15 July 2022 | News
The agreement is expected to be worth up to $500 million to Syngene over 10 years
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Syngene International has announced the signing of a 10-year agreement with a leading animal health company, Zoetis, to manufacture the drug substance for Librela (bedinvetmab), a first-in-class monoclonal antibody used for treating osteoarthritis in dogs.
Syngene’s collaboration with Zoetis started in 2011. Over the past 11 years, Syngene has undertaken development work on several monoclonal antibodies for use in animal health, including developing and manufacturing clinical supplies of treatment for allergic or atopic dermatitis, now widely used, and Librela.
This agreement, initially centred on Librela, paves the way for the development and manufacturing of other molecules in the coming years and is expected to be worth up to $500 million to Syngene over 10 years, subject to regulatory approvals and market demand.