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Biotech/Pharma - Spin Off / Spin Out
It’s Official! No Divorce for Pfizer (PFE)'s Two Units 9/26/2016
PerkinElmer (PKI) Reorganizes and Splits Into Two Business Segments 9/26/2016
Aptevo Therapeutics (APVO): A Biotech Spinoff With Potential 9/22/2016
Everybody's Talkin' About New Houston Biotech Startup Cellenkos 9/20/2016
Alphabet's Verily, Sanofi (SNY) Launch $500 Million Onduo, Joint Venture to Open New HQ in Kendall Square 9/13/2016
AmorChem l.p. Spins Out Its CD36 Technology Into Mperia Therapeutics, With 1M$ Series A Investment 9/12/2016
VCANBIO USA And VCANBIO Center For Translational Biotechnology Launch In The United States 9/8/2016
Arena (ARNA) Forms Drug Discovery Incubator Beacon Discovery 9/2/2016
Lucas Elena Has Announced The Creation Of Eyenostics 9/1/2016
Stock Pops as Medivir (MVRBF) Decides to Split into Two Companies 8/31/2016
Amidst Dramatic Reorganization, Takeda (TKPYY) May (Or May Not) Shutter Cambridge, UK Site 8/26/2016
DS Biopharma Spins Out New Company Focused on Fibrotic Conditions and Pulmonary Disorders 8/22/2016
Bayer (BAY) and CRISPR Form 80 Employee Joint Venture Named Casebia Therapeutics in Boston Area 8/22/2016
Serial Biotech Entrepreneur Raises Money to Launch New Startup DMD Therapeutics 8/15/2016
Meet the Poop Scientist Of Japan and His New Startup Metagen 8/12/2016
AbSci’s Change in Strategy Scuttles Vancouver’s Plans for a Biotech Hub 8/12/2016
Biogen (BIIB) Unveils Name for New Standalone Hemophilia-Focused Company: Bioverativ 8/10/2016
Pfizer (PFE) Boss Won't Commit to a Company Split, But Decision Might Depend on Whether Clinton or Trump Wins the U.S. Presidential Election 8/3/2016
Speculation Heats Up on Whether a Spin-Off Could be in Gilead (GILD)'s Future 8/3/2016
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Google (GOOG)'s Verily Create $715 Million Bioelectronic Medicines Firm 8/3/2016
Seattle-Based Aptevo Therapeutics (APVO) Begins Trading On Nasdaq 8/1/2016
Astellas (ALPMY) Launches DigiTx Partners, A Digital Health Investment Company In Partnership With MPM Capital 7/29/2016
Frontage Laboratories Announces Formation Of FJ Pharma, LLC, A Joint Venture With Zhejiang Jiuzhou Pharma To Provide API Development And Manufacturing Services 7/27/2016
XLerateHealth Accelerator Announces Incoming Fourth Cohort 7/27/2016
Animal Health Company, AIAH Therapeutics, Launched 7/26/2016
Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Unveils Company Name for Imaging Components Biz 7/22/2016
Neovacs and Stellar Biotech Announce Launch of Neostell, Joint Venture to Manufacture Kinoids 7/19/2016
Blacktrace Focuses On Biology With The Launch Of Dolomite Bio 7/19/2016
Examining Pfizer (PFE)’s Strategic Options-Split Up or Start Buying 7/19/2016
Immune Pharma to Form Pain and Neurology Spin Off Company Around AmiKet 7/19/2016
Roivant Sciences and Plexcera Form New Biopharma Enzyvant Sciences to Focus on Farber Disease 7/13/2016
NicOx SA (COX.PA) Transfers Commercial Operations to New Company, Gets Minority Stake 7/5/2016
bioAffinity Technologies Expands with Launching of New Company OncoSelect 6/24/2016
Why a Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Split Would Boost Growth 6/23/2016
What Pfizer (PFE) Could Look Like If it Breaks Up 6/23/2016
Medivir (MVRBF) Mulls Over Possible Corporate Split and Separate Listing of Commercial Operations 6/15/2016
Juno (JUNO) and Blaze Bioscience's Success Inspires Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to Spin Out More Companies Faster 6/7/2016
Former Medivation (MDVN) CMO Takes Helm at Roivant Sciences-Takeda (TKPYY)'s Newly Launched Company Myovant Sciences 6/6/2016
Indegene And TranScrip Launch Intrascience - An Innovative Regulatory, Safety And Medical Services Solution For Global Bio-Pharmaceutical Companies 5/26/2016
Serial BioPharma Entrepreneurial Team Launches Arrivo BioVentures with $49 Million 5/25/2016
