4 February 2021
BioEscalator resident biotech PepGen, has announced the appointment of serial entrepreneur Dr James McArthur as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The McGill alumnus brings a wealth of experience in guiding early and clinical-stage healthcare ventures, including Vtesse and Tiburio Therapeutics.
12 January 2021
The partnership deal, worth over €876M, will enable Enara Bio to lead the discovery and validation of Dark Antigens to target lung and gastrointestinal cancers.
7 January 2021
Theolytics Series A funding round was co-led by Epidarex Capital and Taiho Ventures LLC with participation from existing investor, Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI).
Enara Bio adds further world-class cell therapy and immuno-oncology expertise to senior leadership team and Scientific Advisory Board
16 December 2020
These appointments will provide experienced industry leadership and perspective to support Enara Bio's rapid growth and development in key strategic areas.
10 December 2020
RA Capital Management leads $45M Series A financing for PepGen’s next-generation oligonucleotide platform targeting Duchenne muscular dystrophy and other rare neuromuscular and cardiac diseases.
9 December 2020
Enara Bio relocates to The Oxford Science Park’s newest facility to expand R&D capabilities in the search for novel cancer immunotherapies.
10 November 2020
The UK Antibody Taskforce, led by Alchemab’s CSO, Dr Jane Osbourn OBE, has identified antibody combinations for a potential therapeutic antibody cocktail to treat COVID-19.
28 October 2020
The OSI backed venture and BioEscalator resident, Base Genomics has been acquired by the US based molecular diagnostics company, Exact Sciences for $410M.
5 October 2020
Novel therapeutics company, Alchemab Therapeutics, has been shortlisted in the Best Start-Up category of the 12th Annual OBN Awards.
30 September 2020
BioEscalator residents Alchemab Therapeutics has announced a partnership with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii), a global leader in machine intelligence.
21 September 2020
Immatics Chief Development Officer, Dr Carsten Reinhardt joins the board to boost global development of Theolytics oncolytic viral technology.
27 July 2020
Last week the BioEscalator worked with Nottingham’s BioCity and the Oxford Academic Health Science Network to provide a series of sold-out commercialisation workshops for the entrepreneurial community in Oxfordshire and beyond.
14 July 2020
Three companies at Oxford’s BioEscalator are developing new detection methods and have discovered potential therapeutics in the fight against COVID-19.
1 July 2020
Rapidly growing immune cell regulation company relocates to The Oxford Science Park
23 June 2020
Enara Bio will have a broader emphasis on the discovery and development of novel TCR-based cancer immunotherapies
22 June 2020
Following a fantastic event, Theolytics was announced the winner of the BioEscalator’s inaugural Pitch Finale, which was kindly supported by Santander Universities UK.
3 June 2020
Epigenetics company Base Genomics has launched with a team of leading scientists and clinicians to set a new gold standard in DNA methylation detection.
8 May 2020
This Friday's Pitch finale will see pitches from our top 3 start-ups; Alchemab, Bioarchitech and Theolytics.
17 April 2020
MiroBio won the BioEscalator’s inaugural Pitch Battle contest held digitally at the pizza social on 17 April 2020.
21 October 2019
MoA Technology secures £6.3m ($8m) of funding