MaxCyte Inc - Rockville, Maryland-based provider of cell engineering platform technologies developing "next-generation cell therapeutics" - Inks strategic platform license agreement with Legend Biotech Corp, a firm focused in cell therapy. Under the terms of the agreement, Legend Biotech will get a non-exclusive worldwide license to use MaxCyte's Flow Electroporation technology and ExPERT platform in connection with the research, clinical development and commercialisation of cell-based therapeutical products. Accordingly, MaxCyte will be allowed to receive annual licensing fees and milestones from Legend during clinical development.

Chief Executive Officer Maher Masoud says: "We are looking forward to supporting Legend Biotech's non-viral engineered cell therapy program as they expand their portfolio with new delivery modalities. As a leading provider of cell-engineered platform technologies for drug developers, our global infrastructure allows us to provide Legend Biotech with technical, scientific, and regulatory support to advance its non-viral engineered therapeutic pipeline across all major regions."

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By Holly Beveridge, Alliance News reporter

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