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CRISPR Therapeutics increases its Series B to a Massive €125M

Everyone wants to invest in CRISPR Therapeutics, it seems. The Basel and Cambridge, US biotech has raised more money for its ongoing Series B round, bringing the total to over €126M. The authorization for the first CRISPR trials have just arrived …

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Genticel is facing hard Times Again!

As presented last week, Genticel was getting back on track with the announcement of two major milestones in the aim to prepare the phase III. However, the major outcomes of its Phase II were expected to be presented on the …

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How to Integrate a Digital Notebook into your Lab with attention to Quality Standards?

Software solutions, such as digital notebooks, can help your laboratory save time and money. Imagine how easy life at the bench could be if all your data was stored in one app connected to every device! These solutions are becoming …

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“France has always been a Leader in Infectious Disease and Microbiology”

This is what Franck Lescure, a partner at VC firm Auriga Partners, told me when I met him in Paris at his office next to the Champs-Elysées. Their last fund, Auriga IV Bioseeds, focuses on infectious disease and microbiology, with 6 …

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How to do art with 9000 Petri Dishes? Lohmann and her #BioArt

Julia Lohmann grew up in the German countryside, studied design in England and worked on a farm in Iceland. Now as a designer and researcher, she brings all these experiences to her work – with maggots, bacteria, algae and 9000 petri …

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Why would Snow-growing Algae be killing Glaciers?

Red Algae bloom on glaciers during summer, which may give the snow more than a nice pink shade. The darker color makes the glacier melt faster – a previously overlooked mechanism in climate change. In biotech, algae almost became synonymous with unlimited potential, including …

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#Brexit: Sad news for the UK Biotech scene…

The first thing I checked this morning was the outcome of the Brexit vote, and what sad news when I read Brexit won. It was close, but the only thing that matters is the end result. Now, what will be …

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Cost-effective diagnostics for cancer? Only with VolitionRx!

Aberdeen, we say goodbye to you! We’re leaving Scotland this week and are heading down to Belgium. Besides being the place where most of the European Union action happens, Belgium also has a strong and interesting biotech scene. That’s why in …

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Alzheimer’s closer to a Vaccine with new Slovakian Phase II Trial

Axon Neuroscience is starting a Phase II trial with its immunotherapy for Alzheimer’s disease, which redirects the immune system against defective Tau proteins, thought to be the main cause of this major disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the cause of up …

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‘Snake-bite Jesus’ pitched at Labiotech Refresh

VenomAb made quite an impression at the Startup Battle of Labiotech Refresh. Want to know what makes a biotech audience gasp unanimously? Then take a look at VenomAb’s pitch… We had Andreas Laustsen, founder of VenomAb, pitch his startup’s mission to …

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Cellectis gets paid for a first Milestone, Investors are pleased

After  successfully ‘saving’ two babies with terminal-stage acute Leukemia, Cellectis finally treated the first patient in its Phase I trial. A major milestone that could confirm the potential of its lead candidate UCART-19. It’s once again a success for the …

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What is Microsoft doing with this French Precision Medicine Biotech?

Median Technologies is partnering up with software giant Microsoft to integrate big data into its oncology imaging systems – and deliver Precision Medicine from the cloud. Medical imaging is an important part of the rise of digital medicine. Cool projects …

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How we grew from 0 to 40,000 Monthly Visitors in 18 Months?

The first 18 months of our startup have been like a marathon for us, where each new visitor was like one more kilometer to conquer. Growing a digital media is not an easy task, especially if you want to build …

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Labiotech was nominated with Most Influential Media at Mediscience Awards 2016

To our delight (and to be honest, surprise), Labiotech was nominated for the European Mediscience Awards in the category as ‘Media Commentator of the Year’. Joachim flew out to London for the awards last week (in the Liverpool Street area) to represent …

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