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24 January 2023
FDA accepts Drug Master File, signifying a new milestone for Touchlight’s enzymatic doggybone DNA technology
Drug Master File simplifies the U.S. regulatory process for utilising Touchlight’s doggybone DNA and accelerates regulatory filings. doggybone DNA is the first enzymatic DNA platform with a Drug Master File, representing a significant step towards regulatory adoption. Hampton, UK, 24 January 2023 – Touchlight, a biotechnology company pioneering enzymatic DNA production to enable genetic medicines, today announced … Continued
29 November 2022
Touchlight receives grant to advance rapid, scalable and thermostable doggybone DNA vaccine platform
Funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will build on preclinical data showing the potential of nanoparticle-formulated doggybone DNA to deliver strong antibody titres and strong T cell responses. Hampton, UK – 29 November 2022 – Touchlight, a biotechnology company pioneering enzymatic DNA production to enable the genetic medicine revolution, is furthering pre-clinical development … Continued
6 September 2022
Lonza and Touchlight collaborate on end-to-end mRNA offering
Collaboration expands Lonza’s end-to-end offering for mRNA manufacturing with additional, differentiated source of DNA raw material, Touchlight’s doggybone DNA (dbDNA). Touchlight provides synthetic DNA through a cell-free enzymatic process, with advantages of speed, quality, capacity, and scalability. Customers can gain access to Touchlight’s dbDNA as an integral part of Lonza’s offering, benefiting from end-to-end mRNA … Continued
6 July 2022
Touchlight signs patent license agreement with Pfizer for the use of dbDNA for the manufacture of mRNA-based vaccines, therapeutics and gene therapies
Pfizer and Touchlight agree to patent license for Pfizer to utilise rapid, scalable, enzymatic doggybone DNA (dbDNA) in Pfizer’s clinical and commercial manufacture of its mRNA vaccines, therapeutics, and gene therapies Agreement includes upfront payment, potential development and commercial milestone payments, and royalties upon commercialization Access to dbDNA patent rights enables Pfizer’s rapid production of … Continued
15 September 2021
Touchlight extends funding round to US$125M as demand for its dbDNA™ grows rapidly
Touchlight, a biotechnology company pioneering enzymatic DNA production to enable the genetic medicine revolution, today announces extension of its fundraising round to a current aggregate total of US $125 million (£92 million GBP). The round was led by Bridford Investments Limited and Novator Partners. Demand for Touchlight’s proprietary synthetic DNA vector, dbDNA™, has grown rapidly … Continued
World Vaccine Congress
Join us at World Vaccine Congress, Washington DC (Apr 3-6, 2023).
Dr Lisa Caproni, Head of Vaccine Discovery, will be presenting on the topic “A rapid response platform for nucleic acid vaccines”.
Meet up with us and learn how our doggybone DNA can be used to enable faster, safer and more scalable DNA production than other traditional methods without contamination of the plasmid DNA backbone.