Thursday, February 07, 2019 - Wickham Labs
Wickham Laboratories Ltd is delighted to announce our most recent technical article on, “Microbiological Considerations in Cleanroom Validation”, which has been featured in European Pharmaceutical Review’s December 2018 issue.
Microbiological contamination is a major safety concern within the manufacturing and development of all pharmaceutical & medical devices. This article discusses how and why a cleanroom environment plays an important role...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - Rebecca Wilkes
Abingdon, UK, 22 January 2019: – OBN (UK) Ltd, the membership organisation that supports the life sciences industry, is delighted to announce the success of their 2nd annual BioSeed® event held on Wednesday,16 January 2019, at Level 39 in Canary Wharf, London.
The event was a great success and included a packed schedule of quickfire / 5minute presentations from 43 early stage European life sciences companies, who showcased a range of new technologies...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - Wickham Labs
Wickham Laboratories are excited to announce their most recent publication on “The Importance of Testing for Pyrogens in Raw and In-Process Materials”, written by Section Head of Endotoxin and Cytotoxicity Testing, Sophie Bell.
The article, published by International Biopharmaceutical Industry (IBI) in their December issue, discusses the effects pyrogens can have on humans and focuses on the three different methods used to test for pyrogens...
Wednesday, January 02, 2019 - Jonathan Rohll
Abingdon, UK: OBN, the membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, announces the following changes to its Board:
Bill Fleming has been appointed the new Chairman of the Board of Directors, replacing Sally Waterman, who has served on the Board of Directors since 2014. Bill Fleming has strong management and board of director experience, having served on OBN’s Board as a Non-Executive Director since April 2017....
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - Wickham Labs
Wickham Laboratories will be exhibiting at Pharmig’s 26th annual conference held on the 28 and 29 November at the Belfry Hotel, Nottingham.
This year’s event will bring together an array of industry experts and regulators to discuss the latest research and findings within the pharmaceutical microbiology industry.
The conference programme will include the following topics among others:
Water system biofilms
Uses and applications of microbiological...
Thursday, November 01, 2018 - Rebecca Wilkes
Leading AI-driven drug discovery company Exscientia expands to The Oxford Science Park
Facilities in The Schrödinger Building to bring together AI experts and biologists
Oxford, UK, 1 November 2018 - In a key point in its growth strategy, Exscientia, the innovative company at the forefront of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven drug discovery, is expanding its Oxford presence to the new Schrödinger Building on The Oxford Science Park, one of...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - Wickham Labs
Wickham Laboratories are excited to announce their latest article being published by Cleanroom Technology in November, “Testing Preservatives with PET”, written by Microbiology Business Support Coordinator, Tasmin Stock.
The article discusses specific challenges we face when preventing microbial growth, considering the regulations & validations of drug products and why efficacy is the main concern in active ingredients.
An excerpt of this article...
Friday, October 12, 2018 - Rebecca Wilkes
Abingdon, UK: OBN (UK) Ltd, the membership organisation that supports the life sciences industry, is delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 OBN Awards.
The Awards, which are in their 10th year, celebrate the best of UK life sciences – from outstanding scientific innovation within biotech, medtech, digital, synthetic biology, to the companies that support the industry and the fundraisers that make it happen. This year’s event hosted an audience...
Wednesday, August 08, 2018 - Rebecca Wilkes
The winners will be announced at the OBN Awards evening on Thursday 11 October at the Examination Schools in Oxford, we have a limited number of tickets available, and you can book yours here.
If you would like to take one of the last remaining award or table sponsor packages, full details can be found on the OBN Awards website.
Congratulations to all our finalists - we look forward to celebrating with you in October.
Monday, June 25, 2018 - Rebecca Wilkes
OBN, OneNucleus, BioNow, Medilink Midlands and MediWales, major not-for-profit life sciences membership organisations in the UK, which together represent around 2,000 active life sciences companies, have sent an open letter on Friday 22 June to the Chancellor of the Exchequer the Rt Hon Philip Hammond, MP in regard to the recently proposed changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief.
Whilst welcoming changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief, the group explains that...
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