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Healthcare Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

DSM adds Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) to its portfolio with the acquisition of Glycom

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERLEN, the Netherlands, 21-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM has reached agreement to acquire Glycom A/S (“Glycom”), the world’s leading supplier of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO). The transaction, worth €765 million, represents an EV/EBITDA multiple of 20.6x based … Read the full press release

Shaista Gohir OBE appointed as Women’s Voices Lead for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 18-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists announces the appointment of Shaista Gohir OBE as the next Women’s Voices Lead. Shaista will succeed Kate Brian, who has held the position since 2016. She will … Read the full press release

Montagu announces the acquisition of RTI Surgical Holdings’ OEM business

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European private equity firm, Montagu Private Equity to acquire the OEM, sports and reconstructive surgery implants divisions of RTI Surgical Holdings. RTI’s OEM business has a global customer base for biologic, metal … Read the full press release

ZEISS partners with RIKEN Innovation to accelerate bioengineering innovations

(PRESS RELEASE) OBERKOCHEN,Germany / TOKYO, Japan, 31-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS announces strategic collaboration with RIKEN Innovation Co., Ltd. The partnership will involve RIKEN’s expertise in bioengineering and image data manipulation and ZEISS’ leadership in optical solutions to facilitate in … Read the full press release

Energy Hub for Generali workers’ physical, mental wellness

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 30-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance company, Generali, revitalizes the energy of its employees by launching ‘Energy Hub’ project for them to promote a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. The Energy Hub, located in the Generali Tower in Milan, … Read the full press release

Nestlé is in talks with Allergan to acquire Zenpep for the expansion of its medical nutrition business

(PRESS RELEASE) VEVEY, Switzerland, 28-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé, is in discussion with Allergan, a leading pharmaceutical company, to acquire the gastrointestinal medication Zenpep. The two companies have already entered into asset purchase agreement which will further Nestle’s medical nutrition … Read the full press release

Bayer supports the fight against coronavirus in China with medicines and financial aid

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 28-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayer is supporting people affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak in China. The pharmaceutical company is contributing medicines and financial help worth of approximately EUR 1.5 million. The donations will be sent to … Read the full press release

EMA announces the appointment of Dr Hilmar Hamann as Head of the Information Management Division

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 16-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Medicines Agency (EMA) appoints Dr Hilmar Hamann as Head of the Information Management Division. Prior to joining EMA, Dr. Hamann has served as the Director for the Office of Business Informatics … Read the full press release

Hong Kong listed WuXi Biologics to operate Bayer’s final drug product manufacturing plants in Leverkusen, Germany

Plants in Leverkusen will be operated by WuXi Biologics and will serve as a back-up site for final product manufacturing of Kovaltry™

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 16-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ —  Life science, health care and nutrition global enterprise Bayer announced that the leading global open-access biologics technology firm WuXi Biologics (WuXi Bio), listed in Hong Kong (stock code: 2269.HK), through its subsidiary in … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse Cash Market: First ETF in Europe with focus on companies active in the medical cannabis

Deutsche Börse Cash Market: First ETF in Europe with focus on companies active in the medical cannabis

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 14-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Medical Cannabis and Wellness UCITS ETF, developed by HANetf and leading Canada-based asset manager Purpose Investment Inc., is a new Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) that is going to be tradable on Xetra … Read the full press release

FIGO welcomes new Chief Executive Prof Mary Ann Lumsden

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 07-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — FIGO (International Federation Gynecology and Obstetrics) announces the appointment of Prof Mary Ann Lumsden as Chief Executive. Prof Lumsden is the Clinical Lead for Reproductive and Maternal Medicine and also, a Consultant Obstetrician … Read the full press release

Bridgepoint Development Capital to acquire majority interest in Oris Dental, a leading Norwegian dental care provider

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bridgepoint Development Capital to acquire a majority shareholding in Oris Dental Holding AS, a leading Norwegian dental care provider. BDC will provide support to allow Oris Dental expand and realise its ambitious growth … Read the full press release

NIB provides funding for the advancement of new audiological technology

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 28-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB signs new loan agreement of DKK 450 million (EUR 60 million) with Danish hearing healthcare company Demant A/S to finance Demant’s research investments for 2019. This is the third loan agreed between … Read the full press release

PDA GMP for APIs Education Webinar Now an “ICH Recognised Training Programme”

PDA met ICH’s twelve eligibility criteria to gain recognition (PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 22-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is proud to announce that its “ICH Q7 GMP for APIs” online training module is now endorsed by the … Read the full press release

Rapid Shape joins Henkel as technology partner for the acceleration of the mass-production of additive manufacturing across industries

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 18-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Heimsheim, Germany based Rapid Shape is partnering with Henkel for the the mass production of 3D printed functional parts. Rapid Shape is active in the high-speed technologies for additive manufacturing and combined with … Read the full press release