Iceni Launches as New Company 5/25/2016
Bay Area's Varian Medical Systems (VAR) to Spin Off Imaging Components Business 5/24/2016
Avalon Ventures and COI Pharma Form New Company PDI Therapeutics to Develop Novel Immune-Oncology Therapies 5/20/2016
Netsuite Founder Launches Philanthropic Foundation To Cure Genetic Cancers 5/19/2016
The Cell And Gene Therapy Catapult and University of Aberdeen Launch Islexa to Develop Novel Diabetes Technology 5/18/2016
Memotext Launches Spinoff A4i that Will Call Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s Toronto Innovation Lab Home 5/12/2016
Hours After Debuting Biotech Startup Vor BioPharma, PureTech Launches Alivio Therapeutics 5/11/2016
Pulitzer Prize Author of “Emperor of All Maladies” Launches Biotech Startup Vor BioPharma in Boston 5/11/2016
Oxford University Spinout OxStem Nabs Record £16.9 Million in Funding to Design Stem Cell Drugs for Age-Related Disease 5/11/2016
Taiho Pharma Forms Venture Arm in California to Foster Cancer Biotech Start-ups 5/10/2016
Melior Discovery Announces Spinout of Melior Pharmaceuticals 5/10/2016
Scripps Research Institute Spin-Off IgenomX Launches With Transformational New Library Construction Technology For DNA Sequencing 5/4/2016
Biogen (BIIB) Spinning Off Hemophilia Business to Focus On Neurological Disorders 5/4/2016
Bay Area's SRI International Spins Off Wearable Robotics Biz Superflex 4/25/2016
JSR Corporation Establishes JSR Life Sciences Division, Names North American Leader 4/18/2016
Acumen Biopharma Launches New Business Unit, Expands Capabilities Into Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing 4/18/2016
Cydan Churns Out Second Rare Disease Biotech Imara with $31 Million 4/14/2016
Juno (JUNO) Goes Global With Launch of New China-Based JW Biotechnology (Shanghai) Co. 4/11/2016
GE Ventures And Mayo Clinic Launch Company To Scale And Digitize Cell And Gene Therapies 4/11/2016
PureTech Launches Another Startup Commense in Boston 4/1/2016
Immunotherapy And Melanoma Research Get Big Boost With Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute 3/31/2016
Ex-Apple (AAPL) Exec Launches At-Home Blood Test Startup in San Francisco 3/28/2016
Tarveda Therapeutics Spins Out Placon to Pursue Development of Next-Gen Cytotoxic Oncology Drugs 3/23/2016
Evotec Technologies GmbH (DX:EVT) Spins off Auto-Immune Biz as 'Topas Therapeutics GmbH' 3/22/2016
Seattle's Adaptive Biotech to Base New Business in San Diego with Ex-Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Exec in Charge 3/21/2016
Onxeo Establishes U.S. Subsidiary 3/21/2016
Takeda (TKPYY) and Frazier Healthcare Partners' New Startup Outpost Medicine Nabs $41 Million Series A 3/16/2016
Allied-Bristol Life Sciences Launches ißeCa Therapeutics to Focus on Cancer Drugs 3/16/2016
Greatbatch (GB) Announces Completion Of Nuvectra Spin-Off 3/14/2016
Led By Ex-Sanofi (SNY) Exec, Mysterious Ribon Therapeutics Eyes a New Type of Cancer Drug 3/4/2016
Two UK Biotechs Give Birth to Immuno-Oncology Startup Avvinity 3/4/2016
SoCal's Sorrento (SRNE) and Yuhan Form JV Immuno-Oncology Company - ImmuneOncia 3/2/2016
Forty Seven Launches with Half of $75 Million Series A Backed by Google (GOOG) and 100+ Patents 2/26/2016
More Activists Urge Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to Break Up 2/24/2016
Strategia Spins Out SOLA Biosciences To Commercialize Tapboost Technology 2/23/2016
Cambridge Biotech AVROBIO Launches with Former MassBio Chair as CEO 2/22/2016
Six Big Shot Life Science Companies Ban Together with TransCelerate BioPharma to Launch BioCelerate 2/10/2016
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Investors Butt Heads Over Break Up Calls 2/8/2016
City of Hope Creates New Company LA Cell 2/8/2016
GTCR, Ed Fiorentino Form New Company TerSera 2/5/2016
Santalis Completes The Spin-Off Of Roxy’s Remedies Inc., A New Brand Of Natural Grooming Products For Dogs With Sensitive Skin 2/2/2016
