HOME ABOUT CONTACT AVAILABLE ISSUES SUBSCRIBE MEDIA & ADS CONFERENCE CALENDAR
LATEST UPDATES » Vol 20, No 12, December 2016 – Medical Imaging Technology       » Climate Change Could Hurt Coffee, Help Banana Production       » Partnerships and Innovation: Shaping the Future of Healthcare in Asia Pacific       » Chugai's Novel Antibody Technologies Put Singapore at the Centre of Fight Against Disease       » NUS Scientists Discover the "Switch" that Makes Breast Cancer Cells Aggressive      
BIOBOARD - EUROPE
GE Healthcare Life Sciences opens new £3 million laboratories for cell science
G E Healthcare Life Sciences, a business unit of GE Healthcare announced the opening of its new £3 million cell science laboratories in Cardiff, Wales.  The state-of-the-art investment at the company's Maynard Centre creates a world-class facility for research and technology innovation in cell science, to help advance the rapidly emerging fields of cell therapy and cell bioprocessing, and to support the development of new, more effective and safer medicines.   The new laboratories, which will employ 43 scientists and technical support staff, were officially opened yesterday by the First Minister of Wales, the Rt. Hon. Carwyn Jones, AM.

 Dr Amr Abid, General Manager of Cell Technologies, GE Healthcare Life Sciences said, “Cellular research has an extraordinary potential to address some of the world's biggest healthcare challenges.  Our investment in these new laboratories is a great milestone and demonstrates our commitment to innovation and excellence in cellular science.  Here in Cardiff we have established an outstanding team of scientists, many of whom are leaders in their field, and these new facilities will allow us to greatly expand our work.”

 The laboratories will focus on the development of novel technologies for the rapidly emerging field of cell therapy and on advancing new cellular based tools to help pharmaceutical companies develop better and safer medicines at lower cost.  The new facility is equipped with the latest technologies for cell bioprocessing and cell imaging, as well as an industry-leading clean-room manufacturing facility.  In addition, GE's customers and scientific collaborators will benefit from an advanced technical training centre.  

 First Minster Carwyn Jones said: “It is great to see a global company locating its worldwide centre of excellence for cell technologies here in Wales. GE's investment demonstrates that Wales has the right environment for world standard R&D in Life Sciences, and that Welsh Universities are attractive partners for industry at this level and scale.

 “Cell technology is one of the most exciting areas in life sciences today. The work undertaken here in Wales by GE Healthcare will support the development of new, safer medicines and drive the continued development of cell therapy and regenerative medicine.”

Click here for the complete issue.

NEWS CRUNCH  
news Accuron Technologies' MedTech Division Invests into AWAK Technologies
news Philips introduces PerformanceBridge suite of operational performance improvement software and services for radiology departments
news Give a Gift that Will Last a Lifetime this Holiday Season with Smile Train
PR NEWSWIRE  
Asia Pacific Biotech News
EDITORS' CHOICE  

Lady Ganga: Nilza'S Story
COLUMNS  
Subscribe to APBN E-Newsletter
Find us under 'Others' option to receive APBN e-newsletters thrice a month!

APBN Editorial Calendar 2017
January:
Lungs & Respiratory System
February:
Cancer Research, Treatment/Technology
March:
Traditional Chinese Medicines
April:
Eye Care/ Eye Health
May:
The Piece of Your Mind - Brain Health/Science
June:
Featuring Biotech Start-Ups/Companies
July:
Food Science & Technology
August:
Diabetics Technology
September:
No. 1 Killer - Heart Diseases, Diagnosis and Treatment
October:
Skin Diseases/Allergic Reactions
November:
Diseases threatening our Children
December:
Liver Health & Treatment/Technology
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
– Editor: Carmen, Jia Wen Loh
MAGAZINE TAGS
About Us
Events
Available issues
Editorial Board
Letters to Editor
Instructions to Authors
Advertise with Us
CONTACT
World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.
5 Toh Tuck Link, Singapore 596224
Tel: 65-6466-5775
Fax: 65-6467-7667
» For Editorial Enquiries:
   biotech_edit@wspc.com or Ms Carmen
» For Subscriptions, Advertisements &
   Media Partnerships Enquiries:
   biotech_ad@wspc.com
Copyright© 2016 World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd  •  Privacy Policy