Samsung Bioepis, Takeda to Co-Develop Biologic Therapies

Takeda Pharmaceutical and Samsung Bioepis, an Incheon, South Korea-headquartered biopharmaceutical company, have agreed to jointly fund and co-develop new biologic therapies.

The two companies will immediately begin working on the program’s first therapeutic candidate, TAK-671, for treating severe acute pancreatitis.

Samsung Bioepis is a joint venture between Samsung BioLogics, a contract biologics manufacturer based in Seoul, Korea, and Biogen. Samsung Bioepis is advancing a pipeline of biosimilar candidates that includes six candidates that cover the therapeutic areas of immunology, oncology, and diabetes.

Source: Samsung Bioepis 

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