SCBIO Picks Ford For First VP

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Newsroom | 0 comments

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Erin Ford, currently director of sales at Anderson-based Poly-Med Inc. and chair of the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Biotechnology Industry Organization (SCBIO), is joining the nonprofit life sciences industry organization as its inaugural vice president. SCBIO is South Carolina’s investor-driven public/private economic development organization exclusively focused on building, advancing, and growing the life sciences industry in the state. The industry already has an $11.4 billion annual economic impact in the Palmetto State, with more than 400 firms...

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$100M Fresenius Kabi expansion to add 445 manufacturing jobs in Wilson

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in Newsroom | 0 comments

WILSON, N.C. – Fresenius Kabi will expand its drug-manufacturing operations in Wilson, potentially bringing at least 445 new jobs over five years and $100 million in investment. The German company will enlarge its 100-employee pharmaceutical production facility and build a new manufacturing plant. Both facilities will make products used in hospitals and clinics throughout the United States and Canada. “This expansion is welcome news for Eastern North Carolina and our entire state and shows once again that manufacturing thrives in North Carolina today,” Gov. Roy Cooper said in...

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The 2017 SEBIO’s Deal of the Year Award Winners Announced

Posted by on Nov 18, 2017 in Newsroom, SEBIO News | 0 comments

PINEHURST, NC – The winners of Southeast BIO’s (SEBIO) Deal of the Year awards were announced in a ceremony held at its 19th Annual Investor Forum in Pinehurst, North Carolina on November 15, 2017. Companies competed in the following categories: IPO VC Transaction Initial Funding Strategic Transaction Strategic Investment SEBIO Leadership Award “Southeast BIO’s Awards Program recognizes the companies and individuals that are driving the growth of the Southeast’s life sciences industry,” said David Day, Executive Director, SEBIO. “SEBIO award winners are a measure of the strong...

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AxoGen, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Newsroom | 0 comments

ALACHUA, FL. – AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AXGN), a global leader in developing and marketing innovative surgical solutions for the repair of peripheral nerve damage, announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of its common stock. The offering consists of 700,000 shares being sold by AxoGen and 1,000,000 shares being sold by EW Healthcare Partners L.P., formerly named Essex Woodlands Fund IX L.P., the selling shareholder, at $21.00 per share. In addition, AxoGen and the selling shareholder have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an aggregate of...

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Intezyne’s $10M Series A Preferred Round Wins SEBIO’s ‘Deal of the Year’

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Newsroom, SEBIO News | 0 comments

TAMPA, FL. – Intezyne, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel anti-cancer therapies that is headquartered at the USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator, announced that its recently closed $10M Series A Preferred round, led by North Carolina-based Gaston Capital, was recognized as the ‘Deal of the Year: Initial Funding’ at the 19th Annual Southeast BIO (SEBIO) Investor & Partnering Forum, held in Pinehurst, NC from November 14-16, 2017. “On behalf of Southeast BIO’s Awards Committee, I would like to congratulate Intezyne on their...

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NC Biotech Center’s Ken Tindall, G1 Therapeutics, NeuroTronik win SEBIO awards

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Newsroom, SEBIO News | 0 comments

PINEHURST, N.C. – Ken Tindall, Ph.D., senior vice president of science and business development at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, has won Southeast BIO’s Leadership Award, one of several honors announced at SEBIO’s 19th Annual Investor and Partnering Forum in Pinehurst. Tindall is responsible for the Biotech Center’s Science and Business Development efforts, including grant and loan programs. Since he joined the Center in 2000, his units have provided tens of millions of dollars in support for research, education and business across the state, resulting in billions of...

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