Scientists discover link between genetics and failure of joint replacements
Scientists discover link between genetics and failure of joint replacements
Scientists discover link between genetics and failure of joint replacements

Scientists from leading biotech company ExplantLab in Newcastle (UK) have discovered a genetic link to explain why some patients develop pain and early failure of joint replacements. In what is a world first, the research published by ExplantLab in leading biomedical research journal Nature Communications Medicine (24 June), could transform the way orthopaedic surgery is […]

Pfizer to Acquire ReViral and Its Respiratory Syncytial Virus Therapeutic Candidates
Pfizer to Acquire ReViral and Its Respiratory Syncytial Virus Therapeutic Candidates
Pfizer to Acquire ReViral and Its Respiratory Syncytial Virus Therapeutic Candidates

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and ReViral Ltd. announced today that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Pfizer will acquire ReViral, a privately held, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel antiviral therapeutics that target respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Albert Bourla, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pfizer said: “At […]

CPI establishes presence at Newcastle’s Helix quarter 
CPI establishes presence at Newcastle’s Helix quarter 
CPI establishes presence at Newcastle’s Helix quarter 

Following its move to new premises in Newcastle, independent innovation organisation CPI is looking to collaborate and support the commercialisation of deep tech innovations that solve healthcare and sustainability challenges. CPI has moved into The Catalyst building on Newcastle Helix, a ground-breaking 24-acre city centre development that brings together industry leaders, businesses, and top researchers […]

Life science talent specialist RBW Consulting set to expand its thriving operation with new North East office
Life science talent specialist RBW Consulting set to expand its thriving operation with new North East office
Life science talent specialist RBW Consulting set to expand its thriving operation with new North East office

Life sciences talent and strategic consultancy, RBW Consulting, has today announced the opening of a new office in Newcastle city centre which will establish its presence in the North East of England and form part of its wider expansion strategy. RBW Consulting currently has two offices in the UK and a further three in the […]

Oral cancer drug developer LightOx joins Newcastle Helix eco-system
Oral cancer drug developer LightOx joins Newcastle Helix eco-system
Oral cancer drug developer LightOx joins Newcastle Helix eco-system

LightOx, a company developing new oral cancer treatments has announced its move to The Biosphere in Newcastle’s city centre. This specialist lab facility is part of the Newcastle Helix development and home to an increasing cluster of Life Science and related biotech companies. LightOx was established in Durham, UK in 2016 and incubated in Durham University […]

Global brand adds to North East England’s ‘northshoring’ success
Global brand adds to North East England’s ‘northshoring’ success
Global brand adds to North East England’s ‘northshoring’ success

North East England has welcomed another international company to the area, adding to the region’s reputation as one of the UK’s leading northshoring destinations. Global online food delivery company Just Eat recently announced it is creating 1,500 new customer service jobs in Sunderland, and it joins a long list of International companies who have already […]

New Space Enterprise Lab opens in County Durham
New Space Enterprise Lab opens in County Durham
New Space Enterprise Lab opens in County Durham

The Satellite Applications Catapult has opened one of its six brand new Space Enterprise Labs (SEL) in County Durham today. The Space Enterprise Lab, which will provide users with access to the latest collaborative technology, resources and expertise, has opened at the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence at NETPark in Sedgefield. The Space […]

New £50 million NETPark extension gets the green light
New £50 million NETPark extension gets the green light
New £50 million NETPark extension gets the green light

North East Technology Park (NETPark) – A flagship County Durham technology park is set for an extension significantly following a £50 million investment by Durham County Council, which will create over 1,200 jobs. Plans to expand the NETPark in Sedgefield, County Durham, have been given the go ahead by the Council’s Cabinet, which has agreed […]