Innovation

Wout Brusselaers to Speak at HIMSS18 on Finding the Return on Investment of Artificial Intelligence

February 14, 2018

HIMSS has named Wout Brusselaers, chief executive officer of Deep 6 AI , an artificial intelligence (AI) company focused on accelerating patient recruitment for clinical trials, as a speaker for the 2018 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS18). Brusselaers will co-present the “Finding the ROI of AI” educational session with Bobbie J. Rimel, MD, gynecologic oncologist and associate director for gynecological […]

The Pistoia Alliance Tackles Poorly Designed Scientific Software with Launch of User Experience for Life Sciences Toolkit

February 13, 2018

Global collaborative project delivers toolkit to promote best practice and accelerate productivity; conference to be held in May 2018 will showcase importance of user experience design The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D has today announced the launch of the User Experience (UX) for […]

Science Exchange Announces Outsourced R&D Collaboration with UC Davis Venture Catalyst Group

February 12, 2018

Palo Alto, CA — Science Exchange, the world’s leading and most secure enterprise platform for outsourced research and development (R&D), today announced a strategic collaboration with Venture Catalyst, a unit within the Technology Management and Corporate Relations division of the UC Davis Office of Research which supports the development of new ventures fueled by university […]

Symcel expands staff for clinical market growth and Horizon 2020 funded validation of antimicrobial susceptibility testing

February 7, 2018

calScreener™ to become the industry gold standard for combination testing of antibiotics within five years 7 February 2018: Symcel – the company behind the revolutionary cell-based assay tool for real-time cell metabolism measurements, calScreener™ – is expanding to bring its patented technology to the clinical antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) markets. The company states it is […]

AbbVie and MBC BioLabs Team Up to Support Life-Science Startups in the San Francisco Bay Area

February 6, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — AbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company, and MBC BioLabs (formerly known as QB3@953), a life-science incubator, announced that they have teamed up to help support and mentor promising startups. The partnership provides AbbVie multiple ways to access and support companies in the MBC BioLabs community – including allocating “Golden […]

Elsevier Welcomes Six Biotech and Pharma Start-ups to The Hive, Supporting the Most Cutting-edge Research in Industry

January 31, 2018

Start-ups working on a range of technologies and discoveries – from AI to immunotherapy – receive complimentary access to Elsevier’s information solutions to accelerate innovation Elsevier, the global information analytics business specializing in science and health, today announced that six start-up companies have been selected from more than 150 global applicants for The Hive, Elsevier’s innovation initiative for biotech and pharmaceutical start-ups. Exscientia, LegoChem Biosciences, 4P-Pharma, […]

Sterling Pharma Solutions expands presence in Japan

January 23, 2018

Global API developer and manufacturer, Sterling Pharma Solutions, has experienced growth in the Japanese market as a result of its technical capabilities and innovation strategy. The contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) now works with a number of clients in Japan, including two big pharma companies, providing services such as fluorination, hazardous chemistry and continuous […]

Collaboration: why aren’t we making progress toward a healthier world?

January 18, 2018

by Adele Gulfo Biopharmaceutical Executive PharmaVOICE 100 Honoree — 2007 and 2016 As I was on the NYC Subway headed toward the PharmaVOICE 100 Celebration last September to participate on a panel tasked with the following question: “Collaboration: why aren’t we making progress toward a healthier world,” I saw this ad about the health consequences […]

Meditraq launches to simplify serialisation data challenge

January 15, 2018

A new serialisation implementation partner has formed to assist the increasing number of companies needing to meet the data requirements of looming global regulation changes. With the pharmaceutical industry struggling to meet serialisation requirements in over 55 countries, Meditraq supports its customers with the deployment of serialisation software solutions. Part of the Tjoa Group, together […]

44% of Life Science Professionals Already Using or Experimenting with AI and Deep Learning, Finds Survey from The Pistoia Alliance

January 9, 2018

94% expect an increase in use of Machine Learning within two years, but access to quality data and technical expertise is a barrier to adoption The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not for profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, is calling on the pharmaceutical and technology industries to support […]

Boehringer Ingelheim Demonstrates Continuous Commitment to Its Venture Fund and Fostering Innovation by More than Doubling Funding to 250 M€

January 4, 2018

INGELHEIM, Germany & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boehringer Ingelheim today announced an increase in funding for its corporate venture fund, known as the Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund (BIVF), from EUR 100 to 250 million. The additional funds will be used to invest in promising early stage start-up companies, focusing on regenerative medicine, infectious diseases and immune oncology among […]

