Lonza, BaroFold Announce Technology Evaluation Agreement for PreEMT

16.01.2013 -

Lonza, a leader in biological development and BaroFold, an protein technology developer, announced today a non-exclusive technology and license agreement whereby Lonza will evaluate BaroFold's PreEMT high pressure refolding technology for use in biological development refolding processes. Lonza's evaluation will focus on refolding difficult to express microbial products expressed as inclusion bodies. The PreEMT unit will be installed for evaluation at Lonza's microbial development and manufacturing plant in Visp, Switzerland.

The agreement includes an option for Lonza to extend the platform evaluation to GMP production analysis.