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January 19th, 2005

Starpharma hitches ride on Dow deal

Melbourne pharmaceutical developer Starpharma Holdings is on the verge of signing a strategic deal with Dow Chemical Company that would shore up its intellectual property position and give it access to an estimated 200 patents in the competitive field of nanotechnology.

The deal, which could be finalised by the end of next week, is expected to involve the transfer of Dow's extensive intellectual property portfolio into Starpharma's subsidiary Dendritic Nanotechnologies (DNT). In return, Dow will receive a 31 per cent equity stake in DNT.


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