As well as the UK the drug has also been sold in Germany, but now Shield has stepped up its European expansion after striking a deal with marketing company Ewopharma EG to sell Feraccru in Switzerland.Carl Sterritt, chief executive officer and founder of Shield Therapeutics, said: “The agreement entered into today further validates our commitment to roll out of Feraccru to patients in multiple geographies as quickly as possible.”It also reflects the group’s strategy to maximise value for stakeholders through an appropriate mix of self commercialisation in core markets and licensing in other geographies.”We are very pleased to partner with Ewopharma who are ideally placed to commercialise Feraccru in Switzerland and look forward to a successful collaboration in this highly developed market for IDA.”Gateshead’s Shield Therapeutics plans to raise to fund new drug trialsSwitzerland is a well developed market for iron deficiency drugs, and makes up almost 15% of European IV iron sales.Under the terms of the new deal Shield will manage the regulatory aspects of Feraccru’s marketing and supply, while Ewopharma will be responsible for pricing, reimbursement, marketing and distribution.Ewopharma chief executive Alain Staub, added: “Feraccru ideally fits our development strategy as we intend to strengthen our iron deficiency franchise. Switzerland is traditionally an IV iron market.”We are therefore delighted to introduce this innovative oral iron therapy and offer our Swiss patients an easier, more convenient alternative. We look forward to a long term partnership with Shield.”Shield did not disclose the terms of the agreement but did say that the North East firm will receive an upfront fee and is eligible to receive further payments as the product hits certain “regulatory and commercial achievements”..
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