Verigo wireless data loggers approved for use on commercial aircraft under new FAA Advisory Circular 91.21-1D

December 5, 2017

New FAA Advisory Circular 91.21-1D released on October 27th, 2017 deem bluetooth devices like Verigo’s wireless “Pod” dataloggers safe for on board commercial aircraft. Per the FAA, AC 91.21 “provides aircraft owners, operators, and the flying public with information and guidance to comply with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part […]

Bioclinica Launches Clinical Adjudication Led by Experienced Medical Specialists and Researchers for Enhanced Safety and Efficacy in Clinical Trials

December 4, 2017

Transforms adjudication process, enabling sponsors to meet regulatory requirements using centralized and independent expert clinical event review Bioclinica®, the world-leading provider of technology-enabled solutions for clinical research, today announces the launch of Bioclinica Clinical Adjudication, a transformational offering in which medical specialists and researchers, backed by advanced technology, lead independent Clinical Event Committee (CEC) review. […]

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November 29, 2017

Tjoapack launches new bottle packing line

November 29, 2017

Contract packaging organisation (CPO), Tjoapack, has launched its new bottle packing line following a major investment earlier this year. The new line, which is now operational at its facility in Etten-Leur, the Netherlands, triples the CPO’s capacity using high-throughput technology and caters for the growing demand for bottle packing services in Europe. Tjoapack, which specialises […]

RxTE Health Appoints Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations

November 28, 2017

Sara Linnerooth, PharmD, Brings Extensive Clinical Experience to Pharmacy Benefit Solution Company Silicon Valley, CA- RxTE Health (RxTE), a company specializing in pharmacy cost reduction programs for employers, today announced that it has expanded its executive team with the addition of Sara Linnerooth, PharmD, as Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations. In this role, Linnerooth […]

Symcel secures €3.6 million Horizon 2020 Phase II grant for clinical validation of customized antimicrobial susceptibility testing

November 27, 2017

Symcel: 21 November 2017: Symcel, the company behind the revolutionary cell-based assay tool for real-time cell metabolism measurements, calScreener™, has secured €3.572 million Horizon 2020 funding to support the company’s evaluation of improved combination testing of antibiotics against extensively drug-resistant bacteria in sepsis patients. The project runs over 28 months with a consortium of internationally recognized […]

Quanticate launches statistical monitoring services following the ICH GCP E6(R2) addendum

November 20, 2017

LONDON (UK) – Quanticate, a data-focused clinical research organisation (CRO), has launched its centralised statistical monitoring service (https://www.quanticate.com/centralized-statistical-monitoring) as an extension of its statistical consultancy offering in response to recent amendments to the International Conference of Harmonisation (ICH) Good Clinical Practice (GCP) E6(R2) guidelines. The new service will offer Quanticate’s customers statistical consultancy that incorporates […]

Bioclinica Acquires MDDX Research & Informatics Combining Advanced Image Management Cloud Technology with Its Scientific and Medical Imaging Leadership

November 7, 2017

Best-in-class solution ensures sponsors and CROs have global access to efficient, accurate, and scalable medical imaging to drive better data and outcomes DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Nov. 6, 2017 – Bioclinica®, the world-leading provider of scientific-enabled Medical Imaging, eHealth, and patient-centric solutions supporting clinical research, today announces it has acquired Silicon Valley-based MDDX Research & Informatics, adding […]

Sharp Packaging reaches 50th serialisation line milestone

October 30, 2017

Allentown, Pennsylvania – Sharp, a global provider of pharmaceutical packaging and clinical services and part of UDG Healthcare, has reached a milestone in its track and trace programme by equipping its 50th line with serialisation capabilities ahead of the U.S. and European regulatory deadlines in 2018/19 aimed at preventing counterfeit product from entering the supply […]

Real-World Evidence Generation in a Big Data World is Causing Disruption

October 23, 2017

In the life science industry, demand is exploding for evidence generated through real-world data. Unfortunately, most companies haven’t significantly updated their methods for generating evidence in the past 25 years. Are you ready to handle the disruption? This ebook covers numerous issues from a variety of stakeholders, including data visualization capabilities, advanced analytics, rich data […]

TraceLink Hits Industry Milestone with 100 CMOs Serialization-Ready

October 22, 2017

North Reading, Mass. (October 19, 2017)—TraceLink Inc., the World’s Largest Track and Trace Network for connecting the life sciences supply chain and providing real-time information sharing for better patient outcomes, today announced that more than 100 contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) are fully configured  on the TraceLink Life Sciences Cloud and ready to exchange serialization data. […]

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