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AlgaEnergy and Yokogawa sign strategic partnership and equity agreement to accelerate growth of the microalgae biotech sector
06/11/2018

AlgaEnergy and Yokogawa sign strategic partnership and equity agreement to accelerate growth of the microalgae biotech sector

AlgaEnergy, a Spanish biotechnology company specializing in the production and commercial applications of microalgae, and Yokogawa Electric Corporation, a leading provider of industrial automation, control, and measurement technology, announce the...   see news

Grifols demonstrates a significant reduction (61%) in the progression of moderate Alzheimer's disease using its AMBAR treatment protocol
27/10/2018

Grifols demonstrates a significant reduction (61%) in the progression of moderate Alzheimer's disease using its AMBAR treatment protocol

AMBAR, an innovative treatment approach for Alzheimer's disease (AD) based on the combination of Plasmapheresis with Albutein® 20% replacement, may offer a new treatment pathway for the illness in the future.   On October 27, 2018 Grifols...   see news

Grifols and CRB invest € 4 M in Mecwins technology
23/10/2018

Grifols and CRB invest € 4 M in Mecwins technology

Progenika Biopharma, a Grifols Company, and CRB Inverbío undersign EUR 2 million of Mecwins’ capital increase each. The total investment of EUR 4 million will allow Mecwins to complete the introduction of the technology into the Life Sciences...   see news

Amadix win the 2018 South Summit startup contest
06/10/2018

Amadix win the 2018 South Summit startup contest

The Spanish biotechnology company Amadix has won the startup contest of the South Summit 2018 with its method of early detection of certain types of cancer with blood tests. This recognition will allow Amadix to carry out a crowdfunding campaign in...   see news

Four Spanish Biotech Companies considering listing at Euronext
04/10/2018

Four Spanish Biotech Companies considering listing at Euronext

Euronext, Pan-European operator of stock exchanges and capital markets platform, has presented the fourth edition of TechShare, a program aimed at facilitating the process of going public of unlisted companies. This latest edition of TechShare has...   see news

Minoryx Therapeutics raises €21.3M in Series B funding round
27/09/2018

Minoryx Therapeutics raises €21.3M in Series B funding round

Minoryx Therapeutics, a spanish company specializing in the development of new drugs for orphan diseases, today announces the completion of a Series B funding round of €21.3M. The proceeds will enable the company to expand the list of indications...   see news

XTREM BIOTECH JOINS TERRA FOOD & AGTECH ACCELERATOR
26/09/2018

XTREM BIOTECH JOINS TERRA FOOD & AGTECH ACCELERATOR

Xtrem Biotech has been selected to team up with multinational leaders including Nestlé, GrainCorp and Tate & Lyle to fuel groundbreaking transformation in Food and Agriculture Xtrem Biotech, a spin-off company founded in 2013 from a research group...   see news

GENESIS Biomed presents the ASEBIO report “Main succes cases of the Spanish Biotech Industry”
19/09/2018

GENESIS Biomed presents the ASEBIO report “Main succes cases of the Spanish Biotech Industry”

The report, elaborated by the consulting firm Genesis Biomed for the Spanish Association of Bioindutries (ASEBIO), describes a total of 20 success cases of the Biotechnology Sector in Spain in the last 10 years. These success stories have been...   see news

Histocell opens a new production plant and attracts foreign investors
17/09/2018

Histocell opens a new production plant and attracts foreign investors

Histocell has inaugurated its new production centre in Larrabetzu, dedicated to the manufacture of medical devices for regenerative medicine. The plant, which required an investment of 1.6 million euros and will initially generate 10 jobs and 30 additional...   see news

BIOSPAIN 2018 to be held in Seville from the 25th to 27th September
13/09/2018

BIOSPAIN 2018 to be held in Seville from the 25th to 27th September

The 9th Edition of BIOSPAIN, the largest biotech event organized by a national bioindustry association in Europe and one of the largest in the world by the number of one-to-one meetings and companies participating, will take place in Seville...   see news

Oryzon receives approval to begin REIMAGINE: a Phase IIa clinical trial with Vafidemstat (ORY-2001) in aggressiveness
08/09/2018

Oryzon receives approval to begin REIMAGINE: a Phase IIa clinical trial with Vafidemstat (ORY-2001) in aggressiveness

September 2018 • The approval has been granted by the Spanish Medicines Agency • The study will be done in patients with 3 psychiatric disorders and 2 neurodegenerative disorders • This is the first Phase IIa study with Vafidemstat...   see news

US Company Hygiena Acquires Biomedal Food Safety Division
10/09/2018

US Company Hygiena Acquires Biomedal Food Safety Division

Hygiena, a US company that specializes in rapid food safety and environmental sanitation testing, announced the successful addition of Biomedal’s Food Safety division to its portfolio. Biomedal Food Safety, acquired from Seville, Spain-based Biomedal,...   see news

Andalusia leads the European project ICT-BIOCHAIN devoted to biomass supply chains digitization
13/09/2018

Andalusia leads the European project ICT-BIOCHAIN devoted to biomass supply chains digitization

The regional Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development of the Junta de Andalucía (Andalusian Government) and Technological Corporation of Andalusia (CTA) participate, along with 6 other partners, in the European project ICT-BIOCHAIN to...   see news