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GlycoT Therapeutics Grants Sublicense of Glycoengineering Technology to Daiichi Sankyo

GlycoT Therapeutics Grants Sublicense of Glycoengineering Technology to Daiichi Sankyo

GlycoT Therapeutics has signed a sublicense agreement for its glycoengineering technology with Daiichi Sankyo.
The agreement grants Daiichi Sankyo worldwide and nonexclusive rights to intellectual property that GlycoT currently licenses from the University of Maryland system. The deal includes an undisclosed upfront payment, annual fees, and royalties on sales of GlycoT.
The enzymatic glycoengineering technology platform allows scientists to precisely change and modify the sugars on monoclonal antibodies. Daiichi Sankyo plans to use the technology in the development of new drug candidates. ...  Read more

Elixirgen Scientific Opens Japan Office and Strengthens Partnership with Ricoh

Elixirgen Scientific Opens Japan Office and Strengthens Partnership with Ricoh

Elixirgen Scientific, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of a new Japanese office located  in Kawasaki city, Kanagawa Prefecture. The Japan office will allow Elixirgen Scientific to support a growing demand for induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) differentiation technologies in Japan and throughout the Asia/Pacific region. This is an important milestone as it is the company’s first expansion outside of the headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. ...  Read more

Facility Logix Highlights Firm’s Significant Growth as It Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Facility Logix Highlights Firm’s Significant Growth as It Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Facility Logix, a Maryland-based life sciences consulting firm providing best-in-class customized facility solutions and novel approaches to facility design, real estate construction and project management, announced today its 15-year anniversary on the heels of completing a major project for a Southeast medical center and Maryland-based United Therapeutics. The firm served as Owner’s Representative for the new 75,000-square-foot discovery and innovation Building in Jacksonville, Florida. The facility was developed in collaboration with Lung Biotechnology PBC, a subsidiary of United Therapeutics Corporation, and includes three ex-vivo lung perfusion suites and collaborative space for conducting cell-based therapy production, as well as an innovative Life Sciences Incubator that connects entrepreneurs with resources to bring medical solutions to market. ...  Read more

AURP Announces New CEO and Launches ‘AURP HQ2’ in Washington, DC Area

AURP Announces New CEO and Launches ‘AURP HQ2’ in Washington, DC Area

Tucson, AZ, and College Park, MD, Feb. 7, 2019 – The Association of University Research Parks (AURP), a professional association of university-related research and science parks, announced the appointment of Brian Darmody, Associate Vice President of Corporate Engagement at the University of Maryland (UMD), as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Additionally, the association has opened a new office at the UMD Discovery District in the Washington, DC area, to be known as ‘AURP HQ2.’ Mr. Darmody will immediately assume his new role as CEO at the new location. He will continue his role at UMD and plans to transition out of UMD over time. ...  Read more