Entries by Uta Mommert

MS: Polpharma joins forces with Sandoz

Polpharma Biologics SA has partnered up with Novartis subsidiary Sandoz AG to market a natalizumab biosimilar. As part of the global commercialization agreement, Polpharma Biologics will be responsible for the development, manufacturing and supply of the collaboration biosimilar, which is currently in Phase III clinical development for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).

PharmaMar moves ahead with NDA for Zepsyre

The FDA has given the go-ahead to PharmaMar’s proposal to file for accelerated approval its New Drug Application (NDA) for lurbinectedin monotherapy for the treatment of second-line small-cell lung cancer.

Billions for the circular economy

Together with the EIB, five of the EU’s largest national promotional banks and institutions plan to invest €10bn to accelerate the transition to a sustainable and circular economy.

US$5bn deal for Galapagos

Belgian biotech Galapagos NV has entered into a R&D collaboration with Gilead Sciences. The US drug maker is paying up to US$5bn for Galapagos’ pipeline and drug discovery platform.