Zealand Pharma
Zealand Pharma


Denmark · Copenhagen, Denmark


Biotechnology · DeepTech · Health


201-1000 employees



founded in


Zealand Pharma A/S (Nasdaq Copenhagen: ZEAL) (“Zealand”) is a biotech company with leading-edge scientific expertise in turning peptides into medicines. Zealand has a growing proprietary pipeline of novel specialty drug candidates and a mature portfolio of products and projects under license collaborations with Sanofi, Helsinn Healthcare and Boehringer Ingelheim. Zealand’s first invented medicine, lixisenatide, a once-daily prandial GLP-1 analogue for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, is marketed globally outside the US as Lyxumia:registered: by Sanofi and under regulatory review in the US. The license collaboration with Sanofi covers also a single-product combination of lixisenatide and insulin glargine (Lantus:registered:) which is on track for regulatory submission in the US in December 2015 and in the European Union in Q1 2016. The proprietary pipeline includes; danegaptide for ischemic reperfusion Injuries in Phase II development; ZP1848 for Short Bowel Syndrome in Phase II development; and the stable glucagon analogue, ZP4207, in Phase II preparation both as a single-dose rescue pen for severe hypoglycemia and for multiple-dose use to treat and control mild to moderate hypoglycemia; as well as several preclinical peptide therapeutics. The company is based in Copenhagen (Glostrup), Denmark. For further information about Zealand’s business and activities, please visit: www.zealandpharma.com or follow us on Twitter @ZealandPharma

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