Major Shareholder Urges Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to Split Up 1/28/2016
Nitto Denko (XETRA: ND5.DE) Establishes Nitto BioPharma 1/25/2016
Novozymes A/S (NVZMY) Breaks Off Biopharma Activities into 100-People Independent Company Named Albumedix 1/19/2016
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) CEO Might Consider Breakup After Novartis AG (NVS) Deal Completion 1/14/2016
Certara Corporation Launches A Strategic Drug Development Consulting Company In China 1/12/2016
FORMA And Cancer Research Technology Form A Third Virtual Company To Advance Deubiquitination Assets 1/12/2016
Intellia Launches New Division eXtellia Therapeutics to Focus on Immuno-Oncology 1/12/2016
EpiVax Spins Out Aceno Biotherapeutics at J.P. Morgan/Biotech Showcase 2016 1/12/2016
Biowarfare Company Emergent BioSolutions (EBS)' Cancer Spinoff Aptevo Therapeutics to Employ 70 - 90 in Seattle 12/31/2015
Amgen (AMGN) Acquires MediGene AG (MDGEF.PK) Spinoff Catherex for $10.5 Million Upfront 12/23/2015
Kyras Therapeutics Launches With Versant Ventures Backing 12/10/2015
Eli Lilly (LLY) Separates Human and Animal Drug Manufacturing, Avoids Talk of Spinoff 12/10/2015
Sanofi (SNY)'s Ex-Chief Viehbacher Launches Boston Pharma With $600 Million 11/20/2015
Stealth New Startup MicroMedicine Raising $35 Million for Wound Care 11/16/2015
Iron Horse Therapeutics Launched By Avalon Ventures and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 11/10/2015
The Jackson Laboratory Spinout Cyteir Therapeutics Announces $5.5 Million Series A Financing Round 11/6/2015
Cutting Edge Regenerative Medicine Company Aziyo Biologics Launches 11/5/2015
Prominent Fund Manager Urges GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to Break Up 10/27/2015
1abtik Ag Founded To Fight Sepsis With Novel Antibody Therapeutics 10/26/2015
ClearPath Development Launches Second Vaccine Company Under Strategic Partnership With Astellas Pharma 10/26/2015
Engineered mRNA Company Moderna Launches 4th Spinoff, Caperna 10/22/2015
Valeant (VRX) Mulls Divesture of Neurology Business Following Criticism Over Pricing, Business Practices 10/21/2015
18-Year Old Launches Bioplastics Startup Firm 10/19/2015
Third Rock Ventures and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)’s SR One Launch Decibel Therapeutics With $52 Million, Expect to Hire 50-60 By Year End 10/16/2015
Queen’s University Belfast And Ulster University Team Up With SynbiCITE To Deliver A ‘Launch Pad’ For Technology Start-Ups 10/15/2015
Baxter Ventures and Harvard University Launch Opsonix with $8 Million in Series A Funding 10/9/2015
MD Anderson Cancer Center and Theraclone Launch New Immuno-Oncology Company OncoResponse with $10 Million Series A 10/8/2015
Allele Biotechnology Forming Cell Banking Business For Personalized Medicine 10/6/2015
Poland’s Selvita Opens New Bioinformatics Company and Opens Offices in Cambridge and Bay Area 9/24/2015
The 10 Hottest Bay Area Biotech Startups 9/23/2015
Nanomedical Diagnostics, Focused on Nanotechnology and Lyme Disease Diagnostics, About to Launch 9/18/2015
GE Healthcare Will Not Spin Off Healthcare Division, Will Focus on Internal Improvements, Executive Says 9/17/2015
After Allergan (AGN) Acquisition, Naurex Spins Out New Brain Research Company, Aptinyx 9/17/2015
Nuvo Research (NRI.TO) Explores Splitting Company into Separate Entities 9/16/2015
3M Company (MMM) Mulls Over Sale or Spinoff of Health Software Unit 9/11/2015
As Pfizer (PFE) Closes Hospira Acquisition, Analysts Speculate About Spinoff 9/4/2015
Former Bayer MaterialScience Transforms into Covestro 9/1/2015
Google X's Life Sciences Becomes First Standalone Company Under Alphabet 8/27/2015
Immatics US Launches as Spinout of Immatics and MD Anderson Cancer Center 8/27/2015
San Francisco's Versant Ventures Launches Biotech Incubator Highland Therapeutics in New York City 8/25/2015
