The semi-finalists for the 2019 AccelerateHER Awards have been announced. Seventeen female founded companies have been shortlisted to attend the live pitch event on Wednesday 20th March at Skyscanner HQ in Edinburgh. Congratulations to: All Day Designs, Amanda Day Alterwaste Ltd, Martina Zupan Biotangents, Lina Gasiunaite Carcinotech Ltd, Ishani Malhotra Cedeco Contractors ltd, Jacqueline Morrison … continue reading.
Scot Bio, a Scottish based biotech business has successfully closed a second, oversubscribed funding round with investment syndicate Kelvin Capital, Investing Women, Oghma Corporate Finance and private investors in the UK and USA. This is one of the largest private investment rounds in Scotland this year, and is a vote of confidence in the ambitious … continue reading.
Located at the Kanagawa Prefecture (Greater Tokyo area), TC BioPharm will use the new office as a foundation to expand its cell therapy business through Japan and Asia. Immunotherapy company TC BioPharm Ltd (TCB) announced opening of a new office in Japan to continue expansion of its Asian operations. Developing innovative CAR-T-based approaches to treat … continue reading.
Scottish Bioenergy, whose Director of Operations, Polly Van Alstyne, was one of this year’s AcceleratehHER Awards winners, has secured investment of over £500k to develop its technology. This significant round of funding for the company, founded in 2007 and based in Lanarkshire’s BioCity Scotland, includes investment from all-female business angel syndicate Investing Women, which also runs … continue reading.
After a couple of sleepless nights and, cramp in my fingers from crossing them so tightly. I am absolutely thrilled to be typing that Pixey has been awarded the Young Scottish Edge Award. This month, the Young Scot Edge winners will be attending the Royal Bank of Scotland conference centre to be presented their winning … continue reading.