BeiGene, Ltd. (NASDAQ: BGNE; HKEX: 06160; SSE: 688235), a global biotechnology company focused on developing and commercializing innovative medicines worldwide, today announced the first step in the company’s expansion in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with the formal opening of its office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Founded in 2010, BeiGene has built one of the largest and most efficient oncology research teams in the world, with a portfolio of 17 approved assets (3 internally developed) and a broad and deep pipeline focused on haematology and solid tumours with the potential to address 80 per cent of the world’s cancers by incidence.
“Our expansion into the Middle East and North Africa region is a significant step in our company’s ongoing global expansion and an opportunity to reinforce BeiGene’s commitment to deliver innovative, affordable and accessible medicines to more patients around the world,” said Jurij Petrin, Head of New Market Development at BeiGene.
“We’re thrilled to announce our expansion into the United Arab Emirates, a pivotal location in the worldwide fight against cancer. This move marks our commitment to MENA, and we’re eager to grow our talented team as we introduce innovative medicines to the region,” said Mohammed Al-Kapany, General Manager, MENA.
BeiGene will host a ceremony today to celebrate the formal opening of the office, welcoming a number of stakeholders from across the government, healthcare and business sectors, as well as the patient community.
Through modern laboratories, innovation centres, co-working spaces, and a rich network of globally connected industry peers, Dubai Science Park’s ecosystem enables and empowers R&D efforts that can unlock efficient and advanced treatment options to improve patient outcomes in cancer cases.
BeiGene is a global biotechnology company that is discovering and developing innovative oncology treatments that are more affordable and accessible to cancer patients worldwide. With a broad portfolio, we are expediting development of our diverse pipeline of novel therapeutics through our internal capabilities and collaborations. We are committed to radically improving access to medicines for far more patients who need them. Our growing global team of more than 10,000 colleagues spans five continents, with administrative offices in Basel, Beijing, and Cambridge, U.S. To learn more about BeiGene, please visit www.beigene.com and follow us on LinkedIn and X (formerly known as Twitter).