12 April 2019
Mexico AFT Pharmaceuticals (‘AFT’) has further extended its strong partnership with the Mexican company, Laboratories Expanscience Mexico SA (‘Expanscience Mexico’) to out-license its patented combination painkiller, Maxigesic IV, to Mexico. Maxigesic IV (Paracetamol 1000mg+ Ibuprofen 300mg solution for infusion) has been developed as a line extension to Maxigesic tablets, for use post-operatively in hospitals where … Continue reading "AFT Pharmaceuticals’ completes another 3 deals: Painkiller Maxigesic IV® is now licensed in Mexico together with Maxigesic® tablets in Switzerland and Cyprus"
Auckland – New Zealand urgently needs a biotech strategy because it is critical to the future of the country’s economy, BiotechNZ executive director Zahra Champion says.
27 February 2019
14 November 2018
The founder of one of New Zealand’s biggest biotech companies, Dr Sean Simpson, is back in New Zealand this week attending key board meetings for the next wave of Kiwi success stories, BiotechNZ executive director Zahra Champion says. Simpson, the founder of LanzaTech which started life in a Kiwi basement in 2005 and has gone on to … Continue reading "Major NZ clean tech company head in NZ to promote biotech"
Argenta Limited, a New Zealand animal health company, has worked with Medicines Development for Global Health (MDGH), a not-for-profit Australian biopharmaceutical company, to gain US Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approval of an innovative treatment for river blindness.
28 June 2018
02 March 2018
Beef and Lamb New Zealand commissioned the study to better understand the shifts in food, food production technology and consumer trends and distinguish the hype from reality. The report shows alternative proteins are likely to become a major competitor to some of New Zealand’s red meat products and the sector must respond with a clear … Continue reading "Alternative proteins research published"
The Earth Bank of Codes wants to collect the genetic sequence of the natural world–and let countries make money from the scientific breakthroughs that would result, rather than selling their natural resources.
28 February 2018
In the United Kingdom, researchers from The University of Edinburgh, The Roslin Institute and Scotland’s Rural College found that the types of microbes and enzymes in cow stomachs that help them digest plant-based diets into energy could prove useful for developing new biofuels as well as help meat and dairy production.
28 February 2018
The Government of New Zealand introduced The Prime Minister’s Science Prizes in 2009 as a way of raising the profile and prestige of science among New Zealanders. There are five prizes in total with a combined value of 1 million dollars.
18 February 2018
13 February 2018
In Life Sciences, there is, regrettably, a glass ceiling. If you are involved in the Life Sciences in any country where the sector is strong, you’ll have noticed a push in recent years to increase the number of leadership positions that are held by women. Usually there’s regular networking events for women in all the … Continue reading "Australia’s growing support for women in Life Sciences"