2015 Top Trends in Biotech Investing

2015 Top Trends in Biotech Investing

2015 is turning out to be an exciting year for the biotech industry. Here's a look at two key trends and how they're helping to make the year dynamic.

Why Should I Invest in Biotech?

Biotech investing is a risky endeavour with the possibility of high payoffs for investors.

4 Top Biotech Stocks by Market Cap

The EY Biotechnology Industry Report 2014 identifies Gilead Sciences, Amgen, Celgene and Biogen Idec as the four biggest biotech companies by market cap in 2013.

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Company News

Miraculins Completes Preparations for Scout DS® Product Testing in China

Miraculins Completes Preparations for Scout DS® Product Testing in China

Miraculins Inc. (TSXV:MOM) announced that it has completed all required preparations for the submission of its Scout DS® device for product testing in compliance with Chinese Food and Drug Administration requirements. Miraculins has been working with Emergo Global, its lead Chinese regulatory consultant, on compiling and translating technical documentation required for submission to enable product testing to begin. Product testing is the first major step towards regulatory approval for the Scout DS® in China.

Tribute Pharmaceuticals Announces Acquisition of US Rights to Fibricor® and Completion of $12 Million Private Placement

Tribute Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. (TSXV:TRX,OTCMKTS:TBUFF) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Tribute Pharmaceuticals International Inc., a Barbados corporation, has acquired the U.S. rights to Fibricor®. The company also announced the completion of a private placement which included the sale of 13,042,695 common shares at a price of C$0.92 for aggregate gross proceeds of C$12,000,199.40.

Bio-AMD to Implement ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 Quality Standards

Bio-AMD Inc. (OTCMKTS:BIAD) and its majority owned subsidiary Bio Alternative Medical Devices Ltd, announced that is will formalize the implementation of the International Organisation for Standardization quality standards ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2012.

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Market News

Infographic: What is 3D Printing?

The latest infographic from Visual Capitalist explains what 3D printing is, takes a look who is using the technology and highlights which sectors are utilizing it.

WHO to Identify All West African Ebola Cases by End of May

The Associated Press reported that the World Health Organization (WHO) plans to identify and isolate all new Ebola cases in West Africa by the end of May. The organization's aim is to stop the virus from spreading before the rainy season begins.

Cancer Risk Increased by Too Many Dietary Supplements

The University of Colorado Cancer Center reported that research has surfaced showing that over-the-counter supplements may increase cancer risk if more than the daily recommended amount is taken.

Boston Hosts Heaviest Concentration of Life Science Companies

Boston Business Journal reported that Boston now hosts the heaviest concentration of life science companies in the world. Interestingly, however, the state is between third and eighth in terms of total life science job growth.

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