Milan, Italy – Enthera Pharmaceuticals (“Enthera”), a biotech company developing disease-modifying biologics to transform the therapeutic paradigm of specific autoimmune conditions by re-establishing stem cell capabilities in a non-traditional way, today announces the completion of a €28 million Series A financing round.
Enthera, an innovative Italian start-up dedicated to the research and development of innovative therapeutics to treat Type 1 Diabetes and gastrointestinal diseases, received an investment of €4 million led by Sofinnova along with the JDRF T1D Fund (the venture capital fund of the authoritative US JDRF Foundation dedicated to promoting research on Type 1 Diabetes), the accelerator BiovelocITA and its shareholders.
Trianni, Inc. (“TRIANNI”) and Enthera, S.r.L. (“ENTHERA”) jointly announced today that ENTHERA has entered into a license agreement for The Trianni Mouse™, a best-in-class monoclonal antibody discovery platform.
Two research project collaborations – one in diabetes and one in oncology – have been launched, with a total investment of €2.5 million. These are the first projects launched by BiovelocITA, the Italian biotech accelerator launched last year by the chemist and entrepreneur Silvano Spinelli, Gabriella Camboni and the venture capital firm Sofinnova Partners.