Drug Delivery Technologies
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., a privately held, specialty pharmaceutical company with headquarters in Minneapolis, MN (www.upsher-smith.com), is actively seeking Canadian companies or research organizations with technology or expertise in various areas of drug delivery. Background
Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company with headquarters in Minneapolis, MN (www.upsher-smith.com), is pursuing improved drug therapies to empower people suffering from diseases to lead healthy, productive lives. Currently, Upsher-Smith has a specialty sales force actively promoting products to women’s healthcare practitioners. Upsher-Smith would like to augment its current portfolio with marketed or near-to-market women’s health products. The company, in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada Minneapolis, is seeking Canadian business partners interested in a United States partner for their innovative women’s health products. Upsher-Smith is flexible and open to a variety of business arrangements and collaborative partnerships.
Upsher-Smith is committed to the development and growth of innovative products. Our focus is simple: “Advancing pharmacotherapy. Improving life.™”
In particular, Upsher-Smith is actively seeking Canadian companies or research organizations with technology or expertise in the following areas:
Nasal drug delivery; Blood/brain barrier transport delivery systems; Bioavailability-enhancing technologies for oral drug delivery; Solubilization technologies for oral drug delivery; Sustained-release oral (solid, liquid or gel) dosage forms Sustained-release injectable drug delivery; Enabling technologies for oral transmucosal delivery, orally disintegrating dosage forms, and taste-masking; Targeted drug delivery; Oral delivery of proteins/peptides.
How to Participate:
Review Upsher-Smith Laboratory’s areas of interest and identify those that match your organization’s technologies whether currently existing or under development; Ensure that your organization has relevant published papers, presentation materials and/or patents that can be reviewed by the Upsher-Smith evaluators; Contact Andy Melnyk (email@example.com) at the Consulate General of Canada Minneapolis with your expression of interest and you will be provided with a basic template for completion; All expressions of interest must be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than December 31, 2008; Upsher-Smith Laboratory will review all submissions to determine those of specific interest for future follow-up.
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