The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded UF startup Ology Bioservices, Inc. (Ology), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Resilience, a contract valued as much as $250 million for manufacturing development of a monoclonal antibody as a medical countermeasure (MCM) to botulinum neurotoxins (BoNT).
UF startup and UF Innovate | The Hub resident AavantiBio, a gene therapy company focused on transforming the lives of patients with rare genetic diseases, and National Resilience, Inc. (Resilience), a company building the world’s most advanced biopharmaceutical manufacturing ecosystem and who recently acquired UF startup and UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech alum Ology Bioservices, announced a strategic collaboration to support the development and manufacturing of AavantiBio’s pipeline of therapies, including its lead program in Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA).
Curious about what motivates the company that just acquired UF startup and UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech graduate Ology Bioservices? Anger at the length of time it is taking to get vaccines to fight Covid. This story in Forbes is a picture of Resilience, a new player in the town of Alachua.