Novozymes and Novo Nordisk Partner on Enzymes

30.11.2021 - Danish companies Novozymes and Novo Nordisk Pharmatech are teaming up to develop technical enzymes to support biopharma processing. The companies aim to develop high-quality enzymatic processing aids for the regenerative medicines market, focusing on stem cell and gene therapies.

“This collaboration reinforces a shared commitment to the development of specialty enzymes. Novo Nordisk Pharmatech brings market knowledge and the required production-quality capabilities, while Novozymes brings a large enzyme library and strong R&D competencies. Together, this positions us well to create new and innovative products for this market,” said Lotte Clemmen Christensen, vice president, corporate strategy & new business development at Novozymes

The partners expect to bring a first product to commercialization within a few years.

Author: Elaine Burridge, Freelance Journalist