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For Q3, a dismal record of diagnostics venture investment

For the medical diagnostics industry, 2014 is looking like a seesaw in terms of venture investment trends.

In Q2, diagnostics venture investment showed some signs of life

This summer, venture investment trends have given the medical diagnostics industry reason for at least a little optimism.

Top 20 licensing deals show shrinking dollar amounts

Most biotech analysts have been concentrating heavily on the weakened flow of venture dollars into the industry. But if you look at the licensing side of the business, you'll also find some solid reasons for concern.

Merck to invest in Canadian VC fund

It takes money to make money and yet another pharmaceutical maker is partnering in a venture capital fund, this one designed to draw drug companies to Quebec.

Quintiles partners with Russians on new drug development ventures

A venture group backed by the Russian government and tasked with building a drug development industry in the country is partnering with Quintiles to go to work on the clinical trial end of the...

Start-up Vaxxas lands $16.46M for vaccine nanopatch

Australia's Vaxxas has garnered about $16.46 million in venture capital financing to support development of its Nanopatch delivery technology, which the company says could drastically change how

Liquidia closes $25M Series C to fund vaccine delivery tech

Liquidia Technologies has garnered the final piece of a $25 million Series C, which will fund development of a new vaccine delivery technology. The clinical research organization PPD invested $5

Genocea names CEO, pockets $23M in series A

Genocea Biosciences' work in vaccine discovery has won over a lineup of venture capital groups which are investing $23 million in the developer. The money is earmarked for five development programs,

LigoCyte rounds up $28M in third round

Bozeman, MT-based LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals has rounded up $28 million in its third round of venture capital. The money will be used for the clinical development of two lead vaccines targeting

NanoBio gets fresh backing for vaccine program

The venture capital group Perseus has pumped $10 million dollars into NanoBio, bringing its total investment in the University of Michigan spin-off to $30 million. The developer has been working on