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Argobio S.A.S.

Argobio SAS, a newly-created start-up studio dedicated to life sciences, today announced its launch with 50 M€ of committed capital. Argobio was initiated by Kurma Partners, a leading Paris and Munich-based healthcare venture capital firm, and Bpifrance, the French national investment bank. Kurma and Bpifrance were joined by complementary strategic investors, Angelini Pharma, a private international pharmaceutical company, Evotec, a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company, and the Institut Pasteur, internationally renowned center for biomedical research. Argobio will create and launch at least five ambitious biotech companies over the next five years sourcing innovative early-stage projects from renowned European academic research institutions. Argobio will focus on selected therapeutic areas, including rare diseases, neurological disorders, oncology, and immunology. It will also look to develop promising platform technologies for therapeutic products. The investors will have the opportunity to invest in the biotech companies created by Argobio. Argobio will identify, select, and incubate these projects up to company creation, providing broad expertise in the discovery and development of innovative therapeutic products from its team of highly experienced biotech entrepreneurs. The team will be led by Yves Ribeill, Neill Mackenzie and Rémi Soula. Thierry Laugel, Managing Partner at Kurma Partners will be appointed President of Argobio, and Laurent Arthaud, Director of the Biotech and Ecotech investment of Bpifrance, will be appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board. *

 

Period Start 2021-02-17 established
Products Industry venture capital
  Industry 2 BIOTECH
Person Person Laugel, Thierry (Kurma Life Sciences Partners 201103 Managing Partner at Kurma BioFund before AGF Private Equity)
     
Region Region Paris
  Country France
  Street 8 rue Francois Villon
  City 75015 Paris
    Address record changed: 2021-03-03
     
Basic data Employees n. a.
     
    * Document for �About Section�: Argobio S.A.S.. (3/2/21). "Press Release: Argobio Announces Its Launch with 50 M€ to Create and Develop Pioneering Biotech Spinouts with the Support of Bpifrance, Kurma Partners, Angelini Pharma, Evotec, and the Institut Pasteur". Paris.
     
   
Record changed: 2021-04-22

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