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International press event created attention all over Europe

Early September Oslo Cancer Cluster hosted an international press event with our member Abbvie. Over 20 journalists from all over Europe came to the Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator and Innovatiion Park to learn more about the latest technological and scientific developments within cancer research.   The journalists attended a full day meeting at the Innovation […]

Joe Biden is looking to Norway

Vicepresident Joe Biden used Norway as an example when he spoke at the Social Good Summit this week. Biden was appointed by Barack Obama to lead the “Cancer Moonshot” project. The project aims to make a decade’s worth of advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care in just 5 years.

Lilotomab pre-dosing of NHL patients before Betalutin® therapy lowers haematological toxicity

Nordic Nanovector ASA (OSE: NANO) announces that two papers recently published in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine have shown that pre-dosing with the anti-CD37 antibody lilotomab (previously referred to as HH1), prior to injection with Betalutin® (177Lu-lilotomab) reduces haematological toxicity without adversely impacting the amount of radiation absorbed by the tumour.

Eurostars Event – 12th October 2016

On Wednesday 12th October 2016, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, together with the EUREKA Secretariat and Enterprise Europe Network are organising an international event dedicated to the Eurostars programme (www.eurostars-eureka.eu) at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

PERMIDES project going forward with project manager hired

Oslo Cancer Cluster and NCE Smart Energy Markets together with four European clusters in medicine and IT managed to land a prestigious Horizon 2020 EU project this spring. The official kick-off for the project is September 7th to 8th in Karlsrue and project manager Gupta Udatha is hired to work in both Oslo and Halden to implement the project from Norwegian side.

Ultimovacs satser sterkt på videre utprøving av lovende kreftvaksine

Kreftvaksineselskapet Ultimovacs AS henter NOK 75 millioner til finansiering av videre kliniske studier. Selskapet har gjennomført tre vellykkede fase I-studier for sin terapeutiske vaksine mot kreft. Over 50 kreftpasienter har deltatt i studiene. Studiene viser at mer enn 80% av pasientene får aktivert sitt immunsystem som følge av denne behandlingen.

Targovax recruits the first patient in a trial with the oncolytic virus ONCOS-102 in malignant pleural mesothelioma

Oslo 1 July 2016: Targovax today announced that the first patient has been dosed in a phase Ib/II clinical trial evaluating ONCOS-102 for the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), a rare type of cancer in the lining of the lung, in combination with pemetrexed and cisplatin.

Nordic Nanovector and AREVA Med to investigate potential of lead-212 conjugated anti-CD37 antibody for treating leukaemias

Nordic Nanovector, a biotech company focusing on the development and commercialisation of novel targeted therapeutics in haematology and oncology, and AREVA Med, the AREVA medical subsidiary developing lead-212 (212Pb) based cancer therapies, announced today that they have entered into a collaboration agreement to investigate the potential of a 212Pb-conjugated anti-CD37 antibody for the treatment of leukaemias. Leukemias are orphan diseases with a significant unmet medical need. Prevalent relapsed AML and CLL patients are more than 60,000 per year worldwide. This represents a growing market worth over USD 5 billion by 2020.

Søknadsskrivekurs SMB-instrument

EUs SMB-instrument i Horisont 2020 støtter testing og verifisering av disruptive innovasjoner. Meld deg på kurs hos Innovasjon Norge 16. juni i Oslo for å lære om hva du skal tenke på for å best beskrive din prosjektide og markedsplan i en søknad.

Science publication on a breakthrough methodological development

Erlend Strønen, Johanna Olweus and the Immunotherapy Jebsen Center team’s work on a breakthrough methodological development in generating broad and tumour-specific T-cell immune responses has been published in Science. The work is based on a novel allogeneic approach. This is a powerful technological development which can in the relatively near future be subjected to clinical testing.

Nordic Nanovector announces first quarter 2016

Nordic Nanovector reports steady operational progress on Betalutin®’s clinical development plan in Follicular Lymphoma (FL), with recruitment of both sites and patients proceeding according to schedule. The Lymrit 37-01 study is on track to define the optimized dose regimen to be used in PARADIGME, the pivotal Phase 2 study planned to start in 2H 2017. Updated data from this ongoing clinical study, presented at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) in April, confirm Betalutin®’s efficacy potential, durability of response and favourable safety profile in patients with advanced FL.

New analysis shows Hexvix®/Cysview® significantly prolongs time to progression of bladder cancer

Photocure ASA is pleased to announce publication of a new analysis demonstrating that Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLC) with Hexvix/Cysview significantly prolonged time to disease progression and showed a trend in the reduction of the rate of progression in patients with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). The data was published online in the April issue of the peer reviewed journal, Bladder Cancer.

Nordic Nanovector ASA: Betalutin® continues to show promising efficacy

Nordic Nanovector with updated results of its ongoing Phase 1/2 study with Betalutin® in relapsed non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) patients. Betalutin® was generally well tolerated and showed a 63.2% Overall Response Rate (ORR) including 31.6% Complete Response (CR) among 21 patients with previously treated CD37+ NHL patients.

Targovax reports immune response with reduced number of  TG01 vaccinations

Targovax has conducted an interim DTH immunological response evaluation assessing early immune activation following administration of TG01 in combination with gemcitabine in the ongoing Phase I/II trial. The results show that the modified and reduced vaccination schedule generated similar 8-week immune responses in patients with pancreatic cancer, as seen in the initial cohort.

Oslo Cancer Cluster & NCE Smart Energy Markets: Partners in prestigious Horizon 2020 EU project of 45 MNOK

The EU project will use innovative IT solutions to develop personalized cancer treatment. The EU project will use innovative IT solutions to develop personalized cancer treatment. Allocated funds is 45 million, of which 34 million is earmarked for small and medium enterprises in the clusters.

Vaccibody completes enrolment of 12 patients for phase I/II study

Vaccibody AS announced on March 1 the successful enrolment of all twelve patients required for the phase I part of the multicentre trial VB C-01 – an exploratory, open-label, multicenter phase I/IIa study of VB10.16 immunotherapy for the treatment of high grade Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia (CIN 2/3) caused by human papillomavirus 16 (HPV 16).

Åpent debattmøte om helseprioriteringer i fremtiden – Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi i Bergen

På vegne av Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi har vi gleden av å invitere til åpent debattmøte om helseprioriteringer i fremtiden 26. oktober kl 18:15 – 20:00, i Auditoriet på Litteraturhuset i Bergen, Østre Skostredet 5-7. Med bakgrunn i Prioriteringsutvalgets rapport vil debattantene debattere prioriteringer av de begrensede ressursene i norsk helsevesen. Deltagere: Ole Frithjof Norheim, leder […]