Benitec, Promega and Merck, Atugen and Eisai London Research Laboratories, Artemis Pharmaceuticals and Biovitrum, and Abbott Laboratories and Celera Genomics | GenomeWeb

Benitec and Promega said this week that they have granted Merck a non-exclusive global license to use Benitec’s DNA-directed RNAi technology in research activities.

Financial terms of the arrangement were not disclosed, but Benitec said that the deal does not include downstream commercial rights for therapeutic development. “This is an important milestone,” Benitec’s chairman and CEO John McKinley said in a statement.

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