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Samsung Biologics Secures $156.64 Million Contract with Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals

Partnership to Boost Manufacturing Capabilities for Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disease Treatments
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Samsung Biologics has entered into a significant contract with U.S.-based Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, valued at 211.47 billion won (approximately $156.64 million). Announced on June 25, this deal represents 5.72% of Samsung Biologics’ 2023 revenue of 3.6945 trillion won. The contract period spans from June 21, 2024, to December 31, 2031.

A subsidiary of the Samsung Group, Samsung Biologics is renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities and has become a pivotal player in the global biopharmaceutical manufacturing market. This new partnership with Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, a company focused on developing treatments for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, will leverage Samsung’s advanced manufacturing capabilities to support Kiniksa’s innovative treatment pipeline.

Founded in Bermuda in 2015, Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals targets autoimmune, inflammatory, and musculoskeletal disorders. The collaboration is expected to enhance Kiniksa’s capacity to bring its treatments to market, utilizing Samsung Biologics’ expertise in producing medical drugs via biotechnology, including proteins, nucleic acids, and living cells.

The biopharmaceutical industry is experiencing rapid growth, driven by advancements in biotechnology and a rising demand for innovative treatments for chronic diseases. Contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) like Samsung Biologics are essential in this ecosystem, providing production services that enable pharmaceutical companies to focus on research and development.

This contract not only underscores the financial significance of such partnerships but also highlights the strategic importance of collaboration in the biopharmaceutical sector. By combining strengths, Samsung Biologics and Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals aim to meet the increasing global demand for advanced biopharmaceuticals, addressing the needs for treatments of chronic and rare diseases.

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