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AGM Chairman’s address and CEO’s presentation

Nov 21st, 2019

Melbourne, Australia: Attached is the Chairman’s address together with the CEO’s presentation to the Annual General Meeting of Starpharma Holdings Limited (ASX: SPL, OTCQX: SPHRY), to be held at 4.00pm today.


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VivaGel® condom receives regulatory approval in Europe

Nov 20th, 2019

Starpharma today announced that it has been granted marketing approval for the VivaGel® condom in Europe.  


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2019 AGM details

Nov 19th, 2019

Starpharma today notifies that its 2019 AGM will be held at 4pm on 21 November 2019 at RACV City Club, Level 2, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

The AGM will be recorded and available via webcast later that day. To access the webcast, participants can register via the following link:


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UK launch of VivaGel® BV

Nov 13th, 2019

Starpharma today announced that VivaGel® BV has been launched in the UK under the brand Betafem® BV Gel. This launch follows the first European launches in June 2019, including in Germany and other countries.


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In the media

AstraZeneca inks new deal with Starpharma

Jun 4th, 2019

Biotech trade publication noted Starpharma signed a new development and option agreement with AstraZeneca to progress the development of a DEP® version of one of AstraZeneca's existing oncology medicines. The news builds on a previous deal between the companies related to a multiproduct licence covering novel oncology drug candidates.

Read the article here.

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Starpharma signs second oncology agreement with AstraZeneca

Jun 3rd, 2019

Online investor news outlet Finance News Network reported on Starpharma’s second oncology agreement with global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, noting that this is for the development of a DEP® version of an undisclosed and existing market oncology drug.

Read the full article here (requires sign in).

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Starpharma on Channel Nine News (April 22, 2019)

Apr 22nd, 2019

Channel Nine News reported on the launch of VivaGel® BV (Fleurstat BVgel) in Australia and noted it was a world first, novel and non-antibiotic treatment developed in Australia. The report noted BV affects 12 percent of Australian women and if left untreated could lead to infertility, early delivery or miscarriage.

Read the TV news segment here.


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Markets Live: Starpharma shares rise 13 per cent following Australian launch of VivaGel BV

Apr 16th, 2019

The Australian Financial Review reported Starpharma’s share price rose 13 per cent following the company’s announcement that VivaGel® BV was launched nationwide in Australia. The article noted this was the first of many launches for the breakthrough BV product.

Read the full coverage here (paywall)

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Shareholder Updates

Shareholder Update January 2017

Jan 19th, 2017

In this issue:

›› Enrolment completed for phase 3 program: VivaGel® BV for prevention of recurrence

›› VivaGel® BV granted QIDP and Fast Track designation by US FDA

›› Favourable revision to FDA guidance for BV Treatment

›› VivaGel® condom approved in Canada; licensed in China and Iran

›› New DEP® partnered programs with AstraZeneca and world leading antibody-drug conjugate companies

›› DEP® docetaxel phase 1 program in final expansion phase; preparations underway for phase 2

›› DEP® cabazitaxel shows no neutropenia

›› DEP® irinotecan internal program shows superior performance

Download: Shareholder January 2017 (pdf file, 751kb)

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Shareholder Update April 2016

Apr 13th, 2016

In this issue:

> Message from the CEO

> Adama licenses Priostar® for 2,4-D

> DEPTM cabazitaxel shows superior performance

> Starpharma's Targeted DEPTM conjugates - compelling results in an area of high interest

> AstraZeneca selects second DEPTM candidate

> Starpharma long standing collaborator ranked 4th in the world

> Starpharma signs licence with Aspen for commercialisation of VivaGel® BV in Australia and New Zealand

> MOU for VivaGel® condom in China

> Half-year financial results

> Bio-Europe® conference

Download: Shareholder Update April 2016 (pdf file, 1MB)


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