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Biocytogen
Innovative technologies drive the R&D of new drugs
Biocytogen(02315.HK) is undertaking a large-scale project to develop first-in-class and/or best-in-class antibody drugs for more than 1000 targets, known as Project Integrum (RenMice HiTS Platform).We aspire to accelerate innovation through external partnerships.
Pipeline
To streamline the entire drug development process
We are committed to working with global partners to develop innovative antibody drugs to benefit patients as soon as possible.
Antibody Discovery Platforms
Proprietary RenMice® platforms
Using its RenMice (RenMab, RenLite and RenNano) series, Biocytogen has established six fully human antibody technology platforms to meet the needs of developing drugs against different targets with different modalities.
Collaborations
Leveraging strengths offering flexibilities pursuing win-win
103therapeutic antibody co-development/out-licensing/transfer agreements kr
47target-nominated RenMiceTM licensing projects
Biocytogen Enters into Evaluation and Potential Licensing Agreement with BioCopy for TCR-mimic Antibodies
Beijing, China, May 6, 2024 - Biocytogen Pharmaceuticals (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (“Biocytogen”, HKEX: 02315), a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery of novel antibody-based therapeutics, today announced a TCR-mimic antibody evaluation and potential licensing agreement with BioCopy AG (“BioCopy”), a research-based biotechnology company headquartered in Basel, Switzerland. The agreement grants BioCopy access to fully human TCR-mimic antibodies targeting an intracellular antigen generated by Biocytogen’s proprietary RenTCR-mimicTM mice. BioCopy will conduct an evaluation and retain the option to license these antibodies for the development of novel cancer therapies.“We are glad to provide BioCopy with our TCR-mimic antibodies,” said Dr. Yuelei Shen, President and CEO of Biocytogen. “Our in vivo matured TCR-mimic antibodies demonstrated favorable affinity and excellent specificity. Combined with BioCopy’s expertise in TCR-mimic antibody screening and engager development, we are optimistic that our collaboration will generate novel drugs that benefit cancer patients.”BioCopy will use Biocytogen’s TCR-mimic antibodies and test them against promising intracellular tumor associated antigens. Here, BioCopy will use its automated end-to-end platform for the optimization of multispecific biotherapeutics to further develop these TCR-mimic antibodies into next-generation oncological drugs.About Biocytogen’s TCR-mimic Antibody Discovery Platform Biocytogen’s TCR-mimic platform focuses on the discovery of fully human antibodies to intracellular targets that are presented on the cell surface by MHC class I molecules. Leveraging proprietary RenTCR-mimicTM (HLA/RenMab) mice and specialized immunization protocols, Biocytogen’s platform is designed to generate TCR-mimic antibodies that are highly specific for peptide/HLA complexes and not HLA itself. Using high-throughput antibody screening platform, Biocytogen swiftly identifies TCR-mimic antibodies with higher specificity and affinity than endogenous TCRs derived from patients to overcome tumor immune escape. Currently, antibody hits for multiple intracellular targets, including TAAs, cancer-testis antigens, mutated protein antigens, and viral protein antigens, are being evaluated in vivo and in vitro. Fully human antibody sequences obtained from the TCR-mimic platform can empower the development of T cell engagers, bispecific/multispecific antibodies, and CAR-T therapies.About Biocytogen Biocytogen (HKEX: 02315) is a global biotechnology company that drives the research and development of novel antibody-based drugs with innovative technologies. Founded on gene editing technology, Biocytogen leverages genetically engineered proprietary RenMice® (RenMabTM/RenLite®/RenNano®/RenTCR-mimicTM) platforms for fully human monoclonal/bispecific/multispecific antibody discovery, bispecific antibody-drug conjugate discovery, nanobody discovery and TCR-mimic antibody discovery, and has established a sub-brand, RenBiologicsTM, to explore global partnerships for an off-the-shelf library of >400,000 fully human antibody sequences against approximately 1000 targets for worldwide collaboration. As of December 31, 2023, 103 therapeutic antibody and multiple clinical asset co-development/out-licensing/transfer agreements and 47 target-nominated RenMice® licensing projects have been established around the globe, including several partnerships with multinational pharmaceutical companies (MNCs). Biocytogen pioneered the generation of drug target knock-in humanized models for preclinical research, and currently provides a few thousand off-the-shelf animal and cell models under the company’s sub-brand, BioMiceTM, along with preclinical pharmacology and gene-editing services for clients worldwide. Headquartered in