Manufacturing roundup: Lonza collaborates with a VC in Israel; Piramal updates one facility while opening a new one
The Swiss CDMO powerhouse Lonza is no stranger to Israel, but a recent collaboration has cemented a new hold over biotech in the region.
According to the company, Lonza and the Israel Biotech Fund, a venture fund investing in Israeli and Israeli-related biotech companies, announced a two-year framework agreement.
The deal aims to provide accelerated timelines for the development and manufacture of biologics and small molecules. Lonza will add support to the IBF by working to de-risk and provide development and manufacturing services to the IBF’s portfolio companies. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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