Glycotope Winner at STEP Award 2010
Published: Nov 16, 2010
About Glycotope GmbH - www.glycotope.com
GLYCOTOPE, founded in 2001, focuses on the optimization and humanization of therapeutically relevant sugar structures on biopharmaceuticals known as glycosylation and on the development of innovative antibodies targeting glycostructures on cell surfaces. GlycoExpress™, the internationally broadest, most potent and validated GlycoOptimization technology for improvement of the vast majority of antibodies & protein biopharmaceuticals and is superior in productivity and quality to current production systems. GlycoExpress™ allows to make existing and new biopharmaceutical drugs more effective and tolerable in the human body and suitable for a broader patient population, which is of considerable medical as well as economic importance. Glycotope evolved into a leading integrated glycobiology company, covering all phases in drug development such as lead optimization, preclinical and process development, GMP production down to the clinical development. Glycotope´s most advanced pipeline includes antibodies against novel targets for cancer therapy (e.g. GT-MAB 2.5-GEX™) and significantly improved versions of antibodies as well as other already marketed therapeutic proteins, so called Biobetters.
About the STEP-Award
In its fifth round more than 100 companies from Germany, Austria and Switzerland applied for the STEP Award initiated by the F.A.Z.-Institute and Infraserv Höchst. The idea of the initiators is to assist innovative and growing companies in their next “STEP” to the market and to trigger an important impulse for their successful development. With more than 500 applications over the last years from companies that are active in the prospering fields of Chemistry, Pharma, Life Science, Bio-/Nanotechnology, Medical Technology and Greentech the value of the STEP Award has been widely accepted.
Contact: Glycotope GmbH Robert-Roessle-Str. 10 13125 BERLIN Germany Tel.: +49-30-9489-2600 Fax: +49-30-9489-2609 Web: www.glycotope.com eMail: email@example.com