COVID-19 OUTBREAK - UPDATE V2
Since the late 2019 onset of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Asia, NUVISAN´s management has been closely following the spread of the virus and the development of the disease as well as the measures adopted by local governments aimed to contain the further spread of the virus, assessing their potential impact and anticipated precautionary measures.
With Covid-2019 now at the stage of pandemic, NUVISAN has taken strict measures as per its social and business responsibilities. As of today the peak of the outbreak seems not to have been reached and we shall take all precautions to contain and protect, in all aspects. First and foremost, the general public health, the ones of our employees, partners and visitors is our major focus and as an active player in the health industry NUVISAN has taken strong measures for containment and safety of all:
NUVISAN and Bayer create new research unit in Berlin
Neu-Ulm/ Berlin, February 10, 2020 – NUVISAN has agreed with Bayer to integrate large parts of Bayer’s Berlin-based small molecule research unit and complements hereby its services in the field of preclinical research. NUVISAN is an international service provider for clinical studies, laboratory services and contract manufacturing (CRO / CDMO) with several sites and clinics in Germany and France. The strategic partnership will lay the foundation for a new research entity to be established by NUVISAN in Berlin and confirms the longstanding cooperation between the two companies.
NUVISAN continues steady growth by acquiring Inamed GmbH
On November 1st, the NUVISAN group announced the acquisition of Inamed GmbH. Inamed is an international CRO, specialized in clinical trials with patients that suffer respiratory and rare diseases.
This includes access to patient populations that are very difficult to recruit, such as patients with Cystic Fibrosis. Furthermore Inamed is one of very few CROs offering orally inhaled products flow profile studies with a combination of all associated skills (technical preparation of devices, flow-profile measurements, in house clinical performance, and management of some external pediatric sites) at the same CRO. Over the last several years NUVISAN and Inamed built up a close partnership through collaboration on a number of services. The current merger is the logical consequence of their long lasting successful cooperation.
The NUVISAN group continues steady growth by acquiring STRATEC Molecular GmbH
On April 1, the majority shareholder of the NUVISAN Group announced the acquisition of INVITEK Molecular GmbH (formerly STRATEC Molecular GmbH).
The newly founded company will be part of the NUVISAN group from 01.04.2019. To underline its commitment to developing and commercializing innovative and high-quality nucleic acid purification solutions, the company has been renamed INVITEK Molecular GmbH
At the Berlin location, the company will focus on the areas of oncology, infectious disease and microbiome research, and operate as system and OEM partner for leading in-vitro diagnostics companies. In the future, the Berlin-based company plans to concentrate on emerging molecular diagnostics applications such as liquid biopsy.
THE NUVISAN GROUP continues its growth by adding parts of the GALDERMA R&D capabilities from NESTLÉ SKIN HEALTH
On August 31st the NUVISAN GROUP, one of Europe´s leading CRO´s focused on early stage drug development for the life science industry, signed an agreement with NESTLÉ SKIN HEALTH/ GALDERMA to take over parts of the R&D capacities in Sophia-Antipolis, France.
The GALDERMA R&D site in Sophia-Antipolis which opened in 2006 is the world’s largest research and development center focused on medical and cosmetic solutions for the skin. The new capabilities will strengthen NUVISAN’S core service lines in Bioanalysis, Clinical Trial Supplies and Pharmaceutical Analytics as well as enhancing the portfolio by adding GMP-API synthesis and formulation capability for prescription drugs and cosmetics. NUVISAN intends to start its operations in Sophia Antipolis in October 2018.