Poway-based VetStem Biopharma, a privately held regenerative veterinary medicine company, showed its star qualities in the film, “Animal Pharm: Where Beasts Meet Biotech.”
STARTUPS: Eleven Companies Affected By Sudden Closure
With its CEO and board members facing allegations in a civil lawsuit, tech incubator ThinkTank Innovation Inc. suddenly shut down on July 8.
Agtech Co. Developing Sensors to Monitor Moisture, Salinity
GroGuru, a San Diego startup building sensors for crops, named EvoNexus CEO Rory Moore to its board on July 1.
Logistics Work Adds Up for General Atomics Aeronautical
The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in late June and early July.
Its microOrgan Platform Provides More Human-Like Testing Opportunities
StemoniX — a San Diego biotech that grows micro organs from stem cells for drug testing — moved into a larger research facility this month.
NIH Division Will Provide Grant of $129 Million
An international partnership led by Scripps Research on July 10 pulled in a $129 million grant to bring a potential HIV vaccination into clinical testing.
Clients Want Experiences; Restaurants Get a Draw For New Customers
As San Diego continues to be touted as one of America’s top foodie cities, restauranteurs and chefs around town are staying innovative in order to keep the offerings...
Biotechs recover momentum after being written off
Once pegged as goners, San Diego life sciences companies like Neurocrine, Arena Pharmaceuticals and Tandem Diabetes Care made comebacks. Their stories shed light on how to weather an industry in which companies expand and contract like an accordion based on clinical trial results.
HEALTH: $800 Billion Market Is Expected By 2030
The news coming out of San Diego’s medical device scene usually centers on the big dogs: Dexcom, ResMed and Nuvasive.
A Miramar office building has been sold to Tappan Corp. of Lake Forest for $13.9 million.
A historic mixed-use building in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter has been sold to an undisclosed buyer for nearly $6.3 million.
Irvine Co. Office Properties has leased a 38,000 square foot building in Sorrento Mesa to PCI Pharma Services.
An El Cajon industrial warehouse has been leased for $2.4 million.
Takes 7,100 Square Feet in Irvine Co. Building at 501 W. Broadway
Bucking what had been a trend of sorts for law firms to leave downtown San Diego for suburban locations, Stoel Rives picked a very urban location for is new offices.
A Chicago-Based Company Buys 2 Building Medical Office Campus for $90M
Life science and medical office space drew significant investment in two recent San Diego transactions.
RECREATION: Local Cos. Look for the Right Artificial Waves to Draw Customers
With the growing popularity of surfing as a sport and the advancement of manmade surfing technologies in recent years, experts in the industry predict surf parks are going to be everywhere in the near future.
Pacifica Tapped Lusardi, Hollis Design and Jules Wilson Design
Amid much fanfare, San Diego’s landmark Plunge swimming pool reopened in Belmont Park over the July Fourth weekend after a $12 million makeover that took nearly three years to complete.
It Was Alleged That School Poached Research Program; USC Admits Ethics Lapses
The University of Southern California will pay UC San Diego $50 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged USC improperly commandeered an Alzheimer’s