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Daiichi Sankyo–ERS Genomics: CRISPR technology, 202001– license ww excl €na for internal r+d

 

Period Period 2020-01-13
Region Region ALL
Organisations Partner, 1st Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd. (TSE: 4568.JP)
  Partner, 2nd ERS Genomics Ltd.
Products Product CRISPR gene editing technology
  Product 2 drug discovery
     

ERS Genomics Ltd.. (1/13/20). "Press Release: ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR Gene Editing Technology to Daiichi Sankyo to Support Internal Research and Development". Dublin.

ERS Genomics Limited, which was formed to provide broad access to the foundational CRISPR/Cas9 intellectual property co-owned by Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, today announced the signing of a license agreement with Daiichi Sankyo, a global pharmaceutical company with corporate origins in Japan. The agreement provides Daiichi Sankyo with access to CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology intellectual property for use in its internal research and development.

ERS Genomics holds an exclusive worldwide license to the foundational intellectual property covering CRISPR/Cas9 for all applications other than use as a human therapeutic. Under the terms of the license, Daiichi Sankyo is able to use CRISPR technology to support its R&D initiatives to address areas of unmet medical need.

Eric Rhodes, CEO of ERS Genomics, said: “Daiichi Sankyo is our first large pharma licensee in Japan. CRISPR/Cas9 is revolutionary in genome editing; we look forward to observing how the company applies the technology to further advance its R&D operations.”

Financial details of the agreement are not disclosed.


About ERS Genomics
www.ersgenomics.com

ERS Genomics is a biotechnology company based in Dublin, Ireland. The company was formed to provide broad access to the foundational CRISPR/Cas9 intellectual property held by Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier. Non-exclusive licenses are available for research and sale of products and services across multiple fields including: research tools, kits, reagents; discovery of novel targets for therapeutic intervention; cell lines for discovery and screening of novel drug candidates; GMP production of healthcare products; companion animal and livestock health; production of industrial materials such as enzymes, biofuels and chemicals; and synthetic biology. For additional information please visit www.ersgenomics.com.

   
Record changed: 2020-03-28

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