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Dyadic Collaborating with Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine for Biologic Drug Development

Dyadic International Inc. (NASDAQ:DYAI), a global biotechnology company focused on further applying its proprietary C1 gene expression platform to accelerate development, lower production costs and improve the performance of biologic vaccines and drugs at flexible commercial scales, has announced a collaboration with Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Co. Ltd (Hengrui) (SSE:600276) to apply Dyadic’s C1 technology to the development of selected Hengrui biologic drug(s).

“We are very excited to partner with Hengrui, one of the most innovative and inventive global biopharmaceutical companies. This collaboration also highlights the appeal of C1’s value proposition, producing cell lines at higher expression levels and lower cost, to address global demand for more efficient biomanufacturing processes of biologic vaccines and drugs. We are looking forward to a successful collaboration with Hengrui,” said Dyadic’s CEO Mark Emalfarb.

Dr. Lianshan Zhang, Hengrui’s R&D President, commented, “We are interested in Dyadic’s C1 technology, which has potential to help us produce biotherapeutics in a more cost-effective fashion. As a result, we are leveraging our combined expertise and working closely with Dyadic as we share their vision of creating biomedicines to benefit patients globally.”

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