Organization: Viron Therapeutics Inc

GrowthWorks invests $9.5 million in high-tech firms

GrowthWorks Canadian Fund is investing $9.5 million in three high-technology firms. The latest investments are in: Advanced Glazings Ltd ($2.5 million), Sydney NS, a manufacturer of insulated glass units; SaskAlta Base Oils Corp ($2 million), Calgary, which recovers and refines hydrocarbon resources from feedstock; and, Viron Therapeutics Inc, London ON ($5 million), an early stage…

Viron Therapeutics wins Prix Galien award for VT-111

London ON-based Viron Therapeutics Inc has won the prestigious Prix Galien Canada Award for its work developing a class of medicines targeting inflammatory-based disorders. The award was made November 16 and recognizes Viron’s development of VT-111, a class of virally-derived biologics that could revolutionize the way cardiovascular disease is currently treated. VT-111 is currently in…