Bayer and Informed Data Systems Inc. (One Drop) join forces to jointly develop digital health products across therapeutic areas

Bayer and Informed Data Systems Inc. (One Drop), a US-based digital health company, today announced that they have entered into an agreement to jointly develop digital health products for multiple therapeutic areas. The aim of the collaboration is to provide integrated services empowering patients to manage certain conditions. In addition, Bayer increases its equity stake […]

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Bayer supports “The Challenge Initiative” of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with 10 million USD

Today Bayer announced the support of “The Challenge Initiative” (“TCI” hereafter) with a payment of 10 million USD. Hosted at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the initiative provides women and girls living in urban poverty in cities in Africa and Asia with family planning and reproductive health solutions. TCI is led by […]

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Bayer to support Harvard Research Study to Evaluate Trust in Science, Including in COVID-19 pandemic

With the public debate on the merits of scientific data throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Bayer announced its support for a new, multi-year Harvard Data Science Initiative (HDSI) research effort. This initiative will explore the public engagement with science, and better understand how to build confidence in the reliability, capability and integrity of scientific data and […]

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Bayer partners with Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) on global clinical research evaluating COVID-19 treatments

Bayer announced today its Canadian organization Bayer Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, will partner with the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) in launching a major clinical research program aimed at identifying potential treatments against COVID-19. The two studies will evaluate the safety and efficacy of different combination therapies including Bayer’s chloroquine and interferon beta-1b. “Treatments against COVID-19 […]

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Bayer and Nuvisan create new research unit in Berlin

Bayer AG today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to transfer a large part of its Berlin-based small molecule research unit to Nuvisan, an international service provider for clinical studies, laboratory services and contract manufacturing with several sites and clinics in Germany and France. The strategic partnership will lay the foundation for a […]

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Bayer and Exscientia collaborate to leverage the potential of artificial intelligence in cardiovascular and oncology drug discovery

Bayer and Exscientia Ltd., a UK-based Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven drug discovery company, have entered into a three-year, multi-target collaboration. The partners will work on early research projects combining Exscientia’s proprietary AI drug discovery platform and drug design know-how with Bayer’s data and drug discovery capabilities. They aim to identify and optimize novel lead structures for […]

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New set-up for IT at Bayer

Bayer is transforming its IT function to further accelerate the digitalization of the company. Leading IT providers will take over standardized services, such as the provision of digital workplaces for employees or the global operation of IT infrastructure. Internally, the IT function will focus on differentiating solutions for Bayer’s businesses. The realignment is part of […]

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Bayer selects Pharmaron as partner organization

Bayer and Pharmaron have entered into a global collaboration agreement to develop new molecular entities for veterinary medicines. Under the collaboration, Bayer will fully leverage Pharmaron’s Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) service platform. This will include drug substance and drug product manufacturing to support Bayer’s research, development and commercialization needs. Financial terms were not disclosed. […]

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Bayer and Dewpoint Therapeutics partner to research new treatments for cardiovascular and gynecological diseases

Bayer and Dewpoint Therapeutics, a biotechnology company with sites in Boston and Dresden, Germany, today announced an option, research and license agreement worth up to USD 100 million. The partnership will leverage Dewpoint’s proprietary platform for biomolecular condensates and Bayer’s small molecule compound library to develop new treatments for cardiovascular and gynecological diseases. Today, around […]

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Bayer invests USD 50 Million in eGenesis Series B financing round

eGenesis, a biotechnology company utilizing breakthrough gene editing technologies for the development of effective human-compatible organs to address the global organ shortage, successfully completed a USD 100 million Series B financing. The financing was led by Fresenius Medical Care Ventures (FMCV), with participation from new investors including Leaps by Bayer and Wellington Partners. Existing investors, […]

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