Astex Chosen by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer for 2005

Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM


CAMBRIDGE, U.K., Dec. 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Astex, the fragment-based drug discovery and development company, has been selected as a Technology Pioneer for the World Economic Forum today. The Technology Pioneers Program was established in order to highlight companies that are developing new technologies with the potential to substantially impact business and society in the future. Astex is one of only 29 companies chosen this year, and the only UK biotechnology company.

Full press release attached below: http://hugin.info/132636/R/971314/142277.pdf


        

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