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ITM Isotope Technologies Munich SE. (7/31/23). "Press Release: ITM and Point Biopharma Expand Global Supply Agreement for n.c.a. Lutetium-177". Garching & Indianapolis, IN.

Organisations Organisation ITM Isotope Technologies Munich SE
  Today Isotopen Technologien München AG
  Group ITM (Group)
  Organisation 2 Point Biopharma Global Inc. (Nasdaq: PNT)
  Group Eli Lilly (Group)
Products Product EndolucinBeta® (n.c.a. 177Lu)
  Product 2 RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL (RPT)
Persons Person McCann, Joe (Point Biopharma 202310 CEO)
  Person 2 Schuster, Steffen (ITM Isotopen Technologien München 201603 CEO)
     


ITM Isotope Technologies Munich SE (ITM), a leading radiopharmaceutical biotech company and POINT Biopharma Global Inc. (NASDAQ: PNT) (“POINT”), a company accelerating the discovery, development, and global access to life-changing radiopharmaceuticals,today announced the expansion of their global supply agreements signed in 2020. The expanded agreement broadens the supply of ITM’s non-carrier-added lutetium-177 (n.c.a.177Lu) to POINT to enable its usage in the clinical and potential future commercial development of the 177Lu-based molecules in POINT’s development pipeline. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

“Since POINT launched in late 2019, ITM has been a key partner to us as we have worked to establish a commercially scalable, reliable and redundant n.c.a. lutetium-177 supply chain,” said Joe McCann, Ph.D., CEO of POINT Biopharma. “In building on this established trust and ITM’s position as the world’s leading manufacturer of n.c.a. lutetium-177, we value the ability to utilize ITM’s highly pure radioisotope across our growing pipeline of next-generation radioligands for precision oncology.”

Steffen Schuster, CEO of ITM added, “It is our objective to make Targeted Radionuclide Therapy as broadly available as possible, not only by advancing our own pipeline, but also by supporting the whole industry with a stable and scalable isotope supply. We look forward to enriching our long-term collaboration with POINT by supplying our versatile n.c.a. lutetium-177 for the development and commercialization of various novel molecules.”

ITM holds a U.S. Drug Master File (DMF) with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for n.c.a. 177Lu and has marketing authorization in the EU (brand name EndolucinBeta®).


About Targeted Radionuclide Therapy

Targeted Radionuclide Therapy is an emerging class of cancer therapeutics, which seeks to deliver radiation directly to the tumor while minimizing radiation exposure to normal tissue. Targeted radiopharmaceuticals are created by linking a therapeutic radioisotope to a targeting molecule (e.g., peptide, antibody, small molecule) that can precisely recognize tumor cells and bind to tumor-specific characteristics, such as receptors on the tumor cell surface. As a result, the radioisotope accumulates at the tumor site and decays, releasing a small amount of ionizing radiation, with the goal of destroying tumor tissue. The precise localization enables targeted treatment with potentially minimal impact to healthy surrounding tissue.


ITM Isotope Technologies Munich SE

ITM, a leading radiopharmaceutical biotech company, is dedicated to providing a new generation of radiomolecular precision therapeutics and diagnostics for hard-to-treat tumors. We aim to meet the needs of cancer patients, clinicians and our partners through excellence in development, production and global supply. With improved patient benefit as the driving principle for all we do, ITM advances a broad precision oncology pipeline, including two phase III studies, combining the company’s high-quality radioisotopes with a range of targeting molecules. By leveraging our nearly two decades of pioneering radiopharma expertise, central industry position and established global network, ITM strives to provide patients with more effective targeted treatment to improve clinical outcome and quality of life. www.itm-radiopharma.com


About POINT Biopharma

POINT Biopharma Global Inc. is a globally focused radiopharmaceutical company building a platform for the clinical development and commercialization of radioligands that fight cancer. POINT aims to transform precision oncology by combining a portfolio of targeted radioligand assets, a seasoned management team, an industry-leading pipeline, in-house manufacturing capabilities, and secured supply for medical isotopes including actinium-225 and lutetium-177. POINT’s active clinical trials include FRONTIER, a phase 1 trial for PNT2004, a pan-cancer program targeting fibroblast activation protein-a (FAP-a), and SPLASH, the phase 3 trial for PNT2002 for people with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) after second-line hormonal treatment. Learn more about POINT Biopharma Global Inc. athttps://www.pointbiopharma.com/.


Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by the following words: “may,” “will,” “could,” “would,” “should,” “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “predict,” “project,” “potential,” “continue,” “ongoing” or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology, although not all forward-looking statements contain these words. These statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from the information expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Although we believe that we have a reasonable basis for each forward-looking statement contained in this press release, we caution you that these statements are based on a combination of facts and factors currently known by us and our projections of the future, about which we cannot be certain. Forward-looking statements in this press release include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the benefits of the recently completed business combination, as well as statements about the potential attributes and benefits of POINT’s product candidates and the format and timing of POINT’s product development activities and clinical trials. We cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements in this press release will prove to be accurate. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of significant risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expected results, including, among others, our ability to grow and manage our growth profitably and retain our key employees, the impact of COVID-19 on our business, the success, cost and timing of our product development activities and clinical trials, our ability to obtain and maintain regulatory approval for our product candidates, our ability to obtain funding for our operations, our the ability to maintain the listing of our common stock on the NASDAQ, changes in applicable laws or regulations, the possibility that POINT may be adversely affected by other economic, business, and/or competitive factors, and other risks and uncertainties, including those described in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 27, 2023. Many of these factors are outside of POINT’s control and are difficult to predict. Furthermore, if the forward-looking statements prove to be inaccurate, the inaccuracy may be material. In light of the significant uncertainties in these forward-looking statements, you should not regard these statements as a representation or warranty by us or any other person that we will achieve our objectives and plans in any specified time frame, or at all. The forward-looking statements in this press release represent our views as of the date of this press release. We anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause our views to change. However, while we may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we have no current intention of doing so except to the extent required by applicable law. You should, therefore, not rely on these forward-looking statements as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.


ITM Contact

Corporate Communications
Julia Hofmann / Svenja Gärtner
Phone: +49 89 329 8986 1500
Email: communications@itm-radiopharma.com

Investor Relations
Ben Orzelek
Phone: +49 89 329 8986 1009
Email: Ben.Orzelek@itm-radiopharma.com

POINT Biopharma Contact

Investor Relations Contact:
Daniel Pearlstein
Director, Strategy
investors@pointbiopharma.com

   
Record changed: 2024-01-20

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