Dublin, Ireland – 19/10/2023** – ERS Genomics Limited (‘ERS’) completes licensing agreement with Syngene International, India’s leading Contract Research, Development and Manufacturing Organization.
Syngene gains access to ERS Genomics’ foundational CRISPR/Cas9 patent portfolio, ushering in a new era of technical innovation in India for its global partners.
ERS Genomics, co-founded by Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, a recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her pioneering work on CRISPR/Cas9, provides access to the definitive patent portfolio for this groundbreaking technology.
Syngene International Limited, an integrated research, development and manufacturing services company, is poised to leverage the immense potential of CRISPR/Cas9 in various scientific disciplines, including drug discovery, biotechnology, and genomics on behalf of its clients.
Eric Rhodes, CEO of ERS Genomics, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “We are delighted to partner with Syngene, a global leader in research development and manufacturing services, to empower their scientific endeavours with the transformative capabilities of CRISPR/Cas9. This collaboration promises to unlock new frontiers in genomics research and therapeutic development.”
Mahesh Bhalgat, Chief Operating Officer, Syngene International Limited, said, “Syngene is committed to delivering innovative solutions to our partners worldwide. Our agreement with ERS Genomics underscores this commitment, as we gain access to the most advanced CRISPR/Cas9 technology available. This partnership aligns perfectly with our mission to partner with clients to accelerate scientific discovery and support the development of life-changing therapies.”
The collaboration between ERS Genomics and Syngene marks a significant addition to India’s scientific and commercial landscape and reinforces the nation’s growing influence in the global biotechnology and life sciences sector. Both organizations are focused on driving scientific progress and bringing transformative innovations to the forefront of research and development.
Financial details are not disclosed.