Sandoz announces collaboration with Biocon on next-generation biosimilars

Last week, Sandoz announced a new collaboration with Asian biopharmaceutical company Biocon to “to develop, manufacture and commercialize multiple biosimilars in immunology and oncology for patients worldwide. Under the terms of the agreement, both companies will share responsibility for end-to-end development, manufacturing and global regulatory approvals for a number of products, and will have a cost and profit share arrangement globally.” Sandoz noted that it will lead commercialization in the US, Canada, and the EU, while Biocon will lead commercialization across the rest of the world.