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Physicians Expect to Shift More Time to Online Professional Resources in the Coming Years

Manhattan Research study finds that physicians want to conduct the majority of their pharmaceutical research and information access online NEW YORK, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians report that they will shift a significant amount of time currently devoted to offline professional sources t...

The Coming of Biotech Generic Pharmaceuticals

CHICAGO In a column last year, I commented on the growing generic pharmaceuticals business in the U.S. and around the world. Generic pharmaceuticals are not only big business but will continue to get even bigger. There are a couple reasons why: 1) Numerous drug patents expiring over the next...

Federal grant seminar coming to Chicago as part of SWIFT V Tour

The SWIFT V tour will visit Chicago during an eight-day multi-state, multi-agency federal outreach effort to educate people about federal grants. SWIFT V Tour brings together program managers from over 10 federal agencies to brief seminar participants on their agency's Small Business Innovatio...

Action now can help avoid the coming shortage of math and science grads

In 1975, the United States was third among all nations in the percentage of 18-to-24-year-olds who earned science and engineering degrees. Today, it ranks 17th, behind Taiwan and South Korea, Ireland and Italy. Unless that slide in scientific competency is reversed, the nations economic welfare and...

Structural change is coming to the UW System

More than a generation ago, a mega-merger of higher education institutions created the University of Wisconsin System. It hasnt always been a perfect marriage, insist those who pine for days gone by, but the 1971 merger forced greater cooperation and prompted wiser use of Wisconsins public resource...

Michael J. Fox coming to UW Waisman Center

Madison, Wis. Actor Michael J. Fox plans to visit the Waisman Center in Madison on Tuesday. Following the tour, Governor Jim Doyle and Fox will hold a media event to discuss the Waisman Center and the governor's plans for biotechnology research in Wisconsin. In November, Doyle outlined Wiscon...

ITEC coming to Milwaukee this year

ITEC , the nation's largest series of business-to-business IT events, is coming to Milwaukee again on June 22 and 23 at the Midwest Airlines Center. The tradeshow and exposition will feature both global and Wisconsin-area technology companies. The conference will feature Microsoft , Intel , ...

Nair joins Alfalight; Prill coming to Journal Sentinel interactive media

Rajesh Nair has joined Madison, Wis.-based Alfalight as vice president of operations. Nair will lead Alfalight's production and engineering teams. He has nearly 20 years of experience in high-volume, high-quality semiconductor manufacturing. Prior to joining Alfalight, he was executive director...

Social engineering - Coming to an IT ship near you?

Have you noticed recently the earnest discussions about a seemingly inalienable right to blog on company time and company topics? OK, maybe that overstates the argument a little bit, but the case in which Apple fired a couple of employees for their blogging activities on what Apple considered com...

Extreme Entrepreneur Tour coming to Fox Valley

Appleton, Wis. - Cramped living, microwave dinners, and tuition payments compel many college students to dream up creative ways to make money. And while inventiveness and business savvy flow naturally for some, every young capitalist needs a role model. To fill this need, Fox Valley Technical...

Federal grant-winning tips coming to Milwaukee

Madison, Wis. - Small businesses interested in tapping into $2 billion in federal funding for early-stage research will be able to learn what it takes to win these competitive grants at a conference this November in Milwaukee. Firms in the entrepreneurial sector are encouraged to attend the 2...

Wireless wizardry coming to the small screen

Stop the talking, and start the browsing, game playing, searching, texting, and buying. If you haven't done it yet, you will soon, as marketers try to engage and connect with you via your cell phone. With an estimated 2.5 billion mobile phones in use in over 210 countries worldwide, according...

DEMO 2006: A sea change is coming

With less than three months until DEMO 2006, the screening and selection process for the next conferences demonstrating class is well under way. A bit more than one-third of the class has been identified, and Ill be busy until Christmas sifting through hundreds more applications to bring the tota...

InterMune Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Highlights

... Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of InterMune, said, "The last several months have been exceptionally productive for InterMune and the coming months promise to be even more so. Regarding pirfenidone, we have made excellent progress on the preparation of our New Drug Application (NDA) for pi...