Six GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Researchers Found Phoundry Pharma 8/24/2015
Adaptive Biotech Enters Drug Discovery With Launch of New Company, Adaptive Therapeutics 8/20/2015
Illumina (ILMN) Forms New Bay Area Firm Helix With $100 Million 8/20/2015
Google (GOOG)'s New Parent Company Alphabet and What It Means for Life Sciences, Calico, and Healthcare 8/13/2015
Pfizer (PFE) Spends $300 Million on Exploring Possibility of Split 8/12/2015
Emergent BioSolutions (EBS) to Spin Off Immuno-Oncology Company in 2016 8/7/2015
Greatbatch (GB) Eyes Spin-Off of Nuvectra 7/30/2015
Kastle Therapeutics Launches In Chicago 7/30/2015
Allergan (AGN) Considers Breaking Up Into Two Businesses Months After Actavis (ACT) Merger 7/28/2015
Two Nanotech Firms Named To Start-Up New York 7/24/2015
Harvard University's Wyss Institute Spins Out Startup MediCollector 7/23/2015
Ludwig Cancer Research And University of Oxford Launch Cancer Immunotherapy Spinout 7/9/2015
Integra LifeSciences (IART) Finally Spins Off SeaSpine 7/2/2015
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN)'s Antibiotics Alums Emerge at Biotech Spinout Entasis Therapeutics 7/2/2015
Baxter International (BAX) Spinout Baxalta (BXLT) Finally Has Long Awaited Launch 7/2/2015
MIT Spinout SQZ Biotech Nabs $5 Million 6/24/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Pours $95 Million into Cell Research Institute in Quest for New Drugs 6/18/2015
Hitachi America, Ltd. Announces Establishment Of A Subsidiary In Elk Grove Village, Illinois 6/18/2015
Avalon and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Bankroll Three More Biotech Startups 6/17/2015
New Canadian Company ExCellThera Launches 6/15/2015
NeXeption Forms New Company Velicept Therapeutics; Intends To Merge With AltheRx To Advance Solabegron For The Treatment Of Overactive Bladder 6/15/2015
Pfizer (PFE) Split Could Come as Early as 2015-2016, J.P. Morgan Says 6/9/2015
Pozen, Inc. (POZN), Tribute to Unite Under Newly Formed Aralez Label 6/8/2015
N8 Medical to Split Med Device and Pharma Businesses 6/8/2015
Former Genentech (RHHBY) CFO Launches Digital Lyra Health to Fix Mental Health System 6/5/2015
US Equity Holdings Secures Funding To Launch Aelan Cell Technologies -- A Stem Cell R&D Technology Company Focused On Aging And Regenerative Medicine 6/2/2015
Baxter International (BAX) Launches a Vitesse Biologics in South San Francisco 6/2/2015
Encore Dermatology A New Specialty Dermatology Company 5/19/2015
Three Former Genentech (RHHBY) Researchers Launch Neuroscience Company Denali Therapeutics With $217 Million 5/18/2015
Sorrento Establishes TNK Therapeutics Subsidiary With Focus On Cellular Immunotherapies 5/18/2015
Moderna Debuts Third mRNA Startup Elpidera, Will Continuing Hiring Plan 5/13/2015
Xention Limited Introduces Metrion Biosciences, A Specialist Ion Channel Screening Business 5/13/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), University of North Carolina Set Up $20 Million Spinoff to Find a Cure for HIV/AIDS 5/12/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Holds Onto HIV Business in Wake of Deals with Novartis AG (NVS) 5/6/2015
SV Bank Exec: New Companies Are Booming, As “Frothy” Market Looks to Novel Science 5/5/2015
New Company To Develop Vaccines, Discovered By City of Hope Researchers, To Protect Against CMV Infections In Cancer Patients 5/4/2015
Quintiles (Q) Establishes Bioanalytical Laboratory In Europe 5/4/2015
Kadmon Corporation Launches New Gene Therapy Subsidiary 5/1/2015
NetScientific Forms Triventis With Meridian Health 5/1/2015
cytena, A University of Freiburg Spin-Off, Received EUR 1.1 Million Of Seed Capital From HTGF And A Private Investor 4/29/2015
Tartan Holdings, LLC Acquires Real Estate And Assets From Moog Inc.; Launches iuvo Bioscience 4/21/2015
NeuroVive Sets Up Shop in France and Intends to Hire for R&D 4/20/2015
This San Francisco Startup Wants to be the Salesforce of Biotech 4/16/2015
