Scancell Limited Company Profile

01:02 EDT 23rd March 2018 | BioPortfolio

Scancell Ltd is a company focused on the discovery and development of products that harness the immune system in a unique way to treat or prevent cancer. Founded in 1997 as a spin-out from the University of Nottingham, Scancell is based in state-of-the-art facilities at the BioCity innovation and technology centre, Nottingham. The Company, which currently employs 12 staff, has secured £4.7million of private equity and commercial funding to date. Scancell is focused in two areas: therapeutic monoclonal antibodies and cancer vaccines. Scancell’s first antibody, an EGFr antibody licensed to ISU Abxis, is expected to enter clinical trials within 12 months. Scancell has two further direct killing therapeutic antibodies against proprietary targets in preclinical development – both products are expected to be in clinical testing by the end of 2006. In addition, Scancell has two further vaccine products in development based on its proprietary ImmunoBody® vaccine technology.


Pennyfoot Street
United Kingdom


Phone: 0115 912 4311
Fax: 0115 912 4317

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Scancell and BioNTech Will Combine Their Expertise to Fight Cancer

Scancell has brought in BioNTech to develop T-cell receptors against specific target proteins in cancer cells, opening the door to new cancer treatments that target them.  Scancell works on immunothe...

Scancell poised for “significant” year with its immuno-oncology portfolio

"In our view, the potential for SCIB1 [Scancell's skin cancer treatment], as already demonstrated by the survival data, is remarkable," said one broker recently

Scancell buddies up with ‘new immuno-oncology powerhouse’

UK-based oncology specialist Scancell Holdings has announced a collaboration with Europe’s largest…

Scancell research collaboration deal with European biopharma BioNTech

Cancer immunotherapy specialist Scancell Holdings Plc (LON:SCLP) has entered into a research collaboration agreement with European biopharma BioNTech as the two look to develop innovative T-cell the...

Scancell and Cancer Research UK to study new oncology vaccine

Immunotherapies developer Scancell has partnered with Cancer Research UK to investigate the vaccine candidate SCIB2 in a Phase I/II clinical...Read More... The post Scancell and Cancer Research UK to ...

BRIEF—Scancell Holdings soars 16% on news of Cancer Research UK deal

UK-based immuno-oncology firm Scancell Holdings looked set to close around 16% up on Thursday after announcing…

Scancell to receive patent protection for key cancer platform

Once formally granted the patent will provide protection for Scancell’s pipeline of Moditope vaccines

Scancell inks research collaboration deal with European biopharma BioNTech

The research collaboration will combine Scancell’s Moditope immunotherapy platform and BioNTech’s platform technology for high-throughput cloning and characterisation of naturally selected T cell ...

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