Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


9 Months Ended
Aug. 31, 2018


"MSA" with Adva Biotechnology Ltd.

On January 28, 2018, the Company and Adva Biotechnology Ltd. (“Adva”), entered into a Master Services Agreement (“MSA”), under which the Company and/or its affiliates are to provide certain services relating to development of products to Adva, as may be agreed between the parties from time to time. Under the MSA, the Company undertook to provide Adva with in kind funding in the form of materials and services having an aggregate value of $749,900 at the Company’s own cost in accordance with a project schedule and related mutually acceptable project budget. The Company entered into agreement with Atvio Biotech Ltd, its Israeli-based joint venture, to fulfill its obligations pursuant this MSA. As of August 31, 2018, the Company incurred a total expense of $282 thousand.

In consideration for and subject to the fulfillment by the Company of such in-kind funding commitment, Adva agreed that upon completion of the development of the products, the Company and/or its affiliates and Adva shall enter into a supply agreement pursuant to which for a period of eight (8) years following execution of such supply agreement, the Company and/or its affiliates (as applicable) is entitled (on a non-exclusive basis) to purchase the products from Adva at a specified discount pricing from their then standard pricing. The Company and/or its affiliates were also granted a non-exclusive worldwide right to distribute such products, directly or through any of their respective contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) service centers during such term. The MSA shall remain in effect for 10 years unless earlier terminated in accordance with its terms.


On December 18, 2017, MaSTherCell S.A. (“MaSTherCell”), as coordinator of the “Icone” project with a consortium of private and public searchers, received the approval of a new grant from the Walloon Region with a direct financial support of Euro 1 million ($1.2 million) in a program for development of iPS-derived Cortical Neurons. The program started in 2017 for a 4-year period until 2021. After two years, project partners will decide to continue the program upon pre-defined scientific milestone achievements. During the nine months ended August 31, 2018, MaSTherCell received an advance payment of Euro 0.6 million ($0.7 million).