Bavarian Ministry of the Interior

DGAP-News: Formycon's COVID-19 drug FYB207 Wins Prestigious Pharma Trend Image & Innovation Award 2021

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 8:01am

Press Release // September 15, 2021

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  • Press Release // September 15, 2021
    Munich - Formycon AG (ISIN: DE000A1EWVY8/ WKN: A1EWVY) yesterday received the Pharma Trend Image & Innovation "Most Innovative Product(R)" Award in the category of Leap Innovations for its COVID-19 drug development FYB207.
  • For what is now the 22nd time, the Pharma Trend Image & Innovation Awards, also known in the industry as the Pharma Oscars, were presented in various categories at a celebratory awards ceremony under the patronage of Bavarian Health Minister Klaus Holetschek, MdL.
  • "Receiving the prestigious Pharma Trend Image & Innovation 'Most Innovative Product(R)' Award for Leap Innovations is a great pleasure and encourages us in our innovative COVID-19 drug development.
  • Based on its extensive experience in the development of biopharmaceutical drugs, the company is also working on the development of an innovative COVID-19 drug.

iThera Medical leads €1.9m research project to advance optoacoustic imaging technology towards AI-supported quantitative medical diagnosis

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

Commenced on 1st September 2021, the project DeepOPUS (highly integrated DEtEction Platform for improved quantification and increased framerate in OPtoacoustic and UltraSound imaging) aims to further advance the established MSOT technology through use of AI.

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  • Commenced on 1st September 2021, the project DeepOPUS (highly integrated DEtEction Platform for improved quantification and increased framerate in OPtoacoustic and UltraSound imaging) aims to further advance the established MSOT technology through use of AI.
  • These developments will enhance diagnostic and computational performance as well as reduce the cost of the device.
  • A primary goal of the project is to increase the MSOT image quality with advanced AI methods for better usability and higher diagnostic accuracy.
  • Since its incorporation in 2010, iThera Medical develops and markets optoacoustic imaging systems for preclinical and clinical research.