Business Wire

Aragen Announces Partnership with Skyhawk Therapeutics, Aimed at Developing Novel Small Molecule Therapeutics that Correct RNA Expression

Share

Aragen Life Sciences (formerly, GVK BIO), a leading Contract Research and Development Organization (CRDO), headquartered out of Hyderabad, India, announced that it has been selected by Skyhawk Therapeutics, a leader in the development of small molecule therapeutics that correct RNA expression, as its partner in India. Through this collaboration, Aragen will provide Skyhawk with various discovery chemistry and biology service solutions.

This partnership is focused on accelerating Skyhawk’s research pipeline. “We are delighted to have been selected by Skyhawk Therapeutics as its partner in India. At Aragen, we believe that in every molecule is the possibility for better health. It is with this spirit that we look forward to leveraging Aragen’s 20 years of discovery research expertise to help Skyhawk advance the development of its novel small molecule therapeutics targeting some of the world’s most intractable diseases,” said Manni Kantipudi, CEO of Aragen.

About Aragen Life Sciences

Aragen Life Sciences Pvt Ltd (Aragen) is a global leader in providing discovery, development and manufacturing solutions for life sciences firms. With a team of over 3100 professionals, and through a network of sites around the world, we offer a seamless, integrated platform to advance customer programs from discovery through commercialization for both small molecules and biologics. Established in 2001, Aragen now serves over 450 customers worldwide across multiple modalities and therapeutic areas.

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

Aragen Life Sciences: Sarat Patanaik, +91 95732 80064, sarat.patanaik@aragen.com
MediaMedic Communications Pvt. Ltd.: Bhavna Pathak, +918830654608, info@mediamedichealth.com

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Private and Public Sector Join Forces Under the Umbrella of the kENUP Foundation: BioNTech Announces Project to Develop the First mRNA-Based Prophylactic Malaria vaccine, and the set-up of Manufacturing Infrastructures in Africa26.7.2021 16:10:00 CEST | Press release

Today, BioNTech SE (“BioNTech”) announced the start of its Malaria project which aims at the development of a safe and highly effective malaria vaccine and the implementation of sustainable vaccine supply solutions on the African continent. The company’s project is part of a programme by the kENUP Foundation to accelerating the eradication of Malaria. This goal was out of reach so far, despite enormous financial and public health efforts of the global community. The scientific and entrepreneurial progress made during the COVID-19 pandemic raise hopes that a highly efficacious vaccine could soon help to eradicate Malaria. BioNTech aims to develop a safe and highly effective mRNA vaccine with durable protective immunity for prevention of malaria and disease associated mortality. To this end, BioNTech will assess multiple vaccine candidates featuring known Malaria targets such as the circumsporozoite protein (CSP), as well as new antigens discovered in the pre-clinical research phase. The

PPG to Expand Production Capacity for PPG ISENSE Gloss Beverage Can Coatings at Delaware, Ohio, Plant26.7.2021 15:02:00 CEST | Press release

PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it is currently adding capacity for the production of overvarnish coatings for beverage can exteriors, including PPG ISENSE™ Gloss coatings, at its Delaware, Ohio, plant. PPG expects the addition of the Delaware plant’s new volume to existing overvarnish capacity at its Oak Creek, Wisconsin, packaging coatings facility will increase the company’s overall production of overvarnish coatings in the U.S. by 40%. “Beverage can manufacturers around the world are facing unprecedented demand for their products,” said Todd White, PPG general manager, U.S. and Canada, and global strategic accounts, packaging coatings. “With this added capacity, we are committed to helping them meet that demand while adding more security to their supply chain for beverage can coatings.” In addition to increasing supply chain security for its customers and the packaging industry, the Delaware plant will provide in-line analytical capabilities for enhanced batch consistency. “PPG

NET ZERO Leaders Summit (Japan Business Conference 2021) - Online Event From Wednesday, July 28 : Latest Information26.7.2021 15:00:00 CEST | Press release

