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Engitix Announces Expanded Collaboration and Licensing Agreement with Takeda to Develop New Anti-Fibrotic Therapies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

12 April 2022


Engitix Ltd (‘Engitix’), a biotechnology company developing a portfolio of programmes in fibrosis and solid tumours using its proprietary human extracellular matrix (ECM) platform, today entered into an agreement with Takeda to expand an existing collaboration to now include the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for fibrostenotic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Engitix will be eligible to receive a total of up to approximately $300 million for the achievement of preclinical, development, regulatory and commercial milestones over the course of the partnership, as well as further royalty payments based on sales of commercialised products.

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