Shares in NetScientific PLC (LON: NSCI) doubled in value after it emerged that a drug developed by one of its portfolio companies will take a key role in a phase II clinical study planned by industry giant Merck.
Shares in Summit Therapeutics PLC (LON:SUMM, NASDAQ:SMMT) rose after the company said its next-generation antibiotic “significantly improved” the short- and long-term quality of life of people with c.difficile infection when compared with the current standard of care.
One of TomCo Energy plc’s (LON:TOM) technology partners is confident that an optimal design for the company’s innovative oil recovery method is now nearer, amid new modelling following a recent field test.
IronRidges Resources PLC (LON:IRR) has identified more potential targets at its Dorothe gold prospects in Chad from a wide-ranging electrical resistivity programme.
MTI Wireless Edge Ltd (LON:MWE) has won orders worth just over US$1mln for the supply of military antennas to an existing Israeli customer.
Amphion Innovations PLC (LON:AMP), the developer of medical, life science, and technology businesses, has trimmed its stake in Polarean Imaging PLC (LON:POLX). Amphion, which will use the proceeds to pay down debt, indicated it was a reluctant seller of the shares and said it remains excited by the future prospects of the medical imaging technology company.
Ades International Holding PLC (LSE:ADES) chief executive Mohamed Farouk Abdelkhalek bought US$61,335 worth of the company’s shares.