Oxford, UK – 7 June 2016: Oxford BioMedica plc (“Oxford BioMedica” or “the Group”) (LSE:OXB), a leading gene and cell therapy group, today announces that it has signed a new non-exclusive licence under Oxford BioMedica’s LentiVector® platform technology patents for manufacturing and development services with MolMed S.p.A (“MolMed”) (MLM. MI). A previous retroviral patent agreement between Oxford BioMedica and MolMed has now expired.
John Dawson, CEO of Oxford BioMedica, commented: “This agreement with MolMed is a further endorsement of our dominant patent estate and of our unique LentiVector® platform technology for state-of-the-art bioprocessing and development services. Oxford BioMedica is already a partner for leading companies in the gene and cell therapy sector including Novartis, Sanofi, GSK and Immune Design.”
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