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Heidelberg Pharma AG. (9/9/22). "Press Release: Heidelberg Pharma Announces Conclusion of License Agreement with Partner Takeda To Develop an Antibody Targeted Amanitin Conjugate". Ladenburg.

Organisations Organisation MC Services AG
  Organisation 2 Takeda (Group)
Products Product ATAC® technology
  Product 2 Antibody Targeted Amanitin Conjugate (ATAC)
Index term Index term Takeda–Wilex: antibody-drug conjugates, 201706– collab developm of ADCs using ATACs for up to 3 targets Heidelberg Pharma + Millennium
Persons Person Wimmer, Sylvia (Heidelberg Pharma 202203 Corporate Communciations formerly Wilex 201403 Corporate Communications)
  Person 2 Arnold, Katja (MC Services 201309 CIRO Executive Director before Wilex AG + CAT Consultants)
     


Heidelberg Pharma AG (FSE: HPHA) today announced that its subsidiary Heidelberg Pharma Research GmbH and Takeda signed a license agreement granting Takeda an exclusive license to commercially develop an Antibody Targeted Amanitin Conjugate directed to a previously selected target molecule.

Takeda obtained access to Heidelberg Pharma's proprietary Amanitin toxin-linker platform technology under an exclusive multi-target research agreement effective as of June 2017. Takeda provided different antibodies to Heidelberg Pharma to generate new ATACs®. ATACs® are ADCs (Antibody Drug Conjugates) based on Heidelberg Pharma's ATAC® technology.

The license agreement was concluded following Takeda’s exercise of its option to exclusively license the worldwide development and commercialization rights for using the ATAC® technology with an antibody directed to a defined target and the resulting product candidates. Heidelberg Pharma receives an undisclosed milestone payment in return and is eligible to receive potential future clinical development, regulatory and sales-related milestone payments.


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About Heidelberg Pharma

Heidelberg Pharma is an oncology specialist and the first company to develop the toxin Amanitin into cancer therapies using its proprietary ATAC® technology and to advance the biological mode of action of the toxin as a novel therapeutic principle. The proprietary technology platform is being applied to develop the Company’s own therapeutic ATACs® as well as in third-party collaborations. The lead candidate HDP-101 is a BCMA ATAC in clinical development for multiple myeloma. HDP-102, a CD37 ATAC for Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and HDP-103, a PSMA ATAC for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, are in preclinical testing.

Heidelberg Pharma AG is based in Ladenburg, Germany, and is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange: ISIN DE000A11QVV0 / WKN A11QVV / Symbol HPHA. More information is available at http://www.heidelberg-pharma.com/.

ATAC® is a registered EU trademark of Heidelberg Pharma Research GmbH.


Contact

Heidelberg Pharma AG
Corporate Communications
Sylvia Wimmer
Tel.: +49 89 41 31 38-29
Email: investors@hdpharma.com
Gregor-Mendel-Str. 22, 68526 Ladenburg

IR/PR support
MC Services AG
Katja Arnold (CIRO)
Managing Director & Partner
Tel.: +49 89 210 228-40
Email: katja.arnold@mc-services.eu


This communication contains certain forward-looking statements relating to the Company's business, which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "estimates", "believes", "expects", "may", "will" "should" "future", "potential" or similar expressions or by a general discussion of the Company's strategy, plans or intentions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause our actual results of operations, financial condition, performance, or achievements, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Given these uncertainties, prospective investors and partners are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. We disclaim any obligation to update any such forward-looking statements to reflect future events or developments.

   
Record changed: 2022-09-27

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