Evotec wins multi-year contract to manage National Cancer Institute Chemical Biology Consortium Screening Libraries

Five-year contract wiill have an estimated value of €4.5m

Evotec has signed a multi-year agreement with the US National Cancer Institute (NCI), Department of Health and Human Services to manage NCI Chemical Biology Consortium Screening Libraries.

The German firm will provide compound management services for a period of five years with an estimated value of €4.5m (US$4.9m).

The contract will continue to acquire, store, maintain and distribute the current library collection. This repository will form part of the CBC's drug discovery and development platform for new oncology therapeutics being researched by a consortium of primarily academic and non-profit institutions.

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