"UCB is a highly respected biopharmaceutical company with a broad global presence and a deep pipeline. We’re very pleased to be commencing this collaboration with UCB whom we believe have some tremendous targets for our Transcend vector," said Rob Hutchison, chief executive officer, biOasis Technologies. "The interest from within the industry on our Transcend technology is clearly widening and this agreement with UCB is a prime example of that. The work will start over the next few months and carry into the New Year. We are looking forward to working with the UCB scientists to successfully achieve the objectives we have set out in agreement."