Angel News

Angel News

Back to Homepage

16th June 2020

Ikarovec awarded grant by Innovate UK to develop new wet AMD gene therapy

Ikarovec, which is developing novel gene therapies to treat major ophthalmic indications, has been awarded £458,740 by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, to accelerate development of its wet-form age-related macular degeneration (wAMD) product. The grant, made under the UKI2S Innovate Accelerator Programme (1), is being matched by investment made into the company by LifeArc, Parkwalk and UKI2S in its recent seed round. This new funding for Ikarovec’s early stage wAMD product provides additional resource with which to accelerate its development, while the seed funds are being used primarily to advance the company’s lead programme in diabetic macular edema.

...

Register / Login now to read full story

In order to read the full story we need you to be registered with us, please click the links below to login or register.

Login / Register

Add a comment:

Name:

Email:

Comment:

Enter the characters in the image shown:



Back to Homepage