Welcome to PlantForm

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
  • an innovator antibody for treatment of ricin exposure
  • 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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