Leading the Way in Life Science Technologies

GEN Exclusives

More »

GEN News Highlights

More »
Jan 29, 2007

Unigene Inks Supply Deal With Novartis

  • Unigene Laboratories will receive $2.5 million to supply Novartis with specified quantities of a bulk peptide necessary for development of its osteoporosis treatment.

    Unigene will develop a process for the peptide, and Novartis will have the opportunity to purchase additional quantities as necessary.

    In 2004, Novartis exclusively licensed Unigene's technology to manufacture another peptide, calcitonin, and it now runs the scaled-up process at its manufacturing facility in Kundl, Austria.



Be sure to take the GEN Poll

CRISPR Patent Controversy

Do you think recently released email from a former Broad Institute scientist to Jennifer Doudna will expedite a final legal decision on who owns the CRISPR patent?

More »