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Best of 2012 Eurobiotechnews

21.12.2012 - At the end of the year eurobiotechnews.eu presents a brief statistics on the popular articles on biotech in 2012.

Here is the ranking of our most prominent news.

1. First gene therapy in Europe approved

2. GSK aquires Cellzome

3. UCB: Positive Phase III results with Cimzia

4. Sanofi: Timeout for Campath

5. EMA changes biosimilar rules

The top 5 of 2012's most-read articles all feature topics in medicine and pharmacology. However, EuroBiotechNews also reports about new developments in industrial and agricultural biotechnology as well as research politics in general. This is reflected by the most-read articles No. 8 and No. 11. Baltic biotech attracts investors is an exclusive conference report about the first Life Science Baltics conference. Study claims GMO cancer risk picks up one of the most controversial discussion in 2012: the safety of genetically modified maize.

We hope that you will join us again in 2013 as your source of breaking biotech news.

EuroBiotechNews wishes you a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year! We will be back with daily news and a packed calendar on Wednesday 2nd January.

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FinancingPoland

24.03.2015 Poland has announced the closing of a new venture capital fund at US$42m (€32m). The fund, which is the first of its kind in Poland, is dedicated to the Life Sciences with a strong connection to Central and Eastern Europe.

BioeconomyFranceSwedenGermanyNetherlandsFinland

23.03.2015 A BASF-led consortium aims to decrease bio-based production costs using industrial biotechnology. The Horizon2020 funded consortium is the sixth project of the SPIRE Public Private Partnership and has a budget of €14m.

Stock MarketsFranceSwedenUKNorwayIreland

20.03.2015 There are no signs of inertia creeping into the European biotech industry this spring. A total of eight IPOs are set to go public by the end of the year’s first quarter.

FinancingUKEU

17.03.2015 Pharma giants GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) will be key collaborators in a new global fund for dementia research to address the rising threat posed by dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

FinancingFranceDenmarkSwedenGermany

19.03.2015 French venture capital firm Seventure Partners has raised a further €25m for its microbiome-focused Health for Life Capital Fund. It now stands at €100m.

EventsFranceEUSwitzerlandUKGermany

12.03.2015 With around 1,400 companies and 2,400 participants, the springtime counterpart of BIO-Europe enjoyed a successful premiere in France this year. The overall mood of the European biotech industry was positive, and the French hosts in particular reported new initiatives.

M&ABelgium

11.03.2015 Belgian cell-based therapeutics developer and CMO MaSTherCell SA has been acquired by US biotech Orgenesis Inc. for €23m.

FinancingGermany

10.03.2015 The Gates Foundation has dipped into its purse to bring infectious diseases vaccines to the poorest countries. German vaccine specialist CureVac is set to receive US$52m for their mRNA platform technology.

Stock MarketsIrelandUK

05.03.2015 The IPO wave in the biotech sector shows no signs of slowing down. An Irish life sciences fund set up by former Elan executives plans to raise €325m with its IPO, whilst Summit Therapeutics has announced its IPO pricing of US$34m on Nasdaq.

LicencingDenmark

05.03.2015 Bavarian Nordic is outlicensing its Phase 3 prostate cancer immunotherapy Prostvac to pharma heavyweight Bristol Myers Squibb for a tidy €881m.

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