Chicago Business Community

May 2017

Fresenius Kabi will strengthen and diversify its product portfolio by acquiring Akorn and Merck KGaA's biosimilars business.  Stephan Sturm, CEO of Fresenius, said: "From a position of strength, Fresenius Kabi enhances and complements its business with two major steps. Akorn is an...

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April 2017

Flexibility, responsiveness and operational excellence are increasingly being demanded by drug developers. Oskar Gold, Senior Vice President Key Account Management and Marketing/Corporate Communications, says that Vetter believes that partnership is always the key to success, with operational...

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February 2017

Chicago startups and tech companies raised more than $1.7 billion in 2016, down slightly from 2015's record-breaking $1.72 billion, following a nationwide cool down in funding activity....

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June 2015

NuMat Technologies Inc., one of the hottest startups to come from Northwestern University grads in recent years, was the picture of inclusion: students and faculty from business, law, engineering and chemistry...

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May 2015

Taiwan-based China Steel Corp. (CSC) has approved a $46 million capital investment in a LanzaTech commercial ethanol facility. The approval follows the successful demonstration of the company's carbon recycling platform at the White Biotech (WBT) Demonstration Plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan,...

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February 2015

Vetter has completed the next step of its expansion with the addition of a third cleanroom. Clinical syringe projects are now being accepted at the facility, which can handle preclinical through phase II projects.

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