30 September 2010
Needless to say that talented people are essential in the current knowledge industry. A real challenge for many companies to find, to develop and to keep their human capital. Gunther Koch, Vice President Human Resources, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals and Jan Van der Vurst, specialist in leadership development, Kenaz did us the honour of sharing their experience and vision on these key strategic topics.
08 September 2010
Dutch biotech company Arcarios B.V. announces successful completion of a seed-financing round. An syndicate of regional and international investors such LRM and Vinnof has funded the company to further develop its lead programs in the field of osteoarthritis and bone diseases.
Tolleiv Trimborn, CEO Arcarios comments: "We are delighted that LRM joins this financing round. Our R&D facilities will be located in the BioVille incubator in Diepenbeek, which makes the support of a strong local investor even more attractive. LRM has a balanced life sciences team adding additional knowledge and expertise to our team. Together we can grow Arcarios into a successful life sciences company.”
Arcarios was recently established through a merger of Therosteon B.V. and a spin-off from Tigenix NV (Euronext: TIG). The Company focuses on the development of novel disease-modifying therapeutics in the field of bone and joint diseases.
Arcarios is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and has research facilities in Rotterdam and Diepenbeek (Bioville).