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Innovent expands
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Synaffix entered into licensing agreement with ABL Bio Inc.

Synaffix B.V., a Lonza subsidiary, and ABL Bio, Inc., have joined forces to develop innovative bispecific antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs). Synaffix will handle component manufacturing, receiving upfront payment, milestones, and royalties, while ABL Bio will lead research, development, and commercialization.

This partnership aims to improve cancer cell targeting and therapeutic safety by creating ADCs that bind to two antigens. Lonza, recently acquiring Synaffix, is poised to support clinical production.

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iGEM's IBD project sponsored by Pivot Park
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Pivot Park sponsors iGEM TU Eindhoven team to address inflammatory bowel disease 

The iGEM TU Eindhoven team, renowned for innovation, secures sponsorship from Pivot Park for their pioneering project targeting inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Following their victory in the previous #IGEM Grand Jamboree, the 2023 team takes on the challenge of IBD, impacting around 4.9 million globally. By designing a modular platform of engineered probiotics, the team aims to revolutionize IBD treatment and potentially address various bowel diseases, offering a safer and more effective solution than current systemic treatments.

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Leaders in Life Sciences Podcast - Henk Westendorp
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Leaders in Life Sciences – #19 Henk Westendorp

In the Leaders of Life Sciences Podcast, André van de Sande talks to leaders of now and soon in the life sciences sector. We believe that there needs to be more spoken by people in the sector about themselves but also about their work. That starts with the leaders of today who are questioned about their careers and motivations. These are leaders working in the broadest corners of the industry, but they all have one thing in common: our guests all have a mission to contribute to improving health worldwide. In episode 19, our guest is: Henk Westendorp, Senior Country Director Benelux at Medtronic.

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Venture Challenge ExCulture
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ExCulture wins Venture Challenge Spring 2023!

ExCulture, a pioneering startup, has emerged victorious in the Venture Challenge Spring 2023. The prestigious announcement was made at the Dutch Biotech Event, recognizing ExCulture’s exceptional achievement in developing a proprietary, natural, mixed-culture fermentation bioprocess for producing heparin, the world’s most commonly used blood thinner.

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RiboPro
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Ardena and RiboPro Forge Strategic Alliance

Leading contract development manufacturer of nanomedicines, Ardena, has joined forces with mRNA and LNP technology specialists RiboPro to form a new strategic commercial alliance aimed at delivering improvements to the global availability of RNA-based health treatments and address a crucial skills gap in the industry.

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Nico van Meeteren Leaders in Life Sciences Podcast
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Leaders in Life Sciences – #18 Nico van Meeteren

In the Leaders of Life Sciences Podcast, André van de Sande talks to leaders of now and soon in the life sciences sector. We believe that there needs to be more spoken by people in the sector about themselves but also about their work. That starts with the leaders of today who are questioned about their careers and motivations. These are leaders working in the broadest corners of the industry, but they all have one thing in common: our guests all have a mission to contribute to improving health worldwide. In episode 17, our guest is: Mariska Koster, Lead Strategic Alliances at Janssen Nederland.

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National Chemical Landmark
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Pivot Park’s Pharmacology Laboratory recognized as National Chemical Landmark by the KNCV

Discover the significance of Pivot Park’s Pharmacology Laboratory, designated a National Chemical Landmark by the Royal Dutch Chemical Society (KNCV). Learn about its pivotal role in the development of groundbreaking chemical-pharmaceutical inventions, including the birth control pill. Find out how this recognition highlights the importance of preserving historical sites and honoring their contributions to chemical history.

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Pivot Park Captains' Dinner

10 years ago, Pivot Park opened its doors to the world. Thanks to your commitment, support and confidence, we have been able to grow it into the successful and innovative biopharmaceutical campus it is today.

Now it’s time to celebrate!

We are therefore delighted to invite you – along with all your fellow CEOs at Pivot Park – to a special night out featuring inspiring art, a wonderful dinner and lots of opportunities to network and exchange ideas.

Erwin Wurm | Am I a House?

For the first time, the artist shows a cross-section of his work, from Narrow Furniture to One Minute Sculptures, within the walls of a historic building. Villa Constance, a former home that today houses Museum Jan Cunen, is not only a location but also part of the conversation. Because what exactly is a house?

#100YEARSPHARMAFUTURE

The development of medicines in Oss began one hundred years ago. It was then that the foundations were laid for what would become a flourishing pharmaceutical sector in the Netherlands, leading to groundbreaking discoveries such as insulin and the anti-conception pill.

Today, the entire chain is still represented in Oss, from early-stage research to the commercial scale production of medicines. Working in Oss, we focus on the health of people all over the world. Employees at dozens of companies large and small put their heart and soul into new medicines, products and services that will improve lives worldwide. Together, our strength lies in our combination of broad knowledge about the development of medicines and a thorough understanding of the requirements of high-quality production.

This shared past and common values stimulate strong bonds among everyone who works in pharmaceuticals in Oss. We build on qualities, expertise and networks that go back decades. And with a wide variety of pharmaceutical companies, suppliers and scientific institutions all located nearby, we offer an attractive business climate and an excellent basis for international collaboration.

We are proud to work together to create a better and healthier future for all, a collaboration that in turn fuels growing employment: today, most pharmaceutical jobs in the Netherlands are in Oss. Here we connect talent and companies and stimulate entrepreneurship, while our expert employees are our most important asset. Their drive ensures that Oss has an influence on health all over the world.

Pharma in Oss offers endless opportunities to startups and talent in a city and region that is a joy to live and work in. We are committed to collaboration and sustainable and successful entrepreneurship. Oss’s pharmaceutical companies are intrinsically competitive while also being committed to quality and safety. This, plus their focus on new health solutions and contemporary technology, makes us a leader in our pursuit of a better life for people worldwide.