Navigation Links
Merck Engages PharmaVentures to Assist in the Divestment of its Italian Research Centre IRBM

OXFORD, England, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaVentures Ltd, announced today that it has been engaged by Merck & Co, Inc. to advise and assist in divesting its world class research centre, the IRBM, located near Rome, Italy. The engagement will utilise PharmaVentures' pharmaceutical transactions experience in the healthcare and investment business sectors. The IRBM is an integrated, state-of-the-art small molecule and biological discovery centre. IRBM has an outstanding record of drug discovery including Isentress(R), the first approved HIV integrase inhibitor and winner of the Prix Galien USA 2008 award for the best pharmaceutical agent. The centre has received significant investment since 2000 and is staffed with exceptional, experienced pharmaceutical scientists.

Dr Fintan Walton, CEO, PharmaVentures commented, "This research centre is a rare opportunity for a pharmaceutical company or contract research organisation to expand its operations and gain access to one of the world's foremost research centres."

A leading results driven organisation, PharmaVentures ( assists pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies across the world in all aspects of deal making. The Company's core business is the provision of tailored consulting and transaction advisory services to the Life Science industry, with additional deal making support provided through the PharmaDeals(R) range of intelligence products which include analysis tools and reports. An innovative business, PharmaVentures additionally provides industry insight, business reviews and deal making trends through the world's first online pharmaceutical television channel Now in its 17th year, PharmaVentures is based in Oxford, UK, employs over 50 people mostly educated to PhD or above. With offices in the USA and Australia, the Company works for a variety of clients from start-ups to global corporate pharmaceutical companies.

    For further information please contact:
    Lisa Holloway

SOURCE PharmaVentures Ltd
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. KineMed to Collaborate With Merck KgaA to Validate New Applications for Drug Development Candidates
2. ZymoGenetics and Merck Serono Receive FDA Special Protocol Assessment for Atacicept Pivotal Study in Lupus Nephritis
3. Merck Will Obtain Blockbuster Antidiabetic Drug Sales in Type 2 Diabetes Market by 2011
4. Pfizer, Genentech, Amgen, Bayer, Wyeth, Abbott, Merck and Additional Leading Pharmaceutical Companies Participating During ExL Pharmas Fall Line Up!
5. Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Second Generation Niacin Receptor Agonist Under Its Collaboration With Merck & Co., Inc.
6. Merck & Co., Inc. Named Keynote Sponsor For Diversity Alliance For Sciences Inaugural Conference
7. New Therapy by Merck is Positioned to Earn Gold-Standard Status by 2011 in the Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting
8. BIOTECON Diagnostics and MERCK KGaA start worldwide marketing alliance
9. Schering-Plough/MERCK Pharmaceuticals Receives Not-Approvable Letter from FDA for Loratadine/Montelukast
10. Nuevolution Announces Research and Development Collaboration with Merck & Co. Inc.
11. Merck Serono Named as a Top Employer by Science Magazine
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... , Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Zenith Epigenetics Corp. ... Dr. Norman C.W. Wong to its Board of ... comes to Zenith with a wealth of experience as co-founder ... molecular biology. --> --> ... Zenith Epigenetics, board of directors. Zenith,s long standing expertise in ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... 2015  Champions Oncology, Inc. (CSBR), engaged in the ... the development and use of oncology drugs, today announced ... be presenting at the LD MICRO Investor Conference on ... (PST).  The conference, held at the Luxe Sunset Bel ... , will feature 200 small/micro-cap companies and is expected ...
(Date:11/30/2015)...  HUYA Bioscience International, the leader in accelerating global ... today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ... collaboration between KDDF and HUYA with the ultimate goal ... for the global market. China,s ... innovative preclinical and clinical stage compounds. The company advances ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... and MAGDEBURG, Germany , November 30, 2015 ... in Vienna, Austria to be ... of NeuroRehabilitation (ECNR) in Vienna, Austria ... NovaVision, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vycor Medical, Inc. ("Vycor") ... its Internet-delivered NovaVision Therapy Suite at the 3rd European ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/10/2015)... 2015  In this report, the biomarkers ... product, type, application, disease indication, and geography. ... are consumables, services, software. The type segments ... efficacy biomarkers, and validation biomarkers. The applications ... development, drug discovery and development, personalized medicine, ...
(Date:11/9/2015)... DUBLIN , Nov. 09, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... announced the addition of the "Global ... to their offering. --> ... "Global Law Enforcement Biometrics Market 2015-2019" ... Research and Markets ( ) ...
(Date:11/4/2015)... ALBANY, New York , November 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... According to a new market report published by Transparency ... Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2022", ... value of US$ 30.3 bn by 2022. The market ... during the forecast period from 2015 to 2022. Rising ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):