Arecor awarded Innovate UK proof of concept SMART Grant to investigate longer acting basal insulin formulation

Arecor Limited, which provides advanced formulation technology to the pharmaceutical industry, have been awarded a SMART award from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency to develop and demonstrate an ultra-long acting basal insulin to combat the risk of nocturnal hypoglycaemia in diabetic patients, improving patient safety and compliance. Nocturnal hypoglycaemia is a common problem with …

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R&D Laboratory Technician

TwistDx Ltd is looking for an R&D laboratory technician to carry out routine laboratory work to support the development of in vitro diagnostic assays using the RPA technology. We are looking for someone with strong molecular biology laboratory skills to work within a small team in our R&D department on specific projects. The main responsibility …

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Cambridge BioResource volunteers needed


The Cambridge BioResource supports studies looking at how genes influence a variety of diseases and illnesses. By gaining more understanding of the specific genes involved in the development of a disease, researchers can begin to identify better treatments to reduce the effect of the disease or cure it.   Volunteers who join Cambridge BioResource donate …

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Diamond BioPharm win TOPRA Award


The 2015 TOPRA Awards for Regulatory Excellence TOPRA Awards for Regulatory Excellence were established in 2010, in order to recognise excellence in regulatory affairs and the achievement of individuals, teams and organisations both within TOPRA and in the wider Regulatory Affairs community. The Awards are judged by a panel of respected figures in the regulatory …

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Arecor, CPI and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies collaborate

Arecor, CPI and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies collaborate to apply smart formulation approaches in the manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals under a grant awarded by Innovate UK Arecor, the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies have entered into a consortium to collaborate on a two-year R&D project entitled Improved Downstream Operation through Formulation Innovation, supported …

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Innovating for emerging markets

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A low-cost, portable surgical system the size of a small suitcase could transform the treatment of patients in emerging markets. The Ekano concept, created by product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants, is aimed at laparoscopic surgeons in mid-tier and rural hospitals in countries such as India and China. Laparoscopy systems enable surgeons to perform …

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Setting the pace


Breakthrough smart implant design to treat heart failure receives CE mark approval   The world’s first wireless cardiac pacing system for heart failure has achieved European CE mark approval. The WiSE™ (wireless stimulation endocardially) technology has been developed by EBR Systems, in collaboration with product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants. The groundbreaking technology could …

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