EMA Accepts Samsung Bioepis’ MAA for SB8 Bevacizumab Biosimilar Candidate

INCHEON, Korea – July 19, 2019 – Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted for review the company’s Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for SB8, a biosimilar candidate referencing AVASTIN® (bevacizumab). If approved, SB8 will be commercialized in Europe by MSD, which is known as Merck in the United States and Canada. 

About Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd.
Established in 2012, Samsung Bioepis is a biopharmaceutical company committed to realizing healthcare that is accessible to everyone. Through innovations in product development and a firm commitment to quality, Samsung Bioepis aims to become the world's leading biopharmaceutical company. Samsung Bioepis continues to advance a broad pipeline of biosimilar candidates that cover a spectrum of therapeutic areas, including immunology, oncology and ophthalmology. Samsung Bioepis is a joint venture between Samsung BioLogics and Biogen. For more information, please visit: www.samsungbioepis.com.


Na Yun KIM

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