History of Chipscreen Bioscences

Chipscreen History

Our pioneering journey to bring China-innovated pharmaceuticals to the world began in Shenzhen in 2001.


Fast forward to 2021, we are now a globalized modern biotech firm with integrated research, production and sales capacity.

Start-up

Start-up

Mar. 2001 | Shenzhen Chipscreen Biosciences, Ltd. established.

Mar. 2001 | Shenzhen Chipscreen Biosciences, Ltd. established.

Cutting-edge integrated chemical genomics platform for drug discovery and early evaluation successfully constructed.
Chiglitazar Sodium (a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor pan-agonist) and Chidamide (an isoform-selective histone deacetylase inhibitor) discovered.

Cross-transfer agreement signed with the National Center for Toxicology Research (NCTR), a branch of the U.S. FDA, to develop software for toxicogenomics research. 

December | Clinical trial application for Chiglitazar Sodium, an original anti-diabetic drug, submitted to the State Food and Drug Administration (now the National Medical Products Administration).

June | Application for phase I clinical trials of Chiglitazar Sodium formally approved by the SFDA.
December | Clinical trial application for Chidamide, an original anti-tumor drug, submitted to the SFDA.
December | Chipscreen’s Innovative Chemical Drug Engineering Technological Center s awarded municipal-level engineering center status.

October | Licensing agreement signed with HUYA Bioscience International for patent protection and licensing of Chidamide in regions including the United States, EU, and Japan.
November | Phase IIa proof-of-concept clinical trial for Chiglitazar Sodium completed.
November | Phase I clinical trials of Chidamide formally approved by the SFDA.

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Steady Growth

Steady Growth

2008年12月,西达本胺项目现场验收会议顺利召开

2009年06月,深圳市常务副市长许勤莅临凯发娱发com生物

2009年12月,国家食品药品监督管理局SFDA药审中心颁发“特殊贡献奖”

2010年09月,深圳成立30周年之际,胡锦涛总书记视察“深圳战略新兴产业展”,凯发娱发com生物作为中国创新药领军企业,是深圳16家参展的杰出企业之一

2010年09月,深圳市委书记王荣、市长许勤在“深圳战略新兴产业展”上,听取凯发娱发com工作汇报并进行现场指导

2011年03月,卫生部刘谦副部长到凯发娱发com生物调研

2011年03月,西达本胺注册Ⅱ期临床研究者会议召开

2011年07月,西格列他钠Ⅱb期临床试验总结会议召开

2014年08月,中国工程院院士、“十一五”国家“重大新药创制”重大专项技术总师桑国卫院士一行参观考察凯发娱发com并听取凯发娱发com工作汇报

2014年12月,国家科技部重大专项评估组考察凯发娱发com生物

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Discovery of Chiauranib, a multi-kinase inhibitor.

May | Phase I clinical trials of Chidamide completed in China, with encouraging efficacy and safety.

March | Clinical trial of Chidamide in rare cancers initiated to obtain marketing approval.
June | Chipscreen included as an “Original Drug Incubator” in China’s Significant New Drug Discovery Program, a major national science and technology initiative. 
July | “Shenzhen Biomedical Accelerator Pilot Project” initiated by the Shenzhen government to accelerate the industrialization of Chidamide.

January | Phase I clinical trials of Chidamide approved by the U.S. FDA.
July | Applications for phase II and III clinical trials of Chidamide for patients with non-small cell lung cancer, breast cancer, and prostate cancer approved by the SFDA.

March | Application for a phase III clinical trial of Chiglitazar Sodium for registration purposes approved by the SFDA.
August | Application for clinical trials of Chiauranib for cancer treatment submitted to the SFDA 

February | New drug application (NDA) and a fast track marketing authorization application (MAA) for patients with PTCL submitted to the SFDA based on the phase II clinical trial of Chidamide.
August | Application for phase I clinical trial of Chiauranib approved by the CFDA (succeeding the SFDA).
October | Chidamide out-licensed to GNT Biotech & Medicals Corporation in Taiwan, China.
Discovery of CS12192, a selective JAK3/JAK1/TBK1 kinase inhibitor.

April | Establishment of Chengdu Chipscreen Pharmaceutical Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary.
July | Phase I clinical trials of Chidamide approved by the Japanese PMDA.
December | Chidamide approved for marketing by the CFDA.

