A professor in the Indiana School of Medicine is hopeful that an antibiotic cocktail he invented will one day improve the lives of millions of people, thanks in part to the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp., formed in 1997 to make work done by IU faculty and researchers available for commercial development.
The state has enjoyed success funding and building life sciences companies, and the new Indiana Biosciences Research Institute should give it a further boost, according to panelists Friday at IBJ's Life Sciences Power Breakfast.
Lilly expects to soon announce late-stage clinical trial results for two biotech drugs designed to slow the inflammation caused by autoimmune diseases. By the end of the year, it will announce results for a third.
Indianapolis-based Dow AgroSciences said sales and operating earnings rose in the third quarter, thanks in part to strong demand for products in Latin America. Meanwhile, the massive merger between parent Dow Chemical and DuPont has been delayed.
Rainer Fischer most recently served as senior executive director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology in Germany. The institute is part of the largest applied science research organization in Europe.
Verdure Sciences has filed plans with Noblesville to build a 15,000-square-foot facility on a 7-acre property in the Metro Enterprise Park near the southwest corner of Pleasant Street and Union Chapel Road.