The UK’s BioCity in Nottingham is adding a £30m ($47m) facility to house life science start-ups including CROs. The site will also become a hunting ground for a soon-to-launch venture capital fund which will invest in the SME tenants.
A new four-year research project involving a consortium of government, non-profit and other large biopharma partners is aiming to create a set of measures that can be used in clinical trials to determine which ASD (autism spectrum disorder) treatments...
As the hype continues to hover around the promise of gene and cell therapies, the latest guidance from the FDA will help sponsors, CROs and investigators design early-phase clinical trials for the products, which may pose substantial risks to patients.
Industry group TransCelerate BioPharma has established two new global initiatives around placebo and standard of care data sharing, and electronic labels for clinical trials – both of which aim to accelerate and enhance trials.
Computational drug designer Schrödinger has entered into a five-year early drug discovery collaboration with Sanofi in which Schrödinger will provide target analysis and validation to lead identification and lead optimization for as many as ten drug discovery...
With a small pipeline of clinical candidates, as well as R&D partnerships with top Big Pharma companies paying for those partnerships, Evotec could be in a position to re-define what it means to be an outsourcing partner.
The strategic partnership comes with Sanofi providing €250m to Evotec, including €40m upfront, as part of efforts to discover new drug candidates, including in the area of oncology, and specifically at Sanofi’s R&D site in Toulouse, France.