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Nanobiotix Announces €2.8 Million Grant to Develop NBTXR3

Published: Friday, July 05, 2013
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013
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Through ETPN, Nanobiotix is driving nanomedicine in Europe and is now involved in the first nanomedicine consortium in France with the launch of NICE project.

Nanobiotix has announced that it has secured c.€9 million in funding from bpifrance (formerly OSEO) of which €2.8 million is directly attributable to the Company.

This grant, awarded through bpifrance’s Strategic Industrial Innovation (ISI) program, will accelerate the clinical and industrial development of the Company’s lead product NBTXR3 in a new indication, liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma).

Liver cancer is a major health problem that causes one of the greatest number of deaths each year worldwide, c.695,000 deaths per annum.

This grant supports the launch of NICE (Nano Innovation for CancEr), the first consortium of nanomedicine stakeholders in France focused on characterization and industrialization aspects.

The consortium has been accredited by the Medicen Paris Region, a competitive cluster for innovative therapies in Ile-de-France (www.medicen.org).

Consisting of five public and private partners, the NICE consortium includes partners with in depth expertise in the field of nanomedicine.

Its mission is to build a platform to accelerate the development and industrialization of nanomedicine in France by capitalizing on the strong and complementary expertise of each partner.

Nanobiotix’s lead product NBTXR3, based on NanoXray, is currently under clinical development for advanced soft tissue sarcoma and has received authorization from the French Medicine Agency, ANSM, to start a second clinical trial in patients with locally advanced cancers of the oral cavity or oropharynx (head and neck cancer).

NBTXR3 will benefit fully from this platform of expertise and funding received from bpifrance by being able to accelerate its clinical development.

The purpose of this project is the start of a new Phase I clinical study with NBTXR3 in patients with primary liver cancer.

In addition to Nanobiotix, the consortium includes BioAlliance Pharma, leader of the consortium which is developing Livatag®, a doxorubicin nanoparticle currently in Phase III clinical trial for treatment of primary liver cancer; CEA-Leti, the developer of cancer-detecting nanoparticles based on Leti’s Lipidots® platform; DBI, a company specialized in the production of nanomedicine pharmaceutical products and the Institut Galien Paris Sud (University Paris Sud/CNRS), which has an academic-excellence team specialized in nanoparticle research.

“Today, nanomedicine is considered as one of the major growth drivers of the global pharmaceutical industry and it is essential that the industry is structured at the local level to be competitive,” said Laurent Levy, CEO of Nanobiotix.

Levy continued, “In turn, Nanobiotix will benefit from the consortium in two ways; if the sector is structured right to be able to accelerate the development and industrialization of products, and in the development of a new indication of NBTX3 which will help patients and build shareholder value.”


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