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Venture Capitalists to Invest in Promising PA Life Science Companies, Governor Rendell Says

Pittsburgh & Philadelphia Firms to Help Stimulate Biotech Sector HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is setting the stage for future opportunity and innovation while expanding its reputation as a leader in the life science industry, Governor Edward G...

SeqWright to Invest in LaserGen's Novel Lightning Terminators(TM)

HOUSTON, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- LaserGen, Inc., a DNA sequencing technology company, announced a definitive agreement in which SeqWright Inc. will make an equity investment in the company. Prompting its decision was LaserGen's recently revealed plans to commercialize its novel reversible terminat...

Cell Therapeutics Presents Corporate Highlights at Invest Northwest Conference

Company estimates sales of pixantrone, if approved, could potentially reach $1 billion by 2014 SEATTLE, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Craig Philips, President of Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) reviewed CTI's programs in a presentation at the 8th Annual WBBA Invest N...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) to Present at 8th Annual WBBA Invest Northwest Conference

SEATTLE, March 16, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) management will present at the 8th Annual WBBA Invest Northwest Conference on Wednesday, March 18th at 10:10 AM in the Harbor Dining Room of the Bell Harbor Conference Center. The presentation w...

Oncothyreon to present at Invest Northwest 2009

SEATTLE, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (Nasdaq: ONTY ) (TSX:ONY), a biotechnology company specializing in the development of innovative therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer, today announced that Robert Kirkman, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will pr...

Sirius Genomics to Present at Invest Northwest Conference

VANCOUVER, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ - Sirius Genomics, a developer of a pharmacogenomic test to identify potential responders to recombinant activated Protein C (sold by Eli Lilly and Company under the trademark Xigris (R)), announced today that Bradley Popovich, President and CEO, will present at the...

EcoSphere(R) Biolatex(TM) Secures Funding from Granholm and Invest Michigan!

EcoSynthetix, a manufacturer of biobased replacements for petroleum-based chemicals was announced as the recipient of a $750,000 investment by the Michigan state pension fund. LANSING, Mich. (Business Wire EON) December 9, 2008 -- Invest Michigan!, a program announced...

Denham Capital to Invest $60 Million in VitAG, Recycler of Municipal Biosolids

BOSTON and BEECH ISLAND, S.C., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Denham Capital ("Denham") announced today that it will invest up to $60 million in VitAG Corporation ("VitAG"). VitAG technology converts municipal biosolids into a value-added high-nitrogen fertilizer product capable of competing with and ...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Invest Northwest Presentation to be Webcast

SEATTLE, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq: CTIC ; MTAX) management will present at the 7th Annual WBBA Invest Northwest Conference on Tuesday, March 18 at 9:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) in the Bay Auditorium of the Bell Harbor Conference Center. The presen...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) to Present at 7th Annual WBBA Invest Northwest Conference

SEATTLE, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq: CTIC ; MTAX) management will present at the 7th Annual WBBA Invest Northwest Conference on Tuesday, March 18th at 9:00 AM in the Bay Auditorium of the Bell Harbor Conference Center. The presentation will also...

JPMorgan's Principal Investment Management Group to Invest in Chindex International, Inc.

$50 Million Investment to Finance Growth in Chindex's Healthcare Network in China BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX ) a leading independent American provider of Western healthcare services and products in the P...

The Government of Quebec and the New Canadian Government Invest in the Creation of an International Biobank

Genome Quebec and the Centre de sante et de services sociaux de Chicoutimi launch the Genome Quebec-Centre hospitalier affilie universitaire regional de Chicoutimi Biobank SAGUENAY, Quebec, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Labour...

Chippewa Valley angels invest in network hardware company

Eau Claire, Wis. Small Tree Communications , a niche hardware company that makes networking products for Apple computers, has received a $445,000 funding round from Chippewa Valley Angel Investors Network . "This [investment] is going to allow us to grow our business faster by getting our p...

Cingular Wireless to invest $300 million in Illinois and Wisconsin

CHICAGO -- Cingular Wireless will invest more than $300 million this year on network improvements in Illinois and Wisconsin -- including turning on-air 110 new cell sites, the company announced on Friday. Nationwide, the company will spend $6.2 billion to enhance and expand its Allover network...

