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    Cherwell biotech wins funding to fight cancer

    An Oxford University spin-out has successfully raised funding to fuel its expansion at Cherwell Innovation Centre, near Bicester, as it looks to use its nanotechnology to enhance the treatment of thousands of people living with cancer. Xerion Healthcare completed a £2million investment from local venture capital fund, Oxford Sciences Innovation plc, to develop nanotechnology that […]

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    Zika virus diagnosis aided by Oxford company

    An Oxfordshire biotech company is playing a major role in the global fight to diagnose and prevent the spread of the Zika virus, declared a ‘public health emergency of international concern’ by The World Health Organisation (WHO) this week. The Native Antigen Company based at Cherwell Innovation Centre, Upper Heyford, has developed the world’s only […]

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    World class cleanroom facilities open to support high tech Biotech startups businesses in Saudi Arabia

    This week Badir for Biotechnology was proud to achieve validation of its new cleanrooms to international standards ISO 14664. Pamas Engineering undertook independent validation trials of the Badir Program facilities and declared that they easily passed the required standards. Badir is now able to offer its clients access to eight newly constructed ISO class 6 […]

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    Oxford Genetics secures funding for DNA cloning system

    Henley-in-Arden, 22 July 2013 – Venture capital fund manager Mercia Fund Management (MFM) has announced £150,000 of funding in Oxford Genetics Ltd. The new biotechnology company is behind SnapFast™ – a system that simplifies the purchase of synthetic DNA molecules (plasmids). CEO of Oxford Genetics, Dr Ryan Cawood, invented the SnapFast™ system and likens it […]