Innovent Biologics and Synaffix Expand ADC Collaboration Following Positive Preliminary Clinical Signal from Ongoing Phase 1 Study

  • New deal builds on encouraging preliminary clinical data from the Phase 1 study of the first antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) developed under the agreement signed in June 2021
  • The expanded collaboration to provide Innovent with access to additional targets and further proprietary Synaffix linker-payloads for the development of additional innovative ADCs 
  • Synaffix will be eligible to receive an upfront fee plus potential milestone payments and royalties on commercial sales for each licensed target

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, 7 December 2023 — Synaffix B.V., a Lonza company (SIX:LONN) focused on commercializing its clinical-stage platform technology for the development of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) with best-in-class therapeutic index, today announces the expansion of its licensing agreement with Innovent Biologics (Innovent), Inc. (HKEX:01801), a world-class biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and commercializes high-quality medicines for the treatment of oncology, autoimmune, metabolic, ophthalmology and other major diseases.

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