Evolution Analysis: ACD Bio & Leica Biosystems Expand RNAscope Diagnostics Partnership

Advanced Cell Diagnostics and Leica Biosystems have announced a comprehensive partnership to develop and commercialise tissue-based diagnostic tests based on ACD’s RNAscope in situ hybridisation (ISH) assays and Leica’s clinical

Evolution M&A Analysis: Thermo Fisher to Acquire Affymetrix for $1.3 billion

Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO) have announced an agreement to acquire Affymetrix (NASDAQ:AFFX) for approximately $1.3 billion, or $14.00 per share, in cash. The acquisition was unanimously approved by the boards

Researchers Announce ViroCap Test Capable of Detecting Nearly All Infectious Viruses

Last month researchers at Washington University in St. Louis announced the ongoing development of ViroCap, a novel test capable of detecting nearly all viruses known to infect humans and animals.

Evolution Analysis – Google, Sanofi, Novartis and the Race to Improve Diabetes Health Outcomes

On August 31, 2015 Google Life Sciences and French pharma giant Sanofi announced that the two companies will work together on new digital technology and tools for the treatment of

Evolution Biopharma IPO Analysis featured on Forbes

Evolution’s 2015 Biopharmaceutical IPO Analysis was featured in a recent article on Forbes. Science & Business correspondent Arlene Weintraub’s article, titled “Will Wall Street Volatility Dampen The Sizzling Biotech IPO

Evolution Infographic – An Analysis of 2015 Therapeutic IPOs

In the first half of 2015 fifty therapeutics companies finalised their IPOs, raising over $5.17 billion across multiple global exchanges. Evolution Global Talent Attraction analysed the therapeutic targets and IPO

Merck Millipore Acquire Exclusive Rights to Singulex Single Molecule Counting Technology

Merck Millipore and Singulex, the developer and leading provider of Single Molecule Counting (SMC™) technology for clinical diagnostics and scientific discovery, have announced that they have entered into a definitive

Advanced Cell Diagnostics raises $22 million USD in latest round of financing

Advanced Cell Diagnostics (ACD) have raised a further $22 million in Series C equity financing, with proceeds to be used to accelerate their entry into the research and clinical diagnostics

Merck Acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich receives conditional clearance from European Commission

Sigma-Aldrich’s acquisition by Merck has been conditionally cleared by the European Commission, and has received full clearance from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. Merck and Sigma have already cleared from

Evolution Global Talent Attraction featured on GEN JobWatch

Evolution founder and Managing Director Dr. Jason Beckwith was recently featured on monthly Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News column JobWatch. Dr. Beckwith offered GEN an insight into the hiring practices

Merck appoints Udit Batra to head combined life science business ahead of Sigma-Aldrich acquisition

Udit Batra has been appointed to lead the combined life science business of Merck Millipore and Sigma-Aldrich once the acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich has been successfully completed later this year. Udit

Bio-Rad Reports Strong Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Financial Results

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, announced financial results today for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended

Merck, Sanofi, Syngenta & GSK announce full year results for 2014

Pharma giants Merck, Sanofi & GSK announced their full-year results for 2014 this week, as did global AgroChemical multinational Syngenta. Syngenta reported sales of $15.1 billion USD, achieving their integrates

Thermo Fisher Strengthens Bioproduction Offering by Acquiring Advanced Scientifics

Thermo Fisher Scientific have announced their acquisition of ASI (Advanced Scientifics, Inc.) for a cash payment of $300 million USD as the company seeks to strengthen their bioproduction offerings. ASI

23andMe and Genentech Announce Research Partnership

Controversial DNA sequencing company 23andMe announced the first of 10 deals to be signed with large biotech and pharma firms on Tuesday January 6. Their $60 million partnership with Genentech