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January 14, 2021
Life Sciences Industry News
Gentex Announces New Nanofiber Sensing Technology

Press Release Courtesy of Gentex ZEELAND, Mich., Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ: GNTX) today announced the acquisition of a new nanofiber sensing technology capable of detecting a wide variety of chemicals, from explosives to volatile organic compounds, with widespread application in a multitude of industries. Gentex is a long-time supplier of electro-optical products for the global […]

January 13, 2021
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PPP2 Loans Are Now Open

PPP loans have been reopened with an infusion of $284 billion for First Draw and Second Draw loans. First Draw loan applications will be accepted from January 11, 2021 to March 31, 2021. Second Draw applications begin January 13, 2021, until March 31, 2021. To promote access for smaller lenders and their customers, SBA will […]

January 13, 2021
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U.S. – Mexico Life Science Industry Series

On January 14th, January 26th, and February 2nd, don’t miss this series with the United States – Mexico Chamber of Commerce on the life sciences industry. Beginning on January 14th, join the video conference on Mexico’s Economic and Political Outlook. Following that, January 26th will cover Mexico’s Pharma, Biotech and Medical Devices Sectors, and February […]

January 13, 2021
Policy News
Present at BIO-Europe Spring® Digital

  Apply to Present at BIO-Europe Spring® Digital  NEW deadline to apply is January 20. View Presentation Options Attracting visibility as a presenting company has never been easier at BIO-Europe Spring Digital! While presenting at a digital event may be different than what you are used to in person, it does provide new opportunities for […]

January 8, 2021
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Co-Diagnostics Anticipates Reporting Highest Quarterly Revenue Following Demand for COVID-19 Diagnostic Products

Based on its preliminary internal financial reporting for the fourth quarter 2020, Co-Diagnostics has announced that unaudited quarterly revenue for the company is anticipated to be the highest in the company’s history and to surpass analyst estimates. Analysts’ estimates for the fourth quarter ranged from $24 million to $25.98 million. Quarterly revenue is anticipated to […]

January 8, 2021
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Clene Nanomedicine Closes Merger with Tottenham Acquisition I Limited;  Provides Corporate Update

Clene Nanomedicine, Inc. (Clene) last week announced the closing of a merger with Tottenham Acquisition I Limited (“Tottenham”) and provided a corporate update. Proceeds from this transaction totaled approximately $31.9 million. The combined, publicly traded company is operating under the name Clene Inc., and its common stock began trading on the NASDAQ Capital Market on […]

January 8, 2021
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Early Risk Identification at Core of Innovative Kidney Care Partnership Between Renalytix, DaVita

Kidney care innovators Renalytix AI and DaVita are partnering on a new program aimed at slowing disease progression and improving health outcomes for the nation’s estimated 37 million adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD). This first of its kind program is expected to improve patient outcomes and provide meaningful cost reductions for healthcare providers and […]

January 8, 2021
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Early Vaccination Available for Some Life Science Industry Employees

We’ve received more information on channels for vaccine distribution with some positive developments

December 31, 2020
Policy News
LS & Pharmaceuticals Industry Report

This report offers a high-level overview focused mainly on the pharmaceutical industry, related capital events – incl. investments in biotech and medtech companies – FDI flows, the biggest players in the field, and the key trends in life sciences. Read the full report below:  LS & Phamaceuticals Industry Report

December 31, 2020
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Co-Diagnostics Designs Test to Detect Mutations for New Coronavirus Strain Using CoPrimer™ Platform

Co-Diagnostics has announced that it has completed principal design work for a PCR test that would allow researchers to identify certain mutations in a newly detected variant of SARS-CoV-2 known as VUI 202012/01. The new coronavirus strain comprises several mutations and may be more contagious than its predecessors. London and the southeast of Great Britain […]

December 31, 2020
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Vertex Announces FDA Approvals for Expanded Use of Cystic Fibrosis Medicines 

Vertex has announced FDA approval of eligibility for TRIKAFTA® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) to include people with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 12 years and older with certain mutations in the CFTR gene. SYMDEKO® (tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) and KALYDECO® (ivacaftor) also received approvals to include additional responsive mutations in people with CF ages 6 years and older and age 4 […]

December 31, 2020
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Phoenix PharmaLabs Announces New Investment Offering with Netcapital

Phoenix PharmaLabs (Phoenix), a Utah company developing potent, non-addictive treatments for pain and opioid and cocaine addictions, announced it has launched its second offering campaign on the Netcapital platform. This new offering follows a fund raise in 2019 of more than $1.1 million via Netcapital.  Proceeds from this latest campaign will further support the development […]