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Industry and academic representatives shared viewpoints at Biotech Week Boston in September 2018, including what is unique about deal-making in the cell and gene field.
Derived from Strategic Transactions, Informa’s premium source for tracking life sciences deal activity, the Tech Transfers column provides a monthly update on technology transfer deals, reporting licensing agreements between companies and universities or other research institutions within the In Vitro Diagnostics, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals sectors. This month’s column covers deals announced June through August 2014.
Biopharma start-ups raised $693 million in Q4 2011, up 131% from Q3. Device companies brought in $111 million, and diagnostics firms raised $120 million total, $96 million of which was from Biocartis’ Series C. Cancer was the most prevalent therapeutic area for biopharma alliances. And in great contrast to Q3’s one M&A deal involving a start-up company, Q4 saw nine start-up acquisitions.
Our monthly update on technology transfer deals--licensing agreements between companies and universities or other research institutions--in the fields of life sciences, including in vitro diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, research/analytical equipment & supplies, and medical devices.