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6 December 2017
Touchlight receives grand funding for DNA templated nanowire inks project
Touchlight and Newcastle University – DNA templated compound semiconductor nanowires for low-cost pollution sensors and quantum dots Touchlight and Newcastle University have been awarded grant funding from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, to advance a commercial manufacturing process to produce ultra-thin compound semiconductor nanowires using a DNA template. The process produces nanowire ‘inks’ that … Continued
21 August 2017
Touchlight expands world leading DNA technology into bespoke laboratories in Hampton
Touchlight moves into custom-designed laboratories within the restored Hampton Water Works situated on the River Thames. Touchlight’s operations are expanding in order to support numerous commercial product collaborations with large pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies around the world. This grade-two listed facility was formed in 1852 by Joseph Quick in response to the London Cholera epidemics, … Continued
7 December 2016
Touchlight shortlisted for London Award for Innovation
We are delighted to announce that Touchlight has been shortlisted for the London Award for Innovation in the 25th Anniversary London First Awards. See full article here. London First are a non-profit organisation with the mission to make London the best city in the world to do business. They aim to influence national and local government … Continued
6 October 2016
Touchlight awarded Best Emerging UK Synthetic Biotech
We are delighted to announce that Touchlight has been awarded Best Emerging UK Synthetic Biotech Company at the industry-leading OBN awards, reflecting the significant progress we have made in developing our innovative DNA amplification platform. Synbicite press release here.
4 August 2016
Touchlight shortlisted for Best Emerging UK Synthetic Biology Company.
We are delighted to announce that Touchlight has been shortlisted for the OBN 2016 Best Emerging UK Synthetic Biology Company. The OBN Awards celebrate innovation and achievement across the UK life sciences industry and recognising achievements from emerging to late stage R&D companies as well as life sciences investors. A judging panel comprising a range … Continued
17 June 2016
Innovate UK funds Touchlight collaboration with Cobra to optimise AAV manufacture
Cobra Biologics Ltd (Cobra), international CDMO of biologics and pharmaceuticals, and Touchlight, a London based emerging biotech with a novel enzyme technology for large scale production of DNA, are collaborating on a project to optimise the manufacture of Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV) vectors used in the delivery of gene therapy treatments. The collaboration aims to evaluate … Continued
29 April 2016
High-quality laboratories established at Touchlight
Touchlight has developed high-quality dbDNA™ production labs at Hampton capable of providing dbDNA™ to future licensees for feasibility studies.
11 February 2016
University College of London collaboration: DBDNA™ for gene therapy
Touchlight has entered into collaboration with Professor Simon Waddington’s group at the Institute for Women’s Health at UCL. The collaboration aims to investigate the potential to generate conventional gene therapy viral vectors (specifically lentivirus and adeno-associated virus) using doggybones™ in a triple transfection system
1 October 2015
Touchlight awarded Best Emerging UK Biotech Company
We are delighted to announce that Touchlight has been awarded Best Emerging UK Biotech Company at the industry-leading OBN awards, reflecting the significant progress we have made in developing our innovative DNA synthesis platform.
23 August 2015
Touchlight at Cell & Gene Therapy Europe
Touchlight are delighted to announce we will be presenting at Cell & Gene Therapy Europe. The conference in Barcelona begins on 29th September 2015, where we will discuss our regulatory and logistic solutions to key issues facing the commercialisation of cell and gene therapies.
3 July 2015
Touchlight moves to Hampton
Back to all news Touchlight recently moved into new premises at the Morelands and Riverdale buildings in Hampton, West London.These two extraordinary, listed Victorian water pumping stations are being refurbished to create a new scientific community beside the Thames at Hampton. The finished development will provide over 4,000 square meters of exceptional quality office and … Continued
ASGCT Annual Meeting 2023
Join us at ASGCT, Los Angeles (May 16-18, 2023).
Our team will be available at booth #507 to discuss your advanced therapy manufacturing. Learn how our enzymatically produced DNA vector called doggybone DNA (dbDNA) can significantly improve speed to manufacture, safety and scalability in comparison to plasmid DNA, for vaccine development.Learn more