Medis to Launch an Innovative 4D Flow Module for Clinical Practice

Further enhances capabilities of Medis Suite MR to reduce complexity, simplify workflow and save time (PRESS RELEASE) LEIDEN, Netherlands, 1-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Innovative cardiovascular imaging technology solutions developer Medis today announced a new module for the company’s Medis Suite … Read the full press release

European Psychiatric Association Statement for World Mental Health Day: 10 October 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) STRASBOURG, 9-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On the occasion of this year’s World Mental Health Day, in addition to the key messages delivered on 10 September, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) and its National Psychiatric Associations (NPAs) join the … Read the full press release

First non-melanoma skin cancer patients treated with the Rhenium-SCT® in Germany

The first Rhenium-SCT® treatment was accomplished by the interregional professional association for nuclear medicine in Hanau (PRESS RELEASE) HANAU, Germany, 4-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — OncoBeta®, a Medical Device Company specialized in innovative epidermal radioisotope therapies for Non-Melanocytic Skin Cancers (NMSCs), … Read the full press release

Unilever: Renewable is doable: we now source 100% renewable electricity across five continents

Unilever: Renewable is doable: we now source 100% renewable electricity across five continents

Unilever advances on its RE100 goal: now sourcing 100% renewable electricity across five continents (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 16-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announced that it is making further progress on its RE100 goal as it works to become a ‘carbon … Read the full press release

DSM share buy back program update: shares repurchased between 2 and 6 September 2019

DSM share buy back program update

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERLEN, 10-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM has just announced it has repurchased 131,289 of its own shares during the period from 2 September 2019 up to and including 6 September 2019. The average price per share reported … Read the full press release

PDA Announces Six Regulatory Authorities Speaking at Biomanufacturing in Munich

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 14-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced representatives of seven health authorities have been invited to speak at the 2019 PDA Europe Biomanufacturing Conference, 3-4 September 2019 in Munich, Germany. The following health … Read the full press release

Telefónica Empresas and Tunstall Healthcare to deliver top-notch remote patient management solutions in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 23-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica Empresas and Tunstall Healthcare to cooperate on the provision of solutions and services for remote patient management. The partnership will support the development and allow the implementation of telehealth monitoring solutions which will … Read the full press release

OncoBeta® chosen as a 2019 Red Herring North America Top 100 Winner

New recognition of OncoBeta’s success in developing and providing an innovative therapy for non-melanoma skin cancer patients. (PRESS RELEASE) Pasadena, CA, U.S.A., 5-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — OncoBeta®, a Medical Device Company specialized in innovative epidermal radioisotope therapies for Non-Melanocytic Skin … Read the full press release

PDA Explores the Transformation of Healthcare at 4th Annual European Meeting

PDA Explores the Transformation of Healthcare at 4th Annual European Meeting

EMA, MHRA and FDA among regulatory agencies participating (PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 10-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is excited to host its 4th Annual European Meeting: Global Healthcare of the Present and the Future, June 25-26 in … Read the full press release

Philips Population Health Management’s CNO Cindy Gaines one of the 50 most powerful women in health IT in U.S.

Philips Population Health Management's CNO Cindy Gaines one of the 50 most powerful women in health IT in U.S.

The HIT leader named as one of Health Data Management’s “2019 Most Powerful Women in Health IT” (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, MA, United States, 6-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Philips Population Health Management (PHM)’s Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Cindy Gaines has just … Read the full press release

PDA Announces All-Star Speaker Lineup for Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products Conference

One week left to register for this event! (PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 28-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is pleased to announce the speaker lineup for the 2019 PDA EU Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products: Cell and Gene Therapy … Read the full press release

Essilor to donate 400,000 pairs of corrective eyewear and sunglasses to Bhutan School Sight program

(PRESS RELEASE) CHARENTON-LE-PONT, 23-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Essilor has announced new partnership with the Royal Government of Bhutan to help the country become the first in the world to eradicate poor vision. As part of the partnership Essilor is going … Read the full press release

Nestlé announces exclusive negotiations to sell Nestlé Skin Health for CHF 10.2 billion

(PRESS RELEASE) VEVEY, 16-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé entered into exclusive negotiations for the sale of Nestlé Skin Health for a value of CHF 10.2 billion with a consortium led by EQT and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu … Read the full press release

Rhenium-SCT® (SCT= Skin Cancer Therapy) now being offered in Hanau, Germany

The interregional professional association for nuclear medicine in Hanau is the first treatment center in Germany offering Rhenium-SCT® for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer (PRESS RELEASE) GARCHING N. MUNICH, Germany, 13-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — OncoBeta® GmbH, a commercial stage … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca will use BenevolentAI’s advanced AI to dive into its disease area expertise and massive datasets to gain insights into the complex disease biology

AstraZeneca / BenevolentAI artificial intelligence collaboration will accelerate drug discovery Potential new drugs discovery in the area of chronic kidney disease and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE / LONDON, 30-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New partnership, announced today, by AstraZeneca … Read the full press release