SWIB gets more pressure to invest in state tech start-ups

Madison, Wis. -- As lawmakers and business proponents pressure the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB) to invest more in Wisconsin technology start-ups, improving business conditions may foster just such investments. A month after SWIB brought in investment representatives to discuss th...

SWIB plans to invest $50m with Mason Wells and Venture Investors

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board , which manages the 10th largest U.S. pension fund for public employees, said late on Wednesday that it has preliminary approval to put up to $50 million into state venture capital funds. The investment would be split between Mason Wells Biomedical Fund...

Wisconsin banks invest in new Minnesota venture fund

M&I Bank of Milwaukee and Associated Bank of Green Bay have joined a new $125 venture fund that intends to invest in Midwest companies. Tonka Bay Equity Partners of Minnetonka, Minnesota, launched the fund along with a roster of banks from around the country and some individual investors. The ...

Kanavas outlines new Invest Wisconsin agenda

Madison, Wis. - State income tax cuts are among the proposals introduced as part of the Invest Wisconsin 2.0 package endorsed by a group of lawmakers headed by State Sen. Ted Kanavas , R-Brookfield. The legislative package, which also includes a NanoSTEM initiative, nanotechnology tax credits...

Yasnoff: Wisconsin should invest in health record bank

Milwaukee, Wis. Dr. William Yasnoff agreed that $30 million is a relatively small sum for state government to invest in the adoption of electronic health records, but not too small to make some headway on what he considers a better idea. Yasnoff, founder of the eHealth Trust Initiative, conti...

NeurogesX Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...tenza and conducting pre-commercialization activities related to pricing, reimbursement, and detailed market research. We expect that we will begin to invest more heavily, although keeping our conservative focus, in preparatory activities for a potential commercial launch of Qutenza in the United States. In...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...s to report additional data from these activities throughout the remainder of 2009. Preclinical Chaperone Programs Amicus continues to invest in research to assess the potential for applying its versatile chaperone technology platform to the treatment of a broad range of human genetic diseas...

Millions Flowing into Medical Real Estate

... investors, and then leverage new medical real estate developments and acquisitions in the 40 percent to 50 percent range. As a result, the fund could invest up to $80 million to $90 million in healthcare real estate. “We believe this allows us to take advantage economic conditions that exist toda...

Nuevolution Announces Worldwide Technology Cross-Licensing Agreement With GSK

... is a privately owned company and has raised EUR 37 million in financing from key Scandinavian investors, including SEB Venture, Sunstone Capital, SLS invest and Novo A/S. For more information about Nuevolution A/S, please visit the company's website http://www.nuevolution.com For further informat...

Cynosure Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...allenging environment, we remain unwavering in our commitment to technology and leading the industry through innovation," Davin said. "We continue to invest in our R&D pipeline and have several promising programs underway. In addition, our funded development agreement with Unilever has commenced, and ...

Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65.

...e can repeat our first half performance for the remainder of the year, even with a continuation of the challenging market conditions. We continued to invest in new products, in sales and marketing initiatives and in facilities that are expected to enable us to achieve above-market rate organic sales growth...

German Alliance for Industrial Biotechnology Debuts in Montreal

... into an established fossil-based refinery site. Germany Trade & invest will have representatives on hand at stand number 1101 in the exhibition hall of this year's congress in Montreal. Germany Trade & invest is the foreign trade and inward investment promotion agency of the Federal ...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

...latforms, from the Internet to computer games. "The terrorist organizations invest efforts in information warfare tools, which enables them to bridge the phys...apon, and just like an army invests in tanks and planes, the army must also invest in information weapons. The army must develop abilities and skills that are...

Business Opportunities in Spain's Fast-Growing Biotechnology Industry

... MADRID, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- - invest IN SPAIN would like to invite you to take part in ...Spain. Barbara Lopez, Head of Investor Services at invest IN SPAIN and Jorge Arenas Vidal, Director of Biose...ww.investinspain.org Communication Office of invest in Spain Cristina Exposito Peinado cexpos...

