NightHawk Biosciences Commences Work on Multi-Million-Dollar Development and Manufacturing Agreement For a Leading National University

Scorpius subsidiary to manufacture novel biologic targeting substance use disorder

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NightHawk Biosciences (NYSE American: NHWK) (“NightHawk” or the “Company”), an integrated contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), today announced its Scorpius BioManufacturing subsidiary (“Scorpius”) has commenced work on a contract that it was awarded by a leading university to develop and manufacture a novel biologic targeting substance use disorder, which includes drug, alcohol and opioid addiction.

Jeff Wolf, CEO of NightHawk, commented, “We are honored to have been awarded this multi-million dollar contract by one of the foremost research universities in the United States. Scorpius was selected due to its process development and large molecule manufacturing expertise, as well as its flexibility and dedication to customer service. We are off to a strong start and look forward to expanding this relationship into additional programs in 2024 and beyond. Overall, we could not be more excited by the traction and growing pipeline within Scorpius.”

NightHawk Biosciences, Inc.
NightHawk Biosciences, through its Scorpius BioManufacturing subsidiary, is an integrated contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) focused on rapidly advancing biologic and cell therapy programs to the clinic and beyond. Scorpius offers a broad array analytical testing, process development, and manufacturing services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies at its state-of-the art facilities in San Antonio, TX. With an experienced team and new, purpose-built U.S. facilities, Scorpius is dedicated to transparent collaboration and flexible, high-quality biologics biomanufacturing. For more information, please visit: or, and also follow us on Twitter.

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