Tag Archives: Launches

Department of Health and Human Services launches Foundry for American Biotechnology

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launched the nation’s first Foundry for American Biotechnology today, with the aim of producing technological solutions that help the U.S. protect against and respond to health security threats, enhance daily medical care, and add to the nation’s bioeconomy. The novel coronavirus is a reminder of the need… Read More »

Pfizer challenges Roche blockbusters with 3 biosim launches at discounts from 22% to 24%

Pfizer hit some unexpected roadblocks with its first U.S. biosimilar launch, but it’s not giving up in the budding field. Now, the drugmaker is launching biosims to three Roche cancer blockbusters at discounts ranging from 22% to 24%.   The company has already rolled out Zirabev and Ruxience, its biosimilars to Roche’s Avastin and Rituxan, respectively, at discounts of 23% and 24%. On… Read More »

Canada Launches Lawsuit Against Bayer

Canadian law firm Diamond & Diamond has filed a class-action lawsuit against various makers of Roundup, including Bayer.1 Bayer acquired Monsanto, Roundup’s original maker, in 2018 for $ 63 billion and has been grappling with related lawsuits ever since. The Canadian class-action suit names more than 60 individuals as plaintiffs, but thousands more may have… Read More »

AWS launches Amazon Transcribe Medical

Amazon Web Services is tapping into its voice technology once again with the launch of the Amazon Transcribe Medical, an automated speech recognition service that will let developers add medical diction and documentation to their apps.  The streaming API tool is designed to cater to medical and pharmacological terms, thereby allowing doctors, clinicians and researchers… Read More »

Flexera Launches Vendor Patch Module for Software Vulnerability Manager

Comprehensive Patch Resource Helps Remediate Detected Vulnerabilities More Quickly Maidenhead, UK – August 2nd, 2019 – Flexera, the software company that helps organisations realise technology’s power to accelerate their business, today releases an add-on module for its popular Software Vulnerability Manager – Vendor Patch Module. The number of constant exploits, attacks and other software vulnerabilities… Read More »