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) are pleased to announce the jointly organized “NET ZERO Leaders Summit (Japan Business Conference 2021)” to accelerate innovation in green investment and the realization of carbon neutrality. The event will take place from Wednesday, July 28, and will be held online. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210726005389/en/ Entrance_Lobby_Image (Graphic: Business Wire) Main Program In the main program, panel discussions will be held between 15 leaders of global companies and organizations. In addition, Mr. SASAKI Nobuhiko, Chairman and CEO of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), will present the opening remarks, Mr. TOKURA Masakazu, Chairman of KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation), will present the keynote speech and Prime Minister SUGA Yoshihide and Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry KAJIYAMA Hirosh

ADM Accelerates Growth of Leading Global Alternative Protein Platform with Planned Acquisition of Sojaprotein26.7.2021 14:05:00 CEST | Press release

Global nutrition leader ADM (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Sojaprotein, a leading European provider of non-GMO soy ingredients. Established in 1977, Serbia-based Sojaprotein has sales into 65 countries, offering a wide array of non-GMO vegetable protein ingredients for an extensive list of European and global customers in the meat alternative, confectionary, protein bar, pharmaceutical, pet food, and animal feed segments. The company had more than $100 million in sales in 2020. “Thirty years ago, ADM invented the soy vegetable burger, giving rise to the plant-based protein segment. Today, alternative proteins represents one of our core growth platforms, and as this $10 billion global industry grows to $30 billion over the next decade, we are investing to expand our unparalleled capabilities,” said Leticia Gonçalves, ADM’s president of Global Foods. “The addition of Sojaprotein – the largest producer of plant-based protein in southern Europe – ad

ABB to Divest Mechanical Power Transmission Division (Dodge) to RBC Bearings for $2.9 Billion26.7.2021 13:30:00 CEST | Press release

ABB today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to divest its Mechanical Power Transmission division (Dodge) to RBC Bearings Incorporated (Nasdaq: ROLL), for $2.9 billion in cash. The transaction will create a leading manufacturer of highly engineered, performance-critical bearings and motion control components. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of the year 2021, subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory review. For more than 140 years, the Dodge business has been a leader in the design, production, and marketing of mounted bearings, enclosed gearing, and power transmission components. It offers one of the broadest portfolios of mechanical power transmission products in the market, selling to industries such as surface mining, aggregates & cement, warehousing and food & beverage. Dodge has roughly 1,500 employees worldwide and achieved revenues of approximately $600 million for the last twelve months ending June 30, 2021, of which more

CHMP grants positive opinion in the European Union for Otsuka’s child-friendly 25 mg dispersible tablet formulation of Deltyba ® (delamanid) for the paediatric population weighing at least 10 kg with pulmonary multi-drug resistant tuberculosis26.7.2021 12:00:00 CEST | Press release

Otsuka Novel Products GmbH (ONPG), a subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., is pleased to announce that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommends approval of Deltyba 25 mg dispersible tablets (delamanid) for use as part of an appropriate combination regimen for pulmonary MDR-TB in adults, adolescents, children and infants with a body weight of at least 10 kg when an effective treatment regimen cannot otherwise be composed for reasons of resistance or tolerability. The current World Health Organization Global TB Report estimates that 1.2 million children (0-14 years of age) fell ill with TB in 2019.2 According to a scientific publication, every year approximately 25,000-32,000 children world-wide fall ill with MDR-TB. Of these, only a few are diagnosed and treated successfully and approximately 21% of children with MDR-TB are likely to die.1 New global targets set at the UN’s High Level Meeting on TB in 2018 inclu

First-of-Its-Kind “Pathways to Dairy Net Zero” Initiative to Raise Climate Ambition for the Global Dairy Sector26.7.2021 11:00:00 CEST | Press release

Afirst-of-its-kind Pathways to Dairy Net Zero initiative is being developed to accelerate climate change action throughout the global dairy sector. Announced today at the United Nations (UN) Food Systems Pre-Summit, the climate effort will be unlike any other in agriculture in terms of size, breadth, and scope. “The global dairy sector is creating this ground-breaking initiative to help speed climate action already underway, while continuing to provide livelihoods for a billion people and important nutrition for six billion people,” said Donald Moore, Executive Director at the Global Dairy Platform. A multi-stakeholder group of organizations, including the global dairy sector and representatives from the scientific and research communities, are working together to develop methodologies, tools and pathways that work for every dairy system. Pathways to Dairy Net Zero will officially launch during the UN Food Systems Summit in September and aims to generate commitments at the UN Climate C