Sanofi, BioNTech ink cancer immunotherapy agreement

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

BioNTech, a Mainz, Germany-based immunotherapy provider, have entered into a multiyear exclusive collaboration and license agreement to leverage the scientific expertise of the two organizations to discover and develop up to five cancer immunotherapies, each consisting of a mixture of synthetic messenger RNAs (mRNAs).

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BioNTech, Genmab ink immuno-oncology agreement

Thursday, May 21, 2015

BioNTech, a German-based fully integrated biotechnology company developing personalized cancer immunotherapies, has signed an agreement with Genmab, a publicly traded international biotechnology company, to jointly research, develop and commercialize multiple bispecific antibodies for cancer immunotherapy using proprietary technologies from both companies: BioNTech’s proprietary immunomodulatory antibodies and Genmab’s DuoBody technology platform.

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Immatics, BioNTech advance personalized cancer vaccines into clinical trials

Thursday, October 16, 2014

BioNTech and immatics biotechnologies are moving a novel concept of fully personalized therapeutic cancer vaccines, Glioma Actively Personalized VAccine Consortium (GAPVAC), into the clinic. The German national authority, the Paul-Ehrlich-Institute (PEI), has approved the start of a phase I/II study, GAPVAC-101, which applies for the first time the concept of treating glioblastoma patients based on drugs designed and manufactured for each patient individually according to specific characteristics of their tumor and immune system.

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