Novo Holdings advances antimicrobial resistance strategy with acquisition of Paratek Pharmaceuticals

Paratek’s successful commercialisation platform to advance novel therapies developed organically and through acquisitions Paratek adds ‘final-mile’ capabilities to AMR efforts COPENHAGEN, September 21, 2023 – With the closing of the acquisition of Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Paratek”), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialisation of novel therapies for life-threatening diseases and other public health […]

Leucid Bio Granted MHRA Clinical Trial Authorisation for Lateral NKG2D CAR T-Cell Therapy LEU011

Company on-track to dose first patient in LEU011 Phase 1/2 AERIAL trial during the fourth quarter of 2023 Lead programme, LEU011 previously awarded an Innovation Passport by MHRA for the treatment of solid tumours expressing NKG2D ligands London, UK – 21 September 2023 – Leucid Bio (“Leucid” or the “Company”), a privately-held biotechnology company pursuing […]

New cell therapy facility enters fight against chronic diseases

The Novo Nordisk Foundation has committed up to DKK 950 million (EUR 127 million) to establish a world-class facility for the final development steps and upscaling of cell therapies for testing in humans. The Novo Nordisk Foundation Cellerator will fill a critical gap in the Danish cell therapy ecosystem, helping to translate breakthroughs in cell […]

Poolbeg Pharma plc – Immunomodulator I Patent Portfolio Strengthened

20 September 2023 – Poolbeg Pharma (AIM: POLB, OTCQB: POLBF, ‘Poolbeg’ or the ‘Company’), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company targeting diseases with a high unmet medical need, announces that it has received a notice of allowance from the Japanese Patent Office in relation to its Immunomodulator I patent application. Read more…

Novo Holdings invests in innovative water treatment pioneer, HPNow, as part of €14m round

Copenhagen, Denmark  – Novo Holdings A/S, a leading global life sciences investor, today announces a significant investment in HPNow, a Danish firm pioneering an innovative form of water treatment, alongside the Export and Investment Fund of Denmark (EIFO) and existing investors MatiTech, Evonik Venture Capital and AP Ventures. Read more…