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EU Supporting Small Companies

10.07.2004

Graz - With Euro2.5 million for the project PONT - “Parallel Optimization of New Technologies for Post-Genomics Drug Discovery” the European Union is supporting post-genomics drug discovery. It is a part of the European Union's 6th Research Programm (FP6). PONT should optimize technologies throughout the drug discovery pipeline for parallel, rather than sequential application in order to maximize efficiency in development of new oncology genomics targets.
Four biotech-companies and two academic partners are involved: Oridis Biomed GmbH (Graz); PSF Biotech AG (Berlin); Nascacell IP GmbH (Munich); Tripos Receptor Research Ltd. (Bude, UK); The Institute of Pathology, Medical University of Graz; and the Institute of Crystallo-graphy, Free University of Berlin.

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17.03.2011

Vienna – Apeiron Biologics has entered into an exclusive option with the Cleveland Clinic to license a number of novel compounds that are currently in development there. The drug candidates are designed to fight cancer by...

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06.02.2011

Vienna – Austrian vaccine specialist Intercell has halted the development of its travellers’ diarrhea vaccine patch after the product failed in a Phase III trial. The company’s management says it will now align its structure to...

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06.02.2011

Vienna – Austrian Nabriva Therapeutics AG has recruited 210 patients for a Phase II study with its antibiotic BC-3781, a substance for treating acute bacterial skin infections. In the study, Nabriva will compare response rates of...

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02.02.2011

Vienna/Darmstadt – Austrian Apeiron Biologics AG has in-licensed Merck's KgaA’s antibody-interleukin fusion protein hu14.18-IL2 for an undisclosed sum. The drug candidate, that is ready to be tested in Phase III studies, binds to...

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16.12.2010

Vienna – Austrian Affiris AG has bagged EUR368.000 from the Michael J. Fox Foundation within the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative for completion of preclinical development of its PD01 vaccine against Parkinson’s...

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04.11.2010

Innsbruck – Cholesterol-lowering drugs widely used to prevent heart disease can also boost anti-cancer effect of interleukine-2 (IL-2) immune therapy. When added to tumour cell cultures treated with IL-2, statins dose-dependently...

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