Updated September 24 at 6:27pm
Biotechnology
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(Updated 3:50 and 4:49 p.m.) ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. has entered into a partnership with biotechnology company ProThera Biologics Inc. to develop and commercialize human plasma-derived inter-alpha inhibitor proteins to treat orphan diseases, which are rare diseases affecting fewer than 200,000 people. more
Brown University leaders will break ground Thursday evening on an $88 million School of Engineering building that will focus on nanoscience and bioengineering research. more
An independent analysis of promising economic clusters for Providence to nurture has identified five stars: life sciences, food processing and packaging, social enterprise, design coupled with advanced manufacturing, and education technology. more
Life sciences company CytoSolv Inc. has been acquired by Semma Therapeutics of Cambridge, Mass., according to a Slater Technology Fund press release. more
Medical-device companies, under pressure from hospitals and health insurers to keep expenses down, are capitalizing on strong cash flows and the stumbling stock market to beef up cost-controlling technologies that may be critical to maintaining growth. more
A project about creating biodegradable plastics – also known as bioplastics – out of cornstarch, potatoes and milk has made a biotechnology class at East Greenwich High School a finalist in Samsung’s “Solve for Tomorrow” contest. 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
A Chinese drug manufacturer is investing $42 million in Nabsys, which recently completed a financial restructuring that allowed it to reopen in March after being out of business for nearly seven months. more
U.S. stocks rose for the first time since Britain voted to leave the European Union, rebounding amid optimism that policymakers are committed to limit the fallout from the U.K.’s exit. more
A five-year, $11.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow Brown University to launch the Center for Biomedical Research Excellence to study cancer, preeclampsia and severe lung infections. more
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