Thursday, January, 17, 2019 02:59:09

Amicus Therapeutics cuts deal with Celenex, enters gene therapy

Amicus Therapeutics has recently unveiled that it has acquired Celenex, a clinical-stage gene therapy company and a spin out of the Ohio-based Nationwide Children’s Hospital, in a multimillion dollar deal. Reportedly, the deal expands Amicus portfolio of 10 gene therapy programs that are originally discovered …

Cognizant buys Advanced Technology Group to expand cloud Q2C business

Cognizant has reportedly acquired Advanced Technology Group, a privately-held customer and revenue management consulting firm that focuses on the Salesforce platform. As per sources, the deal is anticipated to conclude by the fourth quarter of this year subject to completion of customary stipulations. Rajesh Balaji, …

Biopharma giant Merck inaugurates $20 million lab in Singapore

Merck, the Germany-based multinational biopharmaceutical, chemical and life sciences company, has reportedly announced to have opened a $20 million lab in Singapore. Reports cite, the laboratory would be constructed near Pasir Panjang. Spanning over an area of 3,800 square feet, the facility would be housing …

Scientists develop robotic jellyfish to monitor marine ecosystems

Scientists have successfully developed a robot jellyfish that could be used to monitor and protect delicate marine ecosystems in the future. Credible sources claim that these robots, powered by hydraulic silicon tentacles, could swim through openings that are narrower than their own bodies. These jellybots …