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, ophthalmology, hematology and gastroenterology. For more information, please visit: www.samsungbioepis.com
Na Yun KIM