OXB is a specialist advanced-therapy lentivirus-based vector biopharma company. It offers vector manufacturing and development services and is developing its own proprietary drug candidates. In addition to LentiVector® service contracts, OXB will receive royalties on commercial therapies developed with its platform. This deal structure was established with Novartis for KymriahPPPTM in 2017PP and was followed post-period end by a collaboration and licence agreement (adopting a similar structure) with Bioverativ Inc (BIVV). Investment in manufacturing is being made to increase capacity and meet demand from further such deals.