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From the monthly archives: April 2020

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'April 2020'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Vaccitech and Oxford University announce landmark partnership with AstraZeneca for the development and large-scale distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Vaccitech Ltd and the University of Oxford today announce an agreement with the UK-based global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for the further development, large-scale manufacture and potential distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine candidate currently being trialled by the University.

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Covid-19: Update on tax policy documents

HMRC published an extension to a number of its tax consultations today (28 April).

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Taylor Wessing: What you need to know about the UK Government's new Future Fund WEBINAR

As a further update to the Future Fund news item for our sector, Taylor Wessing partners Angus Miln, Howard Palmer and Alexandra Richardson will be delivering a webinar on the topic this Thursday 30 April -  setting out their insights from the inside track.

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OBN Launch OBN Ventures™ An Investment Lifeline in Challenging Times

Abingdon, UK; 28 April 2020 - OBN, the Membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, is delighted to announce the launch of OBN Ventures Limited (OBNV).

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Diamond Pharma Services acquires PharmaCentral to strengthen pharmacovigilance division

Diamond Pharma Services (“Diamond” or “the Company”), a leading technical services and regulatory affairs consulting group, today announced its pharmacovigilance division, Diamond PV Services, has acquired PharmaCentral (, an innovative pharmacovigilance services and medical affairs business based in Dublin, Ireland.

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Total Nucleic Acid Extraction for Pathogen Detection

The MagSi-NA Pathogens Kit from AMSBIO enables easy extraction of DNA and RNA from serum, plasma, oropharyngeal swab / nasopharyngeal swab, and any other respiratory samples for pathogen detection.

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AMSBIO: Eliminate Viruses & Other Pathogens with Ease

AMSBIO offer a trio of sterilization systems suitable for a range of applications from sterilizing small laboratory instruments to sterilizing large research facilities.

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VivoPlex prepares for first clinical feasibility study of wireless uterine sensor Trial expected to generate key data for approval of device in Europe

VivoPlex Group Ltd, which is transforming fertility treatment with precision medicine, has received the UK regulatory approvals required to initiate the first clinical feasibility study of its wireless battery-free uterine sensor system.

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RSSL Webinar: Reviewing sterile products - Examining the factors required for release

This webinar is part of a complimeny series provided by RSSL and hosted by Dr Tim Sandle. 
These webinars are designed to guide you through the complexities around sterile products manufacturing, control, testing and release.

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Flanders Investment & Trade: B2B intiative around Corona

The ‘Care & Industry together against CORONA’ platform aims to bring together all the different actors in Europ

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