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Weekly Pharma & Life Science News Round-Up: 22nd – 26th August

A round-up of the latest news from the Life Science industry; including news from the Pharmaceutical, Clinical Research, Biotechnology and Medical Device sectors from 22nd – 26th August 2022.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences partners with Flownamics on bioprocess culture monitoring solution

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, a global leader in laboratory automation and biotechnology innovation, announces a partnership with Flownamics to create an automated, on-line solution for bioprocess culture monitoring and control.

Chesterford Research Park welcomes ambitious new biotech firm

Chesterford Research Park has announced that Constructive Bio has joined the Park’s highly regarded multi-occupier R&D building, Science Village.

NHS delivering on tech inclusion according to new research

Older patients feel connected, included and are very comfortable with digital NHS services, according to new research from technology professional services leader, Gemserv.

BioInnovation Institute announces new Venture House program and initial intake of four innovative companies

BioInnovation Institute (BII), an international commercial foundation with a non-profit objective incubating and accelerating world-class life science research, today announces that four companies have joined its new Venture House program.

Bristol Myers Squibb UK&I is first pharmaceutical company to be accredited as a Menopause Friendly Workplace

Bristol Myers Squibb UK and Ireland has been announced as the first biopharmaceutical company in the UK to be accredited as a Menopause Friendly Workplace.

The BioInnovation Institute supports three international start-ups developing pioneering science in the therapeutics and health tech space

The BioInnovation Institute (BII) announces its investment into three international start-up companies from the UK, Germany, and Finland. The three new ventures are strategically aligned with the BII’s focus, developing ground-breaking scientific initiatives across the therapeutics and health tech space.

CD Genomics RNA-Solutions platform announces the launch of Nanopore direct RNA sequencing

The RNA Solutions platform offers services to revolutionize RNA study, targeting both coding and non-coding RNAs of different physiological functions. Scientists at CD Genomics are ready to help detect various types of RNA via meticulous and integrative approaches.

KU Leuven spin-off AstriVax raises €30 million to build vaccine platform

Closing on €30 million, AstriVax has raised the largest amount of seed capital in the history of KU Leuven spin-offs. The company will draw on technology developed at the KU Leuven Rega Institute to develop novel vaccines that are easy to produce, have reduced cold chain requirements, and offer broad and long-lasting protection against various viruses and other pathogens.

Sonde Health inks multi-year partnership with Koye Pharmaceuticals

Sonde Health has signed a multi-year agreement with Koye Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharma organization focused on the Indian Pharmaceutical market, to develop a new vocal biomarker detection and monitoring capability for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in India.

Aver Europe enters healthcare market with launch of Connected Health Solutions

Aver Europe, the leading provider of video collaboration and education technology solutions, has announced the launch of its Connected Health Solutions as part of its commitment to the technological requirements of the healthcare industry.

Evotec expands clinical and commercial drug substance manufacturing with acquisition of Central Glass Germany

Evotec SE announces that the Company expands its clinical and commercial manufacturing platform for small molecule therapeutics by acquiring Central Glass Germany GmbH from the Japanese chemical manufacturing company Central Glass Co. Ltd.

Essential Pharma strengthens its global operating platform in preparation for next stage of growth

Essential Pharma announces the strengthening of its operating platform to support the next phase of its growth, with the granting of new establishment and manufacturing licences in Switzerland and Malta.

Apprenticeships offer GCSE students route into healthcare

There are a number of different careers in healthcare and many of them can be achieved through various routes not just with a university degree. The NHS offers a wide range of apprenticeships, both in clinical and non-clinical roles than can begin after GCSEs or A-Levels.

Digital medicine leader Akili to list on Nasdaq following successful business combination with Social Capital Suvretta Holdings Corp. I

Akili, a leading digital medicine company, has completed its previously announced business combination with Social Capital Suvretta Holdings Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company.

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Last Updated: 26-Aug-2022