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Two Rhode Island biomedical companies featured in a new report by The Science Coalition released Tuesday highlight the role of federal research funding in strengthening innovation, creating new jobs and bolstering the economy. more
Global biotech firm Covidien PLC has acquired Israeli medical tech company Given Imaging Ltd. for $860 million, a move that will allow Covidien to expand into the multibillion dollar gastrointestinal product market. The acquisition is expected to add between $40 and $50 million in quarterly revenue for Covidien. more
Amgen Inc., which has a production facility in West Greenwich, reported first-quarter profit that beat analyst estimates because of a research tax credit. more
Medical technology maker Covidien Plc reported second-quarter earnings of $439 million, or 92 cents per diluted share, an 11.7 percent drop from the $497 million, or $1.02 per diluted share, it reported during the second quarter of 2012. more
Amgen Inc.’s Neulasta and Neupogen and a similar blood-boosting drug from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. may help people survive after a nuclear attack, U.S. regulators said. more
The 2013 edition of the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition announced its winners Tuesday afternoon at The Garage, the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s exposition dedicated to identifying and inspiring high-growth companies in the Ocean State. more
A group of human resource executives from five Massachusetts biotechnology companies gathered Tuesday to brainstorm how to better prepare military veterans for jobs in the sector, according to the Boston Business Journal. more
Medical technology maker Covidien PLC’s board of directors has approved the separation of its Mallinckrodt pharmaceuticals business from the rest of Covidien, the company announced Friday. more
Amgen Inc., one of the world’s largest biotechnology companies by sales, announced a partnership with Japanese drugmaker Astellas Pharma Inc. to bring five of its experimental therapies to market in that country. more
Amgen Inc., the world’s largest biotechnology company by sales, said its experimental drug for recurrent ovarian cancer met a late-stage study goal, helping patients live 1.8 months longer without the disease progressing. more
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