Beijing, Biocytogen has branches in China (Haimen Jiangsu, Shanghai), USA (Boston, San Francisco), and Germany (Heidelberg). For more information, please visit http://en.biocytogen.com.cn.About BioCopy BioCopy is a multinational company headquartered in Switzerland with a state-of-the-art R&D facility in Germany. The company focuses on biotherapeutic drug discovery and development using their end-to-end automated, AI-powered platform. BioCopy is convinced that cancer can be cured with ingenuity and AI, supported by the extraordinary power of our body’s own immune system. With the company’s unique platform BioCopy is working continuously to develop next generation biotherapeutic drug candidates with unprecedented efficacy and safety, transforming today’s pharmaceutical industries.Website: www.biocopy.comBiocytogen Contacts Antibody assets and platforms: BD-Licensing@biocytogen.com Media: pr@bbctg.com.cn
Biocytogen Enters Collaboration with ABL Bio to Develop New Bispecific Antibody-Drug Conjugates
Beijing, China, March 25, 2024 - Biocytogen Pharmaceuticals (Beijing) Co., Ltd. ("Biocytogen", HKEX: 02315), a global biotechnology company that drives the research and development of novel antibody-based drugs with innovative technologies, and ABL Bio Inc. (“ABL”, KOSDAQ: 298380), a Korean clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel therapeutics in oncology and CNS diseases, today announced a collaboration to develop new bispecific antibody-drug conjugates (bsADCs). Biocytogen’s RenLite® mice platform can produce fully human antibodies with diverse epitopes and high affinity. This platform is notable for its ability to generate antibodies in a common light chain format, offering a distinctive combination of design flexibility, simplified manufacturing processes, and optimal developability for bsADC development. Based on this platform, both companies will be able to discuss expanding their collaboration for various types of ADC development.Dr. Yuelei Shen, President and CEO of Biocytogen, said, “We are very pleased to collaborate with ABL, a company that possesses advanced platforms for cancer immunotherapy and treatments against CNS diseases. ABL’s consistent success in advancing its pipeline strongly showcases its expertise and capabilities in regulatory, clinical development, and business development activities. BsADC drugs derived from our RenLite® mice platform have shown preferable potency in various tumor models, while also exhibiting good safety profiles. We believe our fully human bsADC platform technology, which features increased tumor selectivity, target synergized internalization, and convenient CMC development, will complement ABL's capabilities effectively. Together, we aim to expedite the development of innovative bsADC therapies.”Sang Hoon Lee, CEO of ABL, said, “We are excited to establish this partnership with Biocytogen for bsADCs. This collaboration is one of the stepping stones for getting down to developing bsADCs. We look forward to a productive collaboration, and firmly believe that this partnership will contribute towards creating a distinctive pipeline, ultimately leading to novel therapies that improve the quality of life for patients.”About Biocytogen Biocytogen (HKEX: 02315) is a global biotechnology company that drives the research and development of novel antibody-based drugs with innovative technologies. Founded on gene editing technology, Biocytogen leverages genetically engineered proprietary RenMice® (RenMabTM/RenLite®/RenNano®/RenTCR-mimicTM) platforms for fully human monoclonal/bispecific/multispecific antibody discovery, bispecific antibody-drug conjugate discovery, nanobody discovery and TCR-mimic antibody discovery, and has established a sub-brand, RenBiologicsTM, to explore global partnerships for an off-the-shelf library of >400,000 fully human antibody sequences against approximately 1000 targets for worldwide collaboration. As of June 30, 2023, 50 therapeutic antibody and multiple clinical asset co-development/out-licensing/transfer agreements and 42 target-nominated RenMice® licensing projects have been established around the globe, including several partnerships with multinational pharmaceutical companies (MNCs). Biocytogen pioneered the generation of drug target knock-in humanized models for preclinical research, and currently provides a few thousand off-the-shelf animal and cell models under the company’s sub-brand, BioMiceTM, along with preclinical pharmacology and gene-editing services for clients worldwide. Headquartered in Beijing, Biocytogen has branches in China (Haimen Jiangsu, Shanghai), USA (Boston, San Francisco), and Germany (Heidelberg). For more information, please visit http://en.biocytogen.com.cn.About ABL Bio ABL Bio Inc. (KOSDAQ: 298380) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing antibody therapeutics for immune-oncology and neurodegenerative diseases. With internal R&D and global partnerships, ABL has developed