Research & Development
Vifor Pharma acquires PRV from the US FDA
17 February 2020 -

Vifor Pharma (SIX Swiss Exchange:VIFNI) (SIN:CH0364749348) disclosed on Monday that it has agreed to acquire the priority review voucher (PRV) from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The company stated that the PRV entitles the holder to obtain priority review for a New Drug Application or Biologics License Application thereby reducing the target review time and potentially leading to a faster approval.

This transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and clearance under the Hart-Scott Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act.

Headquartered in Switzerland, the pharmaceuticals company is engaged in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies. It said it strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives.