Making life-saving medicine more affordable
PlantForm Corporation is a Canadian biotech company with an innovative, low-cost manufacturing system for a wide range of plant-made pharmaceuticals.
Our patented molecular farming platform, vivoXPRESS®, uses tobacco plants to produce high quality monoclonal antibodies and therapeutic proteins for the treatment of cancer, HIV/AIDS and other devastating diseases. With production costs approximately one-tenth of the cost of mammalian-cell systems, vivoXPRESS® is our solution to the rapidly rising global demand for more affordable biopharmaceuticals.
PlantForm's pipeline includes:
three biosimilar cancer drugs, leading with biosimilar Herceptin® (trastuzumab) for breast cancer
innovator antibodies for HIV/AIDS (R&D funded by the Gates Foundation and the Government of Canada)
innovator antibodies for treatment of Ebola virus (Sudan strain)
recombinant butyrylcholinesterase (BuChE) for protection against nerve agent exposure
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