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SciLifeLab offers funding for national genomics studies

SciLifeLab welcomes applications for Swedish research projects based on next generation DNA sequencing. In total, this third call will provide 30 million SEK in support for sequence analysis of unique and wellcharacterized sample collections to study either the genetic basis of disease or environmental effects on biodiversity. The Swedish Genomes…

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NOK 110 million for interdisciplinary biotech projects

The Research Council of Norway is awarding funding to six new projects under the new Centre for Digital Life Norway, which will bring the total number of projects associated with the centre to 12. “Digitalisation is transforming research in the life sciences. The link between biotechnology and digitalisation also opens…

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Five members granted funding by Innovation Norway

To stimulate collaboration between companies in the Oslo Cancer Cluster, the cluster have through Innovation Norway´s funding scheme “Innovasjonsrammen”  granted five member companies project funding between NOK 500 000 – 100 000. PCI Biotech, Ultimovacs, Arctic Pharma, Oncoimmunity and MyHere are the lucky companies, and they  will all use the funding to…

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Herantis receives funding for Parkinson’s study

Finnish Herantis Pharma has received funding of EUR 6 million from the research and innovation program of the European Union known as Horizon 2020. The grant is for phase 1–2 clinical study with Herantis’ drug candidate for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, using a drug administration device of Renishaw, and…

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New Scandinavian life science funding report

A new report from the venture capital investor Industrifonden shows a great interest for life science companies in Scandinavia, with a total investment of $2.4bn from 2014 to the third quarter of 2016. The report is an analysis of the investment landscape and financing activities in the sector in Scandinavia,…

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New NRC grant of 45 MNOK

The Research Council of Norway is planning to announce up to NOK 45 million in funding for projects that promote value creation in the healthcare industry. The call for proposals targets consortia comprised of companies and cooperating R&D groups and concerns new production technology within diverse areas such as pharmaceutical…

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Finland invests in National Genomic and Cancer Center

The Government of Finland will invest in a National Genome Center and a national Comprehensive Cancer Center. This investment package is a new showcase of the national commitment in building a unique ecosystem for world-leading medicine research and testing. The national Comprehensive Cancer Center will be responsible for the coordination…

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Biosergen receives innovation grant

The Norwegian biotech company Biosergen AS, developing new drugs based on the approach ‘engineered biosynthesis’, has received the BIA innovation award from the Research Council of Norway. 181 companies submitted applications for BIA funding and Biosergen AS belongs to the 50 awarded ones. Based on their expertise in biosynthetic engineering, Biosergen AS is…

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AstraZeneca establish translational research fund

AstraZeneca together with GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson has partnered with three universities, Imperial College London, the University of Cambridge and University College London (UCL), to create the Apollo Therapeutics Fund. This new consortium aims to convert outstanding academic science from the three universities into innovative medicines for a broad…

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Kavli Institute given multimillion grant

Pauline Braathen has given the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience US $5 million to establish a new center at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. The Kavli Foundation has matched this donation with NOK 50 million. British-born Pauline Braathen announced in September that she would donate…

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Norway Invests in Biomedical Research

The Norwegian Research Council recently announced four large investments in biomedical research for a total of 255 MNOK.  Out of the total, 60 MNOK will go to to sequencing and precision medicine, 80 MNOK to national biobanks, 65 MNOK to brain research and 50 MNOK to Norwegian Clinical Research Infrastructure…

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Janssen Joins Dementia Project

Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies plan to invest $10 million in a new UK government-led global dementia discovery fund for research to find ways to prevent and treat dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The investment will come through its affiliate venture arm, Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc. The…

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Norwegian Research Council Issues Grants

The Norwegian Research Council granted BerGenBio, Lifandis and Smartfish funding through the Program for User-Driven Research Based Innovation (BIA).  The Research Council will grant a record amount of more than 600 MNOK to 65 Norwegian companies, of which nine are biotech companies.  BerGenBio, Lifandis and Smartfish will receive about 10…

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AstraZeneca Funds Cardiac Care

The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program is awarding a grant of $152,763 to Manna Ministries Inc. to support its Heart 2 Heart Initiative which works to improve cardiovascular health in a community. This is the second consecutive year in which Manna Ministries has received a grant from…