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Licencing Agreement to Further Preclinical Disease Modelling

Jun 16 2019 Read 466 Times

Danish life sciences business Bioneer A/S, has been granted access to ERS Genomics’ CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology intellectual property, to generate a range of human cell based disease models.

The licensing agreement, will enable Hørsholm-based Bioneer to generate and commercialise CRISPR-edited cell based models, broadening its core capabilities and expanding on Bioneer's expertise in biomedical research support.

Eric Rhodes, CEO of ERS Genomics, said: “Bioneer has proven expertise in a broad array of biomedical fields. Adding CRISPR/Cas9 to their toolbox ensures they remain on the leading edge of technology. We are very pleased that Bioneer chose to expand on its service offering by licensing CRISPR/Cas9 technology through ERS Genomics."

“This cutting-edge technology will complement Bioneer’s competences in advanced preclinical disease modelling.” stated Lars H. Pedersen, CEO of Bioneer. Company CSO Christian Clausen added “Bioneer is working with both industry and academia to solve complex disease relevant questions by using advanced disease modelling. The CRISPR/Cas9 tools will enable clients and collaborators to precisely tailor their preclinical modelling strategies to their specific needs for predictive in vitro models.”

Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

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