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Big pharma pays more upfront than SMEs

04 August, 2014

Academics from Trinity College Dublin have shed light on the market dynamics and potential in licensing deals with big pharmaceutical companies. Their findings are of particular relevance to those working in and funding drug development worldwide.


Cosmetics consumers going cruelty-free

30 July, 2014

Market research company Roy Morgan Research has found that consumers are making the shift towards cruelty-free beauty products. The findings align with the news that the Australian Labor Party is currently consulting with the public on the possibility of phasing out the importation, manufacture, sale and advertising of cosmetics or cosmetic ingredients tested on animals.


Advanced manufacturing heading overseas, says survey

16 June, 2014

AusBiotech has released the results of the Biotechnology Industry Position Survey (2014). The survey finds that advanced manufacturing associated with the biotech industry is following traditional manufacturing and heading overseas.


How do Australians engage with science?

29 May, 2014 by Lauren Davis

A national survey on Australians' engagement with science has found that the majority have extremely positive attitudes about science and technology, though they're not always clear about the details.


US excipients market forecast to rise

28 April, 2014

US research firm The Freedonia Group has released the report 'Excipients', an industry study showcasing trends and forecasts in the pharmaceutical excipients market. The study also analyses market environment factors, evaluates company market share and profiles 47 US industry competitors.


E-commerce in the lab

09 April, 2014 by Karl Wyzenbeek, Managing Director, LabFriend

Consumers in Australia have adopted the web as the go-to resource to find the best price on products from around the world. But while we shop online for ourselves looking for a bargain, are we doing this in the laboratory?


NHMRC research measures up, says report

12 February, 2014

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has released Measuring Up 2013 - a report which analyses and compares the publication output of NHMRC health and medical research funding with other Australian research.


IChemE's top 10 chemically engineered inventions

07 February, 2014

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has released the results of its survey on the most important chemically engineered inventions and solutions of the modern era. The top 10 list, comprising the inventions considered to have made the biggest impact on society, was voted for by IChemE's MediaEnvoys.


New website to chronicle Australians' engagement in science

03 February, 2014

From today, Australian communication researchers will be able to monitor more closely what science Australians are being exposed to, with the launch of a new website chronicling science engagement activities across the country.


Continuous glucose monitoring market report released

20 December, 2013

Allied Market Research (AMR) has released a market research report analysing current and future trends in the continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) market from 2012 to 2020. The report projects that the CGM market will reach $568.5 million by 2020 from its 2012 value of $194.8 million.


Morrison & Foerster releases BioMeter index for Q3

27 November, 2013

Law firm Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has released its latest BioMeter index, a quarterly deal report which measures the health of the biotechnology industry by tracking up-front licensing payments for pharma and biotech assets.


Better salaries and employment prospects for US chemists

27 September, 2013

Each year the American Chemical Society surveys its members to gain a snapshot of their employment and salaries. This year's survey has found that 2013 is looking much better for chemists and chemical engineers in the US as both employment and salaries are increasing.


Microfluidic devices market report

11 June, 2013

Yole Développement has released its technology and market analysis, ‘Microfluidic applications in the pharmaceutical, life sciences, in vitro diagnostic and medical device markets’.


Big Pharma doing more for access to medicine in developing countries than two years ago

30 November, 2012

The latest Access to Medicine Index, which ranks the top 20 pharmaceutical companies on their efforts to improve access to medicine in developing countries, finds that the industry is doing more than it was two years ago.


Scientists moving to better paid green employment

30 October, 2012

Scientific recruitment firm Kelly Scientific Resources is predicting a shortage of candidates for traditional scientific roles as qualified scientists seek green collar opportunities created as a result of the carbon tax.


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