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Guided Tissue Regeneration

08.05.2004

Tampere - US patients with periodontal disease tissue and bone tissue loss following surgical procedures such as dental implants and extractions have gained access to Finish Inion's GTR (Guided Tissue Regeneration) Biodegradable Membrane System at the beginning of April 2004 when the product was made available for sales in the USA.
It is the first GTR-membrane - consisting of synthetic substances or polymers composed of L-lactide, D,L-lactide, polyglycolide and trimethylene carbonate - that is soft when applied, but becomes rigid in the original position, thus improving the space maintenance characteristics of the product. ”The aim of modern treatment for periodontal disease is to effectively regenerate lost periodontal tissue and supporting bone”, says Inion's CEO Dr. Auvo Kaikkonen. The membrane prevents the down-growth of soft-tissue and enhances the natural healing process. No removal surgery is required.
Inion Ltd. closed its latest private placement financial round of Euro10 million in late January, which ”will give Inion peace at work for the next year. During this time the net cash flow is likely to develop to a positive direction, and we believe that we will achieve profitability during 2005”, says Kaikkonen.

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08.03.2012

The vaccine research centre of the University of Tampere in Finland has out­licenced a candidate combined prophylactic vaccine against norovirus and rota­virus infections. The Japanese vaccine venture UMN Pharma Inc. acquired the...

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07.03.2012

Finnish protein manufacturer Vectron Biosolutions AS has completed a study comparing different expression technologies. According to Vectron, their proprietary E. coli expression technology gave higher yields for seven out of ten...

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02.03.2012

Lappeenranta – Finnish paper industry major UPM plans to invest in an industry-scale biorefinery producing biofuels from crude tall oil, a by-product of the wood pulp manufacturing process. UPM’s total investment will amount to...

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18.12.2011

Helsinki/Göttingen – Finnish laboratory supplier Biohit Oyj has sold its liquid handling business for €68m to German process and labtech provider Sartorius AG. Osmo Suovaniemi, founder and Chairman of the Board at Biohit,...

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17.12.2011

Porvoo/Chalfont St. Giles – GE Healthcare and Neste Jacobs have formed a strategic alliance to drive worldwide self-sufficiency in blood plasma fractionation. Finnish-based Neste Jacobs Oy, a global expert in plant engineering...

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31.10.2011

Bresso/Turku – The wedding's off between Newron and Biotie. The bride has run away. Shares in Italy's Newron Pharmaceuticals plunged after its proposed merger with Biotie Therapies Corp was called off by the Finnish firm....

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28.09.2011

Turku/ Bresso – It is both good and bad news for the Italian biotechnology sector: Finnish Biotie Therapies ASA has signed an agreement to acquire Newron Pharmaceuticals S.p.A. for €45 million. On the down side, Italy loses one...

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04.04.2011

Hafnarfjodur – Actavis Group CEO Claudio Albrecht announced at the beginning of February that the company may go public within the next 2-3 years, although it isn’t clear whether the generics manufacturer would conduct an IPO,...

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