The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Civica announce partnership for affordable biosimilar insulins

Mar 3, 2022

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) announced that it has entered into a partnership with not-for-profit generic manufacturing company Civica to manufacture biosimilar insulins, including biosimilars to glargine (Lantus®), lispro (Humalog®), and aspart (Novolog®).   Biosimilar insulins are to be developed for the US market so that low-cost insulin is supplied irrespective of insurance status from 2024.  JDRF is underwriting the initial development costs of the project, and Civica will manufacture and distribute biosimilar insulin for less than USD$30/vial, or $55/box of five pen cartridges.

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