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Global Investor Forum 2019

World Trade Center Rotterdam Beursplein 37 2011 AA Rotterdam The Netherlands
Wed 13 Feb 2019 - Thu 14 Feb 2019
13 Feb 09:00 - 14 Feb 20:00

The Global Investor Forum facilitates private capital match with promising investment-ready biomed and healthcare start-ups, scale-ups and tech transfer opportunities. The forum creates a powerful…

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Innovation for Health 2019

WTC Rotterdam
Thu 14 Feb 2019
09:00

Innovation for Health - Netherlands' leading conference for key players in Health and Life Sciences On 14 February 2019 the sixth edition of Innovation for Health will take place in WTC R…

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Life-on-Chip: The Road from Idea to Reality

Provincial House, Provincieplein 1 3010 Leuven (Belgium)
Thu 21 Feb 2019 - Fri 22 Feb 2019
21 Feb 16:00 - 22 Feb 16:00

Combining human cells, mini-tissues and organs with nanotechnology, 3D-printing and artificial intelligence? Cross-over innovations leading to the development of novel, personalized medicines with…

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Are we spending too much money on cancer drugs?

Are we spending too much money on cancer drugs?

November is classically the month where immunotherapy takes center stage, especially at the annual conference of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC, endearingly pronounced sitsie).  Imm…

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New laser-based medical device revolutionizes cardiovascular disease diagnosis

New laser-based medical device revolutionizes cardiovascular disease diagnosis

Imec and Ghent University have developed a unique photonic-based medical device for the screening of arterial stiffness and the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. The brainchild of researchers …

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A microbiome solution for type 1 diabetes?

A microbiome solution for type 1 diabetes?

Few things unite us the way trying to help a sick child does. Children living with the burden of type 1 diabetes (T1D) is just such a case. The desire to help young patients has galvanized a globa…

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Avoiding the pitfalls of clinical development as a biotech

Avoiding the pitfalls of clinical development as a biotech

For many decades, the pharmaceutical industry was the sole driver of innovation in healthcare. The rapid expansion of knowledge has overturned this model in recent years. Inherently risky early-st…

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argenx signs billion-dollar deal with Janssen

argenx signs billion-dollar deal with Janssen

Another Belgian biotech on the up and up: argenx just closed a billion-dollar deal with Janssen Pharmaceutica for their antibody cusatuzumab. Under the terms of the agreement, Janssen will pay arg…

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A Personal Translation of Microbiome Futures

A Personal Translation of Microbiome Futures

Nature Biotechnology published a thought-provoking piece addressing critical questions in the development of microbiome-based solutions focused on disease interception. Co-authored by over a dozen…

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Battling antibiotic resistance: a new protein powered solution

Battling antibiotic resistance: a new protein powered solution

The discovery of antibiotics fundamentally changed healthcare in the 20th century. Deadly infections suddenly became treatable and millions of lives were saved. But excessive antibiotic use in bot…

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IPBES to Launch Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

19 November 2018   - Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) to Launch First Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Ser…

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Why start-ups can become mega companies in the pharma sector

Why start-ups can become mega companies in the pharma sector

In a previous BioVox article, we analyzed the steps needed for a life sciences start-up to turn into a fully integrated, commercial stage biotech company. For this to happen, the hurdles that need…

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V-Bio Ventures leads Camel-IDS EUR 37m Series A financing

15 November 2018, Ghent (Belgium) - V-Bio Ventures leads Camel-IDS EUR 37m Series A financing to develop cancer targeted radiopharmaceuticals Camel-IDS is developing new radiopharm…

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Mithra Announces the Completion of its Lead Clinical Phase III Programme for Estelle

14 Nov 2018 - Mithra (Euronext Brussels: MITRA), a company dedicated to Women’s Health, today announces the completion of the Phase III Estelle® study in the US and Canada. Estelle® is Mit…

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Are tech investments under threat by anti-science sentiments?

Are tech investments under threat by anti-science sentiments?

In biotech, company creation is usually preceded by scientific discoveries presenting solutions to existing problems. Because of this, early stage VC investment is, at its core, a science-driven a…

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Upcoming events

Global Investor Forum 2019

World Trade Center Rotterdam Beursplein 37 2011 AA Rotterdam The Netherlands
Wed 13 Feb 2019 - Thu 14 Feb 2019
13 Feb 09:00 - 14 Feb 20:00

The Global Investor Forum facilitates private capital match with promising investment-ready biomed and healthcare start-ups, scale-ups and tech transfer opportunities. The forum creates a powerful…

Read more

Innovation for Health 2019

WTC Rotterdam
Thu 14 Feb 2019
09:00

Innovation for Health - Netherlands' leading conference for key players in Health and Life Sciences On 14 February 2019 the sixth edition of Innovation for Health will take place in WTC R…

Read more

Life-on-Chip: The Road from Idea to Reality

Provincial House, Provincieplein 1 3010 Leuven (Belgium)
Thu 21 Feb 2019 - Fri 22 Feb 2019
21 Feb 16:00 - 22 Feb 16:00

Combining human cells, mini-tissues and organs with nanotechnology, 3D-printing and artificial intelligence? Cross-over innovations leading to the development of novel, personalized medicines with…

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