PHARMA: ‘Huge’ News in Cell Therapy
Poseida Therapeutics, Inc.’s gene and cell therapy technology has been given “validation” by Big Pharma. On Aug. 3, the company announced it had entered into a broad strategic collaboration and license agreement with Roche worth a potential $6 billion.
TECH: QR Code Stickers Help People Return Lost Items
Michael Fairclough is a believer in the ‘better angels’ of human nature. Two years ago, he founded Good Peeps, a digital platform that gives people who find lost items a way to return them.
WASTE MANAGEMENT: Company Projecting 50% Revenue Growth
It’s been a year of growth for Ingenium. The Escondido-based firm has added new revenue, new employees, new markets and new services.
MEDTECH: Firm Taps into Local Military, Tech, Medical Sectors
PSYONIC, maker of the world’s most advanced bionic hand, is now headquartered in America’s Finest City.
LIFE SCIENCE: Award to Fund Viral Lung Disease Therapy Research
The U.S. Department of Defense believes that San Diego-based OrPro Therapeutics, Inc. may have a way to help soldiers breathe easier.
BIOTECH: Pipeline Includes Therapies for Infants, Cancer Patients
Persephone Biosciences Inc. CEO Stephanie Culler is on a mission to “unlock what the microbiome is doing and use it to reprogram human health.”
BIOTECH: Company Expanding Genomic Medicine Capabilities
Replay, a biotech firm with dual headquarters in San Diego and London, has emerged from stealth with $55 million in seed financing to advance its platform for writing genomics and reprogramming biology.
TECHNOLOGY: At-Home Drug Test Kits Use Safe Chemistry
Veriteque, Inc. is poised to bring its powerful narcotics field tests used by police to homes across the country.
SaaS: Firm Growing B2C Platform
Cordial is preparing to disrupt the business-to-consumer marketing industry – but, as their name suggests, in a nice way.
BIOTECH: Company to Ship First Products
Cibus, a San Diego-based biotech specializing in gene-editing traits into crop seeds, is sprouted and ready to grow.