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The BioHub Birmingham hosts national life science event

The BioHub Birmingham®, Birmingham’s flagship life science incubator, is hosting its first BioBrum Life Science event on 16th February 2017.  Aimed at pre-revenue life science companies the free event will include talks on finance, intellectual property, effective use of professional networks and business development.  There will also be an opportunity …

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XenoGesis opens state-of-the-art Bioanalysis suite

Nottingham-based Contract Research Organisation (CRO) XenoGesis has opened a state-of-the-art Bioanalysis suite at BioCity following significant investment in two mass spectrometers, further expanding its bioanalysis capabilities. As part of the continuing commitment to provide the best possible service to its global client base by investing in the latest cutting edge …

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Beauty Food Supplements Special Interest Group

The final Food Supplement Special Interest Group meeting of 2016, focussed on beauty, held in the Park Inn by Radisson, Nottingham. Beauty is a strongly emerging category, with sales in the ‘anti-ageing’ market growing by > 7% year on year. The scene was set in the afternoon by Nick Bennett …

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UK-China Collaboration to create European Digital Medicine Hub

The East Midlands could become the hub of a new collaborative UK-China Digital Medicine Research Network following the recent soft launch of the European Chapter of the International Society of Digital Medicine (ISDM) at the World of Health IT Conference in Barcelona on November 21st. The Founder and CEO of …

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XenoGesis Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

BioCity Nottingham-based specialist DMPK Contract Research Organisation (CRO), XenoGesis, marked its 5th anniversary last week with a team celebration. The company’s 5th birthday marks a significant milestone for XenoGesis, which has seen year-on-year growth since its formation in November 2011. XenoGesis was borne out of the closure of AstraZeneca’s Charnwood …

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Minister of State at the Department for BEIS visits NuVision Biotherapies

MediCity is one of Nottingham’s most important hives of small commercial enterprises that have all blossomed from a different invention. The visit by Nick Hurd MP, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, symbolises the strong momentum in the UK for new scientific developments, research and innovation in …

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UK-China Digital Medicine Collaboration unveiled at Medilink event

The UK is set to become the first Country to establish a Digital Medicine Research Centre in collaboration with the Chinese Founders of the International Society of Digital Medicine (ISDM). This collaboration agreement was secured by Medilink East Midlands member, David Wortley, who has been appointed as the first President …

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TYG Oncology partners with Cancer research to develop vaccine

Cancer Research UK and Cancer Research Technology (CRT), the charity’s commercial arm, have signed an agreement with TYG oncology Ltd (TYG) to take its new antigen-specific, active checkpoint control cancer vaccine TYG100, into clinical trials in cancer patients with advanced solid tumours. TYG100 is among a range of new treatments …

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Urgo Medical Joins the top 100

Leicestershire based Urgo Medical has been recognised as one of the top 100 manufacturers by THE Manufacturer Magazine.  The top 100 project began in 2014 with the aim to dispel the myths surrounding the image of manufacturing and to provide a platform to publicly identify dynamic leaders and innovators in …

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NuVision: License to Export

NuVision® Biotherapies has been granted a license by the Human Tissue Authority for export of Omnigen™. This could represent a significant development in the use of amnion in eye and wound care all over the world. Historically, clinicians have faced major practical, and logistical hurdles when it comes to accessing …

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AdamsonJones all fired up for charity walk

AdamsonJones, the BioCity-based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys, completed their year of fundraising for Nottingham Hospitals Charity with a Fire Walk on Friday 14 October. The team of seven colleagues successfully hot-footed it across the coals to bring the annual fundraising total to just under £1,500. Ann Wright, …

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