Tissue Solutions Ltd expands service offering with HistologiX Ltd. acquisition

HistologiX Ltd, a leading GLP/GCP compliant IHC and Histology lab, has been acquired by The Intelligent Tissue Group Ltd, joining Tissue Solutions Ltd, world leaders in human tissue provision, to provide a comprehensive integrated range of tissue related CRO services. Morag McFarlane, Director of The Intelligent Tissue Group and CEO of Tissue Solutions Ltd said “This acquisition is central to our growth strategy as we extend...

Innovate UK Awards £750,000 to Tackle Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Innovate UK has awarded funding to a collaborative project to develop a new care path for patients which could save the NHS 1.4 Billion. Collaboration between NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, eHealth, the Department of Research & Development and Edinburgh based StormID, KenSCI and ResMed has resulted in a new project which will develop a new care pathway for patients with COPD. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) affects 1.2 million people in...

Collagen China bid boosted by distribution deals

Collagen Solutions plc (AIM: COS), the developer and manufacturer of biomaterials and regenerative medicines for the enhancement and extension of human life, announces it has signed distribution agreements with two new Chinese channel partners, Dakewe Biotech Co., Ltd and Shanghai Regenic Biomedical. The appointment of these channel partners follows the restructuring of the Company’s presence in China and the securing of export licences earlier this year. This is...

What the Brexit implementation period means for the life sciences sector

“The Life Sciences Scotland Industry Leadership Group, welcomes the intent of the UK Governments Technical paper dated 6th Aug.  It is hugely important that patient safety, continuity of supply of medicines and an understanding of how business can operate in the coming years is communicated such that planning can continue.  The Industry Leadership Group maintains its previously communicated position that for the Scottish Life Sciences...

Almac Discovery, Elasmogen and Innovate UK Collaborate to Develop VNAR Based Oncology Platform

Almac Discovery, a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and identifying innovative therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, and Elasmogen, an SME focused on the development of next generation biologics, announced today that they have been awarded a grant from Innovate UK through its Innovation in Health and Life Sciences funding programme. The £2M peer reviewed collaborative project entitled ‘A Technology Platform for Next Generation VNAR based...

Potential link between Brain Trauma and Degenerative Brain Disease Revealed

Collaboration between industry and academia here showcase how beneficial this can be for business success as well as for ground-breaking scientific discoveries. See how you can collaborate within the Scottish life sciences industry here to find out how you can really make a difference. Or discover businesses within the sector here.  A landmark study published in the journal Brain from the Mario Negri Institute for...

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