ThromboGenics NV (TBGNF) and VIB Form New Company to Research Roche (RHHBY)-Rejected Cancer Drug 4/16/2015
Clyde Biosciences, A Leading Drug Toxicity Testing Company, Closes Series A Investment 4/14/2015
AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG And Rigi Healthcare Start Rigi Orphan Inc., USA 4/8/2015
Flexus Biosciences Chemists Spin Off New Company After Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) $1.25 Billion Buyout 4/8/2015
Coronado Biosciences (CNDO) Forms New Subsidiary, Diavax Biosciences, To Develop Novel Immunotherapies For Cytomegalovirus 4/2/2015
Paidion Research, Inc. Release: New (RTP) CRO Focuses Exclusively On Pediatric Clinical Research 3/24/2015
Neovacs SA Strengthens North American Presence With Formation Of U.S. Subsidiary 3/23/2015
FORMA Therapeutics, Inc. And Cancer Research Technology Form Two Virtual Companies To Advance Deubiquitination Assets 3/23/2015
New Company Mustang Therapeutics Formed by Coronado Biosciences (CNDO), City of Hope 3/19/2015
Diagnosis Of Rare Genetic Diseases Receives A Boost As Congenica Gains £2M SBRI Award To Fast-Track Technology For Gene-Disease Interpretation 3/11/2015
Launch Of Mimabs, Pre-Industrial Demonstrator Accelerating Development Of Immunotherapy Antibodies 3/9/2015
Adocia Opens A Subsidiary In The USA And Is Pleased To Appoint Simon Bruce, MD And Stephen Daly 3/5/2015
Coronado Biosciences (CNDO) Forms New Subsidiary, Checkpoint Therapeutics, To Develop Novel Immuno-Oncology Antibodies 3/4/2015
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) to Carve Out Antibiotic R&D Into New $40 Million Firm; Move Will Impact 95 Employees 3/2/2015
Cromos Pharma Launches Cardiorus, A Premier Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery Site Research Organization 2/27/2015
Peter Thiel's San Francisco Nonprofit Funds Three More Big Science Startups 2/11/2015
Bio/Med Investor Network Release: Angel Network Formed To Invest In Early-Stage Life Science Companies 2/9/2015
With the Help of Two Amgen (AMGN) Scientists, Ex-Dendreon (DNDN) CEO Launches Stealth Next-Gen Immunotherapy Startup in Seattle 2/9/2015
Syncona LLP and UCL Business PLC Announce the Formation Of Autolus Limited, A Cancer Immunotherapy Company 1/22/2015
ArcherDX Launches From QIAGEN Inc. (QGEN) Acquisition Of Enzymatics 1/12/2015
Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. (OCLS) Announces New Dermatology Division, IntraDerm Pharmaceuticals 1/7/2015
Naia Limited, New International Drug Development Company, Launches With Experienced Executive Team And Licensing Agreements For Rare And Metabolic Diseases Assets 1/5/2015
Queen Mary Spinout Steathyx Therapeutics Ltd. Secures £2m Series A Funding 12/16/2014
SCRA Technology Ventures Announces New SC Launch Companies 12/16/2014
Baxter International, Inc. (BAX) Announces Filing Of Form 10 Registration Statement In Connection With Planned Spin Off Of Biopharmaceuticals Business 12/11/2014
Northern Biologics Launches With $10 Million In Pocket 12/10/2014
Reckitt Benckiser Plc (RB.L) Launches Pharma Spin-Off 11/17/2014
New Biotech Intracellular Technologies Launches 11/13/2014
Ex-Ranbaxy Laboratories (RANBAXY.BO) Executives Set Up Their Own Venture Bion Pharma In NJ 11/12/2014
Reckitt Benckiser Plc (RB.L) Unveils Name And CFO For Pharma Unit Being Split Off 11/4/2014
Activist Investor Third Point Urges Amgen (AMGN) To Break Up 10/23/2014
Viamet Pharmaceuticals Withdraws $75 Million IPO, Spins Off Cancer Program To Form Innocrin Pharmaceuticals 10/22/2014
Successful Spin-Out of ImevaX Gmbh From The Technische Universität München (TUM) And Funding By The Federal Ministry Of Education And Research (BMBF) With EURO 5.9 Million 10/15/2014
Ex-Dendreon Corporation (DNDN) CEO Gold Working On New Cancer Drug Startups 10/14/2014
Biotech Startup Novare Pharmaceuticals Launches In Boston 10/8/2014
DNAdigest Spins Out Nucleobase 10/7/2014



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