PDI Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

...enue over 12 months in our Sales Services segment, two of which are prior PDI customers and two of which are new. These additional client engagements, coming during what has been a slow period in the industry, and given the strategic shift in how big pharmaceutical companies are approaching outsourced sales...

Knighted Adds Industry Pioneer and Entrepreneur to Senior Management Team

...ky confirms that Knighted is bringing new products to market that will change the way supply chain management software is built and implemented in the coming years. I'm very excited that Craig has chosen to join Knighted to help us develop and execute our business strategy to expand our growth both domestic...

BP and Verenium Announce Vercipia Biofuels to Advance the Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol

...e believe Vercipia will be a key player in the biofuels supply chain in the coming years." Since announcing the formation of the joint venture company ... U.S. and expect to add additional capacity in the Gulf Coast region in the coming years. Vercipia plans to break ground on its first commercial plant in Hig...

World Renowned Scientists Gather to Share Latest Information on Answer to Wildlife Reproductive Fertility Control

...he Chemical Acceleration of Ovarian Senescence symposium, which will end Wednesday in a plenary session that will determine the research goals for the coming year. SenesTech is grateful to the City of Flagstaff, Arizona for its support during the past seven years. "The City of Flagstaff, through i...

PROLOR Biotech Announces $10 Million Preferred Stock Line From Members of The Frost Group

...nical development, as well as GLP-1. The company's long-acting human growth hormone drug candidate, which is expected to enter clinical trials in the coming months, has the potential to allow an administration regimen of a single weekly injection or even a single injection every two weeks, compared with th...

The MedZilla Report: June 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...lly accurate," said Hopps, "but the new guidelines, which nearly every pharmaceutical company adheres to, make it even less accurate. In the coming months, we'll be watching to see if moves similar to Oscient's are more about cost-cutting than changes in the way pharmaceuticals are sold, but right...

Neogen Reports 16% Increase in Revenues

...roductivity improvements." "Cash flow from operations for FY 2009 improved $3.1 million when compared to FY 2008 with much of the improvement coming in the May quarter as a result of improvements in accounts receivable days outstanding and inventory turn," said Richard Current, Neogen's chief finan...

4th BTLtec Conference on 24-25 Sep in Graz, Austria features Biomass to Liquids Innovators Sharing Updates on Pyrolysis and Gasification Technologies, Syngas Application, BTL Value Chain and a Site Visit to the Biomass CHP Gussing Plant.

...age of development, with increasing interest in BTL as a sustainable biofuel option. Commercial BTL production is around the corner, with pilot plants coming on stream across Europe, and high-level industry consortiums established to fund and research the BTL option. In fact, the 4th BTLtec is supported...

Health Robotics to Launch Germany's Installations of i.v.STATION(TM) at Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin

...in-Berlin, well known throughout the world for both its research and patient care excellence. It makes everyone at our company, especially those of us coming from Sud-Tirol very proud of what we have accomplished with i.v.STATION this year and to have the great opportunity to launch Health Robotics' direct ...

OpenQ Posts a 200% Revenue Growth in the First Half of 2009

...s and content. As we continue to expand our product portfolio and build strong partnerships with our customers, we are poised for strong growth in the coming years," said Jim Zufoletti, openQ President. "Our offerings bring to clients the best in class solutions for managing the growing challe...

EU Committee Approves New Food Applications for Martek's life'sDHA(TM)

... draft Commission decision will now pass into the formal procedure before anticipated publication in the Official Journal of the European Union in the coming months. DHA omega-3 is a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid that serves as a primary building block for the brain and the eyes and supports brain...

EU Committee Approves New Food Applications for Martek's life'sDHA™

... draft Commission decision will now pass into the formal procedure before anticipated publication in the Official Journal of the European Union in the coming months. DHA omega-3 is a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid that serves as a primary building block for the brain and the eyes and supports brain, e...

New RISI Report Analyzes South American Tree Farm and Biomass Energy Investment Opportunities

...d wood energy plantations than Europe, North America, and Africa combined, and the area of these plantations is projected to more than double over the coming decade. This report will be an essential tool for senior managers and analysts wanting to evaluate investment opportunities in this rapidly growing se...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves World Class Independent Test Results in Killing Life Threatening Spores/Organisms

...d: "These independent lab validation results from ATS show that we have developed what we believe is the best, and I emphasize the best, antimicrobial coming to the market. By using the strategy of raising the bar for antimicrobial performance, we believe our superior Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade antimicrobial...

