Thursday 6th of January 2022 06:14:13 AM

Amgen inks multi-target, multi-modality research collaboration with Generate Biomedicines

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  • Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Generate Biomedicines announce a research collaboration agreement to discover and create protein therapeutics for five clinical targets across several therapeutic areas and multiple modalities.
  • As part of the research collaboration, Amgen will pay $50M in upfront funding for the initial five programs with a potential transaction value of $1.9B plus future royalties, and will have the option to nominate up to five additional programs, at additional cost.
  • For each program, Amgen will pay up to $370M in future milestones and royalties up to low double digits.
  • Amgen will also participate in a future financing round for Generate.
  • Additional terms were not disclosed.
  • AMGN recently faced downgrade at BofA.


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