Navigation Links
Life Sciences Venture Capital Funding Overcomes Record Lows, Outpaces Other Sectors, According to PricewaterhouseCoopers
Date:2/10/2010

Early Stage Funding for Life Sciences Companies Exceeds $1 Billion in Q4 2009

New York (Vocus) February 10, 2010 -- Companies in the Life Sciences sector, which includes the biotechnology and medical device industries, captured the largest share of overall venture capital during 2009, reflecting the relative strength of the sector during the economic downturn, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC).

"Under Recovery," a new PwC report that includes data from the PwC/NVCA MoneyTree Report, based on data from Thomson Reuters finds that Life Sciences funding for 2009 totaled $6 billion in 715 deals, accounting for 34 percent of all venture dollars invested, compared to 28 percent in 2008.

“Venture capitalists see real opportunity for growth within the sector. As the worldwide population ages and more people enter their years of greatest healthcare need, demand for new pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and medical devices has the potential to go higher than we've ever seen,” said Tracy T. Lefteroff, global managing partner of the venture capital practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

For all sectors, venture capitalists invested $17.7 billion in 2,795 deals in 2009, marking the lowest level of dollar investment since 1997. Compared with 2008, dollar investments into

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. YM BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES COMPLIANCE WITH AIM RULE 26
2. Selection of Development Candidate Triggers $0.5 Million Milestone Payment to Ardea Biosciences, Inc.
3. ImmuneRegen BioSciences Files 8-K that Highlights Enclosed Shareholder Letter Discussing Recent Achievements and Outlook
4. Advanced Life Sciences Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Staff Letter
5. VisEn Medical Files Action to Invalidate New Caliper Life Sciences Patent
6. ONCOSCIENCE AG, THE EUROPEAN PARTNER OF YM BIOSCIENCES, ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF PATIENT ENROLLMENT IN PHASE III BRAIN CANCER TRIAL OF NIMOTUZUMAB
7. Pressure BioSciences, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Provides Business Update
8. Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. to Present Data on Alzheimers Vaccine at 13th International Congress of Immunology Conference
9. YM BIOSCIENCES, EUROPEAN PARTNER, ONCOSCIENCE AG, ANNOUNCES INITIATION OF ADVANCED NIMOTUZUMAB TRIALS IN ADULT GLIOMA AND PANCREATIC CANCER
10. Advanced Cell Technologys Dr. Robert Lanza Makes List of 100 Most Inspiring People in the Life-Sciences Industry
11. The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Adds New Companies to its Investment Portfolio
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Life Sciences Venture Capital Funding Overcomes Record Lows, Outpaces Other Sectors, According to PricewaterhouseCoopers
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014 Global polyvinyl chloride (PVC) demand ... crisis during 2008-2009, especially in North America and Europe. ... is keeping to a growing trend. , The largest ... in the construction segment. In 2013, the key PVC ... sheets and rigid film. Moreover, the PVC was consumed ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... October 30, 2014 SoundConnect ... provider, offers Office 365 end users the key ... complete phone system by adding voice enablement and ... includes Lync Online, a communication tool that includes ... With hosted voice, O365 becomes a comprehensive unified ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ... the Spartan RX CYP2C19 System . It detects ... a non-invasive cheek swab. , The Spartan RX CYP2C19 ... medicine that has been approved in Canada. Due to ... that it may be used by healthcare professionals such ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Grace Century portfolio project, Provia Laboratories ... of the Board, to the National Stem Cell Ethics ... made by the Ministry of Health on behalf of the ... , More than a year after Bahamian Parliament passed the ... Perry Christie said the government has completed the accompanying regulations ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Polyvinyl Chloride Demand Is on Upward Trend Now, Says Merchant Research & Consulting in Its Topical Study 2Global Polyvinyl Chloride Demand Is on Upward Trend Now, Says Merchant Research & Consulting in Its Topical Study 3SoundConnect Launches Voice Enablement and Hybrid Audio Conferencing for Office 365 2SoundConnect Launches Voice Enablement and Hybrid Audio Conferencing for Office 365 3Health Canada approves first near-patient DNA test for personalized medicine 2Health Canada approves first near-patient DNA test for personalized medicine 3Grace Century’s Stem Cell Biobank Project Announces Chairman’s Appointment to National Stem Cell Ethics Committee of The Bahamas 2Grace Century’s Stem Cell Biobank Project Announces Chairman’s Appointment to National Stem Cell Ethics Committee of The Bahamas 3
