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Vectura Group plc researches, develops, and commercialises novel therapeutic products and drug delivery systems for the treatment of airways-related diseases. The company offers ADVATE for the treatment of haemophilia A; Adept for the treatment of surgical adhesions; Extraneal for the treatment of peritoneal dialysis; Seebri Breezhaler and Ultibro Breezhaler for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); and AirFlusal Forspiro for the treatment of asthma and COPD, as well as Asmasal and Asmabec for the treatment of asthma. Its full development stage products include VR315, VR506, and VR632 for the treatment of asthma. The company’s Phase III clinical stage products include NVA237 and QVA149 for the treatment of COPD; VR475 for the treatment severe adult asthma; and VR876 for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension. Its Phase II clinical stage products comprise VR647 for the treatment of paediatric asthma; VR179 for the treatment of cystic fibrosis; VR736 for the treatment severe influenza; and SB010 for the treatment of asthma and other respiratory diseases. The company’s Phase I clinical stage products include VR475 for the treatment severe adult asthma; VR465 for the treatment for respiratory syncytial virus infection. Its pre-clinical stage products include VR588 and VR942 for the treatment of inflammatory airway diseases; and VR611 for the treatment of airways inflammatory and chronic cough diseases. The company also provides drug delivery technology platforms, such as PowderHale, a dry powder inhalation (DPI) formulation technology that is designed to enhance the performance of DPI products; PowderMax technology that applies PowderHale approach to spectrum of drug substances; and ParticleMax technology to create a new generation of formulations. In addition, it provides Gryohaler, lever-operated, open-inhale-close, AKITA Jet, APIXNEB, and FOX devices. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Chippenham, the United Kingdom.

281 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/30/14
Founded in 1997

vectura group plc (VEC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 674.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: 300.0K GBP
Chief Operations Officer, Director and Presid...
Total Annual Compensation: 482.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

vectura group plc (VEC) Key Developments

Vectura Group plc Announces Positive Phase IIb/III Results for VR475 in Asthma

Vectura Group plc announced the publication in the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ) of a clinical study demonstrating positive results from its Phase IIb/III (Acti-AICS-001) clinical trial investigating the efficacy, safety and tolerability of VR475 in the treatment of oral corticosteroid (OCS)-dependent (GINA Step 5) asthma patients. VR475 is an investigational drug/device combination product that delivers an approved corticosteroid, budesonide, to the lungs via Vectura's AKITA Jet inhalation system, controlled by a Smart Card. The system is designed to deliver budesonide to the small airways of the lungs more efficiently than conventional delivery systems. The study compared the effects of two doses of budesonide delivered by AKITA Jet inhalation system (AICS-BUD 1 mg and AICS-BUD 0.5 mg) with placebo and budesonide delivered by conventional nebuliser (CN-BUD 1 mg). These treatments were added to standard severe asthma therapies for 18 weeks. Main study findings include: Significantly more patients successfully reducing OCS dose by more than 50% whilst maintaining asthma stability compared with placebo (primary endpoint; AICS-BUD 1 mg 80% vs placebo 63%; p=0.02) - Mean reduction in OCS dose was 7.1 mg for AICS Bud 1 mg and 3.6 mg for placebo; p=0.005 - Improved lung function for both AICS-BUD doses but not placebo or CN-BUD 1 mg (FEV1 improvement from baseline to week 18: AICS-Bud 1 mg 239 mL; p<0.001); AICS-Bud 0.5 mg (126 mL; p=0.01), placebo (93 mL; p=0.36); CN-Bud (137 mL; p=0.18) - Fewer patients experienced asthma exacerbations in the AICS-BUD 1 mg treated group (AICS-BUD 1 mg, 7.5%) compared with placebo (17.5%) and CN-BUD 1 mg group (22.5%) - Significantly fewer days were spent in hospital in relation to total study duration in the AICS-Bud 1 mg arm (5 of 13,152 patient treatment days vs placebo (49 of 6,328 days), p<0.001). All treatments were well tolerated. VR475 resulted in significant and meaningful OCS reduction in OCS-dependent asthma patients while improving pulmonary function and maintaining asthma exacerbation control.

Vectura Group plc Announces Czech and Irish Approval for AirFluSal Forspiro

Vectura Group plc confirmed that partner, Sandoz, has been granted marketing authorisation by the regulatory authorities in Ireland and the Czech Republic for AirFluSal®Forspiro®, an innovative new inhaler for patients with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The receipt of the Czech Republic marketing authorisation by Sandoz triggers a milestone payment to Vectura of €1.5 million. AirFluSal® Forspiro® offers the proven combination of salmeterol (a long-acting inhaled ß2-agonist) and fluticasone propionate (an inhaled corticosteroid) in an innovative new device. The product's safety, efficacy and equivalence have been proven in multiple clinical trials.

Vectura Group plc Announces Executive Changes, Effective from January 1, 2015

Vectura Group plc announced that Andrew J. Oakley, former Chief Financial Officer of Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. will succeed Paul Oliver as CFO, Executive Director, and Company Secretary effective from January 1, 2015. Prior to joining Vectura, Andrew gained considerable experience at two Swiss bio-pharmaceutical companies, including nearly 11 years at Actelion.

 

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