Friday, March 6, 2015
Boehringer Ingelheim and CureVac, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company based in Tubingen, Germany, have announce an exclusive global license and development collaboration. The new collaboration focuses on CureVac’s CV9202, a novel investigational therapeutic mRNA vaccine in early clinical development for the treatment of lung cancer.
The nonprofit Cancer Research Institute (CRI), Ludwig Cancer Research and CureVac, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that has developed a new class of therapies and vaccines based on messenger RNA (mRNA), will collaborate to enable clinical testing of novel cancer immunotherapy treatment options.
CureVac has signed several agreements with Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi. Under these agreements, CureVac and Sanofi Pasteur will further develop and apply CureVac’s proprietary RNActive technology platform to the development of vaccines against several infectious diseases.