  •     The world’s first subtype-selective histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor
  •     The world’s first oral medication for the treatment of peripheral T-cell lymphoma, and the only treatment for PTCL in China
  •     The first Class 1.1 innovative drug for rare diseases approved based on phase II clinical trial results in China

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Rapid Development

Rapid Development

Jan. 2015 | Chipscreen Biosciences’ original new drug Chidamide received Chinese FDA approval with its press conference officially launched.

Mar. 2017 | Experts from WHO visited Chipscreen Biosciences

2017年12月,西达本胺分子结构受邀展示于美国化学会年度综述封面、封底及案例学习部分

Apr. 2018 | Asia Partnership Conference of Pharmaceutical Associations (APAC) sent its DA-EWG to visit Chipscreen Biosciences

May. 2018 | Chipscreen Biosciences was invited to attend WHO Uppsala Monitoring Centre’s 40th Anniversary

2018年06月,国家知识产权局专利局到凯发娱发com生物调研

2019年07月,深圳市副市长陈彪调研凯发娱发com生物

August 12 2019 | Accession to the STAR Market

2019年11月,国家科技部秘书长苗少波一行调研凯发娱发com生物

2020年10月,凯发娱发com生物董事长鲁先平博士受邀出席经济特区建立40年庆祝大会并获深圳经济特区建立40周年创新创业人物和先进模范人物表彰

Dec. 2021 | Strategic cooperation signed with Hisun Pharmaceutical, granting Hisun the right to market Chiglitazar Sodium in certain provinces and regions in China.

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February | GMP certification of Chidamide manufacturing base and commercial launch of Chidamide.
July | Phase III clinical trial initiated to study Chidamide in combination with Exemestane for the treatment of hormone receptor-positive advanced breast cancer.

October | Enrollment for the phase III clinical trial of Chiglitazar Sodium completed.

April | Application for a phase III clinical trial of Chidamide in the treatment of breast cancer approved by the TFDA in Taiwan, China.
July | Chidamide included in national medical insurance coverage.
October | Construction of Chengdu Chipscreen Pharmaceutical’s R&D center for innovative drugs and regional headquarters formally begins.
November | Phase III clinical trials of Chiglitazar Sodium completed.

March | Phase III clinical trial of Chidamide for the treatment of breast cancer completed.
May | Chipscreen’s Innovative Chemical Drug Engineering Technological Center awarded provincial-level engineering technology research center status.
June | Application for phase II/III clinical trials of Chiauranib approved by the CFDA.
November | Marketing application for Chidamide in the treatment of breast cancer submitted to the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA).

July | New drug application for Chiglitazar Sodium submitted to the NMPA.
August 12 | Accession to the STAR Market
September | New drug application for Chiglitazar Sodium in the treatment of type 2 diabetes accepted by the NMPA.
November | Marketing application for Chidamide in breast cancer approved by the NMPA, the second indication for Chidamide approved in China.

March | Clinical trial application for CS12192 in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis accepted by the NMPA.
May | Enrollment of the first subject in the phase III clinical trial of Chidamide for the treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
September | Invention patent of Chidamide for breast cancer indication granted in China.
October | Marketing application for Chidamide in the treatment of adult T-cell leukemia (ATL) accepted by the Japanese PMDA, the first approved indication for Chidamide in Japan.
October | Incorporation of Chipscreen Biosciences (United States) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chipscreen Biosciences in the United States.
December | Strategic cooperation signed with Hisun Pharmaceutical, granting Hisun the right to market Chiglitazar Sodium in certain provinces and regions in China.
December | Chiauranib included in the “Breakthrough Therapy Category” for the treatment of small cell lung cancer by the Center for Drug Evaluation (CDE) of the NMPA.

March | Chiauranib included in the “Breakthrough Therapy Category” for the treatment of ovarian cancer by the CDE.
March | Application for pivotal phase III clinical trials of Chiauranib in the treatment of small-cell lung cancer approved by the NMPA.
March | Application for pivotal phase III clinical trials of Chiauranib in the treatment of ovarian cancer approved by the NMPA.
April | Investigational new drug (IND) application for phase Ib/II clinical trials of Chiauranib in the treatment of small cell lung cancer approved by the FDA, the first approved trial indication for Chiauranib in the U.S.
April | New drug application for Chidamide in the treatment of peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) accepted by the PMDA, the second approved indication for Chidamide in Japan.
May | Application for phase II clinical trials for Chiauranib in the treatment of triple-negative breast cancer approved by the NMPA.
June | Marketing application for Chidamide in the treatment of ATL accepted by the PMDA, the first Chinese-developed drug to be approved for marketing overseas.

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