multiple BsAb platforms, such as ‘Grabody-T,’ ‘Grabody-B’ and built an innovative pipeline of multiple clinical and pre-clinical stage drug candidates. In the oncology area, we have developed Grabody-T, a modular 4-1BB engaging platform that has demonstrated superior efficacy and safety. In the neurodegenerative disorder space, we have developed Grabody-B, which is designed to maximize blood-brain barrier (BBB) penetration. Grabody-B is applicable to various CNS targets across a plethora of neurological disorders, potentially providing a breakthrough to address the high unmet medical needs in neurodegeneration. For more information, please visit www.ablbio.com.Biocytogen Contacts Antibody assets and platforms: BD-Licensing@biocytogen.com Media: pr@bbctg.com.cn
Biocytogen and Gilead Enter Into a Multi-Target Antibody Collaboration Agreement
Beijing, China, February 19, 2024 – Biocytogen Pharmaceuticals (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (“Biocytogen”, HKEX: 02315) today announces an antibody evaluation and option agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc. The agreement provides Gilead access to Biocytogen’s extensive fully human antibody library generated against a wide range of therapeutic targets. Over a three-year nomination period, Gilead will nominate targets of interest and evaluate the corresponding antibodies, with the option to acquire selected antibodies for worldwide therapeutic development. Under the terms of the agreement, Biocytogen will receive a payment to enable Gilead’s evaluation of certain antibodies directed to a given nominated target. Biocytogen is eligible to receive option exercise fees along with development, regulatory and sales milestone payments for each selected antibody against the nominated targets, as well as single-digit royalties on net sales.Dr. Yuelei Shen, President and CEO of Biocytogen, said, “We are thrilled to collaborate with Gilead, a partner renowned for their drug development and commercialization expertise. Our extensive library of RenMice®-derived, fully human antibodies could serve as an important resource for Gilead to accelerate development of multiple novel antibody-based therapeutics to treat a variety of diseases. We are committed to supporting Gilead as well as our other partners in their drug development endeavors to benefit patients.”About Biocytogen’s Fully Human Antibody Library Biocytogen’s antibody library was generated using a series of proprietary RenMice® platforms, which were genetically engineered to accelerate the development of novel antibody-based therapeutics. RenMabTM mice carry the entire human antibody variable region repertoire, and can generate fully human antibodies with high diversity, low immunogenicity, outstanding specificity and affinity, and exhibit excellent developability properties. Second-generation RenLite® and RenNano® models, which generate common light chain antibodies and heavy-chain-only antibodies, respectively, further facilitate generation of fully human multi-specific antibodies or nanobodies. RenMice have also been engineered to lack specific drug targets; these targeted knockout platforms can generate antibodies with enhanced sequence and epitope diversity. This platform increases the likelihood of discovering novel species cross-reactive antibodies to facilitate downstream in vivo screening and identification of differentiated antibody candidates. A library featuring available antibody sequences along with characterization data is ready for immediate evaluation and partnership opportunities.About Biocytogen Biocytogen (HKEX: 02315) is a global biotechnology company that drives the research and development of novel antibody-based drugs with innovative technologies. Founded on gene editing technology, Biocytogen leverages genetically engineered proprietary RenMice® (RenMabTM/RenLite®/RenNano®/RenTCR-mimicTM) platforms for fully human monoclonal/bispecific/multispecific antibody discovery, bispecific antibody-drug conjugate discovery, nanobody discovery and TCR-mimic antibody discovery, and has established an off-the-shelf library of >400,000 fully human antibody sequences against approximately 1000 targets for worldwide collaboration. As of June 30, 2023, 50 therapeutic antibody and multiple clinical asset co-development/out-licensing/transfer agreements and 42 target-nominated RenMice® licensing projects have been established around the globe, including several partnerships with multinational pharmaceutical companies (MNCs). Biocytogen pioneered the generation of drug target knock-in humanized models for preclinical research, and currently provides a few thousand off-the-shelf animal and cell models under the company’s sub-brand, BioMiceTM, along with preclinical pharmacology and gene-editing services for clients worldwide. Headquartered in Beijing, Biocytogen has branches in China (Haimen Jiangsu, Shanghai), USA (Boston, San Francisco), and Germany (Heidelberg). For more information, please visit http://en.biocytogen.com.cn.Biocytogen Contacts Antibody assets and platforms: BD-Licensing@biocytogen.com Media: pr@bbctg.com.cn
