Category: Biotechnology industry

  • Djokovic-backed ‘biotech’ firm’s approach likened to homeopathy

    QuantBioRes says it designs treatments for viral diseases based on electromagnetic frequency A Danish “biotech” company in which Novak Djokovic holds a majority stake is working on a “frequency” treatment for Covid-19 that an expert says bears similarities to the principles of homeopathy. The world No 1 men’s tennis player was forced to leave Australia […]

  • UK biotech firm Aptamer to float valued at £80.7m

    York-based company makes synthetic antibodies for pharmaceutical firms including AstraZeneca A British biotechnology firm that supplies big pharmaceutical firms with synthetic antibodies for targeted delivery of drugs will float in London this week valued at £80.7m – giving its two founders a combined paper fortune of more than £33m. Aptamer Group was founded in 2008 […]

  • Teesside factory making Covid vaccine gets £400m injection

    Japanese owner makes single biggest investment in UK pharmaceutical manufacturing in decades A Teesside factory that makes Covid-19 vaccines has received a £400m injection from its Japanese owners, the largest single investment in UK pharmaceutical manufacturing in decades. The biotechnology arm of the Japanese conglomerate Fujifilm, which is better known for its photography heritage, said […]

  • UK firm to trial T-cell Covid vaccine that could give longer immunity

    Exclusive: Oxfordshire-based Emergex gets go-ahead for trials in Switzerland for skin patch vaccine Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage An Oxfordshire-based company will soon start clinical trials of a second-generation vaccine against Covid-19, an easy-to-administer skin patch that uses T-cells to kill infected cells and could offer longer-lasting immunity than current vaccines. […]