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Umeå

14 December 2018 | 8:07 am
Umea Biotech
If any city could lay claim to the title of Sweden’s intellectual capital, Umeå would be it.
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Thinking outside the box in Umeå

14 December 2018 | 8:03 am
Umea Biotech Incubator Photo Malin Gronborg
If any city could lay claim to the title of Sweden’s intellectual capital, Umeå would be it. Located in northeastern Sweden and home to about 120 000 people ­­- and growing – Umeå made its mark in the life sciences’ field in the 1980s with work in molecular biology. That research drew the attention of […]
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OnDosis signs agreement with Grünenthal

14 December 2018 | 7:27 am
Martin Olovsson
The two companies have announced that they have entered into an exclusive collaboration to develop the OnDosis’ technology for prescription medicines in all pain related indications. The agreement also entails an option for Grünenthal to an exclusive worldwide license to the technology in these indications. First partnering deal The agreement is the first partnering deal […]
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He is the European Pioneer of the Year

13 December 2018 | 1:12 pm
Francesco Gatto
Elypta’s co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Francesco Gatto, has been named Pioneer of the Year at MIT Technology Review’s European Innovators Under 35 Summit in Paris. The co-founder of the Swedish liquid-biopsy startup Elypta receives the award for his groundbreaking research into using metabolic markers to detect cancer which is now being brought to market. MIT Technology Review has […]
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The Nobel Laureates 2018

13 December 2018 | 8:40 am
Nobel Prize press conference 2018
Earlier this week, extraordinary scientific discoveries were honored during the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony. Nordic Life Science has interviewed the Laureates for our upcoming Nobel Prize special issue. This year, three of the Prizes have important life science applications, including cancer immunotherapy, eye operations and the production of new pharmaceuticals. Read more about the Laureates and their discoveries […]
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AMRA receives FDA clearance

11 December 2018 | 2:56 pm
AMRA
AMRA Medical has received FDA clearance for AMRAÒ Profiler, now available for use in a clinical setting in the US. AMRAÒ Profiler is indicated for use as a magnetic resonance (MR) diagnostic device for non-invasive fat and muscle evaluation that enables the generation, display and review of MR-based body composition measurements. “We are delighted with […]
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Novozymes Award to Matthias Reuss

11 December 2018 | 8:56 am
Novozymes Award 2018
On December 7, Professor Reuss, from the University of Stuttgart, received the Novozymes Award for Excellence in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering 2018. “We are awarding Matthias Reuss for his ground-breaking contribution to science of engineering, particularly his efforts on advancing the use of mathematical models to understand cellular metabolism, bioreactor mixing, and scale-up. This enables us to […]
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AstraZeneca and Chalmers Ventures enter partnership

11 December 2018 | 8:46 am
Linnea Lindau
Through the new partnership AstraZeneca will become a Knowledge Partner to Chalmers Ventures and selected startups from Chalmers Venture’s portfolio will get the opportunity to receive counselling from AstraZeneca’s mentor program AZ Exchange Mentoring. “This setup is both an important and a fun step forward for us as an incubator and accelerator,” says Linnéa Lindau, CEO […]
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Follicum in new agreement

10 December 2018 | 10:41 am
Agreement
The company reports that a collaboration agreement with the Centre for Skin Sciences (CSS) at University of Bradford, UK, has been signed. The aim is to combine in vitro experiments with the use of bioinformatics data mining and analysis to investigate the mode of action of Follicum’s different peptide classes using an in silico approach (big data analysis). The […]
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