In this month’s member spotlight, Streck responds to local and global needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, one of several companies that’s developed a potential coronavirus vaccine, tells TODAY that his company has a candidate “that has a high degree of probability of being successful.” He anticipates starting tests in humans in September …
CRB – As SARS-CoV-2 moves fast through our global population, the pharmaceutical industry faces tremendous pressure to move even faster. Read more
ADS Biotec, a member of Bio Nebraska, announced they have launched new SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Detection Kits (IgM / IgG) using an immunochromatographic method, providing an easy-to-use test for indications of COVID-19 within 15 minutes. ADS Biotec is offering these test kits for the North American and European markets. Read more
MatMaCorp announced that they have completed a successful evaluation of a field-deployable genetic test to detect African Swine Fever virus in infected pigs and pork products. Read more
By York News-Times.
Green Plains announced that they have donated industrial ethanol from their York, Neb. location to the Nebraska Department of Correctional services for the production of hand sanitizer. Read more
By Cindy Gonzalez World-Herald staff writer.
Streck, a Bio Nebraska member, is building an $18 million facility to support their 50-year growth. Read more
BD, Bio Nebraska member, announces they’ve submitted Emergency Use Authorization requests to the FDA for new COVID-19 diagnostic tests. Read more
Pfizer, member of Bio Nebraska, has a five-point plan to battle COVID-19. Check out the plan in their recent announcement. Read more
By Julie Anderson Omaha World-Herald staff writer.
The Nebraska Biocontainment Unit at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is ready for future use if needed, after it recently treated three patients with the coronavirus. Read the Omaha World-Herald story. Read more