Tag: Biotechnologies

Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or “any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use”. Depending on the tools and applications, it often overlaps with the (related) fields of bioengineering, biomedical engineering, biomanufacturing, molecular engineering, etc.

Fujifilm amplifies the capacity of its biopharmaceutical CDMO sites

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FUJIFILM is to invest approximately EUR 24 million on its CDMO sites in the USA and the UK

Production of two biotech drugs was launched in Karaganda

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The plant of Karaganda Pharmaceutical Complex LLP began to produce two biotech drugs, such as Rituximab and Semiclotin

WuXi Biologics and Pall Corporation launched a joint bioprocess laboratory

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WuXi Biologics and Pall Corporation established a joint laboratory to develop full continuous processing for the manufacturing of monoclonal antibodies

Merck and Samsung BioLogics signed Memorandum of Understanding

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Merck KGaA announced on October 30 the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Samsung BioLogics for a strategic alliance

Johnson & Johnson sets up partnering office at Seoul Bio Hub

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Global pharmaceutical and biohealth firm Johnson & Johnson opened a new partnering office in Seoul to support emerging entrepreneurs and biotech businesses

Primer Capital and Bayer become partners to support biotech startups

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Primer Capital, a venture capital biotech fund, and Bayer have signed an agreement on the joint work to identify and develop the promising startups

AbbVie launches Biologics Manufacturing Facility in Singapore

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AbbVie, a global research and development-based biopharmaceutical company, opened its Biologics Manufacturing Facility

German contract research organisation joined MassBio supercluster

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KCR, a Germany-based contract research organization, has recently become a member of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council

SIRION Biotech and Vibalogics cooperate on Adeno-Associated Virus service

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SIRION Biotech GmbH and Vibalogics GmbH have signed a strategic partnership agreement designed to meet demand from gene therapy companies for a start-to-finish Adeno-Associated Virus service

ADC Bio gained $11 million funding for its bioconjugation facility

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ADC Biotechnology announces it has secured investment for the construction of an $11 million bioconjugation facility at its new site in Deeside, North Wales, UK

Pfizer and LabCentral announced opening of a new facility

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LabCentral and Pfizer announced plans to open LabCentral 610, a new LabCentral offering located at Pfizer’s Kendall Square Worldwide Research and Development campus

Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks will create new biotech company

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Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks will create a new company focused on the plant microbiome

BMS and Halozyme will develop new drug-delivery technology

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Bristol-Myers Squibb and Halozyme Therapeutics today announced a global collaboration and license agreement

India and Japan signed a Memorandum for a collaboration in biotech area

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India and Japan today signed a MoU for expansion of an international laboratory set up for a collaborative research in the area of biotechnology.

Kaneka Eurogentec will construct new GMP facility

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Kaneka Eurogentec announced that its board has approved the construction of a new state of-the-art GMP facility

LakePharma launched new biotech facility in California

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LakePharma announced it has expanded its Antibody Center into a new facility located in South San Francisco