Biotechnology
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The second annual SkillsUSA Rhode Island student bioscience competition on March 8 drew 36 students from Coventry High School, Warwick Veterans Memorial High School, Davies Career and Technical High School, and the Woonsocket Career and Technical Center. more
Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s bioscience and information technology industry association will host a Bioscience Industry Skills Gap Forum on Wednesday, March 26 from 8:30 to … more
Amgen Inc., the world’s largest biotechnology company by revenue, disappointed analysts with lower-than-expected sales of its top drug as executives assured investors the drop was seasonal and they were on target to meet their 2014 projections. more
Global biotech firm Covidien PLC reported Friday that its net income rose five-tenths of a percent in its fiscal second quarter, totaling $441 million, or 97 cents per diluted share, compared with $439 million, or 92 cents per diluted share, during the same period a year earlier. more
The biosciences comprise a burgeoning industry and important opportunity for Rhode Island. The state’s bioscience industry employs 4,602 bioscience professionals and has a total employment impact of an additional 11,847 workers. On a national and global scale, Rhode Island bioscience companies and professionals participate in the industry’s five primary sectors: drugs and pharmaceuticals; medical devices and equipment; research, testing, and medical laboratories; agricultural feedstock and chemicals; and bioscience-related distribution. more
Medtronic Inc., the second-largest maker of medical devices, agreed to buy Covidien PLC for $42.9 billion in cash and stock as it transforms into a broader-based company bolstered by new tax advantages. more
U.S. stocks fell a second day from record levels, with the Nasdaq Composite Index tumbling the most since April, as investors sold Internet and biotechnology shares before the start of earnings season. more
U.S. stocks fluctuated as investors weighed better-than-estimated bank earnings against Federal Reserve concerns about valuations for some social-media and biotech companies. more
Amgen Inc., the biotechnology company that completed its $10.4 billion acquisition of Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. this month, boosted its 2013 forecast after third-quarter earnings rose 24 percent on higher drug sales. more
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. has made a $25 million preferred equity investment in Moderna Therapeutics and will also provide $100 million up front as part of a long-term agreement to develop treatments for rare diseases with Moderna’s messenger RNA Therapeutics platform, the two companies announced Monday. more
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