Asgard Therapeutics awarded with Sweden’s SWElife Innovation Grant

Asgard Therapeutics was awarded with Sweden’s SWElife innovation grant to support the project “Turning head and neck cancer into immune cells: preclinical validation and clinical plan of TrojanDC” in collaboration with Dr. Lennart Greiff from the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Skåne University Hospital (Lund) and Professor Malin Lindstedt from the Department of Immunotechnology at Lund University. The purpose of this project is to perform preclinical validation and clinical trial design of TrojanDC for Head & Neck cancer treatment.

Swelife is a strategic innovation programe, funded by the Swedish Government via the Swedish innovation agency, Vinnova, and by the programe’s partners. Swelife supports collaboration within academia, industry and healthcare, with the goal to strengthen Life Science in Sweden and to improve public health.

Filipe Pereira awarded with the KiiLN Postdoctoral Entrepreneurship Award

The KiiLN- Keystone for Incubating Innovation in Life Sciences Network team and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai awarded Filipe Pereira, co-founder of Asgard Therapeutics, the KiiLN Postdoctoral Entrepreneurship Award. This award recognizes Filipe’s efforts in entrepreneurship addressing unmet needs in life sciences.


Asgard featured on the Pharma Industry report about ATMPs in Sweden

Advanced Therapies Medical Products (ATMPs) are considered the “drugs of the future”. These are based on gene, cell and tissue products. Sweden has the ambitious goal of becoming a leader in ATMPs and for this it is important to manage research efforts in an efficient way, facilitating the clinical translation of such innovative therapies. Within this thematic, Pharma Industry Publishing AB published a report on the development of ATMPs in Sweden, where Asgard Therapeutics was featured.

http://dp.hpublication.com/publication/f4655caf/mobile/

Filipe Pereira, Cristiana Pires and Fábio Rosa, co-founders of Asgard Therapeutics, awarded with the Lund University and Sparbanken Skåne’s prize for future innovations

Together with Sparbanken Skåne, in collaboration with the Sparbanksstiftelsen Finn, Lund University awarded Filipe Pereira, Cristiana Pires and Fábio Rosa the Lund University and Sparbanken Skåne’s prize for future innovations. The award is intended to promote and encourage the utilization of knowledge at Lund University.

https://www.lu.se/index.php/artikel/framtidens-innovationer-prisade-i-lund