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Summer greetings from Nordic Life Science!

4 July 2019 | 7:00 am
Summer greetings from Nordic Life Science!
We would like to thank our readers, subscribers and collaboration partners for a fruitful, eventful and fun Q1 + Q2 2019, and we wish you all a most wonderful summer! Nordic Life Science will be back on August 5th and provide you with the latest news and in-depth stories from our exciting life science industry! […]
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UmanDiagnostics has been acquired by Quanterix Corp

1 July 2019 | 9:28 am
UmanDiagnostics has been acquired by Quanterix Corp
Quanterix Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held UmanDiagnostics AB for $22.5 million, comprised of $16 million in cash plus $6.5 million in Quanterix common stock. The merger between the companies hold great promise to truly unlocking the value of NF-L, states UmanDiagnostics in their press release.”We are compelled by Quanterix’ […]
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She is the new CEO of SwedenBIO

1 July 2019 | 9:00 am
She is the new CEO of SwedenBIO
The Board of the national non-profit association for the life science industry in Sweden, SwedenBIO, has appointed Helena Strigård as their new CEO. Strigård will start her new position on September 1st 2019 and she will be replacing Jonas Ekstrand, who has been the CEO of SwedenBIO for eight years. “I am very pleased that […]
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Photocure enters global licensing deal

1 July 2019 | 7:47 am
Photocure enters global licensing deal
The company has entered into a License Agreement providing Asieris Meditech with a world-wide license to develop and commercialize Cevira for the treatment of HPV induced cervical precancerous lesions. Asieris plans to launch a global clinical development program with an initial focus on the China market based on Photocure’s Phase 2b data and the Phase […]
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Indian life science company establishes affiliate in Lund

30 June 2019 | 12:02 pm
Indian life science company establishes affiliate in Lund
The Indian consulting company, Wayinia, has opened an office in Medicon Village, the life science research park in Lund. The company aim is to help Scandinavian healthcare and medtech companies enter the Indian market and to support Indian companies that seek collaborative partners in Scandinavia. It intends to have five employees at their Swedish affiliate […]
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Positive results from AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi trial

30 June 2019 | 11:24 am
AstraZeneca research
The company has announced positive overall survival (OS) results from the Phase III CASPIAN trial with Imfinzi in 1st-line extensive-stage small cell lung cancer (SCLC). A planned interim analysis conducted by an Independent Data Monitoring Committee concluded that the trial has met its primary endpoint by showing a statistically-significant and clinically-meaningful improvement in OS in […]
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Fujifilm constructs new cell culture media manufacturing site in Europe

29 June 2019 | 11:35 am
Fujifilm constructs new cell culture media manufacturing site in Europe
The company has announced plans to open a third manufacturing facility located in Tilburg, Netherlands. The company currently has sites in the United States and Japan. Fujifilm’s investment in this project demonstrates its commitment to accelerate development in bioproduction and, cell and gene therapy markets, it states. The biopharmaceutical market is growing at a high […]
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Nexstim receives funding from Wings for Life Foundation

27 June 2019 | 10:38 am
Nexstim receives funding from Wings for Life Foundation
The Helsinki University Hospital in Finland has received significant funding from the renowned Wings for Life Foundation to continue its research into spinal cord injury rehabilitation using Nexstim’s SmartFocus technology. Wings for Life specifically supports international research focused on finding new treatment methods for spinal cord injury patients whose rehabilitation is known to be highly […]
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Dignitana receives FDA clearance

27 June 2019 | 10:32 am
Dignitana receives FDA clearance
The United States Food and Drug Administration has cleared DigniCap Delta for use by U.S. health care providers. The new device is the fourth generation of The DigniCap Scalp Cooling System and is indicated to prevent chemotherapy-induced hair loss in patients with solid tumors. European installations of DigniCap Delta began last month after the device […]
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Coala Life raises SEK 11 million

27 June 2019 | 10:24 am
Coala Heart Monitor
The Swedish company has won the backing of the investment company Blue, which has placed an additional SEK 10 million investment (together with investments from the executives at the company) in the company following an earlier round of SEK93 million announced in April this year. The capital intake from Blue will enable Coala Life to […]
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