Wednesday, July 24, 2019

South Florida pharmaceutical firm doubles down on niche drug market

As the market for drugs aimed at treating rare diseases continues to grow, South Florida's biotechnology companies and pharmaceutical firms are getting in on the action. Jupiter Orphan Therapeutics is the latest...

Scripps Research Institute ranked most innovative in the world

The Scripps Research Institute has been recognized as the most influential research institution in the world, ranking above internationally renowned names such as Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The...

Gainesville Region Advances as Florida’s Leading Location for Biotech Incubation and Technology Transfer

The Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute was recently named the 2017 Biotech Incubator of the Year by the International Business Innovation Association and the Milken Institute has ranked the University of Florida...

FLORIDA INSTITUTE FUNDS ALACHUA-BASED AMEND SURGICAL

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Florida Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Amend Surgical, an Alachua-based medical device company with newly licensed technology developed...

Why is Gainesville Florida’s biotech hub?

Moving from an economy that relies heavily on tourism to one that has a large stake in biotech is a big leap. And it calls for a long-term well developed strategy. That’s...

Pharma firm locks in partnership to revamp R&D efforts

Palm Beach County company Jupiter Orphan Therapeutics will partner with a Canadian firm that works to revamp how biopharmaceutical organizations outsource research and development work. The partnership with InSymbiosis was announced Tuesday...

Sanford Burnham director on future of Lake Nona institute, figuring out ‘our new business...

When Layton Smith was asked about the fate of Sanford Burnham in Lake Nona during Orlando Business Journal's Doing Business in Medical City event on April 13, it was a question he was all too...

Why is Gainesville Florida’s Biotech Hub?

Moving from an economy that relies heavily on tourism to one that has a large stake in biotech is a big leap. And it calls for a long-term well developed strategy. That’s...

Biotech giant plans $25M Tampa investment, 450 jobs

Amgen Inc. will open a capability center in Tampa, creating hundreds of high-skill jobs. Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN), a biotechnology firm headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California, will invest $25 million in the 136,000-square-foot center,...

Orlando biomed firm Vestagen fights court battles after false claims warning

An Orlando biomedical company that attracted more than $16 million in venture-capital investments is embroiled in litigation with a competitor over allegations of false claims advertising and theft of trade secrets. The...
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