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About Spinifex

Spinifex Pharmaceuticals is a US-Australian biotechnology company developing new drug candidates for the treatment and management of pain. Established in 2005 and based in Stamford, Connecticut and Melbourne, Australia, Spinifex has applied its world-class drug development capabilities to advance product candidates. Its lead product EMA401 is under development as a potential first-in-class oral treatment for chronic pain without CNS side effects. Spinifex's Phase 2 program for EMA401 includes clinical trials in a number of chronic pain conditions.

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Corporate One Suite G5, 84 Hotham St

Preston, Victoria, 3072,


+61 (0)3 9863 6820

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Spinifex Patents

Spinifex has filed 14 patents.

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Rare diseases, Pyrrolidines, Analgesics, G protein coupled receptors, Trifluoromethyl compounds


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Rare diseases, Pyrrolidines, Analgesics, G protein coupled receptors, Trifluoromethyl compounds



Latest Spinifex News

Wind farm could power Portland aluminum smelter

Oct 6, 2022

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $1.5 million in funding to Spinifex Offshore Wind Farm to back its study the potential for a 1,000 MW offshore wind farm project off the coast of Portland, Victoria to power the local smelter. Spinifex, a subsidiary of Alinta Energy, will conduct a wind resource assessment and… The post Wind farm could power Portland aluminum smelter appeared first on Australian Manufacturing Forum.

Spinifex Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Spinifex founded?

    Spinifex was founded in 2005.

  • Where is Spinifex's headquarters?

    Spinifex's headquarters is located at Corporate One, Preston.

  • What is Spinifex's latest funding round?

    Spinifex's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Spinifex raise?

    Spinifex raised a total of $75.18M.

  • Who are the investors of Spinifex?

    Investors of Spinifex include Novartis, UniSeed, Brandon Capital, GBS Venture Partners, Canaan Partners and 4 more.

  • Who are Spinifex's competitors?

    Competitors of Spinifex include Asuragen, Viridian Therapeutics, Cerenis Therapeutics, Tolera Therapeutics, Cara Therapeutics and 11 more.

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