Things have been booming at Promega—literally.
The Fitchburg, WI-based life science supplies business on Wednesday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 270,000-square-foot research and development facility that the company expects to open in late 2020.
The event, which about 350 people... Read more »
An Agios Pharmaceuticals drug developed to treat a rare form of leukemia has received FDA approval ahead of schedule. This marks the second time in the past year that the company has won the regulatory nod for a treatment for the... Read more »
Let’s get caught up with the latest news from Xconomy Texas.
—Austin will be the new home for the U.S. Army’s Futures Command, a technology-focused reorganization of the military branch’s operations. “The command is expected to assess the future... Read more »
You’ve made it to Friday. Time to curl up in your cubicle, pop open one of these in-depth, entertaining reads, and catch up on some of what you missed during a busy week.
This week we’re taking a look at all... Read more »
[Updated 7/22/18 12:48 p.m. See below.] The cranes are gone from Epic Systems’ corporate campus in Verona, WI. After more than a decade of near-perpetual expansion, the fast-growing healthcare software company is taking a break from new building... Read more »
After nearly two years of all smoke, no fire around President Trump’s promise to curtail drug prices, there’s finally some glimmer of action. Pfizer said last week it would halt its price hikes, and Novartis and Merck took similar actions this... Read more »
Replicating the car dealership experience online has historically been a challenge.
Although many of us have grown to prefer the ease and convenience of shopping online, there’s nothing quite like kicking the tires of a vehicle in person. Because cars are... Read more »
[Updated 7/20/18, 1:08 pm. See below.] Time to catch up on the latest Boston-area tech news:
—State Street (NYSE: STT), the financial services giant based in Boston, said it inked an agreement to acquire Charles River Systems, also... Read more »
PTC Therapeutics is looking to gene therapy in a bid to broaden its pipeline, scooping up privately held Agilis Biotherapeutics in a cash and stock deal.
South Plainfield, NJ-based PTC (NASDAQ: PTCT) will pay $50 million up front, plus... Read more »
San Antonio—There’s plenty of scrutiny of whether it’s worthwhile for governments to offer incentive packages that aim to attract businesses and the jobs they bring. Still, city and state leaders across the nation continue to do it, among other... Read more »
Austin—Sputnik ATX, a startup accelerator that launched last year, has picked a group of five startups that will be the second class of businesses to run through the program.
The early stage companies include a software-as-a-service business that connects teachers... Read more »
[Updated, 7/19/18, 6:25 p.m. See below.] A patient has died in a clinical trial testing Mersana Therapeutics’ lead cancer drug, and the FDA has put a partial hold on the early-stage study as a result.
The partial hold means... Read more »
One in five pairs of shoes sit unworn in the average woman’s closet. So, why not sell these unused, or slightly used, pairs to someone who will wear them?
That’s the view of Scott Van Valkenburgh, co-founder of Luxury Shoe Club,... Read more »