8 September 2022
Atherton Mutombwera, a Zimbabwean national, is the founder and CEO of Hutano Diagnostics and is a Mandela Rhodes Scholar in the class of 2014. His project under Hutano Diagnostics is a ground-breaking lateral flow device (LFD) to identify children with fevers who are likely to develop sepsis. The award of up to $80K will goes towards the winning company's African social impact initiative. Voting is now open for an Audience Choice Award. The venture with the most votes will win $1K. Vote for Atherton!
24 August 2022
This new funding will help OSPT refine its regulatory strategy.
1 August 2022
PepGen is the last of the original cohort of companies that moved into the BioEscalator when it first opened. The company is now headquartered in Boston, USA.
12 July 2022
Infinitopes win the battle with an excellent presentation from CEO Jonathan Kwok on how the company is pushing the boundaries of science and medicine to identify hidden tumour targets to create high-efficiency vaccines.
11 July 2022
The show hosted four laboratory equipment and services companies: Olink, Stemcell, Analytik-Jena UK, and Tecan.
7 July 2022
The BioEscalator team and resident companies made their way to South Park, Oxford, today to enjoy well-deserved downtime at the BioEscalator's first Party in the Park.
1 July 2022
Winner of OUBT's Biohackathon 2022, part of the Oxford Catalyse Programme, Theraport join the BioEscalator community for three months.
22 June 2022
OXcan, short for Oxford Cancer Analytics, uses machine learning techniques combined with cutting-edge liquid biopsy techniques, to search for stage one lung cancer biomarkers.
13 June 2022
A platform to develop biologic therapeutics that outsmart the evolution of antibiotic resistance to save millions of lives.
25 May 2022
The event's purpose was to raise awareness of the BioEscalator and showcase the incredible science happening within its walls.
16 May 2022
The company has moved into the newly refurbished Hayakawa Building at the Oxford Science Park.
Ochre Bio has announced the launch of its ‘Liver ICU’ in the US to Evaluate Effects of RNA Therapies on Human Liver Performance
11 May 2022
This research site will evaluate the efficacy of new RNA therapeutics on whole human livers maintained on machines.
10 May 2022
Nucleome Therapeutics, a biotechnology company decoding the dark matter of the human genome to uncover novel ways to treat disease with precision medicines, is in the running to receive the Oxfordshire LEP New Business Award.
5 May 2022
The shares are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on 6 May 2022 under the symbol “PEPG.” The offering is expected to close on 10 May 2022, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
28 April 2022
Exogene, a biotech company discovering novel T-cell receptor-based cell therapies, has raised $2M in funding to develop its artificial intelligence (AI) platform for T-cell receptor discovery.
Kyttaro enters Worldwide Exclusive Licensing Agreement with Eli Lilly for Antibody Therapeutic Programme
11 April 2022
The company plans to develop Lilly’s first-in-class clinical stage anti-angiopoietin-like 3/8 monoclonal antibody for the treatment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and potentially other conditions.
PepGen Announced Its First Participant Dosed in a Phase 1 Clinical Trial of PGN-EDO51 for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
6 April 2022
Initiation of Phase 1 Study marks PepGen’s transition to a clinical-stage company. This Phase 1 Healthy Normal Volunteer (HNV) study will evaluate safety and tolerability as the primary objective. It will begin to evaluate the delivery and target engagement of PGN-EDO51 to enable subsequent patient trials.
31 March 2022
OSPT has been awarded £680K to advance its disruptive antibacterial technology.
1 February 2022
The BioEscalator is sponsoring a prize for the Biohackaton 2022, where teams created during the Oxford Catalyse 2022 programme will pitch their final business plans to a panel of judges.
1 February 2022
In December 2021, the BioEscalator opened a brand-new 137m2 laboratory, providing much-needed additional incubator space for Oxford-based start-ups.