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GMO surge in Portugal

02.12.2011

Lisbon – Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are gaining ground in southwestern Europe. According to the European Association for Bioindustries (EuropaBio), Portuguese farmers planted nearly 60% more genetically modified maize this year than they did last year, from around 3,000 ha to a total of 7,843 ha. Portugal has established strict co-existence rules. In neighbouring Spain the figures for GM maize also rose this year, up to nearly 100,000 ha.

PortugalPortugal

07.10.2011

Lisbon – In the southwest of Europe, GMOs are gaining ground. According to the European Association for BioIndustries EuropaBio, Portuguese farmers have grown nearly 60% more genetically modified (GM) maize this year compared to...

PortugalPortugal

11.08.2011

Lisbon – According to a report published by business intelligence provider Espicom, the future for biopharma on the westernmost tip of Europe looks anything but sunny. Its analysts predict that by 2016, the pharmaceuticals market...

PortugalPortugal

08.03.2010

Lisbon – Portugal’s “Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia” (FCT) is to channel funding into collaborations between Portuguese and Indian life science companies and research within the networking pilot programme “New Indigo”...

PortugalPortugal

14.09.2009

Coimbra/San Francisco/Munster – Portuguese and US researchers have discovered a new factor that determines whether an embryonic stem cell (ESC) will remain pluripotent or not. After the team under Miguel and Joao Ramalho-Santos...

PortugalPortugal

12.07.2009

Madrid –The Spanish Ministry of Health is investing in future biotech treatments. In July, it signed a EUR60m contract over a recombinantly manufactured flu vaccine developed by Rockville-based Novavax. In Phase II trials, the...

09.05.2009

Lisbon/New York - A Portuguese-US research team has discovered a new molecular mechanism that enables gamma herpes viruses to chronically infect patients. Gamma herpes viruses infect white blood cells (B- or T-lymphocytes)...

PortugalPortugal

21.02.2009

Lisbon – Portugal’s Bial SA has granted American company Sepracor the exclusive rights to develop and commercialise eslicarbazepine in the United States and Canada. Bial will receive US$57m up front.

PortugalPortugal

03.11.2008

Poco Barreto – In mid-August, 60 anti-GMO activists destroyed a field planted with insect-resistant Mon810 maize in Portugal. Near the small Algarve town of Poco Barreto, activists from the “Movimento Verde Eufemia” trampled...

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