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Just – Evotec Biologics Awarded Second Contract from U.S. Department of Defense Under Accelerated Antibodies Program

By July 7, 2023No Comments

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Evotec SE’s Seattle-based subsidiary, Just – Evotec Biologics, Inc. a contract valued up to $74M for the rapid development of monoclonal antibody-based drug product prototypes targeting orthopoxviruses.

Under the contract, Just-Evotec Biologics will develop drug product prototypes from discovery through the execution of Phase I first-in-human clinical trials. To enable rapid development, Just-Evotec Biologics will further leverage its technology platform, J. DESIGN, with activities including molecular optimization, cell line and process development, and culminating in intensified continuous manufacturing at Just-Evotec Biologics’ advanced development and manufacturing facility – J.POD Redmond, Washington.