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SOTIO Initiates CLAUDIO-01 Trial with Antibody-Drug Conjugate SOT102 in Patients with Gastric and Pancreatic Cancer

  • CLAUDIO-01 is the first-in-human trial of SOT102, a CLDN18.2 (Claudin 18.2) targeting antibody-drug conjugate (ADC)
  • The trial will enroll up to 109 patients with gastric and pancreatic cancer

SOTIO Biotech, a clinical stage immuno-oncology company owned by PPF Group, announced today that it has dosed the first patient in its Phase 1/2 CLAUDIO-01 trial of SOT102 in patients with gastric and pancreatic cancer. SOT102 is the lead program of SOTIO’s growing ADC pipeline built on multiple platforms.

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SOTIO Secures €280m of Funding to Expand and Advance Clinical Pipeline

  • PPF Group provides funding to advance SOTIO through key clinical milestones
  • Proceeds shall be used to conduct two phase 2 studies with SOT101, including a checkpoint inhibitor combination trial
  • Three programs (SOT102, BOXR1030, and SOT201) to advance through phase 1

SOTIO Biotech, a clinical stage immuno-oncology company owned by PPF Group, announced today that is has secured €280m of funding to significantly expand and advance its clinical pipeline, including its lead asset SOT101, an IL-15 superagonist, and three new clinical programs until end of 2023.

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SOTIO Expands its Antibody-Drug Conjugate Pipeline with Exclusive Collaboration and License Agreement with LegoChem Biosciences

  • SOTIO Biotech licenses LegoChem Biosciences (LCB) technology for five new antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) programs
  • Rights to LCB’s ADC platform acquired for total of up to $1027.5 million payable based on certain developments and regulatory achievements, including upfront and near-term success dependent milestones worth up to $29.5 million
  • SOTIO will be responsible for the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of the ADC products

SOTIO Biotech, a clinical stage immuno-oncology company owned by PPF Group, today announced an exclusive, target-specific license and option agreement with LegoChem Biosciences Inc. (LCB, KOSDAQ: 141080), a biotechnology company focused on developing its clinical-stage platform technology enabling antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) with an excellent therapeutic index. SOTIO will obtain rights to deploy LCB’s ADC technology for up to five therapeutic programs targeting distinct tumor-associated antigens.

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SOTIO Demonstrates Strong Potential of SOT102 (ADC Targeting Claudin 18.2) for Treatment of Solid Tumors in Preclinical Studies

  • Results from preclinical, proof-of-concept studies were presented at the 2021 AACR Annual Meeting
  • Results demonstrate strong potential of SOT102 to eliminate tumor cells in a target-specific manner
  • First-in-human study in gastric and pancreatic cancer patients with expected launch in early 2022

SOTIO, a clinical stage immuno-oncology company owned by PPF Group, announced new preclinical data of its antibody-drug conjugate (ADC), SOT102 (formerly SO-N102), for the treatment of solid tumors in a virtual poster presentation at the 2021 American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting. The data, which demonstrate that SOT102 has strong potential to eliminate CLDN18.2-expressing tumor cells in a target-specific manner, provide proof of concept for SOT102 as well as SOTIO’s proprietary ADC platform.

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SOTIO to Present Preclinical Results Describing SOT102 as Treatment of Solid Tumors at the American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting

SOTIO, a clinical stage immuno-oncology company owned by PPF Group, today announced the presentation of a virtual poster at the 2021 American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting. The presentation focuses on preclinical data describing SOT102 which is intended for the treatment of CLDN18.2-expressing solid tumors.

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Acquisition agreement with Boehringer Ingelheim for NBE-Therapeutics marks first major biotech exit for PPF Group

  • €1.18 billion acquisition provides for significant returns to PPF Group as NBE’s largest shareholder
  • SOTIO, a clinical stage immuno-oncology company, and a member of PPF Group, continues development of two ADC products under the collaboration with NBE

PPF Group, an international investment group, today announced the signing of a binding agreement to sell its stake in NBE-Therapeutics to Boehringer Ingelheim. NBE-Therapeutics is using its proprietary iADC™ platform to develop potential best-in-class antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) therapies for the treatment of solid tumors. The lead program NBE-002, an iADC targeting ROR1, entered the Phase 1 clinical testing in 2020. 

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SOTIO and NBE-Therapeutics sign collaboration and license agreement for next-generation antibody-drug conjugates

Basel, Switzerland & Prague, Czech Republic  NBE-Therapeutics AG and SOTIO a.s. today announced that the companies have entered into a collaboration for the development of next-generation antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for improved cancer therapy. Under the agreement, NBE and SOTIO will collaborate on the discovery, non-clinical development and manufacturing of novel ADC products against undisclosed targets. The ADC products will be based on NBE’s proprietary antibody discovery and conjugation platforms, including NBE’s Transpo-mAbTM antibody platform, its site-specific SMACTM conjugation technology and its novel ultra-potent toxin platform. SOTIO will have global responsibility for clinical development, registration and commercialization of the ADC products.