27 Jun 21 | CN | Innovent Biologics announced China’s National Medical Products Administration has approved its supplemental New Drug Application for Tyvyt® (sintilimab) in combination with Byvasda® (biosimilar bevacizumab) as a first-line treatment for people with advanced or unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma.
28 Jun 21 | Teva and Bioeq announced they have entered into a strategic partnership for the exclusive commercialisation of Bioeq’s FYB201 (proposed ranibizumab biosimilar). Under the agreement, Bioeq will be responsible for the development, registration and supply of the product, while Teva will gain commercialisation rights in Europe, Canada, Israel and New Zealand.
29 Jun 21 | EU | Bioeq announced that it has submitted the MAA for FYB201 (proposed ranibizumab biosimilar) to the EMA. Under the agreement announced on 28 June 2021, FYB201 will be marketed in the EU by Teva.
29 Jun 21 | A new study published in Cancer Communications concluded that Luye Pharmaceuticals’ LY01008 (proposed bevacizumab biosimilar) demonstrated similarity to reference Avastin® in terms of efficacy and safety in patients with advanced or recurrent non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer.
29 Jun 21 | STADA and XBrane BioPharma announced that Xlucane™ (proposed ranibizumab biosimilar) met its primary endpoint in a pivotal comparability trial. STADA disclosed that it plans to submit the MAA and BLA for Xlucane™ to the EMA and FDA respectively in the second half of 2021.
02 Jul 21 | Gan & Lee Pharmaceuticals announced positive Ph I results for its three proposed insulin analog biosimilars (insulin aspart, insulin lispro and insulin glargine). Gan & Lee announced that all three Ph I studies met their primary PK and primary PD analyses.