Sanofi in agreement with Janssen to develop E. coli the vaccine candidate  |   |  71  mots
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(Crédits : Gonzalo Fuentes)

PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi on Tuesday announced it had reached an agreement with Janssen, a part of Johnson & Johnson, to develop and commercialize a vaccine candidate for extra-intestinal pathogenic E.coli.

Under the terms of the deal, both parties will co-fund current and future research and development costs. Sanofi will pay $175 million upfront to Janssen, followed by development and commercial milestones.

(Reporting by Tassilo Hummel; Editing by Benoit Van Overstraeten)