Inflammatory bowel disease primary market research & opportunity mapping

Challenge: A private venture-backed US biotech company was developing a biologic through late-stage drug discovery and wished to quantify the commercial opportunity for the product in treating anemia...
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Preclinical development support for a gene therapy

Challenge: A biotech company developing novel gene therapy approaches for in vivo cell trans-differentiation required an AAV gene therapy expert to serve on a scientific advisory board (SAB) tasked...
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Scouting for GI disease assets for in-licensing

Challenge: A disease area unit within a global biopharmaceutical company was charged with a mandate to seek out novel candidate assets in development to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and...
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IP portfolio triage of a live biotherapeutic product for a US TTO

Project Challenge: A US technology transfer office required support in evaluating its life science research programs to help direct internal funding towards its most commercially viable projects....
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Benchmarking deal terms & formulating negotiating positions for AI discovery company

Project Challenge: Our client was a company on which we had conducted due diligence for an investor approached us for support with a potential deal with an AI discovery company. The concept was to...
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Scouting for metabolic disease assets to license

Challenge: A venture capital portfolio company developing small molecule therapeutics for metabolic/obesity indications had made the strategic decision to supplement their internal product pipeline...
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Assessing the clinical development & regulatory pathway for a Phase 3 gene therapy product

Challenge Our client, a PE-backed specialty pharma company growing rapidly through M&A, was assessing a number of late-stage development projects to license/acquire. The company was considering a...
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Clinical due diligence on a company targeting CNS indications

Challenge A major VC fund asked Alacrita to conduct a clinical due diligence on a potential investment in a company targeting CNS indications. The target company was led by an executive with whom the...
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Viral vector manufacturing landscape and bottlenecks

Challenge: A national biomedical research agency requested Alacrita’s support with (1) a technical assessment of the agency’s own internal capabilities in AAV manufacturing, (2) a global landscape of...
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Assessing a new inhalation device and assisting with partnering

Challenge: A medical device company has developed a nebulizer system for pulmonary delivery that can produce droplets below 1.5µm diameter. Initial clinical evaluations of demonstrator compounds used...
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Clinical and regulatory support for respiratory delivery specialist

Challenge: A respiratory delivery specialist company was looking at established drugs to assess the attractiveness and risks of developing inhaled or intranasal formulations of selected molecules. It...
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Valuation of a radiolabeled peptide for diagnosis of pulmonary diseases

Challenge: In preparation for fundraising, a biotech company developing a clinical stage radiolabeled peptide to diagnose pulmonary diseases required an independent valuation of its technology in...
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