Noxopharm awarded new anti-cancer patent

Pharmaceutical developer Noxopharm has been awarded patent protection for its Veyonda treatment for late-stage cancers. The patent, one of a number of families of patents the company is seeking in major drug markets, is for a suppository formulation including the drug idronoxil. Idronoxil is an inhibitor of sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) – a messenger in cells that…

Manufacturers may be called up to defeat virus

The federal government has reached out to the manufacturing sector to help defeat the coronavirus now threatening Australia. The government has issued a request for information from companies capable of supplying medical personal protective equipment (PPE). This includes surgical gowns, gloves, goggles, hand sanitisers, clinical waste bags, waste bag closure devices (ties), blood and fluid…

Welding company K-Tig in leadership change

Keyhole Tig welding developer K-Tig has announced a change of leadership as the company’s share price languishes at an all time low. The company, which manufactures patented, high productivity welding equipment and offers welding as a service, announced David Williams had been replaced as executive director by experienced international executive Mark Twycross. K-Tig issued a…