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Peptide therapy featured on BBC News


Date: 11 February 2021 | Category: News

Successful results from the recent international clinical trial of Semaglutide have been featured on the BBC News website.

Focused on weight loss therapy, the study revealed an average 15 kg weight loss during the 15 month trial.

Improving solid-phase peptide synthesis with Vapourtec


Date: 02 February 2021 | Category: News

Here we present our latest application note, Automated continuous flow solid-phase peptide synthesis (CF-SPPS) and evaluation of GLP-1. In this work, the Variable Bed Flow Reactor was used to evaluate the effect of different solid media in the synthesis of the 30-mer Glucagon-Lik…

FDA Novel drug approvals in 2020 with Vapourtec


Date: 29 January 2021 | Category: News

Every year, the FDA’s Centre for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) in the US supports novel treatments for patients by approving new drugs that will provide a better treatment of medical conditions.

Some of these drugs already have FDA approval and are being repurposed; ot…

Vapourtec back to 100% production with expansion of facilities


Date: 11 September 2020 | Category: News

Vapourtec has recently returned to 100% production capacity after securing a 50% expansion in work space.

Social distancing necessitated by Covid-19-related requirements meant that production had been running at around 70% since April. The increase in factory space is well tim…

Vapourtec appears on ITV Anglia News

Chris Butters Operations manager Vapourtec Ltd

Date: 17 July 2020 | Category: News

Vapourtec have been featured on ITV’s Anglia news programme in reference to the recently launched ‘Covid-19 hotspot tracker’ developed by the company to assess risk throughout the local authority areas of England.

Pushing reaction kinetics with a high power LED


Date: 07 July 2020 | Category: News

Here we present our latest application note: “Photocatalytic Synthesis of γ-Lactams and α-Tertiary Amine Derivatives in Continuous Flow” featuring Vapourtec High Power LED (420 nm) and prepared by the Cresswell lab.

VBFR plays role in Glycan Assembly

AGA paper graphical abstract - Glycan assembly

Date: 21 May 2020 | Category: News

Vapourtec’s new reactor, the Variable Bed Flow Reactor (VBFR), has been featured in the latest issue of Organic Letters, on the article “Automated Glycan Assembly in a Variable-Bed Flow Reactor Provides Insights into Oligosaccharide–Resin Interactions”

Spotlight on UV-150 in EPA Newsletter


Date: 19 May 2020 | Category: News

A recent article in the EPA Newsletter, co-authored by Michael Oelgemöller of James Cook University in Australia, profiles the key role played by Vapourtec’s UV-150 reactor in expanding the scope and potential of continuous flow photochemistry research.

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Collaborative DRIVE for COVID-19 treatment

COVID-19 research

Date: 01 April 2020 | Categories: Headline News, News

Industry, academia and regulatory agencies are collaborating like never before to carry out COVID-19 research. Developing and testing both existing medicines and medicines in late-stage clinical trials to help patients fight Coronavirus infection.

Vapourtec’s VBFR cited in peptide synthesis paper


Date: 31 March 2020 | Category: News

Vapourtec’s new Variable Bed Flow Reactor (VBFR) is at the core of success of  the recent paper, “Real-Time Monitoring of Solid-Phase Peptide Synthesis Using a Variable Bed Flow Reactor”  following collaboration with Prof. Dr. Peter Seeberger and members of his Group at M…

VBFR debut for Vapourtec at Flowchem Europe


Date: 01 March 2020 | Category: News

Leading flow chemists from Europe and beyond will be descending on the village of Hinxton near Cambridge at the start of March for the Flow Chemistry Europe 2020 Conference (Wellcome Genome Conference Centre, March 3-4).

Flavours and fragrances in flow at French workshop

Workshop Grasse-Flow

Date: 28 January 2020 | Category: News

Vapourtec’s Dr Manuel Nuno will be presenting a talk entitled ‘Use of advanced continuous flow reactors in organic synthesis’ at the forthcoming ‘Workshop Grasseflow’ to be held at the Grasse Biotech Business Hotel near Nice in France (4th February 2020).

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