Newsletter registration

By using our website, you are agreeing to cookies being stored and Google Analytics being used on your device in order to offer the best possible service. You can find more information on thishere.
Austria.
Where Your Profits Grow Sky High.

Hookipa: EUR 50 million for immunotherapy against cancer

© Hookipa Biotech

A vaccination against the Cytomegalovirus ("CMV"), which is a herpesvirus, should be tested on patients undergoing organ transplants. In addition, immunization therapy is to be tested on patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Founded in 2011, the company develops active immunotherapies against cancer and infectious diseases. The new investors include a blue-chip U.S. public investment fund as well as HBM Partners, Hillhouse Capital, Sirona Capital and the strategic investor Gilead. The existing investors of Hookipa, namely Sofinnova Partners, Forbion Capital Partners, Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, Takeda Ventures and BioMedPartners, also participated in the financing. An infection with CMV is harmless for healthy people, but can be deadly for people with weakened immune systems, especially following organ transplants. An infection during pregnancy can also have fatal consequences for the baby.Founded in 2011, the company develops active immunotherapies against cancer and infectious diseases. The new investors include a blue-chip U.S. public investment fund as well as HBM Partners, Hillhouse Capital, Sirona Capital and the strategic investor Gilead. The existing investors of Hookipa, namely Sofinnova Partners, Forbion Capital Partners, Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, Takeda Ventures and BioMedPartners, also participated in the financing. An infection with CMV is harmless for healthy people, but can be deadly for people with weakened immune systems, especially following organ transplants. An infection during pregnancy can also have fatal consequences for the baby.

Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Share on Linkedin

Testimonials

Events

Meet us at events, seminars and trade shows - worldwide.

Austria Map

Find the perfect location for your company

As a gaming machine and gaming software company, we particularly profit from the high level of education and innovative strength of Austria as a business location. We also value the strong loyalty and commitment of our local employees.

IGT Austria GmbH

igt
More testimonials

news from the business location Austria

Less gold is sometimes better

Using an ultra-thin gold layer, scientists at the Vienna University of Technology succeeded in creating an almost optimal infrared absorber.

Support measures for companies affected by COVID-19

To stimulate the economy, either new programs may be established as a result of the draft law or existing support programs (e.g. aws, ÖHT) will be expanded. All measures introduced are intended to be applicable immediately and will be in force until the end of 2020. The measures currently introduced include the following areas:

More news All blog posts