Sanofi is jettisoning its infectious disease unit to Evotec — handing over cash, staff and a pipeline
Sanofi is spinning out its infectious disease research unit to Evotec, the German contract development organization known for its deal savviness. And the Paris-based pharma giant $SNY — suffering from a long drought that has blighted its internal R&D ops — is handing over €60 million (around $74 million) upfront for the operation along with continued financing, 10 experimental infectious disease projects and 100 of its staffers to get it all going.
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