Biocytogen News
Biocytogen Awarded U.S. Patent for RenLite Common Light Chain Mouse Platform
Beijing, China, June 21, 2024 – Biocytogen Pharmaceuticals (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (“Biocytogen”, HKEX: 02315) announced United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent grant for independently developed RenLite® fully human common light chain mouse platform. RenLite mice, developed using Biocytogen’s proprietary Size-Unlimited and Precise Chromosome Engineering (SUPCETM) technology, feature the in situ replacement of the entire human antibody heavy chain variable region genes and a single light chain variable region gene. This enables the generation of highly diverse fully human antibodies that share a common light chain, effectively avoiding light-heavy chain mismatches during the assembly of bispecific antibodies, thereby significantly reducing the complexity of the CMC process. The molecular structures of these bispecific antibodies resemble monoclonal antibodies, exhibiting favorable physicochemical properties. Leveraging RenLite and RenLite KO mice, Biocytogen has generated a library of antibodies targeting over 200 TAA targets, enabling the rapid development of bispecific antibody and bispecific antibody-drug-conjugate (ADC) therapies.In addition to the RenLite platform, Biocytogen’s independently developed RenMice® series includes RenMabTM, RenNano®, RenTCRTM and RenTCR-mimicTM platforms. These five fully human antibody/TCR mouse platforms cater to the diverse R&D needs of pharmaceutical companies globally. Since their debut in 2019, the RenMice platforms have garnered widespread recognition within the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. As of December 31, 2023, Biocytogen has established 47 target-nominated RenMice licensing projects with over 20 multinational corporations (MNCs) and biopharmaceutical/biotech companies, including Merck KGaA, Janssen, Xencor, BeiGene and Innovent. The RenMice platform has generated a library of over 400,000 fully human antibodies against thousands of targets and high-quality candidate antibodies, facilitating 103 projects encompassing co-development, out-licensing, and transfer agreements.The U.S. patent authorization for the RenLite platform technology demonstrates Biocytogen’s exceptional innovation capabilities and global competitiveness. Biocytogen will continue to pursue global patent strategies and protect key technologies, offering advanced technology platforms and robust intellectual property protection for its partners. Besides the United States, patent applications for the RenLite platform have been submitted in China, Europe, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Singapore, Russia, Israel, Australia, and other countries and regions with authorizations in progress.About Biocytogen Biocytogen (HKEX: 02315) is a global biotechnology company that drives the research and development of novel antibody-based drugs with innovative technologies. Founded on gene editing technology, Biocytogen leverages genetically engineered proprietary RenMice® (RenMabTM/RenLite®/RenNano®/RenTCR-mimicTM) platforms for fully human monoclonal/bispecific/multispecific antibody discovery, bispecific antibody-drug conjugate discovery, nanobody discovery and TCR-mimic antibody discovery, and has established a sub-brand, RenBiologicsTM, to explore global partnerships for an off-the-shelf library of >400,000 fully human antibody sequences against approximately 1000 targets for worldwide collaboration. As of December 31, 2023, 103 therapeutic antibody and multiple clinical asset co-development/out-licensing/transfer agreements and 47 target-nominated RenMice® licensing projects have been established around the globe, including several partnerships with multinational pharmaceutical companies (MNCs). Biocytogen pioneered the generation of drug target knock-in humanized models for preclinical research, and currently provides a few thousand off-the-shelf animal and cell models under the company’s sub-brand, BioMiceTM, along with preclinical pharmacology and gene-editing services for clients worldwide. Headquartered in Beijing, Biocytogen has branches in China (Haimen Jiangsu, Shanghai), USA (Boston, San Francisco), and Germany (Heidelberg). For more information, please visit http://en.biocytogen.com.cn.Biocytogen Contacts Antibody assets and platforms: BD-Licensing@biocytogen.com Press Contact: pr@bbctg.com.cn
2024.06.21
GV Safety Assessment Platform (GVSAP) and Biocytogen Forge Strategic Collaboration to Accelerate Biopharmaceutical Innovation
