Updated April 30 at 5:24pm
Biotechnology
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Life sciences company CytoSolv Inc. has been acquired by Semma Therapeutics of Cambridge, Mass., according to a Slater Technology Fund press release. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor launched three new incentive programs on Wednesday in an effort to grow the state’s economy. more
Rhode Island ranked 33rd in the nation for venture-capital investment in the first quarter, which featured only one deal - $5 million to IlluminOss Medical Inc. more
Medtronic PLC, the world’s biggest maker of heart-rhythm devices, met third-quarter profit estimates as its newest products continue to take market share from rivals. more
Medrobotics Corp. was named a “rising star” in the Smaller Business Association of New England Inc.’s 2015 New England Innovation Awards. more
Last week Nabsys Inc. shut its doors, costing approximately 40 people their jobs and investors about $50 million. That's the nature of the beast in the high-risk biotech field. But by some of the reaction to the company's failure, it is … more
I’m seeing lots of news reports about the end of the new Silicon Valley tech “bubble.” I put that word in quotes because the current situation doesn’t look much like the bubble of the late 1990s. But there still might soon be a broad drop in funding for startups, and a fall in the valuations of these companies. more
PROVIDENCE – Nabsys Inc., a life sciences company that was trying to bring its genome-mapping products to market, has closed, throwing approximately 40 people out of work. An employee who declined to give her name answered the phone at … more
Diane Hoffman-Kim is associate professor of medical science and engineering in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biotechnology, and the Center for Biomedical Engineering at Brown University. She was lead author on a recent study showing how miniature brains can be developed in the laboratory for research purposes at surprisingly low cost. more
Dr. Yow-Pin Lim, founder and CEO of ProThera Biologics in Providence, talks with Providence Business News about his company’s partnership with ProMetic Life Sciences Inc., its move last year to the Jewelry District, and how it is on track to start clinical trials of its lead therapeutic product next year. The company currently employs seven. more
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