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ALK bets on well-known tablet technology to treat peanut allergy

ALK has gotten the rights to use a technology by partner Catalent to develop a peanut allergy tablet vaccine. But the Danish allergy company is far from alone on the food allergy market, where biotech firms have been testing a vast array of different technologies in recent years. Still, CEO Carsten Hellmann brushes off competition.

ALK is betting big on peanut allergy | Photo: ALK / PR

ALK has secured the rights to a technology it will use to develop a tablet against peanut allergy, which will be one of the most important growth drivers in the years post-2025, according to the Danish allergy company.

The technology in question is a fast-dissolve tablet formulation dubbed Zydis, which Catalent is behind. ALK has used this technology before, as the company signed a deal with Catalent many years ago to develop its respiratory tablet portfolio.

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