Source: https://www.businesswireindia.com/gv-safety-assessment-platform-gvsap-and-biocytogen-forge-strategic-collaboration-to-accelerate-biopharmaceutical-innovation-90079.htmlHyderabad, Telangana, India – May 17, 2024 – GV Safety Assessment Platform (GVSAP), a leading integrated R&D enabler offering comprehensive preclinical research solutions, proudly announces a groundbreaking partnership with Biocytogen, a leader in industry-leading technologies that propel drug discovery. This collaboration marks a significant advancement in biomedical research, aimed at bolstering the R&D endeavors of Indian researchers by democratizing cutting-edge tools and technologies.Through this strategic alliance, Indian biomedical researchers will gain unparalleled access to Biocytogen's expertise in providing Humanized research models, other Off-the-shelf models and products, and Gene Targeting Services offered under Biocytogen’s sub-brand BioMice.Headquartered at Genome Valley, Hyderabad, GVSAP, a subsidiary of GV Research Platform (GVRP), boasts AAALAC International and OECD-GLP compliant facilities spanning over 30,000 square feet. With a state-of-the-art modern vivarium featuring dedicated SPF breeding and preclinical testing areas, GVSAP ensures the highest standards of research integrity and animal welfare.Kalyan Korisapati, Co-Founder & CEO of GVRP, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “Our company, GVSAP already serves as a preferred distributor of high-quality traditional and immunocompromised SPF rodents for customers in India. Our collaboration with Biocytogen marks a monumental milestone in our mission to propel biomedical innovation forward. Biocytogen’s expertise in creating engineered models that mimic the interaction between drug and human targets aims to provide the Indian Biopharma community with convenient access to precision research.”Yuelei Shen, CEO of Biocytogen, emphasized the partnership's potential, stating, “Biocytogen empowers researchers with innovative tools and technologies. With India's rising prominence in biopharma R&D, it's a pivotal hub for advanced solutions like humanized mice. By leveraging GVSAP’s extensive reach in the Indian biopharma community, we are poised to catalyze pioneering discoveries and accelerate Indian biomedical research through this collaboration.”By amalgamating GVSAP's global network, top-tier infrastructure, and skilled talent pool with Biocytogen's unparalleled expertise in genetic engineering and model development, the alliance aims to expedite the innovation of scientific discoveries.For media inquiries and further information, please contact:  info@gvrp.in or visit www.gvrp.in and https://en.biocytogen.com.cn/
2024.05.17
BIO 2024 | Schedule 1-on-1 Meetings with us!
Biocytogen’s antibody business development and licensing (BDL) team is excited to host 1-on-1 meetings at Bio International Convention 2024, taking place from June 3-6, 2024 in San Diego, CA!Schedule 1-on-1 Meetings ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Our Fully Human Library. Your Pipeline. Leveraging our proprietary RenMice® discovery platforms, Biocytogen has generated a vast antibody library consisting of 400k+ fully human antibody sequences against hundreds of therapeutic targets. This antibody sequence library, as well as individual antibody-based assets, are available for partnership:40+ PCC-stage antibody assets: B7-H3, Siglec-15, TNFR2, MUC16, NKG2D, ROR1, TIGIT, IL-2RA, AMHR2, CD73, CD40 (antagonist), and more;80+ TAA antibodies for plug-and-play development: TSPAN8, SLC34A2, MUC1, 5T4 (TPBG), PTK7, FOLR1, CEACAM6, PSMA, CDH3, DLL3, SEZ6, HER3, HLA-G, LIV-1, and more;Download TAA Library Poster 10+ fully human bsAbs: 4-1BB x CD40 bsAb, TIGIT x IL-21 fusion protein for oncology, OX40 x OX40 (biparatopic) bsAb for autoimmunity, and more;20+ bsADCs: PTK7 x TROP2 bsADC, HER3 x MET bsADC, PTK7 x EGFR bsADC, PTK7 x B7-H3 bsADC, and more;10+ TCR-mimic antibodies: WT1, KRAS (G12V, G12D), NY-ESO-1, AFP, GP100, LMP2, Survivin 2B and other intracellular targets in the context of HLA-A02, HLA-A03, HLA-A11, or HLA-A24;90+ nanobodies and our “Nano 100 Project”: TFR1 (blood-brain-barrier crossing), 4-1BB, OX40, BCMA, and more;70+ fully human GPCR mAb/bsAb programs: CCR8, GPRC5D, GIPR, LGR5, CCR2, and more;5 clinical-stage assets: PD-1×CD40 bsAb (YH008), CD40 agonistic mAb (YH003), CTLA-4 mAb (YH001), OX40 mAb (YH002), 4-1BB mAb (YH004).In addition, Biocytogen offers licensing and flexible partnering models for its RenMice® fully human antibody/TCR discovery platforms: Biocytogen’s antibody assets and RenMice platforms have been widely recognized by global companies. As of December 31, 2023, we have successfully established 103 therapeutic antibody agreements and 47 target-nominated RenMice® licensing projects worldwide. The asset partnerships include our mAbs, bsAbs, bsADCs, nanobodies, TCR-mimic antibodies and anti-GPCR antibodies.View Our Partnership News ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Interested in exploring partnership opportunities with us to benefit your drug discovery and development? Contact us today!Contact Us
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