... Bharat Renewable Energy Ltd (BREL) , a ... has initiated a program with SG Biofuels (SGB) ... for the production of biodiesel in India. ... to produce high performing hybrid varieties of Jatropha adapted ...
... at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine ... which could lead to novel nanoscale approaches to developing ... the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ... in the body and combines high hardness with resilience, ...
... NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS ) ... a focus on cell based therapeutics development, today announced ... Research Program (PRMRP) of the Office of the Congressionally ... to be applied towards funding the Company,s VSEL™ Technology. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Bharat Renewable Energy Forms Alliance With SG Biofuels to Deploy Jatropha Hybrids for Biodiesel in India 2NeoStem Announces the Receipt of Over $1,700,000 in DOD Funding for its VSEL™ Technology Being Developed to Treat Osteoporosis 2NeoStem Announces the Receipt of Over $1,700,000 in DOD Funding for its VSEL™ Technology Being Developed to Treat Osteoporosis 3NeoStem Announces the Receipt of Over $1,700,000 in DOD Funding for its VSEL™ Technology Being Developed to Treat Osteoporosis 4
(Date:10/29/2014)... German . ... Peter Schlögelhofer at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL) ... of Vienna dived into the process of meiosis in ... an inversion of the standard meiotic phases. The researchers ... Nature Communications . , Meiosis is the two-step series ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... October 29, 2014 – Ghrelin is a hormone released ... intake. Alcohol is commonly viewed as a psychoactive substance ... a highly caloric food. , This knowledge, combined ... hypothesis that ghrelin has the potential to stimulate alcohol ... this in humans and found that, as they had ...
(Date:10/28/2014)... North America, Europe and China have published a paper ... Sciences that reveals important details about key transitions ... From strange and exotic algae, mosses, ferns, trees and ... and vegetables we eat and the ornamental plants adorning ... a billion years of history., "Our study generated DNA ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Meiotic cell division 'the other way round' 2Ghrelin stimulates an appetite for drinking alcohol 2New study uses DNA sequences to look back in time at key events in plant evolution 2New study uses DNA sequences to look back in time at key events in plant evolution 3
... replacements, biomaterials have become big business. But scientists pursuing ... How will a biomaterial on the lab bench actually ... the new material or suffer an inflammatory response? And ... , To tackle such questions, researchers at the ...
... mechanisms is the neural machinery that triggers the hungry ... same machinery swings the other way after a hearty ... of the siesta. However, scientists have understood little about ... and other energy-related behaviors. , Now, in an article ...
... of the species known as social amoebas has been plotted ... clues to the evolution of life on earth. , Researchers, ... of York, and biochemist Professor Pauline Schaap, of the University ... 100 or so known species of social amoeba. , ...
Cached Biology News:Finding the right mix: A biomaterial blend library 2New mechanism explains glucose effect on wakefulness 2New mechanism explains glucose effect on wakefulness 3Scientists' cell discovery unearths evolutionary clues 2Scientists' cell discovery unearths evolutionary clues 3
Mouse Wnt-9b Affinity Purified Polyclonal Ab Keywords: Wnt 9b Protein Family: Cancer Stem Cell Markers, Wnt Ligands...
One-step, microplate or cuvet, colorimetric, linear detection range 0.7 mg/dL to 35 mg/dL. Procedure: 5 min....
assays for phosphatase, lipase, nucleoside triphosphatases (ATPase, GTPase etc). HTS and follow up studies for phosphatase inhibitors. Quantitation of phosphate content in protein, lipids, and DNA....
...
Biology Products: