Pharmaceutical industry

Labena Ventures to foster biotech, pharmacy and healthcare ideas

Labena, a Ljubljana-based family-run business, is launching a new platform to link start-up companies and disruptive ideas with venture capital and investment funds in medicine, biotechnology and the food and pharmaceutical industries. More than €100 million will be available, with applications expected from 14 March.

Pharmaceuticals agency issues warning about men ‘preparations’

The national pharmaceuticals agency EOF has warned that certain named "preparations" for men being sold on the internet without a license can "seriously endanger the health of consumers."

The agency named the products as "Epimedyumlu Bitkisel Karışımlı Macun" or "Epimedium Macun," which are sold as natural products in the form of jam or paste.