Paul Hudson, Sanofi CEO (Eric Piermont/AFP via Getty Images)
Sanofi continues mRNA push in wake of Covid vaccine setback, partnering with China tech giant Baidu
Back in June, Sanofi unveiled a big project to reshape its R&D around the future of mRNA, and followed that up Monday by taking a step toward achieving that goal.
The French drugmaker signed a deal with Chinese tech giant Baidu to access its AI algorithm for mRNA-based therapeutics, Baidu said Monday morning. It’s for an undisclosed sum, but Baidu noted its platforms will be used to “contribute to the optimization of mRNA sequences” in Sanofi’s drug development processes.
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