Biotechnology
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Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s bioscience and information technology industry association will host a Bioscience Industry Skills Gap Forum on Wednesday, March 26 from 8:30 to … more
Global biotech firm Covidien PLC has acquired Israeli medical tech company Given Imaging Ltd. for $860 million, a move that will allow Covidien to expand into the multibillion dollar gastrointestinal product market. The acquisition is expected to add between $40 and $50 million in quarterly revenue for Covidien. more
Taking the next steps in centralizing and building on its research capabilities, Lifespan announced Monday the creation of the Clinical Research Center, to be based at the health care conglomerate’s Coro Building in Providence’s Knowledge District, as well as at The Miriam Hospital in the city’s East Side. more
MedMates, a health care technology network created to encourage collaboration within and strengthen Rhode Island’s health-tech ecosystem, will hold its first event of the year on Thursday to bring together early stage startups with industry mentors. more
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $1.3 million to University of Rhode Island researcher Wei Lu to study the application of inorganic nanoparticles in the treatment of cancer. more
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. has made a $25 million preferred equity investment in Moderna Therapeutics and will also provide $100 million up front as part of a long-term agreement to develop treatments for rare diseases with Moderna’s messenger RNA Therapeutics platform, the two companies announced Monday. more
The Champlin Foundations has awarded the University of Rhode Island four grants totaling $651,774 to fund the purchase of in-classroom technology and research equipment. more
EpiVax Inc., a biotech firm in Providence’s Knowledge District, has announced a collaborative research partnership with German biomedical company Biotest AG to develop a coagulatory protein for the treatment of hemophilia. more
NsGene Inc., a biotech company based in Denmark and Providence, has received a $545,000 grant from Swedish nonprofit Karin & Sten Mortstedt CBD Solutions to investigate the application of NsGene’s BrainRepair therapeutic platform for the treatment of cortico-basal degeneration, also known as CBD. more
Two Rhode Island biomedical companies featured in a new report by The Science Coalition released Tuesday highlight the role of federal research funding in strengthening innovation, creating new jobs and bolstering the economy. more
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