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Minapharm Pharmaceuticals and Cheerland Biotechnology Sign a Memorandum of Understanding towards a Strategic Partnership in the MEA Region and Asia

Cairo, Egypt – Shenzhen, China -- Dec 21.12.2023

Minapharm Pharmaceuticals, a premier biopharmaceutical company in the Middle East and Africa and global provider of proprietary technologies, headquartered in Egypt with multiple global subsidiaries, and Cheerland Biotechnology (CLB), a global biologics contract development and manufacturing organization based in China, today, December 21st, 2023, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the aim of jointly pursuing potential business opportunities in the MEA region and Asia.

Sanofi and Minapharm Sign an Exclusive Agreement for Localizing the manufacture of Clexane®

Sanofi and Minapharm announce the signing of an exclusive Manufacturing and Supply Agreement for the localization of the full range of its flagship market leader product, Clexane®.

The agreement between Sanofi, a global pharmaceutical company and Egypt’s Minapharm, a regional Biotech company with wholly owned subsidiaries in Cairo and Berlin, boosts Egypt’s national localization strategy of biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

SaudiVax, Minapharm, and MiGenTra Sign a Memorandum of Understanding towards a Strategic Partnership in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation Countries

SaudiVax, a leading biopharmaceutical company in Saudi Arabia, Minapharm Pharmaceuticals, a premier biopharmaceutical company and global provider of proprietary technologies headquartered in Egypt with multiple subsidiaries in Berlin, and MiGenTra GmbH, a healthcare transforming medicines company headquartered in Berlin, today announced the signing on 26th September 2023 of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the companies to jointly pursue potential business opportunities in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation Countries (Region). The partnership is intended to leverage the companies’ strengths, matching Minapharm’s and MiGenTra’s cutting-edge development and manufacturing technologies and translational experience of high-quality affordable bio-engineered products with SaudiVax’s industrial capabilities and commercial reach in the Region.

LEO Pharma & Minapharm sign an exclusive agreement in Egypt

LEO Pharma & Egypt’s Minapharm expand a longstanding strategic manufacturing partnership of three decades. The successful long-term brands Fucidin® and Fucicort® account for dominant market shares in their categories. The new agreement further adds commercialization of a full portfolio of innovative dermatologic therapeutics for treatment of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis to fulfill unmet medical needs of patients across Egypt.

Minapharm Pharmaceuticals receives regulatory approval from the Paul-Ehrlich Institute for a phase 1 multi-center clinical trial in Germany for its Adalimumab biosimilar

Cairo, February 13, 2023; Minapharm Pharmaceuticals and Chemical Industries S.A.E announced today the unconditional approval of a phase 1 clinical trial for its Adalimumab biosimilar through the Paul-Ehrlich Institute (PEI) and the responsible ethical committee. The product has been submitted for approval by the Egyptian health authorities and is expected to be marketed under the name Adessia.

The approved study is a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, 2-arm, parallel group trial in 154 healthy male and female participants. It compares the pharmacokinetics, safety, immunogenicity and tolerability of the Adalimumab biosimilar, Adessia, and its reference product Humira. First dosing will occur in February 2023 and results from the study are expected by the end of this year.

Bioventure, Minapharm Pharmaceuticals and MiGenTra Sign an Exclusive Agreement for the Commercialization of Multiple Biosimilar Candidates of Alvotech in the Middle East and Africa

Bioventure, a Dubai-based pharmaceutical company, Minapharm Pharmaceuticals, a Cairo-based pharmaceutical company, and MiGenTra GmbH, a Berlin-based pharmaceutical company, announced today the signing of an exclusive license agreement for the commercialization of multiple biosimilar candidates developed and manufactured by Alvotech, in Egypt and eighteen additional countries in Africa and the Middle East (the "Territory").

Minapharm Pharmaceuticals Announces the Successful Completion of its Phase 1 Clinical Trial in Europe for its Recombinant Teriparatide, Bonosome.

Minapharm Pharmaceuticals announces the successful completion of the phase 1 clinical trial in Germany evaluating its Teriparatide Biosimilar, Bonosome, a recombinant formulation of endogenous parathyroid hormone (PTH) injection indicated for mild to severe osteoporosis. This achievement marks the first African biosimilar to succeed in a European clinical trial, with an aim to enhance African self-sustainability and provide innovative, quality and affordable medicines to the region.

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