Kiadis and CiMaas, Dutch developers and producers of cell therapy for cancer, have now signed an agreement to co-develop a fast and efficient production process to generate high numbers of Natural Killer Cells with strong capacity to kill tumor cells.
Neuroplast and CiMaas, developers and producers of regenerative cell therapies, are setting up joint shop at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen where they will be sharing a new laboratory and office space. Both companies currently employ around 30 people and expect to experience substantial growth.
The national campaign – to the end of June 2019 – airs radiospots and runs advertisements in several national newspapers to draw attention to the collaboration between the University and Brightlands in developing solutions for important societal issues. CiMaas regenerates the immune system to fight cancer.
Upon a recent application and discussion with EMA, Cimaas received the classification for its’ dendritic cell vaccine. EMA/CAT considers that the WT1-DC-Xcite-L1 falls within the definitions of a somatic cell therapy medicinal product and a gene therapy medicinal product and based on that is considered as gene therapy medicinal product as provided in Article 2(5)… Read more »
On June 6 2019, Kiadis Pharma (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) acquired Cytosen (USA). CiMaas had a long-standing collaboration with Cytosen to realize production of large numbers of Natural Killer Cells. The acquisition results in that CiMaas will continue the development of the Natural Killer Cell therapy now with Kiadis.
CiMaas will present the company at BIO Capital Europe 2019 in Amsterdam. BIO Capital Europe is a meeting place for investors and life science companies. CiMaas will present its strategy and progress on March 14 at 5 PM.
CiMaas recently applied for a classification for its’ Advanced Therapeutic Medicinal Product, adoptive NK cell therapy for multiple myeloma. Upon this request, the European Medicines Agency / Committee for Advanced Therapies considers that product NK-Xpand-MM1 falls within the definition of somatic cell therapy medicinal product, as provided in Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 1394/2007. This… Read more »
Mercurius Heerlen B.V. and Werker Beleggingsmaatschappij B.V. invested a second round in CiMaas B.V. to realize cancer immunotherapy.This brings CiMaas again a step closer to fund its’ development of cellular therapies into clinical trials for the patients with multiple myeloma and lung cancer.
Mr Alexander Vos joined the Supervisory Board of CiMaas in May 2018. Alexander Vos is the former CEO of PharmaCell BV, based in Maastricht and Geleen.
CiMaas announced the granting of a European Patent on its Dendritic Cells maturation technology, an essential part of its Dendritic Cell Vaccine Product.