From cell biology to CRISPR/Cas – new knowledge for schools

The Life Science Learning Lab at the Berlin-Buch research campus offers both school students and teachers the opportunity to immerse themselves in science. This year, the facility celebrates its 25th anniversary weiter


Eckert & Ziegler Continues on Growth Path after Successful Financial Year 2023

Eckert & Ziegler SE (ISIN DE0005659700, TecDAX) generated sales of € 246.1 million in the 2023 financial year. Compared to the previous year, sales increased by € 23.8 million or 11%. EBIT from continuing operations before special items reached € 46.9 million. Net profit for the year amounted to € 26.3 million corresponding to earnings per share of € 1.26. weiter


Eckert & Ziegler Receives MDR Certification for Prostate Seeds, Paving the Way for Long-term Supply

Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG GmbH, subsidiary of Eckert & Ziegler SE with focus on brachytherapy solutions for the treatment of prostate cancer as well as eye and brain tumors, obtained the MDR certificate for its proprietary prostate seeds from DEKRA Certification B.V. as one of the first companies in its market. This important milestone guarantees a high level of patient safety and the long-term availability of the seeds within the EU. weiter


Eckert & Ziegler Completes Change of Legal Form to SE

Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG (ISIN DE0005659700) today completed its change of legal form to a Societas Europaea (SE) with entry in the company's commercial register and will in future operate as Eckert & Ziegler SE. weiter


Eckert & Ziegler Extends Ga-68 Activities in Japan

Eckert & Ziegler (ISIN DE0005659700, SDAX) expands its activities on Gallium-68 (Ga-68) labeled diagnostics in Japan together with Novartis Pharma K.K. (Japan). For this purpose, a clinical trial was notified with the Japanese Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA), stating Eckert & Ziegler’s proprietary Ge-68/Ga-68 generator GalliaPharm® as the single source for Ga-68. weiter


FyoniBio collaborates with BioLamina and Alder Therapeutics

FyoniBio, a contract development organization (CDO) specializing in customized cell line and process development has partnered with BioLamina, a biotech company renowned for its expertise in extracellular laminin-based cell biology and development of laminins as tools for cell culture, and Alder Therapeutics, a virtual preclinical allogeneic stem cell therapy development company. The consortium will advance the development of laminins for clinical applications. weiter


Eckert & Ziegler to Supply Nucleus Radiopharma with Therapeutic Radioisotopes Ac-225 and Lu-177

Eckert & Ziegler's supply of Lu-177 and Ac-225 enables Nucleus Radiopharma entering a new era in cancer care weiter


Eckert & Ziegler and Full-Life Technologies Sign Actinium-225 Supply Agreement for Next Generation Radiopharmaceuticals

Eckert & Ziegler (ISIN DE0005659700, SDAX) and Full-Life Technologies (Full-Life), a clinical stage, fully integrated global radiotherapeutics company today announced they have entered into an agreement for the supply of Actinium-225 (Ac-225). The agreement provides Full-Life with access to Eckert & Ziegler's high-purity Actinium-225, a radionuclide for use in developing the next generation of therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals. weiter


"More Entrepreneurial Thinking in Research"

Interview with Professor Maike Sander, Scientific Director of the Max Delbrück Center weiter


Ariceum Therapeutics files for UK Clinical Trial Authorisation (CTA) to test its First-in-Class Iodine-123 labelled PARP inhibitor in patients with recurrent glioblastoma

Ariceum Therapeutics, a private biotech company developing radiopharmaceutical products for the diagnosis and treatment of certain hard-to-treat cancers, today announces it has submitted an application with the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to undertake a Phase 1 trial of 123I-ATT001, its Iodine-123 labelled PARP inhibitor in patients with recurrent glioblastoma. weiter


Eckert & Ziegler and ARTBIO Announce Manufacturing and Supply Partnership for Lead-212 Conjugates

Eckert & Ziegler (ISIN DE0005659700, SDAX) and ARTBIO, Inc. (ARTBIO), a clinical-stage biotechnology company specializing in the development of a new class of alpha radioligand therapies (ARTs), have entered into a strategic manufacturing and supply agreement. Under the collaboration Eckert & Ziegler will support ARTBIO to establish manufacturing and delivery of its pipeline therapies using its proprietary AlphaDirectTM Lead-212 (Pb-212) isolation technology. weiter


New agent regulates serotonin production

Diseases can emerge when the body’s production of serotonin is out of whack. Researchers led by Michael Bader from the Max Delbrück Center have discovered a therapeutic agent that brings down high levels of this hormone. Their start-up, Trypto Therapeutics, aims to develop the drug for the market. weiter


Charles River Finalizes Agreement with CELLphenomics, Expanding 3D In Vitro Services for Cancer Therapy Drug Screening

CELLphenomics’ PD3D® tumor model platform will expand Charles River’s portfolio of 3D in vitro testing services weiter


