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£40m hub to drive health innovation and life sciences company growth in Aberdeen

A £40m investment project is set to deliver an innovation hub to double the number of life sciences companies in North East Scotland and support the national ambitions for the sector to collaborate, innovate and commercialise the next generation...

Licence approval and new CEO for EnteroBiotix

EnteroBiotix, the Aberdeen-based clinical stage microbiome therapeutics company, has been granted a manufacturers ‘specials’ licence from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to further its therapeutic and product pipeline. EnteroBiotix has also appointed senior biotechnology executive Dr James...

EnteroBiotix launches groundbreaking facility

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Chief Medical Officer Catherine Calderwood visited highly rated biopharmaceutical startup EnteroBiotix yesterday at its groundbreaking facility at the Aberdeen Blood Transfusion Centre on the Foresterhill Health Campus as the company progresses towards the commercialisation of...

TC BioPharm to collaborate with Scotia Biologics to develop proprietary treatments for cancer

TC BioPharm Ltd (TCB) and Scotia Biologics have formed a strategic collaboration to co-develop novel proprietary tumour-specific antibodies for TCB’s CAR-T platform. Using Scotia’s unique, proven technology, the two companies will develop a range of cancer-targeting single-chain antibodies, each of...

Converge Challenge Entrepreneurs of the future shortlist announced

The 2017 shortlist of academic entrepreneurs for one of Scotland’s leading company creation competition has been announced. The judging process for Converge Challenge has shortlisted 25 nominees across the competition’s three award categories: Converge Challenge: for those with an established...

New £44m facility at GSK Montrose to produce 400 million vaccinations a year

GSK’s (GlaxoSmithKline) has shown its commitment to Montrose by investing in a £44 million aluminium salts facility at the site. The site produces ingredients for vaccines for illnesses including tetanus, pneumonia and whooping cough. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon opened the new...

Opportunity North East sets out £6.7m economic growth investment programme

Private sector led economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) has set an ambitious programme of action and investment for its second year of operations to strengthen and diversify the economy of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. ONE’s goals are to lead...
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