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CCAgr Signs Partnership Agreement with PlantForm Corporation
Victoria Italiano, July 13th 2011
Canada China Agriculture and Food Development Exchange Centre is excited to form this partnership with Plant Form Corporation, who uses a patented plant based technology platform to treat patients suffering from cancer and other critical illnesses. PlantForm President and CEO Don Stewart met with CCAgr President Youming Zhao earlier this morning to finalize their agreement.
“This innovative technology used by PlantForm was developed at the University of Guelph by Dr. J. Christopher Hall, the Canada Research Chair in Recombinant Antibody Technology. “
Why is Plant Form’s technology so innovative than the leading medicine used to fight cancerous disease? It uses fast development timelines, a versatile manufacturing platform, low production cost, unlimited scale-up capability, its socially responsible and environmentally friendly.
PlantForm won the award for 2010 Innovator of the Year from Guelph Partnership for Innovation. PlantForm was also selected as a leading investment opportunity and winner in the life sciences category of Canada's Top 10™ Competition in 2008-09 and 2010. Needless to say, PlantForm is a successfully advanced company that CCAgr is proud to work with.
“This innovative platform allows Plant Form to produce fully active versions of approved antibody drugs for as little as 10 per cent of the manufacturing cost of brand-name products. “
CCAgr begins the search for potential business partners and investors in China interested in this new platform. Youming Zhao P.Agr states, “This is a very exciting innovation in the world of medicine. I am very happy to do my best in assisting this company in their global growth ventures so someday, they can cure patient all over the world.”
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