Novo Ventures has taken the lead in a Series A financing round in a new US-based company developing medicine against the liver disease NASH – a disease that big as well as small companies have started to focus on, including Novo Nordisk.
The Danish government has now officially announced its intention to bring the European Medicines Agency to Denmark and has made former Novo Nordisk CEO Lars Rebien Sørensen its “special envoy”. He will compete with a top diplomat from Sweden, among others.
The average monthly salary in the private pharmaceutical industry in Denmark is DKK 57,109. Make the jump to find out which company pays the highest wages and learn how much the rest of the industry pays as well.
Omega Funds receives 2200 applications from life science companies per year and 99.9 percent of these are turned down. But some Danish biotech companies have caught the attention of founder Otello Stampacchia and might be among the 0.1 lucky ones.
Et Novo Ventures-porteføljeselskab har annonceret planer om at rejse næsten 1 mia. kr. gennem udstedelse af obligationer. Selskabet har været rygtet på vej til at blive købt af Sanofi på det seneste, og aktien har taget et markant dyk i kølvandet på nyheden.
Den Zealand Pharma-udviklede GLP-1-analog Lyxumia er fortsat en kommerciel skuffelse for samarbejdspartneren Sanofi, som ifølge en analytiker vil få yderst svært ved at få sparket salget af midlet i gang.