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European AIDS Conference: Biotechnology Fighting HIV Threat

23.11.2003

Warsaw - The Polish capital hosted the 9th European AIDS Conference (EACS) from October 25-29. As Europe is moving fast in the fight against HIV, approximately 3,000 visitors at this year's conference venue - the Warsaw International Expo-centre EXPO XXI (see photo) - affirmed the very high interest in this topic.
Among the latest results of retroviral therapy and the presentation of the 48 week in treatment-data of F. Hoffmann-La Roche's fusion inhibitor and potential block buster Fuzeon, modern biotechnological approaches were discussed thoroughly. Prof Giuseppe Pantaleo, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Switzerland, debated the pros and cons of HIV-vaccines. As companies like Merck, Aventis, GSK, Bavarian Nordic and Acambis are already developing vaccine candidates using different vectors and are conducting pre- and even clinical trials, this new approach in the fight against HIV still has to suffer many setbacks. Early this year the vaccine AIDSVAX by the U.S. company VaxGen Inc. flunked phase III trials. The future of the once promissing drug candidate is still uncertain.

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12.05.2010

Warsaw – Polish biotech firm Bioton SA wants to expand its business to Asia. At the end of April, the producer of recombinant insulin announced that it plans to issue convertible bonds worth EUR26m to fund an expansion of its...

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08.03.2010

Warsaw – Polish tissue-engineering specialist Euroimplant S.A. has received permission to build a new research and production facility in Klaudyn near Warsaw. The company said it is currently in talks with several investors who...

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01.02.2010

Warsaw – Polish pharmaceutical firm Polpharma has sought approval for its acquisition of parts of Polish blue-chip Bioton S.A. Polpharma made the bid on the last day of 2009. The case is pending. In November 2009, Bioton signed a...

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01.02.2010

Warsaw – Researchers at the Polish Academy of Sciences have shed new light on how plants adapt their flowering to climate. According to the team under Szymon Swiezewsk (Nature 462, 799-802), the plants use a kind of cold sensor...

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09.11.2009

Warsaw – Janusz Guy, chief executive of Polish insulin manufacturer Bioton SA, has stepped down shortly before the firm is due to present its Q3 results. He will be replaced by Slawomir Ziegert, who joined Bioton from competitor...

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20.09.2009

Warsaw – Polish insulin, antibiotics, and biosimilar producer Bioton SA has doubled its second-quarter net loss to PLN39m (–EUR9.3m) because sales fell by 8% in the period from April to June. The company, which is restructuring...

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19.09.2009

Kraków – The Polish biotechnology market has been shrinking in the last two years, according to a report just released by the Kraków-based consultancy PMR. Polish biotech industry sales fell by 2% in 2008 to PLN607m (EUR173m)...

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21.07.2009

Warsaw - Poland has violated its obligation towards the EU in regard to GMOs, the European Court of Justice has declared in Luxembourg. Poland, which is fighting to become a GMO free country, had been in dispute with the European...

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11.07.2009

Warsaw – Polish insulin maker Bioton has bounced back. After incurring a $6m loss in the first quarter of this year, (see Eurobio­techNews 5-6/2009), the company announced at the beginning of July that it was issuing €11.5m in...

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10.07.2009

Warsaw – Polish insulin maker Bioton SA has bounced back. After incurring a $6m loss in the first quarter of this year the company announced yesterday that it has signed an exclusive supply and distribution agreement with German...

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