Pieris Achieves First Milestone Payment in Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (4568.t) Collaboration to Develop Anticalin® Therapeutics  
10/9/2012 11:01:37 AM

FREISING, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pieris AG announced today the achievement of the first financial milestone in its discovery and development collaboration with Daiichi Sankyo Company Limited (hereinafter Daiichi Sankyo; headquartered in Chuo Ward, Tokyo, TSE 4568). The milestone recognizes the on-schedule selection, optimization and characterization of several Anticalin® drug candidates, developed using Pieris’ proprietary next-generation scaffold technology, against a Daiichi Sankyo target. The financial details of the milestone payment have not been disclosed.