Solvay Pharmaceuticals Announces Strategic Partnership With HUYA To Access New Drug Candidates From China

Brussels – May 18, 2009 — Solvay Pharmaceuticals announces it has signed an agreement with HUYA Bioscience International, a company specialized in enabling and accelerating global co- development of novel biopharmaceutical product opportunities originating in China.

Through this agreement, Solvay Pharmaceuticals will gain access to HUYA’s comprehensive Chinese molecule portfolio, focusing specifically on compounds in the cardiovascular area. As some of these molecules are already in advanced stages of development in China, the partnership will help Solvay Pharmaceuticals speed up its early discovery activities as well as increase the company’s chances for successfully developing innovative new therapies as safety or efficacy information is already available for some of these molecules. Read more