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Bayer Acquires AskBio to Broaden Innovation Base in Cell and Gene Therapy
Monday 26th October 2020, 4:30pm

Bayer, the pharma player, has snapped up AskBio in a $2 billion cash deal to buy out one of the fast-moving pioneers in the field of new generation of cell and gene therapies, while adding up to $2 billion more in milestones. The company's European HQ are at Roslin Innovation Centre.

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Scottish Enterprise grant helping Ingenza to deliver novel biologics production platform
Tuesday 20th October 2020, 3:00pm

Ingenza’s ambitious SYNBIOPRO project for the development of biopharmaceuticals continues to make significant progress, despite the global disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UK Government earmarks $13m for industrial insect farm
Wednesday 7th October 2020, 5:00pm

The UK government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) has earmarked £10 million to help build the country’s first large-scale industrial insect farm.

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Appliance of science a key for Covid-19 recovery
Saturday 3rd October 2020, 4:00pm

Translating cutting-edge science into commercial applications should form a key part of the Covid-19 recovery, is a plea by Professor Bruce Whitelaw to ‘unleash the potential’ of Roslin’s advances.

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Solar farm boosts University zero carbon bid
Thursday 24th September 2020, 3:00pm

A solar farm that will play a vital role in helping the University of Edinburgh become carbon neutral by 2040 is nearing completion.

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Driving effective breeding programmes for sweet potato in Uganda
Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 4:30pm

AbacusBio consultants have been collaborating with the International Potato Center (CIP) in Uganda to identify priorities and create solutions to identify traits that are important to stakeholders across the sweet potato supply chain.

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The wider economic impacts of aquaculture
Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 12:00pm

The aquaculture sector contributed approximately £885 million to the wider Scottish economy and supported 11,700 jobs in 2018, according to new research.

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Livestock surrogates successfully made fertile
Tuesday 15th September 2020, 11:00am

Research shows fertility of mammals can be restored as they produce sperm derived from donors.

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Stem cell study could curb need for animal tissue
Monday 7th September 2020, 3:00pm

Insights into pig blood cell development could help limit the use of animals for research.

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AbacusBio and Bayer crop collaboration
Thursday 3rd September 2020, 5:00pm

AbacusBio and Bayer collaborate, further accelerating Bayer’s Global Crop Breeding programmes.

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