Tagged: biotechnology

A pioneer in a new era of vaccines

Vaccibody puts new developments in cell biology and biotechnology to work John Erik Stacy, 6 Dec 2010 Vaccines have been so effective that many of us have all but forgotten the diseases that once...

Rise of a New Biotech Cluster

The biotech and bio prospecting industry in the Troms area currently employs about 500 people within research and development and 400 in companies. The largest of these is ProBio, a producer of Omega-3 and...

New biotechnology research initiative

Challenges to society, international focus, quality and national-level cooperation are key considerations for the Research Council and the R&D community in planning Norway’s new biotechnology research initiative. Research groups are gearing up for the...

New centre for stem cell research ready for action

The Research Council has played a key role in establishing the new national centre for stem cell research which recently opened its doors in Oslo. The establishment of the centre was made possible by...

Research Council’s Awards 2009 to DiaGenic

DiaGenic ASA can boast the title of Norway’s Most Innovative Company of the Year, in recognition of the firm’s revolutionary diagnostics method based on a simple blood test. Norwegian Minister of Research Tora Aasland...

Robotic innovation

Mole Genetics has created a reliable robot to speed DNA sample preparation John Erik Stacy Mole Genetics has made a “robot” that “knows how” to isolate DNA from patient samples. This is good news...

DiaGenic and Harvard Medical School Partner on Parkinson’s

Developing reliable diagnostics through gene expression profiling John Erik Stacy 22 April 2008 DiaGenic is staying ahead of the curve by translating emerging methodologies into routine clinical diagnoses. Their eye for possibilities has helped...