PPD and Pfizer Enter into Three-Year Agreement

August 04, 2020

PPD announced it will provide drug development services to advance Pfizer’s portfolio.

Intravacc and Celonic Partner for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

July 30, 2020

The companies will combine Intravacc’s OMV delivery platform with S-proteins with Celonic’s CHOvolution mammalian cell expression system to produce B and T-cell responses against SARS-CoV-2.

Avid and Argonaut Enter into Manufacturing Solutions Co-Marketing Agreement

July 30, 2020

The companies will utilize Avid’s upstream and downstream process development and drug substance manufacturing services in conjunction with Argonaut’s parenteral drug product fill-finish services for the delivery of CGMP parenteral drug products for use in clinical studies.

Novartis and Sangamo Announce Gene Therapy Collaboration for up to $795 Million

July 30, 2020

Sangamo will receive a $75 million upfront license fee payment and will be eligible to earn up to $720 million in other development and commercial milestone payments, including up to $420 million in development milestones and up to $300 million in commercial milestones.

Cerevel Therapeutics Enters into $445 Million Deal with Arya Sciences

July 30, 2020

The transaction is expected to be completed during the fourth quarter of 2020.

DuPont and Rutgers University Enter Research Collaboration

July 29, 2020

DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences has entered into a research collaboration in microbiome science with the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine at Rutgers University.

Pfizer and BioNTech Sign Supply Agreement with US Government for Vaccine Candidate

July 22, 2020

Pending approval of the Pfizer and BioNTech mRNA-based vaccine candidate against SARS-COV-2, the companies will supply the US government with an initial 100 million doses.

AstraZeneca and IQVIA Partner on Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

July 21, 2020

The project will focus on providing a faster route to clinical studies for AstraZeneca’s potential COVID-19 vaccine, AZD1222.

Merck and Dewpoint Team Up for HIV Treatment Plan

July 15, 2020

Dewpoint’s condensate platform works to target individual molecules and interacting groups of molecules within condensate communities to create new treatments for incurable and untreatable diseases.

Emergent and Johnson & Johnson Enter into $480 Million Manufacturing Agreement for COVID-19 Vaccine

July 06, 2020

Emergent is entering into a five-year agreement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals for the large-scale drug substance manufacturing of Johnson & Johnson’s investigational COVID-19 vaccine, Ad26.COV2-S.