I Clinical Trial Application (“CTA”) for product candidate AT247 has been approved by the Bundesamt für Sicherheit im Gesundheitswesen (BASG), the Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care.

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Real-time Biochemistry of Living Cells and Whole Organisms

AMSBIO has added a new range of GCaMP calcium indicators (jGCaMP7b, jGCaMP7c, jGCaMP7f, jGCaMP7s) to their portfolio of ready-to-use adeno-associated virus (AAV) biosensor products. These viruses encoded biosensors are supplied ready for use for neural activity studies in vivo.

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Congratulations to all those winners of Scotland's Life Sciences Awards

At a black-tie dinner held in Edinburgh on Thursday 28th February 2019, more than 700 luminaries came together at the Scotland's Life Sciences Dinner & Annual Awards to celebrate their collective achievements of 2018.  A year which saw international expansion, infrastructure improvements and a record £85 million of equity investment.

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