Catamaran Bio, Bio-Techne expand CAR-NK cell collaboration

By The Science Advisory Board staff writers

Catamaran Bio and Bio-Techne have expanded their collaboration on the development of cell engineering and cell process technologies for Catamaran's manufacturing of chimeric antigen receptor-natural killer (CAR-NK) cell therapies.

Under the collaboration, Bio-Techne will contribute its cell expansion technologies and both companies will contribute expertise to enable large-scale production of functional CAR-NK cells.

Catamaran now has license to Bio-Techne's rights related to the TcBuster transposon system for use in the manufacturing of allogenic cell therapies; it has integrated this system into its CAR-NK Tailwind platform.

The two firms' collaboration began in 2020, they said.

Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.


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