Charles River Laboratories (MA, USA) have acquired Brains On-Line (CA,USA), a CRO specializing in therapeutics for the treatment of CNS diseases.
Browsing: Collaborations and mergers
LGC (Teddington, UK) have announced the combination of their Biosearch oligonucleotide reagent group with the newly acquired LINK technology, in the hope of enhancing oligonucleotide capabilities.
Thermo Fisher Scientific announces collaboration with SRI International to advance small molecule research
Thermo Fisher Scientific announces collaboration with SRI International, incorporating SRI International’s BioCyc database collection to the Thermo Scientific Compound Discoverer 2.1 software platform.
PerkinElmer aims to expand their reach into the autoimmune and allergy diagnostic market through a $1.3 billion acquisition of EUROIMMUN.
Charles River partners with OcellO to expand their oncology discovery capabilities, including additions to the Tumor Model Compendium.
Thermo Fisher (MA, USA) is set to buy Patheon (NC, USA) for $5.2 billion to expand biopharmaceutical services.
Consulting firm Frost & Sullivan reveal huge opportunities for mergers and acquisition in the global market, particularly in the Asia-pacific and African regions.
A multi-million pound research center specializing in biomedical research has been opened by SCIEX and the University of Manchester. The research facility will pilot a course of biomarker development projects that will help advance understanding of biomarkers in health and disease.
Partnership between York University researchers’ (Ontario, Canada) and Canadian pharmaceutical companies to help advance early stage tests in research and development of biopharmaceuticals.
In this installment of, ‘Running a successful CRO’, Afshin Safavi (Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, BioAgilytix) covers the important aspect of building partnerships with other CROs. Afshin reviews some of the initial factors that should be considered during the partner selection process and points out items for continued evaluation once an alliance is established.