About ACT Biotech
ACT Biotech aims to bring therapies to bear in managing cancer, especially in underserved disease sectors where patient need is acute. Per the company, ACT has launched an aggressive, focused development strategy designed to accelerate delivery of therapeutic tools to respond to the needs of cancer patients.
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ACT Biotech is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Cancer.
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Latest ACT Biotech News
May 28, 2014
Week in Review: Eddingpharm Buys ACT Biotech Assets for Million The Shanghai-based joint-venture company, named MicroPort Sorin CRM (Shanghai) Co. Ltd, is scheduled to commence operations in June. MicroPort holds 51 percent stake of the new firm, while Sorin Group holds the remaining 49 percent interest. The joint venture was approved by the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce (COFCOM) on May 6. The joint venture will allow MicroPort and Sorin to collaborate on the import, sale and service of Sorin’s CRM devices in Greater China and accelerate the R&D and manufacturing of the local CRM products for the Chinese market. About MicroPort MicroPort Scientific Corporation is a leading medical device company publicly listed on the main board of Hong Kong (HK853). The Group focuses on innovating, manufacturing, and marketing high-quality and yet still affordable high-end medical devices globally. With a diverse portfolio of products now being used at an average rate of one for every 30 seconds in over 2,000 major hospitals throughout China and over 20 other countries, MicroPort maintains operations in a wide range of business segments including Cardiovascular Devices, Orthopedic Devices, Electrophysiological Devices, Endovascular Devices, Neurovascular Devices, Surgical Management, Diabetes Care and Endocrinal Management, and others. MicroPort is dedicated to becoming a leading global enterprise capable of providing the best and most affordable medical products and technologies to patients throughout the world. For more information, please refer to www.microport.com About Sorin Group Sorin Group (Reuters Code: SORN.MI), is a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The Company develops, manufactures and markets medical technologies for cardiac surgery and for the treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders. With 3,750 employees worldwide, the Company focuses on two major therapeutic areas: Cardiac Surgery (cardiopulmonary products for open heart surgery and heart valve repair or replacement products) and Cardiac Rhythm Management (pacemakers, defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization devices). Every year, over one million patients are treated with Sorin Group devices in more than 80 countries. For more information, please refer to www.sorin.com Jonathan Chen, Tel: (86)(21) 38954600 Senior Vice President, International
ACT Biotech Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was ACT Biotech founded?
ACT Biotech was founded in 2008.
Where is ACT Biotech's headquarters?
ACT Biotech's headquarters is located at 717 Market Street, San Francisco.
What is ACT Biotech's latest funding round?
ACT Biotech's latest funding round is Acquired.
How much did ACT Biotech raise?
ACT Biotech raised a total of $12M.
Who are the investors of ACT Biotech?
Investors of ACT Biotech include Eddingpharm and NGN Capital.
Who are ACT Biotech's competitors?
Competitors of ACT Biotech include Molmed, Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp., Cellerant Therapeutics, Crux Biomedical, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals and 12 more.
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