Berlin Cures advances fight against Long COVID on a pan-European level

Berlin Cures, a biotechnology company specialized in neutralizing functional autoantibodies (fAABs), is expanding its Phase II clinical trial into a pan-European, multi-center collaboration in the fight against Long COVID. A total of 12 sites in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland and Spain are working to advance clinical research into this escalating global health problem. Additional trial sites in Switzerland, Spain and Germany are expected to soon follow. First results of the Phase II trial are expected in 2024. In the event of positive results, Berlin Cures is aiming for a larger Phase III study, which is a prerequisite for the approval of BC 007. weiter


Glycotope and Evotec enter licensing agreement to combine Glycotope antibodies and Evotec’s immune cell engager platform

Glycotope GmbH (Glycotope) has signed an agreement with Evotec SE (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT, MDAX/TecDAX, ISIN: DE0005664809; NASDAQ: EVO) to combine Glycotope’s antibodies with Evotec’s immune cell engager platform for the development of next generation immune cell engaging bispecifics by Evotec. weiter


First CNS Lymphoma Patient Dosed in Phase I/II PTT101 Study with Yttrium (90Y) Anditixafortide (PentixaTher)

Pentixapharm AG, a developer of innovative radiopharmaceuticals owned by Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG (ISIN DE0005659700) today has announced that a first patient has been treated in a dose-finding clinical phase I/II study with Yttrium (90Y) anditixafortide (PentixaTher) at the University Hospital in Essen, Germany. weiter


Personnel Changes in the Management of Eckert & Ziegler AG

Changes in the Executive Board and Supervisory Board weiter


Cambrium Secures €8 Million in Seed Funding to Commercialize New Class of Performance Molecules

Synthetic biology startup Cambrium announces €8 Million in Seed financing, led by Essential Capital, along with SNR, Valor Equity Partners, and HOF Capital. Seed financing will drive commercial growth for Cambrium’s first product, NovaColl™, and accelerate expansion into new industries weiter


Eckert & Ziegler to Supply Ablaze Pharmaceuticals with Lutetium-177 for Clinical Trials

Eckert & Ziegler (ISIN DE0005659700, SDAX) and Ablaze Pharmaceuticals (Ablaze) signed a comprehensive supply agreement for non-carrier added Lutetium-177 (n.c.a. 177Lu). Eckert & Ziegler will serve as the supplier for Ablaze’s clinical trial and research activities utilizing Lutetium-177. weiter


Eckert & Ziegler Focuses on Core Competence and Prepares Split-Off of Clinical Assets

The Supervisory Board of Eckert & Ziegler AG (ISIN DE0005659700, SDAX) today has given its approval to the Executive Board to examine and prepare a split-off of up to 100 percent of the shares in the Pentixapharm AG (PTX). In accordance with IFRS 5, the Executive Board will report PTX as a discontinued operation in the 2023 annual financial statements. A separate decision will be taken at a later date on the specific start and the manner of the exit. In accordance with IFRS 5, the Executive Board will report PTX as a discontinued operation in the 2023 annual financial statements. PTX also includes Myelo Therapeutics GmbH. weiter


LegoChem Biosciences Enters Worldwide Licensing Agreement with Glycotope for Antibody Drug Conjugate Development

LegoChem Biosciences Inc. (LCB) and Glycotope GmbH (Glycotope) have entered into an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement to develop an antibody drug conjugate (ADC) by combining LCB’s proprietary ADC technology with one of Glycotope’s investigational antibodies, building on a previously announced 2022 collaboration and license agreement. weiter


Boost for Berlin’s biotech sector

Campus Berlin-Buch has a new start-up center: The BerlinBioCube was ceremonially opened on October 11, 2023 in the presence of the Governing Mayor. weiter


Eckert & Ziegler Signs Strategically Important Agreement for the Supply of Lutetium-177 with POINT Biopharma

Eckert & Ziegler AG (ISIN DE0005659700, SDAX) today signed an agreement with POINT Biopharma Global Inc. ("POINT", NASDAQ: PNT) for the supply of carrier-free lutetium-177 (n.c.a.177Lu). The agreement has a term of ten years with a total sales volume of more than € 100 million. weiter


Starting up with highly promising immunotherapies

After spending many years researching together, a group of scientists has founded CARTemis Therapeutics, a spin-off from the Max Delbrück Center. Uta Höpken, Armin Rehm, Anthea Wirges, and Mario Bunse want to use novel CAR T-cell therapies to help patients with cancers that are currently untreatable. weiter


Eckert & Ziegler collaborates with RefleXion Medical and Telix Pharmaceuticals to Expand Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer Patients

Eckert & Ziegler (ISIN DE0005659700, TecDAX) today announced they have entered into a comprehensive collaboration agreement with RefleXion Medical, Inc. (RefleXion) and Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX:TLX, Telix) to jointly develop a new concept – Satellite Hot Labs (SHLs). SHLs are designed specifically for radiolabeling, quality control and storage of molecular targeting radiotracers, referred to as BioGuides, that are used in biology-guided radiotherapy (BgRT) to direct the radiation beam to indicated solid tumor cancers. weiter


New muscle therapy gets fast-track boost

The stem cell therapy developed by MyoPax, a spin-off from the Max Delbrück Center and Charité, could soon be helping children with previously incurable muscle diseases thanks to an accelerated approval process. The necessary clinical trial will start in the fall. weiter

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