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Newly launched firm secures £4.3 million seed funding to target drug-resistant bacteria

Added: 19 Nov 2023

Glox Therapeutics, a company developing precision antibiotic therapies, has raised £4.3 million in …

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Preventing cells ‘hijack’ reverses drug resistance in prostate cancer

Added: 23 Oct 2023

Advanced prostate cancer tumours can be prevented from hijacking myeloid white blood cells to help …

Attoseconds, quantum dots and mRNA secure Nobel science prizes

Added: 5 Oct 2023

Two researchers hailed by judges for their contributions to the “unprecedented” rate of vaccine dev…

Second malaria vaccine brings significant advance in scale

Added: 5 Oct 2023

The development of a second effective malaria vaccine has been hailed as a significant step forward…

Top brands and rising stars lead Lab Awards 2023 shortlist

Added: 25 Sep 2023

Many of the best known brands and names in the laboratory sector, together with rising stars, are o…

Work begins on Manchester’s £42 million specialist lab at Citylabs cluster

Added: 23 Sep 2023

Construction has commenced on a pioneering £42 million specialist laboratory and office workspace p…

Pistoia survey reveals AI is top tech investment for life sciences

Added: 20 Sep 2023

AI and Machine Learning will be the top tech investment for life science companies over the next tw…

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MRC £2 million targets hard to treat cancers

Added: 17 Sep 2023

Cancers with notably poor survival rates are the targets of a £2 million Medical Research Council  …

Funding for vaccine to tackle cause of UK pig herds’ major respiratory threat

Added: 10 Sep 2023

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Biotechnology and Biological Science…

Relief from scientific community greets Horizon Europe deal

Added: 8 Sep 2023

UK readmission to Horizon Europe and the Copernicus programme has been greeted with widespread reli…

Nottingham uni spin-out secures UKRI £1 million for gene therapy tech

Added: 6 Sep 2023

University of Nottingham spin-outTherageniX and collaborator the University of Nottingham, have bee…

100 Technicians share Hauksbee Award honours

Added: 4 Sep 2023

One hundred technicians working in a range of sectors and campaigning to raise their profession’s p…

Innovate UK grants £1.6 million to boost oligonucleotide therapeutics manufacture with machine learning

Added: 4 Sep 2023

Cambridge-based software company Intellegens has secured a £1.6 million grant from Innovate UK, par…

BDD wins £2 million investment to expand early phase clinical trials

Added: 20 Aug 2023

Clinical trials company BDD has secured a further round of investment for £2 million to aid expansi…

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Siemens supports Indivior to set new standards with automated plant in Hull

Added: 20 Aug 2023

Siemens is supporting global manufacturer of addiction and mental health treatment medicines Indivi…

Tax crackdown heralds new R&D relief headaches

Added: 13 Aug 2023

Science research and development tax relief applications will now face an extra hurdle thanks to ne…

Fulbright Award for CMU academic’s ground-breaking organ storage research

Added: 23 Jul 2023

An academic from Cardiff Metropolitan University has received a prestigious Fulbright Award to enab…

Depression now in Top Five most studied diseases in clinical development

Added: 23 Jul 2023

Phesi’s mid-year global analysis of all clinical trials conducted to date in 2023 confirms a shift …

Remote robotic tech ‘could transform medical assessment in high risk situations’

Added: 23 Jul 2023

Research at Sheffield University is claiming a breakthrough in robotics technology enabling remote …

Lab Innovations 2023 opens for visitor registration

Added: 10 Jul 2023

Lab Innovations has officially opened visitor registration for its upcoming event on November 1 and…