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North Shore InnoVentures receives $1.65M from Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

Monday, March 31, 2014 01:29 PM

North Shore InnoVentures (NSIV), a New England technology incubator and business accelerator, has received a capital grant of $1.65 million from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC). The grant will allow NSIV to expand its current laboratory facilities over the next three years and purchase advanced analytical instrumentation. This grant is part of a larger $5 million award to the Life Sciences Consortium of the North Shore (LSCNS), consisting of Endicott College, Gordon College, North Shore InnoVentures, North Shore Community College and Salem State University, that will fund major lab/facility and equipment upgrade projects at the member institutions and organizations.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific completes acquisition of Life Technologies

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 01:15 PM

Thermo Fisher Scientific has completed its acquisition of Life Technologies for $13.6 billion ($76.13 in cash per fully diluted common share), plus the assumption of $1.5 billion in net debt. The completion of the transaction follows the receipt of all required regulatory approvals.

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Life Technologies awards Digital PCR Innovation Grants to five researchers

Friday, October 25, 2013 11:41 AM

Life Technologies, a global biotechnology company, has announced five Innovation Grant recipients in the Digital PCR Applications Grant Program during the American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG) conference in Boston. Each will receive a QuantStudio 3D Digital PCR System for research projects that demonstrate innovative applications in digital PCR.

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Life Technologies launches EZQC Online

Monday, September 30, 2013 02:46 PM

Life Technologies, a global biotechnology company, has launched EZQC Online, a web-based tool for quality control management in molecular diagnostic labs. EZQC Online contains three modules: a guidance tool for initial validation and verification of molecular tests, a tool to help labs meet CLIA standards for calibration verifications and a tool for ongoing quality control monitoring that provides an opportunity for peer-to-peer comparisons.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire Life Technologies

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 11:29 AM

Thermo Fisher Scientific, a healthcare equipment company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Life Technologies, a global biotechnology tools company, for $76.00 in cash per fully diluted common share, or approximately $13.6 billion, plus the assumption of net debt at close ($2.2 billion as of year end 2012).

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Life Technologies establishes international influenza network

Friday, February 1, 2013 01:14 PM

Life Technologies, a global biotechnology company, has established the Global Influenza Network, a partnership including scientists at a number of the world's leading government public health organizations, veterinary agencies and research institutes in a collaborative effort to increase the speed and efficiency of influenza monitoring and vaccine development.

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Life Technologies acquires Compendia Bioscience

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 02:54 PM

Carlsbad, Calif.-based Life Technologies is acquiring Compendia Bioscience, a cancer bioinformatics company helping the pharmaceutical industry to identify novel gene targets for drug discovery and development.

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CollabRx partners with Life Technologies in molecular diagnostics

Friday, October 5, 2012 08:00 AM

CollabRx, a provider of cloud-based expert systems to inform health care decision-making, has formed a multi-year partnership agreement with Life Technologies, global biotechnology tools company for development and commercialization of CollabRx technology and content resources to be used in conjunction with Life Technologies' global cancer diagnostics development and its laboratory developed test services business.

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Knome introduces knoSYS100, first plug-and-play human genome interpretation system

Friday, September 28, 2012 12:10 PM

Knome, a Cambridge, Mass.-based provider of human genome interpretation systems and services, has launched its knoSYS100, the first plug-and-play, fully integrated hardware and software system designed to help researchers in medical and academic institutions interpret human whole genomes.

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Life Technologies, BMS to partner on diagnostics development

Monday, September 17, 2012 01:17 PM

Life Technologies, a global biotech, has entered into a master development agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb for current and future companion diagnostics projects.

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