Scancell’s vaccine technology featured on Sky News

The government is putting big bets on vaccines that may not work against the coronavirus, scientists have warned. Around 90% of experimental vaccines never reach the clinic because of problems in development or manufacture.But the government’s Vaccines Taskforce has invested … Continued

Open Orphan Launch Covid-19 Antibody Testing

LONDON, June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Launched on Thursday 4th June 2020, hVIVO COVID Clear Test,, which is part of Open Orphan plc,, is the most accurate antibody test available to UK employers, helping them to get their people back to work. Having recently secured … Continued

Coronavirus vaccine: scientists to try DNA treatment

The Times reported on British researchers entering the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine by modifying an existing cancer therapy. The article was about the research programme, initiated by portfolio company Scancell, to develop a vaccine. The project will be … Continued

Mologic launches new lab-based COVID-19 antibody tests

Follows successful validation by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and St George’s, University of London With manufacturing support from Omega Diagnostics, the laboratory-based test aims to deliver up to 46,000 results per day Health services and key worker communities in … Continued

Genedrive says coronavirus test could be available in eight weeks

Genedrive, has pivoted part of its core resources towards development of two SARS-COV-2 tests, which can determine whether someone is infected with coronavirus. The first assay, already in development, is an instrument-agnostic molecular assay (the Genedrive® 96 SARS-COV-2 test) that can … Continued