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A roundup of the latest high-tech and life science news from regional firms:
• Biologics to provide services in bone marrow clinical trial
CARY, N.C. – , which focuses on cancer management services, will participate in a clinical trial for bone marrow transplants that involves stem cells.
The stem cells will come from people not related to the patients.
The National Marrow Donor Program picked Biologics to participate in the trial.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
• Charlotte-based Nexxus Lighting retracts press release.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – has withdrawn a press release that recently touted the efficiency of its light-emitting diode technology.
Nexxus withdrew the release at the request of the Department of Energy.
The company said the use of tests by the DOE to promote products was “prohibited.”
“The DOE does not endorse specific products or manufacturers and Nexxus Lighting will not publish any additional information regarding this matter,” Nexxus said in a statement.
• DataFlux reports 30% increase in revenue for 2009
CARY, N.C. – , a provider of data management software and related services, says revenues increased 30 percent in 2009 over 2008 despite the global economic slowdown.
The privately held firm, which is owned by Cary-based SAS, did not release details about specific revenues or profitability.
SAS reported a 2 percent increase in its revenues for 2009 to more than $2 billion.
DataFlux reported that risk management, cost control and business optimization were the key business drivers.