Gedeon Richter Chief Makes Biosimilars Prophecy
As Company Discuss Sales Prospects For Coming Quarters
Gedeon Richter has high ambitions for biosimilars, recently penning a deal to bring in a tocilizumab biosimilar that is currently under development. During its first-quarter earnings call, the Hungarian company’s CEO gave his current thinking on how payers may treat biosimilars amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Gedeon Richter has struck a deal worth $16.5m with Taiwan’s Mycenax for global rights to a tocilizumab biosimilar version of Actemra/RoActemra, setting a date for planned launches in the EU, Japan, Canada and Australia.
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