Business Opportunities in Spain's Fast-Growing Biotechnology Industry

...ajor governmental backing. A fast-growing industry in a country with an extraordinary quality of life. Business opportunities in Spain over the coming years will be linked to fields such as personalized medicine and advanced therapies, where interest is increasing in molecular diagnoses and related p...

First step to converting solar energy using 'artificial leaf'

...ght antennae of modified Spirulina chlorophylls work in practice. De Groot: 'This is a completely new approach in this field.' The new insights are coming in quick succession. Last month, De Groot, with an international team made up partly of different members, also reported a breakthrough in PNAS . In ...

Mylan Announces Strategic Collaboration with Biocon to Enter the Global Generic Biologics Market

...d want or need to have secured to offer a highly competitive and distinct generic biologics product portfolio with tremendous growth potential for the coming decade." Biocon Chairman and Managing Director Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw commented: "Biocon is extremely pleased to have found a partner as strong ...

The MedZilla Report: May 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...oss Blue Shield said a combination of factors including employers cutting the benefits they offer employees, which in turn affects the amount of money coming in to the insurer (The Star-Ledger, May 5, 2009). Most job elimination announcements came as a result of the downward trend in the United States econo...

Government Mandates Create Guaranteed Market for Bio-Fuel, Says Frost & Sullivan

...er 2010 and 10 percent by 2020. Though the United States is a smaller market, it is witnessing rapid growth in terms of both new bio-diesel capacities coming on-stream as well as increased consumption of bio-diesel. Markets in Latin America, especially Argentina and Brazil, are also developing strongly. ...

Phase II Trial Demonstrates Elacytarabine May Increase Survival Threefold in Patients With Late-Stage Leukaemia

...roximately 30% for treated younger adults. The AML market is estimated to be a multi-hundred USD market and is expected to grow significantly over the coming years. About Clavis Pharma Clavis Pharma ASA is an oncology focused pharmaceutical company using its proprietary Lipid Vector Technology...

BioSyntech Reports Positive Results from Pivotal Trial for BST-CarGel(R) Cartilage Repair Device

...med under good clinical practice guidelines is a well run study with robust data that will have an impact on scaffold directed cartilage repair in the coming years. I congratulate the Company on this early stage histological data and the rigor of the study design." Dr. Matthew Shive, Chief Scientific Offi...

Sinovac Completes Construction of H1N1 Virus Seed Bank

...re influenza season is nearly completed. The production of H1N1 vaccine will not affect its production and launch of the seasonal flu vaccine for this coming flu season. About Sinovac Sinovac Biotech Ltd. is a China-based biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the research, development, manufac...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Retains HC International, Inc. to Implement Investor Relations Program

... a strategic communications program ("the IR program"). HC International will initiate a proactive and targeted investor relations campaign during the coming year. Matthew Hayden, president of HC International, and his team, will be advising the Company in all facets of public financial and corporate commu...

New MedPredict Report Reveals Top Alzheimer's Experts' Insights on Diagnostics and Treatments in Development Pipeline

...(HDACs), SIRT-1, metal chelators and drugs like Dimebon, specifically designed to enhance mental function," says Berk. "They also update the progress coming out of ADNI, the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, and describe how some amazing diagnostic tools have now been incorporated into the pivot...

Welcome to the Biofuel Age of Flight

...by Virgin Atlantic, Air New Zealand, Japan Airlines and Continental Airlines. Further flight tests are being prepared with JetBlue and Interjet in the coming year. "Those trials were a success from both a safety and a technical viewpoint. We are now expecting at least a small quantity of sustainabl...

Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Granting of Two US Patents for MuGard(TM)

...manufacturing, regulatory approval and commercialization in the 27 countries of Europe. SpePharm plans to launch MuGard in the rest of Europe over the coming 12 to 18 months. The license agreement includes royalties on net sales to Access. "SpePharm and Access are pleased with the commercial launch of ...
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