Celtic Pharma Holdings Announces Investment in Novacta Biosystems Limited

...ent this week of the creation of the Innovation Investment Fund-of-funds to invest in technology-based businesses and we look forward to helping the Governmen...inue to invest. CP2 is currently assessing several further opportunities to invest in attractive, high-growth potential UK companies." Dr. Tony Sedgwic...

Gyros Raises SEK 80 Million to Accelerate the Commercialization of its Gyrolab(R) Systems for the Cost-Efficient Development of Biopharmaceuticals

...e 29 /PRNewswire/ -- - Financing Led by SLS invest Will Fund Gyros to Profitability Gyros AB, ..., with an installed base of 40 systems. SLS invest is a leading Scandinavian life science investor an...lden, CEO of Gyros, said, "I am delighted that SLS invest has led this SEK 80 million equity fundraising. Th...

Expanding Indiana's Breakthroughs in Health Information Technology (Exibhit Indiana): Initiative to Advance the State's Health IT National Leadership and Assets Launched to Bring More Awareness to Sector

...lthLINC, HealthBridge About BioCrossroads BioCrossroads ( www.biocrossroads.com ) is Indiana's initiative to grow, advance and invest in the life sciences, a public-private collaboration that supports the region's existing research and corporate strengths while encouraging new busine...

AFFiRiS AG: 1st Place in Venture Capital & Private Equity Awards for MIG Fonds and AFFiRiS

...ause they demonstrate the vital function of VC in the development of promising high-tech businesses. In our case, three years ago MIG Fonds started to invest a total of euro 11.5 million. Without this capital, our licensing deal with GSK Biologicals three years later would not have been possible. This deal ...

Ten Top Latin American Scientists Named 2009 Pew Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences

...training in high-quality scientific laboratories in the U.S.," said Rebecca W. Rimel, President and CEO of The Pew Charitable Trusts. "We are proud to invest in Latin America's scientific future. These Fellows will help lead the global advance of research to protect and promote the health of the public." ...

Cappella Inc. Secures $17.3 Million Series C Investment

...or management to lead European sales and manufacturing activities. Dr Ena Prosser of Fountain Healthcare Partners commented: "We are delighted to invest in Cappella at a very strategic point in the company's development. From our perspective, Cappella have a differentiated product offering for the trea...

AccuVein and GSABC Enter into Purchasing Agreement for Vein Illumination Device

...irst portable, non-contact vein illumination solution. With more than a dozen patents filed worldwide, AccuVein demonstrates an ongoing commitment to invest in improving patient care and patient satisfaction. For more information on the AccuVein AV300, please visit www.AccuVein.com . About G...

AccuVein Inks National Three-Year Group Purchasing Deal With Amerinet

...first portable, non-contact vein illumination solution. With more than a dozen patents filed worldwide, AccuVein demonstrates an ongoing commitment to invest in improving patient care and patient satisfaction. For more information on the AccuVein AV300, please visit www.AccuVein.com . About A...

Neptune Products to be commercialized by BAYER HealthCare

...e more demanding and challenging clinical development path of assessing safety and effectiveness of its products. As planned, it has been strategic to invest the time and resources into building a complete portfolio of scientific data, intellectual property and regulatory approvals which ultimately allowed ...

Angiotech Enters License, Distribution and Supply Agreements for Fibrin and Thrombin Technologies with Haemacure Corporation

...iotech has agreed to provide to Haemacure a senior secured bridge financing facility in the amount of US$2.5 million, with the option for Angiotech to invest an additional US$1 million in the facility. "Our new collaboration with Haemacure provides Angiotech with access to critically important technology ...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

...latforms, from the Internet to computer games. "The terrorist organizations invest efforts in information warfare tools, which enables them to bridge the phys...apon, and just like an army invests in tanks and planes, the army must also invest in information weapons. The army must develop abilities and skills that are...

BIO International Convention 2009: Research Location Germany Presents Potential in Regenerative Medicine

...day, May 21, 2009, at the Georgia World Congress Centers in Atlanta. The German Pavilion is located in Building B, Hall B2. Germany Trade & invest is the foreign trade and inward investment promotion agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organization advises and supports foreign companie...
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