Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The Scotland team of coaches and consultants with BioCity’s Toby Reid (Managing Director) and Colin Roberts (Director of Venture Development)

Scotland’s Life Sciences Start-Ups to benefit from BioCity’s specialist support

Life sciences incubator, BioCity, has won a contract tendered by Scottish Enterprise to provide specialist support and advice to all its life science start-ups...
The EnteroBiotix team

Licence approval and new CEO for EnteroBiotix

EnteroBiotix, the Aberdeen-based clinical stage microbiome therapeutics company, has been granted a manufacturers ‘specials’ licence from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)...
Janet Downie, chief executive of RoslinCT

Growing organically – RoslinCT : High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

Did anyone else used to think the University Challenge contestants were actually stacked on top of each other? Finding out the set isn’t actually a...

Ryboquin acquires Nanogenic Solutions for £4.45 million

The Scottish Biotech company Ryboquin has acquired Nanogenic Solutions, to form a new product and platform company, which, following acquisition will be named Nanogenics...

Ambition is driving businesses forward in Scotland’s life sciences sector

In the first survey of its kind conducted by the industry leadership group, Life Sciences Scotland, results revealed that achieving scale and being ambitious are top priorities for organisations in...

Maven backs BioAscent with £1.6 million investment

Private equity house, Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), has completed a £1.6 million investment in Motherwell-based BioAscent Discovery Limited (“BioAscent”), an integrated drug discovery services business. The...

New £56m investment in Scotland to strengthen the UK’s place in the global pharma...

A new £56 million UK innovation centre, which will revolutionise how medicines are manufactured, is to be located in Renfrewshire. Protecting future generations by bringing...

EnteroBiotix launches groundbreaking facility

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Chief Medical Officer Catherine Calderwood visited highly rated biopharmaceutical startup EnteroBiotix yesterday at its groundbreaking facility at the Aberdeen...

£1.9m for ‘world-leading’ gene therapy research project

A Scottish company at the forefront of genetic medical research has been awarded a £1.9 grant to expand its programme of cell and gene...

Top 60 Converge Challenge 2018 shortlist announced

Following record-breaking entries to this year’s Converge Challenge, the leading Top 60 projects from Scottish Universities and Research Institutes include a range of innovative...

Mercia’s first University of Edinburgh investment offers dialysis hope

A spinout company whose technology could save the lives of thousands of dialysis patients has secured £500,000 from Mercia Fund Managers, in the first investment deal...

Synpromics awarded £235,000 Innovate UK grant

Edinburgh-based gene control company, Synpromics Ltd has announced a partnership with Lonza Pharma & Biotech to further develop its inducible promoter system and improve manufacturing...

3F BIO Ltd confirms a £6.16M Series A financing round

3F BIO Ltd, the Glasgow-based biotech company whose purpose is to tackle the combined issues of feeding a growing global population and the unsustainable...

Relocation reflects ambitious growth plans

Biotech company, Ingenza, has relocated to Roslin Innovation Centre, a £30 million, multi-purpose research hub on the University of Edinburgh’s Easter Bush Campus. The centre...

£2m backing from Scottish investors for drug delivery company BDD

Archangels, the Edinburgh-based business angel syndicate, the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scotland’s enterprise agencies have completed a £2m funding round in Bio-Images...

Immunotherapy company to open first overseas office in Japan

Motherwell-based immunotherapy company TC BioPharm Ltd (TCB) is to open a new office in Japan to continue expansion of its Asian operations. Developing innovative CAR-T-based...

Converge Challenge 2018 launches to attract next generation of entrepreneurs

Converge Challenge, the company creation programme aimed at staff, students and recent graduates from all Scottish universities, inspiring them to develop their ideas into viable...

Kim McAllister Column

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Video: How can a Scottish business save the rainforest?  – High Growth Scotland with...

How do we save the rainforest? One Edinburgh-based company is translating a decade of research and development into on-the-ground impact. Dr Murray Collins and Dr Ed...

Wha's like us? – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

The image of Scotland abroad has always fascinated me, ever since I was little and met some local kids in the pool in Florida....

Talking in code – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

Coding. Can you do it? It’s the one skill I wish I could learn – it’s the one skill most of us should learn. I was at ScotSoft yesterday,...
Colin Hewitt

Floating along on the fintech wave – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

There’s a certain kudos from being there when… The Cavern in Liverpool, the iPod unveiling, Andy Murray’s primary class… they all marked the start...

Going international – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

Here’s an example of how small the world is. Today’s column in an interview with Steve Dawson, who’s flying over from New York to speak...

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Graeme Jones, Chief Executive, Scottish Financial Enterprise

Carlyle Executive Interview Series – Graeme Jones, Chief Executive, Scottish Financial Enterprise

The Scottish Financial Enterprise Annual Dinner will be held in Glasgow on Thursday 25th October, where the winners of the Scottish Financial Services Award...